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March 7, 2007, 10:00 AM

Whoever is named to succeed Russ Chew as COO of the FAA’s Air Traffic Organization (ATO) faces particular challenges as Congress debates controversial FAA funding proposals that would take place over the next decade and are scheduled to start in October.

March 7, 2007, 9:59 AM

Two airports seeking general aviation facilities have issued requests for proposals (RFPs). Bids are due March 19 on an RFP to construct and manage an FBO and GA hangars at Livermore Municipal Airport, Calif.

March 7, 2007, 9:54 AM

For many years, Ronald Tutor, president and CEO of construction firm Tutor-Saliba, tried to fight local restrictions preventing his Boeing Business Jet from landing at Friedman Memorial Airport in Hailey, Idaho.

March 7, 2007, 9:50 AM

Manufacturers of very light jets (VLJs) will be affected by new Advisory Circular 23.1419-2D, which provides guidance in meeting Part 23 requirements for obtaining approval to fly into icing conditions. Comments on a draft of the circular are due by March 6.

March 7, 2007, 9:30 AM

The NTSB said that after an uncontrolled descent incident involving King Air B200 N777AJ, a test of the oxygen system showed it worked. The crew told the Safety Board they were unable to obtain oxygen after depressurizing the aircraft when they noticed cracking of the windshield.

March 7, 2007, 9:19 AM

On Monday, April 9, at 11 a.m. Aspen-Pitkin County Airport will be closed to all inbound and outbound traffic for runway rehabilitation.

March 7, 2007, 9:16 AM

Chicago-area FBO and maintenance/avionics company J.A. Air Center is building a 108,000-sq-ft facility at Aurora Municipal Airport. The company also operates an FBO at DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport.

March 7, 2007, 9:14 AM

Natalie was happy to be returning home after a week of treatment at New York’s Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center.

March 7, 2007, 9:11 AM

Germany’s Federal Bureau of Air Accident Investigation (BFU) has provided some initial findings from its inquiry into the crash of Grob Aerospace’s second SPn jet prototype on November 29 last year.

March 7, 2007, 9:05 AM

Massachusetts-based Executive Charter Services (ECS), in a joint program with an organization that promotes alternative energy, is giving its passengers an option it says helps offset the carbon dioxide emissions from corporate jets.

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