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April 18, 2007, 11:30 AM

According to a recent DOT report on significant rulemakings, the FAA is not expected to complete its work on a November 2003 proposal that would require all air-tour operators to be certified under Part 135 or 121. The original deadline for certification was to have been next January.

April 18, 2007, 11:23 AM

Five people were killed in the crash of a King Air E90 on June 23 and two people were hurt in the crash of a C90 on June 13. The pilot and the four passengers aboard the E90 (N62BL) died during an attempt to land at False River Regional Airport in New Roads, La., at about 7:20 p.m.

April 18, 2007, 11:17 AM

The Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture at Oshkosh, Wis., next month will be the site for the first public viewing of the HondaJet, an experimental very light jet which has quietly been under development for several years at a Honda research facility at Piedmont Triad Airport in Greensbo

April 18, 2007, 11:16 AM

Fractional provider CitationShares yesterday announced three new programs for its customers–Preferred Positioning, Caribbean Express and Vector Value Plus.

April 18, 2007, 10:49 AM

A provision in the legislation to reauthorize the nation’s surface transportation programs, known as the Highway Bill, would “drastically alter the way the taxes on jet fuel are collected,” according to the National Air Transportation Association.

April 18, 2007, 10:36 AM

Today is the deadline for comments on last year’s announcement by the Department of Defense that it plans to remove its flight information publications (FLIP), digital aeronautical flight information file (DAFIF) and related aeronautical navigation digital and hardcopy publications from public sa

April 18, 2007, 10:25 AM

Like its non-turbine siblings–the DA40 Diamond Star and DA42 Twin Star–the Diamond D-Jet will feature a Garmin G1000 integrated avionics suite, Olathe, Kan.-based Garmin said yesterday.

April 18, 2007, 9:24 AM

Rocket Engineering of Spokane, Wash.–the company involved in the Piper Malibu JetProp DLX Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A conversion–is at it again. This time Rocket has been quietly working for the past two years on a P&WC PT6A-35-powered Beechcraft Duke BE60 conversion.

April 18, 2007, 9:19 AM

NBAA and the National Air Transportation Association submitted comments critical of the FAA's proposed rule to modify recording, sampling and installation requirements for cockpit video recorders (CVRs) and flight data recorders (FDRs).

April 18, 2007, 9:14 AM

Strong revenue growth has led Delta AirElite, the business aircraft charter division of  Delta Air Lines, to introduce a revenue guarantee for aircraft owners who are accepted for enrollment in the company’s aircraft-management program. The company is offering new management clients fli

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