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August 30, 2007, 10:55 AM

An easy day of flying is not hard to define. Passengers arrive on time, good weather translates into few delays and everything on the airplane works the way it was intended. Identifying a difficult day is a bit more challenging.

August 30, 2007, 10:45 AM

The July 27 fatal midair of two television news helicopters over Phoenix has prompted the industry and federal regulators to re-examine the sector’s operating procedures, including the practices of using a combination single pilot/on-air reporter and allowing multiple news helicopters to cover po

August 30, 2007, 10:34 AM

When NTSB chairman Mark Rosenker asked two of his Safety Board compatriots–both erstwhile airline pilots–whether they ever took off into “a black hole,” both answered in the negative.

August 30, 2007, 8:09 AM

The business jet market is doing well at the moment, with deliveries forecast to reach an all-time annual high of 1,200 by next year, but analysts at the 12th annual Corporate Aircraft Transactions conference, held July 19 and 20 in New York, fear that supply could outpace demand and lead to a ma

August 30, 2007, 7:58 AM

Gore Design Completions received its first Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) for completion early last month. The manufacturer approved the San Antonio firm as an outfitter last fall. Gore might also take delivery of a second widebody project in the middle of next year.

August 30, 2007, 7:03 AM

Of all the subsegments of the general aviation market, the turboprop field is the only one not experiencing an increase in new development.

August 30, 2007, 6:46 AM

If you are thinking of starting a business aviation charter or management company, consider sending as many of your company’s managers as possible to Conklin & de Decker’s Commercial Operators & Management Tax Course.

August 30, 2007, 6:39 AM

Get ready to light the candles, Atlanta: NBAA will be celebrating 60 years of annual meetings and conventions, as well as the 100th anniversary of powered flight in Georgia, when this year’s exhibition sets up in the Georgia World Congress Center and at Fulton County Airport-Brown Field from Sept

August 30, 2007, 6:32 AM

The good news about the proliferation of new high-altitude airplanes–turbocharged piston or turbine–is that they offer users the chance to experience the increased efficiency of an engine that likes flying where the air is thin.

August 30, 2007, 6:21 AM

The Transportation Department’s inspector general told the House aviation subcommittee in July that possible extensions to the durations of medical certificates and the planned raising of the airline pilot retirement age underscore the importance of the medical certification process.

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