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January 29, 2007, 6:08 AM

The turn of the new year has seen several new facilities opening in time for the winter season.

January 29, 2007, 6:06 AM

Accidents involving aircraft on airport ramps remain one of the most expensive sources of claims for insurance companies.

January 29, 2007, 6:04 AM

Steve Brown took over as NBAA senior vice president of operations three months ago, but he is an old hand on the Washington scene.

January 29, 2007, 6:01 AM
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The Gulfstream 500 received FAA type certification last month, and customer deliveries of the business jet are scheduled to start early this year.

January 29, 2007, 5:59 AM

One thing that pilots have in common with most people is that, from time to time, they wish they were doing something else in their chosen field.

January 29, 2007, 5:59 AM

As reported last month in AIN, under FAA requirements civil jets must be equipped with ELTs starting this month. U.S. operators have been advised to consider installing 406-MHz units because satellite monitoring of 121.5-MHz units is scheduled to end in 2009.

January 29, 2007, 5:56 AM

With this year’s Heli-Expo scheduled for February 6 to 8 in Anaheim, Calif., more than four weeks earlier than last year, news from exhibitors was surprisingly thin at the end of last year. AIN

January 29, 2007, 5:52 AM

One of the world’s greatest civil engineering projects, the $8 billion Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) carries crude oil 800 miles south from Prudhoe Bay on the Arctic Ocean to a pipeline terminus at Port Valdez.

January 29, 2007, 5:50 AM

Until the start of the new millennium, the business of monitoring helicopters as they flew over inhospitable expanses of land or water could be a haphazard affair, especially when the helicopter was out of radar or radio contact.

January 29, 2007, 5:48 AM

A New Zealand air ambulance trust has bought a second Sikorsky S-76 to meet a growing demand for emergency medical flights in Auckland. The Northland Emergency Services Trust expects the helicopter to enter service at its Whangarei base in the first quarter of this year.

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