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August 29, 2007, 10:47 AM

Fractional operator Avantair, which flies the P180 Avanti II exclusively, said last month that it is partnering with carbon offset company TerraPass.

August 29, 2007, 10:19 AM

In response to ongoing flight service complaints, the FAA recently established a hotline ([888] FLT-SRVC [358-7782]) to track and manage issues with Lockheed Martin’s handling of the pilot resource.

August 29, 2007, 10:03 AM

Embraer’s second-quarter profit fell considerably as the Brazilian manufacturer struggled to keep pace with its record backlog.

August 29, 2007, 9:59 AM

After purchasing Landmark Aviation and Standard Aero from The Carlyle Group on August 1, Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) announced that it is selling a division of Landmark Aviation now called the Airport Services Group and retaining the maintenance-focused portions of Landmark, including execut

August 29, 2007, 9:50 AM

A new Information for Operators dealing with risk assessment was released last month, specifically focusing on how it relates to a safety-management system. The tool discusses the various risks associated with a flight, how to handle them and what may be considered an acceptable risk.

August 29, 2007, 9:47 AM

The Alerts (aircraft logging and event recording for training and safety) system, designed jointly by Appareo Systems and Bristow Group subsidiary Air Logistics, is now STC certified.

August 29, 2007, 8:52 AM

The FAA last month released a final rule governing certification of transport-category (Part 25) airplanes for operation in icing conditions. The new rule, which takes effect October 9, effectively added new material to Part 25, Appendix C, the section that details the so-called icing envelope.

August 29, 2007, 7:44 AM

Cheyenne owners now have an option for RVSM certification, in the form of a Jettech kit available for all Cheyenne 400LS models equipped with the Collins APS-65 or King KFC 400 autopilot. The company is working on an STC for those equipped with a KFC 300.

August 29, 2007, 7:31 AM

Although the second quarter of this year raised the order backlog at Hawker Beechcraft to a company record $5.1 billion, roughly double what it was at the same time last year, the realities of purchasing Raytheon’s aircraft division led to an operating loss of $36.6 million.

August 29, 2007, 7:24 AM

In response to a recent spate of aviation safety reports (ASRs) filed by pilots, New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport (TEB) could be in danger of losing one of its departure routes, according to Bill Mack, managing director of the Teterboro Users Group, an advocacy association of airport users and oper

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