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July 24, 2007, 11:36 AM

At a Senate hearing on FAA financing last week, Delta Air Lines COO Jim Whitehurst, speaking for the Air Transport Association (ATA), reiterated one of ATA’s longstanding assertions that tracking departures and time in the system is the best way to measure the costs that aircraft impose for ATC s

July 24, 2007, 11:34 AM
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Eclipse Aviation surprised the hordes assembled for the opening of this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh show with a new four-place single-engine Eclipse Concept Jet (ECJ).

July 24, 2007, 11:24 AM

Admittedly, there are a few serious concerns regarding the implementation of RVSM on January 20. However, when you talk to a lot of operators and MROs about it, you begin to recognize that most people aren’t as upset by it as conventional wisdom would have you believe.

July 24, 2007, 11:19 AM

Butler National’s Avcon Industries subsidiary has received an order to install its cargo-door modification on two Dassault Falcon 20s. The mod typically retails for $525,000, and the latest order will be fulfilled at Avcon’s modification center in Newton, Kan.

July 24, 2007, 11:18 AM

McKinney Aerospace of McKinney, Texas, has received its first STC for the Honeywell Runway Awareness and Advisory System (RAAS). The approval is for the Gulfstream IV.

July 24, 2007, 11:16 AM

According to the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), Reps.

July 24, 2007, 11:12 AM

Stevens Aviation has expanded the line-service center at its Dayton, Ohio facility, doubling the size to 3,000 sq ft. Part of the expansion project was a remodeling effort that adds numerous customer amenities, including an updated flight-planning center.

July 24, 2007, 11:11 AM

Raisbeck Engineering’s nacelle wing lockers are now standard equipment on production Beechcraft King Air 350s, starting with S/N FL-402. The Raisbeck lockers, previously a factory option, join the company’s dual aft body strakes as standard equipment on production King Air 350s.

July 24, 2007, 11:10 AM

Jet Aviation Saarbrucken, Germany, recently performed extensive repairs on a Citation II that was heavily damaged by hail in just 15 seconds. The aircraft was on approach to Amsterdam Airport at an altitude of 10,000 feet when it encountered a hail storm.

July 24, 2007, 11:07 AM

The FAA is accepting comments until August 16 on a proposed Airworthiness Directive that would affect as many as 3,572 TFE731-2 and -3 turbofans on U.S.-registered aircraft.

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