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February 16, 2007, 10:43 AM

The FAA has issued clarifying bulletins, set up a team of specialists that can be contacted 24/7 and is considering amending its controversial rule upgrading flammability standards for thermal and acoustic fuselage insulation.

February 16, 2007, 9:54 AM

A new chapter in civil aviation history began yesterday when the FAA issued the first airworthiness certificate for a commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the General Atomics Altair. The UAV, a high-altitude version of the U.S.

February 16, 2007, 6:18 AM

A University of North Dakota (UND) Citation II research jet made an emergency landing near Beaver, Alaska, on September 30 after both engines flamed out at 9,200 feet msl in clouds.

February 16, 2007, 6:15 AM

Lockheed Martin is scheduled to take over operation of Flight Service Stations today in what the company promises to be a seamless transition.

February 16, 2007, 5:46 AM

According to transcripts just released by the NTSB, cockpit voice recordings of the Circuit City Cessna Citation 560 (N500AT) that crashed in Pueblo, Colo., on Feb.

February 16, 2007, 5:43 AM

Aviation Technology Group’s Javelin very light jet (VLJ) prototype flew for the first time last Friday. ATG markets the ejection-seat-equipped, two-place aircraft as a military trainer as well as a business jet.

February 16, 2007, 5:40 AM

Business aviation lobbyists yesterday applauded recent action taken by Republican lawmakers to shelve new tax rules in the 2005 Highway Bill designed to discourage truckers from using jet fuel to avoid higher taxes on diesel fuel. At the request of NBAA, NATA and GAMA, Sen.

February 15, 2007, 10:01 AM

The European Commission is seeking industry comment on the current state of general aviation in Europe, and on issues affecting its future.

February 15, 2007, 10:00 AM

The NTSB recovered roughly half of the fan disk, fan blades, parts of the engine cowling and thrust reverser, the engine spinner and pieces of the fan containment case from the GE CF34-3B1 turbofan that broke apart during a January 25 revenue flight of a Mesa Airlines Bombardier CRJ200 from Denve

February 15, 2007, 9:59 AM

At today’s annual financial analyst meeting, Dassault Aviation chairman and CEO Charles Edelstenne announced record results for the second consecutive year for Falcons. Last year the company recorded firm sales for 158 jets, including an order from NetJets Europe for 24 Falcon 7X trijets.

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