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March 16, 2007, 10:35 AM

CESSNA 441, BIRMINGHAM, ALA., DEC. 10, 2003–Cessna N441W, registered to and operated by Warrington Development, crashed shortly after takeoff from Birmingham International Airport (BHM) at about 2:20 p.m. N441W was on a Part 91 flight in IMC operating on an IFR flight plan.

March 16, 2007, 10:28 AM

CESSNA 441, GREENACRES CITY, FLA., DEC. 30, 2003–Cessna N111RC crashed into a lake at about 11:15 a.m. in a residential area of Greenacres City, killing the sole occupant and destroying the aircraft. The aircraft was on a Part 91 flight in VMC and was not on a flight plan.

March 16, 2007, 10:24 AM

AERO COMMANDER 690A, CORTEZ, COLO., JAN 3, 2004–Commander 700SR crashed at approximately 7:15 p.m. GMT during an ILS approach to Runway 21 at Cortez Montezuma Airport (CEZ). The sole-occupant pilot was killed and the aircraft destroyed.

March 16, 2007, 10:19 AM

LEARJET 24B, HELENDALE, CALIF., DEC. 23, 2003–At 9:11 a.m. PST Learjet 24B N600XJ crashed near Helendale, killing the ATP-rated captain and commercial-rated copilot.

March 16, 2007, 10:15 AM

Congress bailed out of Washington in early December and was scheduled to land back in place on January 20.

March 16, 2007, 10:10 AM

The National Air Transportation Association has increased the size of its Washington-area staff with the hiring of former Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) president Stan Mackiewicz and Beth Van Emburgh, who had been working at the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA).

March 16, 2007, 10:07 AM

Responding to an NTSB reiteration for cockpit voice recorder (CVR) installations in all new turbine-powered aircraft, the National Air Transportation Association said it cannot support the recommendations because there has been no cost-benefit analysis or assessment of the impact on small busines

March 16, 2007, 9:58 AM

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has shelved long-standing plans to build a new business aviation terminal on the east side of the Dutch gateway.

March 16, 2007, 9:56 AM

The times, they are a changing. Years ago, during the heyday of new product introductions within a few years of each other and a plethora of international aerospace manufacturers, airshow exhibitors tripped over each other trying to outdo the competition.

March 16, 2007, 9:56 AM

Manufacturers delivered 518 new business jets last year, some 23 percent fewer than the 676 shipped in 2002, according to the annual year-end report released last month by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.