Latest News

January 31, 2007, 11:01 AM

The FAA proposes replacing the current designee program with a new one that expands the functions that designees may perform, permits non-FAA-certified individuals and organizations to become designees and does away with existing designee categories.

January 31, 2007, 10:58 AM
...

Cessna anticipates that its Model 680 Citation Sovereign super-midsize business jet will receive full type certification before the end of next month.

January 31, 2007, 10:54 AM

Deep within every accident are messages for improving safety, but some mishaps are particularly provocative and have far-reaching implications. The runway overrun of a Challenger 600 at Teterboro Airport (TEB) in February is one of those events.

January 31, 2007, 10:53 AM
...

Gulfstream is reportedly preparing a new model to succeed the G300, reliable industry sources have informed AIN.

January 31, 2007, 10:51 AM

Business jet operators knew three years ago that they would have to be equipped with approved ELTs by January 1 this year or be grounded until the installation was made.

January 31, 2007, 10:51 AM

Bell 206B3, Atlantic City, Wyo., Aug. 23, 2004–The Hawkins and Powers Aviation pilot was filming and had completed a “high groundspeed” pass when he encountered what he called wind shear and a “15- to 20-knot tailwind” while maneuvering close to the ground.

January 31, 2007, 10:50 AM

Bell 206B JetRanger, Cushing, Okla., June 26, 2004–The chartered JetRanger was giving sightseeing rides at 8:45 p.m. (three minutes after sunset) when it hit unmarked power lines running 30 to 40 feet above the river. The helicopter crashed into the water, 90 percent submerged.

January 31, 2007, 10:49 AM

Lockheed 1329-23E JetStar, Houston, May 15, 2004–On final approach to William P. Hobby Airport, the pilot extended full flaps. The airplane decelerated and rolled uncontrollably to the left. The pilot regained control and landed without incident.

January 31, 2007, 10:48 AM

Embraer EMB-135BJ, Cleveland, Nov. 29, 2004–When a ground marshaller did not appear to help with parking a Flight Options Embraer at Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport, the copilot, in the left seat, attempted to taxi behind a parked airplane, guided by the pilot in the right seat.

January 31, 2007, 10:47 AM

Mitsubishi MU-2B-35, Carolina, Puerto Rico, April 15, 2002–In IFR conditions with no IFR flight plan filed, the pilot of Mitsubishi N45BS experienced a loss of control while orbiting and crashed into an automobile service facility. Destination was Luis Munoz Marin Airport, San Juan.

Pages

 
X