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July 3, 2007, 5:24 AM

The House of Representatives passed legislation that aims to punish anyone convicted of knowingly pointing a laser at an aircraft with a maximum of five years in prison. Introduced by Rep.

July 3, 2007, 5:22 AM

NBAA is gearing up to celebrate its 60th anniversary at this year’s annual meeting and convention in Atlanta. The convention, which will also honor the centennial of manned flight in Georgia, will run from September 25 to 27.

July 3, 2007, 5:18 AM

Montreal-based flight simulator manufacturer and training provider CAE inaugurated its newest business aviation training center in Morristown, N.J., on June 7.

July 3, 2007, 5:14 AM

With new general aviation security measures thought to be looming on the horizon, NBAA hosted several senior-level officials from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) during the seventh annual European Business Aviation Convention & Ex

July 3, 2007, 5:11 AM

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) relating to the “deductions for entertainment use of business aircraft.” If the NPRM

July 3, 2007, 5:07 AM

Embraer has completed a revision of the Legacy 600’s maintenance planning guide that it said will yield cost savings of up to 18 percent. Extended intervals between some maintenance tasks are the primary contributor to the savings.

July 3, 2007, 5:04 AM

The FAA published a broad final rule last month that incorporates Rnav definitions, clarifies the intent of obstacle departure procedures and modifies definitions to seek consistency with ICAO wording.

July 3, 2007, 5:02 AM

The FAA is confident that the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia airspace redesign will reduce delays and allow the agency to meet system demands, but some U.S. lawmakers are questioning the redesign plans. Rep. Jerry Costello (D-Ill.), chairman of the House aviation subcommittee, and Reps.

July 3, 2007, 5:00 AM

AirCell’s Axxess satellite communications system has gained European certification aboard a Cessna Citation 650. The Axxess system includes two Iridium satcom channels for making voice calls and transmitting low-rate data in flight.

July 3, 2007, 4:54 AM

NBAA and AOPA said that the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative that became effective January 23 this year and required air travelers to carry a passport to fly back into the U.S. from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean or Bermuda was relaxed somewhat last month.

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