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July 3, 2007, 4:53 AM

Chairman of the House subcommittee on space and aeronautics Rep. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) introduced the Federal Aviation Research and Development Reauthorization Act of 2007 with co-sponsor Rep. Bart Gordon (D-Tenn.) last month. The bill, which has already passed Rep.

July 3, 2007, 4:48 AM

There was good news for Alaskan pilots last month, when FAA Administrator Marion Blakey introduced the agency’s draft 2008-2012 Flight Plan, along with the NextGen Concept of Operations, to Congress.

July 2, 2007, 12:30 PM

The UK’s Marshall Aerospace and NetJets Europe are expanding their agreement for support of the fractional’s Citation fleet. Marshall said it is spending £5 million ($9.9 million) to extend its facilities and add new services to its Cambridge base to support the Citations.

July 2, 2007, 12:26 PM

NBAA unveiled its member directory in a searchable, online format last month. NBAA members can now search for companies, individual employees or by aircraft type,

July 2, 2007, 12:05 PM

NTSB chairman Mark Rosenker told the House aviation subcommittee last month that his agency is disappointed in the FAA’s response to five of the six aviation items on the Safety Board’s Most Wanted List of safety improvements.

July 2, 2007, 11:54 AM

Civil aviation authorities in Africa are planning an Africa-wide regulatory system similar to the European Union’s European Aviation Safety Agency.

July 2, 2007, 11:51 AM

Members of the Transport, Telecommunication and Energy Council of the European Union have accepted a proposal by the European Commission to assume control of Galileo, the European satellite-based navigation program.

July 2, 2007, 11:47 AM

A Falcon 900 ran off Runway 25 while departing from California’s Santa Barbara Airport at 2:15 p.m. on June 10. According to an airport authority statement, Falcon N914DD “experienced a malfunction” that caused the pilots to abort the takeoff.

July 2, 2007, 11:44 AM

A bill that would give local authorities the right to enforce a nighttime curfew at New York’s Westchester County Airport has drawn criticism from NBAA. H.R. 2328 was referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure May 15 by Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.).

July 2, 2007, 11:36 AM

Lambert St. Louis International Airport is the newest airport to be awarded Transportation Security Administration approval as a gateway airport for corporate jet operators who want to fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Lambert St.