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July 23, 2007, 10:32 AM

A pair of submissions to NBAA’s Air Mail Internet forum underscore the importance of preflight awareness. A Challenger crew taxiing for takeoff from an unattended airport received a radio call (from an unspecified hero) alerting them to a potentially dangerous situation.

July 23, 2007, 10:31 AM

The strict security requirements of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) just-released plan to reopen Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to general aviation in about 90 days might prove to be so expensive and complicated that some operators could be discouraged from usi

July 23, 2007, 10:30 AM

There were no fatal accidents involving U.S.-registered business jets in the first half of this year, compared with three such accidents and seven fatalities in the same period last year, according to Robert E. Breiling Associates.

July 23, 2007, 10:27 AM

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association is urging the European Union to unify rules for general aviation operations rather than leave regulation to individual member states of the EU.

July 23, 2007, 10:20 AM

Fractional-ownership provider NetJets has placed an order for 50 AirCell ST 3100 Iridium satellite communication systems for its growing fleet of Raytheon Hawker 400XP light business jets.

July 23, 2007, 10:12 AM

A reminder that Customs & Border Protection regulations for transmission of crew and passenger information for commercial operators will be changing on Monday (June 6).

July 23, 2007, 10:10 AM

In a first for an avionics installer, Duncan Aviation has certified and installed the Universal Avionics EFI-890R retrofit cockpit system in a customer Challenger 600.

July 23, 2007, 10:05 AM

“The brake system and emergency brake system were functionally checked, and no abnormalities were noted,” according to an NTSB preliminary investigation report of the Citation CJ2 that ran off the runway into the water trying to land at Bader Field, Atlantic City, N.J., on May 15.

July 23, 2007, 10:05 AM

As plans move ahead for certification of the Eclipse 500 in early 2006, Eclipse Aviation unveiled details of its six-phase pilot training program.

July 23, 2007, 10:04 AM

Fractional ownership operator CitationShares has officially launched its Vector JetCard program, allowing individuals and companies to pre-pay for 25 hours of private flight time on CitationShares-operated aircraft.

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