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January 29, 2007, 6:42 AM

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now expected to issue an informational circular early this spring on security recommendations for general aviation landing facilities.

January 29, 2007, 6:41 AM

On December 9 Cessna Aircraft claimed another record, though this one does not involve any aircraft speed or distance.

January 29, 2007, 6:39 AM

The FAA has finally released its study of Part 135 air-taxi operators, mandated by Congress more than four years ago in the Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21).

January 29, 2007, 6:37 AM

A former employee of GE Aircraft Engines claims the company knowingly shipped defective parts built during a 10-year period at its factory in Madisonville, Ky.

January 29, 2007, 6:29 AM

The German government gave the green light to sell to the public 74.9 percent of DFS, the agency operating the country’s ATC system. Shares of DFS will not be available before next year, with details of the privatization to be worked out this year.

January 29, 2007, 6:25 AM

The Transportation Security Administration is allowing operators to increase progressively the time for which international waivers are valid. Any operator who has a 90-day waiver coming up for renewal now can request a six-month waiver.

January 29, 2007, 6:24 AM

A jury ordered Universal Avionics to pay Honeywell $5.5 million in damages for violating a patent related to Honeywell’s original (pre-“enhanced”) GPWS. The same jury last month ruled in favor of co-defendant Sandel Avionics.

January 29, 2007, 6:20 AM

According to a Little Rock local newspaper account, hangar space is hard to come by in the state of Arkansas, especially the capital city.

January 29, 2007, 6:17 AM

In another effort to help reduce accidents, NATA is developing a ground-incident safety management system (SMS) that it hopes will merge data on ground-handling accidents from as many as 500 FBOs within two years.

January 29, 2007, 6:13 AM

Bob Walesch since 1984 has held senior positions with four major FBOs and spearheaded the launches of two of them that are located on medium-size business-aviation airports near warm oceans.

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