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May 4, 2007, 10:39 AM

Situational awareness is fundamental to safe flight.

May 4, 2007, 10:08 AM

The EBACE conference program will today focus on the Single European Sky program and what it will mean for business aircraft operators. The session, to be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

May 4, 2007, 9:34 AM

The Single European Sky (SES), officially launched in 2004, is the single biggest air traffic management (ATM) initiative ever undertaken in Europe. Its main aim is to provide wholesale structural reform of a deeply fragmented regulatory framework to provide a seamless ATM system.

May 3, 2007, 11:45 AM

Bombardier Aerospace is “satisfied” that confidential customer data has not been compromised, following the discovery by Canadian authorities of company documents in the home of former senior director of structured finance Simon Davies.

May 3, 2007, 11:39 AM

Comments are due today on an FAA draft letter of interpretation released April 3 on the meaning of the term “known icing conditions.” At press time, 82 comments had been filed, mainly by individuals.

May 3, 2007, 11:32 AM

The first Cessna Citation Encore+ was delivered last week, nearly five months after receiving FAA type certification. The company expects to deliver another 24 by year-end, although it won’t divulge the number of airplanes ordered thus far.

May 3, 2007, 11:29 AM

Reacting to last September’s fatal collision of an Embraer Legacy and Boeing 737 over the Amazon jungle, the NTSB yesterday called for improved certification standards for traffic alert and collision avoidance systems (TCAS).

May 3, 2007, 11:23 AM

Sen. John Rockefeller IV (D-W.Va.), chairman of the Senate aviation subcommittee, and ranking member Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.) are expected to introduce an FAA reauthorization bill this week to counter one the Bush Administration released in February.

May 2, 2007, 5:28 AM

The U.S. Army called them scroungers; the aviation industry gives them a more professional name: acquisition specialists. Whatever you call them, the industry variation travels from airport to airport poking around, asking questions and finding treasures in the form of used parts.

May 2, 2007, 5:14 AM

In August 1987 the National Parks Overflight Act (NPOA) mandated that the FAA and National Parks Service (NPS) work together to achieve “substantial restoration of natural quiet” in the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.

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