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February 13, 2007, 6:02 AM

Large transport airplanes operated under Parts 91, 121 and 125 are the subject of an extensive proposal that realigns the design, installation and maintenance requirements of fuel tank system electrical wiring with already-adopted new regulations covering maintenance and inspections of fuel tanks

February 13, 2007, 5:57 AM

TAG Aviation on Monday opened an FBO at Torrejon Airport in Madrid. The company already has FBOs in Farnborough, UK, and Berlin, in addition to its headquarters in Geneva, plus executive aircraft charter and management operations in the U.S.

February 13, 2007, 5:51 AM

Cessna received FAA type certification of its Model 525, the CJ2+, bringing the light jet another step closer to customer deliveries scheduled to start in the second quarter of next year.

February 13, 2007, 5:48 AM

The NTSB recently released its preliminary report on a Falcon 20 that crashed September 1 during takeoff after encountering numerous birds.

February 13, 2007, 4:41 AM

The number of fatalities in turbine business airplane accidents increased nearly 80 percent in the first nine months of this year compared with the same period last year, according to statistics compiled by safety analyst Robert E. Breiling Associates of Boca Raton, Fla.

February 13, 2007, 4:03 AM

A single report of a mis-wired APU fire-extinguishing bottle on a Citation X (Model 750) has prompted a proposed AD to require placing identification sleeves on the positive and negative terminals of APU and main engine fire-extinguishing bottle wiring and reconnecting the wires to the correct te

February 13, 2007, 3:56 AM

The NTSB recently concluded its investigations into two King Air fatal accidents, attributing the probable causes to the pilots. IMC was a factor in both accidents. On Jan.

February 12, 2007, 11:42 AM

After nine months of intense bargaining, NetJets’ unionized pilots (represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters) and management reached a tentative agreement (TA) on Saturday. The move comes four years after the pilots’ contract became amendable in October 2001.

February 12, 2007, 11:22 AM

Under the Transportation Security Administration’s new regulations permitting the resumption of general aviation operations at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), air-taxi aircraft with mtows of 12,500 pounds or less cannot qualify.

February 12, 2007, 11:17 AM

The FAA has withdrawn its decade-old proposal to rescind its requirement for Mode-S transponders and, consequently, plans to end the hundreds of Mode-S installation exemptions currently in effect.

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