General Electric, Rolls-Royce and Transport Canada generally support, with some suggested clarifications, the FAA’s recent proposal to amend the type certification safety analysis rules for turbine aircraft engines. No other comments were submitted.
On December 1 a Learjet 36 with two pilots and one passenger aboard lost its right elevator while maneuvering off the coast of San Diego. According to the NTSB the jet “joined up with another airplane and was doing a cross-under maneuver.
Switzerland officially joined the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on December 1. It joins Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein as non-European Union (EU) countries that are EASA member states, as are the 25 nations of the EU.
Private jet passengers whose consciences are troubled by their jet’s contribution to global warming can now rest easier with the new CarbonNeutral option for Air Partner’s JetCard block charter program.
A November 27 town meeting about the effect of voluntary operational restrictions at Teterboro Airport raised questions about how long the cooperative spirit would last between the airport’s neighbors and users.
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