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January 31, 2007, 10:22 AM

Beginning in mid-February, Congress took a couple of weeks off and returned to business in early March. Nevertheless, there has been no slowdown in the introduction of bills and, at press time, there were 1,133 bills introduced in the House and 533 in the Senate.

January 31, 2007, 10:10 AM
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In a landmark decision, the FAA has adopted a final rule allowing the use of HUD-based enhanced vision systems (EVS) for descent below published instrument approach minimums.

January 31, 2007, 10:08 AM

NBAA has redrawn the five geographic areas served by its five regional representatives to create a new central region that will be assigned to former association director Durwood Heinrich.

January 31, 2007, 10:06 AM

Smaller aircraft–specifically regional jets–are often blamed for delays in the National Airspace System, said Mesa Air Group chairman and CEO Jonathan Ornstein, in a recent speech at the Washington Aero Club, but he argues that “playing the blame game” takes focus off the need to expand airport c

January 31, 2007, 10:04 AM

Enhanced weather data and flight planning tools are now available for Canada under the Flight Operations link at www.navcanada.ca. New online services include flight plan filing, notam access and aviation weather interpretation manuals.

January 31, 2007, 10:03 AM

The NTSB’s unusually lengthy preliminary report on the February 16 crash of a Circuit City Citation 560 on an ILS approach to Pueblo Memorial Airport (PUB), Pueblo, Colo., did not mention the minimum safe altitude warning (MSAW) the crew received moments before the crash or whether the jet was on

January 31, 2007, 10:02 AM

In the runup to the planned January 20 implementation of reduced vertical separation minimums (RVSM) in the U.S., Canada, South America and Mexico, the FAA has released new guidance documents to assist operators seeking to comply with the requirements of the new operating rules.

January 31, 2007, 9:58 AM

Fred Barth, former manager of flight control for AT&T, retired last spring after 27 years with the Morristown, N.J.-based flight department. He can be reached at (973) 697-2648 or fbarth@wyvernltd.com.

January 31, 2007, 9:57 AM

The survey, with a base of more than 675 flight departments, presents a set of baseline data broken down by characteristics of the flight department and the corporation. It allows NBAA members to compare their own operations to a composite of similar flight departments.

January 31, 2007, 9:56 AM

At an oversight meeting on the President’s proposed FY2006 budget for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), subcommittee chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) expressed concern about the lack of progress by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and TSA in reopening the airport.

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