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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.

July 2, 2007, 10:25 AM

With so much nonessential equipment installed in today’s business jets, pilots might wonder if the rules regarding inoperative equipment apply to products that don’t contribute to the safety of flight.

July 2, 2007, 10:11 AM

General aviation and its allies continued the political infighting with the airline lobby over user fees last month, firing salvos at an Air  Transport Association (ATA) airport-shown television ad that portrayed GA–especially business jets–as the culprits behind airline delays.

July 2, 2007, 10:04 AM

The AgustaWestland AW119 Ke received EASA certification at the Paris Air Show last month. The helicopter, a derivative of the A119, was announced in late February at this year’s Heli-Expo in Orlando.

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