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April 2, 2007, 7:56 AM

The National Air Transportation Association expressed relief with the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to propose a 12-month delay–until August 17 next year–for FBOs to submit amended oil-spill-prevention plans, and Feb. 18, 2006, for FBOs to implement the plans.

April 2, 2007, 7:55 AM

A 25-year-old Illinois man jumped to his death from a Papillon Airways Bell 206L while in cruise flight over the Grand Canyon on June 10. According to Papillon, the passenger called on June 9 and requested a window seat on a tour flight.

April 2, 2007, 7:51 AM

The Trajen FBO network added its 15th location last month with the purchase of the Million Air facility at Wiley Post Airport, Oklahoma City.

April 2, 2007, 7:51 AM

A Circuit Court judge refused to grant a new trial to the family of the late Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan seeking punitive damages against Parker Hannifin. The judge said evidence was too weak to give to a jury, according to AOPA.

April 2, 2007, 7:49 AM

FAA actions on 9/11 “demonstrated the urgency and initiative of many employees who were acting under intense pressure,” the agency said in a response to the findings last month of the 9/11 commission.

April 2, 2007, 7:49 AM

As part of an increase in the FAA’s regulatory-enforcement program, aircraft owners have until July 31 to complete and return the triennial aircraft registration form if their address is not current.

April 2, 2007, 7:13 AM

NetJets Europe has launched a new NetJets Corporate Card program to market smaller blocks of flight time in its fractional-ownership fleet without the need to acquire an aircraft share.

April 2, 2007, 7:11 AM

A recent memo from NBAA’s lawyers reaffirmed the association guidance that a Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (MPLC) subscription is not required to view videos legally during Part 91 flights.

April 2, 2007, 7:10 AM

The business aviation outlook is improving, according to two international charter/management firms whose parent companies are both based in Geneva. PrivatAir announced last month that growth last year “was beyond all expectations,” helping to increase revenues by 20 percent.

April 2, 2007, 7:10 AM

Deborah Hersman, sworn in last month as a member of the NTSB, has minimal aviation experience compared with the extensive background of John Goglia, the Safety Board member she replaced (see page 74). For the last five years and before joining

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