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July 31, 2007, 9:50 AM

Continuing its efforts to crack down on loopholes in its oversight of Part 135 charter operators, the FAA is conducting mandatory special emphasis inspections through the end of the year.

July 31, 2007, 9:25 AM

The fourth Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE) is scheduled for August 9 to 11, and organizers are forecasting business transactions at the show to reach $200 million.

July 31, 2007, 9:23 AM

The FAA last month made good on a longstanding promise to provide Airworthiness Directives (AD) and Special Airworthiness Information Bulletins (SAIB) only via e-mail.

July 31, 2007, 9:20 AM

The FAA unveiled a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking last month that addresses airworthiness standards related to cabin interiors for transport-category airplanes in private-use passenger operations.

July 31, 2007, 9:18 AM

Embraer said last month it delivered seven Legacy 600s during the second quarter, for a total of 12 so far this year. According to GAMA statistics, Embraer is ahead of its total at the same point last year, when it had delivered nine.

July 31, 2007, 9:17 AM

As Eclipse Aviation awaited FAA approval at press time of a new-design pitot/angle-of-attack probe to prevent a freezing problem that occurred during three test flights, the FAA issued an Airworthiness Directive in final form, effective at the end of June.

July 31, 2007, 9:16 AM

In the first half of this year business jet accidents decreased 31 percent from the same period last year, but fatal accidents were up from two to five, according to numbers released last month by Robert E. Breiling Associates of Boca Raton, Fla.

July 31, 2007, 9:14 AM

In recent years the charter industry has drawn unwanted attention, as high-profile accidents have prompted the FAA to train a microscope on the industry’s operating practices.

July 31, 2007, 9:10 AM

Dart Helicopter Services received Transport Canada approval for its Apical Industries emergency float system for Robinson R44s and R44 IIs. The system received FAA approval last April. EASA approval is pending.

July 31, 2007, 9:08 AM

A new service designed in part by former Avantair chairman Al Rapetti seeks to align charter operators under one roof to maximize revenue, fill seats and aid with marketing.

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