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April 4, 2007, 12:04 PM

“The MU-2B turboprop does not need yet another certification review,” according to AOPA. Reacting to congressional pressure, the FAA is “rushing to fix a problem that has not even been quantified.” The issue stems from two recent accidents involving MU-2Bs at Denver Centennial Airport.

April 4, 2007, 11:35 AM

Signature Flight Support president Beth Haskins remains at her post, despite an announcement earlier this year that she would be leaving this month. She told AIN the delay in her separation is a result of Signature not having found a replacement.

April 4, 2007, 11:32 AM

Bell Helicopter selected Chelton Flight Systems to provide a glass cockpit for the company’s light single-engine helicopters. The Chelton cockpit will be available from Bell for the Model 407 beginning in the first quarter of 2007.

April 4, 2007, 11:04 AM

Airline travelers on Delta, Northwest and other airlines operating under bankruptcy protection might face longer lines, delays and fuller and less frequent flights, but it’s “business as usual” at Delta’s business jet charter arm, Delta AirElite, according to a spokesman.

April 4, 2007, 10:50 AM

The Department of Civil Aviation of Brazil is investigating the September 16 crash of a 1997 CitationJet following an apparent loss of control during the initial takeoff climb from Rio de Janeiro International Airport, killing the two pilots on board.

April 4, 2007, 10:49 AM

Over the next couple of months Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated will be closing its engine repair facilities in Long Island, N.Y., Columbus, Ohio, and Springfield, Ill., consolidating these services at its facilities in Augusta, Ga., Houston and Los Angeles.

April 4, 2007, 7:59 AM

L-3 Avionics Systems anticipates gaining STC approval for its Iris enhanced-vision system (EVS) this month after the successful conclusion of flight testing in a King Air C90.

April 3, 2007, 12:47 PM

Old favorites and new names earned high ratings in this year’s AIN FBO Survey Top 40 list.

April 3, 2007, 12:39 PM

BBA Aviation, the parent company of Signature Flight Support, released its annual report for last year and the results show that Signature's revenue climbed by 14.1 percent.

April 3, 2007, 12:35 PM

Eclipse Aviation delivered to DayJet its first three Eclipse 500 VLJs on March 31, bringing Eclipse’s delivery total to five. While its airplanes await a third ADAHRS for Part 135 operations, DayJet is using its initial deliveries to train pilots for air-taxi services.

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