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July 25, 2007, 5:23 AM

Dassault Falcon 900, Santa Barbara, Calif., June 10, 2007 – As the Falcon 900 was taking off from Runway 25 at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, the nose failed to come up when the ATP-rated pilot called “Rotate” and the ATP copilot pulled back on the yoke.

July 25, 2007, 5:19 AM

Based on the success of the SpaceShipOne (SS1) suborbital craft’s ascent on June 21 (AIN, July, page 2)–becoming the first privately funded manned spacecraft to reach 100 km (328,000 feet)–designer Burt Rutan is confident that he and his company, Mojave, Calif.-based Scaled Composites, wil

July 25, 2007, 5:17 AM

Gulfstream V, Zurich, Switzerland, June 1, 2007 – The Swiss-registered GV landed nosewheel-up at Zurich/Kloten Airport, causing minor damage to the airplane but no injuries to the four crewmembers and five passengers.

July 25, 2007, 5:15 AM

Aircraft brokers can usually tell when the summer solstice has arrived by the lack of aircraft being sold, but, as some had earlier predicted, the historically inactive months of June and July have for many been indistinguishable from any other this year.

July 25, 2007, 5:14 AM

Hughes 369D, Columbus, Mont., May 28, 2007 – The Dylan Aviation Hughes 369 lost power and crashed, killing one crewmember. The pilot and another crewmember received serious injuries and the helicopter was destroyed.

July 25, 2007, 5:11 AM

Embraer E170, San Francisco, Calif., May 26, 2007 – The Republic Airlines Embraer E170 and Skywest Airlines Embraer Brasilia almost collided at the intersection of Runway 1L and Runway 28R at San Francisco International Airport.

July 25, 2007, 5:07 AM

Hughes 369A, Moulton, Ala., May 13, 2007 – The commercial pilot was killed and the helicopter was destroyed when it crashed in the Bankhead National Forest in Alabama in VMC. The pilot had just bought the helicopter and was ferrying it from Florida to Kansas.

July 25, 2007, 4:54 AM

As of June 23, air carriers have begun using unique carrier codes when electronically transmitting advance passenger information system data to Customs & Border Protection.

July 25, 2007, 4:51 AM

That’s what the Trenton-Mercer County Airport (TTN) is asking, and Mercer County plans to make public the tail numbers of aircraft that operate at the airport between midnight and 6 a.m.

July 25, 2007, 4:49 AM

New York state legislators are moving forward on a bill that would impose burdensome restrictions for aircraft owners and operators at general aviation airports throughout the state.

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