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January 19, 2007, 10:55 AM

The NTSB final report on the May 2005 crash of a Mitsubishi MU-2B found several causes, notably the pilot’s mishandling a partial power loss in the left engine due to his lack of recent flight experience and recurrent training.

January 19, 2007, 10:54 AM

NetJets has doubled its order for new Hawkers. The fractional operator, which announced at last year’s NBAA Convention an order for 30 Hawker 750s and 18 Hawker 900XPs, disclosed last month that it ordered another 30 Hawker 750s and 18 Hawker 900XPs.

January 19, 2007, 10:52 AM

The FAA extended by 24 months–to Sept. 2, 2009–the date for affected regional and major airline operators to comply with new Part 25 fire safety requirements for thermal/acoustic insulation used in transport-category airplanes manufactured after September 2 this year.

January 19, 2007, 10:52 AM

Asia and the Middle East are widely regarded as the world’s next big markets for business aircraft. After years of unfulfilled expectations, both regions are achieving impressive growth in terms of locally based fleets and overall flying activity.

January 19, 2007, 10:47 AM
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This Raytheon Hawker 800XP operated by UK charter firm Markoss Aviation has been approved to operate at London City Airport.

January 19, 2007, 10:46 AM

Citing a desire by the Associação Brasileira de Aviação Geral (ABAG) to assume a more extensive role in organizing the annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE), NBAA has announced, “After three years, ABAG is moving into the lead and will coordinate the event f

January 19, 2007, 10:42 AM
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After an extended gestation period and months of uncertainty about first delivery, Eclipse Aviation delivered its first production very light jet (VLJ).

January 19, 2007, 10:35 AM

While the FAA did rescind Notice N8000.336 regarding addition of airplanes to Part 135 certificates, late last year it reissued the policy in a new notice, with only one change.

January 19, 2007, 10:35 AM

The FAA is concerned that some noise-canceling headsets might prevent pilots from hearing audible alarms, abnormal engine noise or other mechanical sounds.

January 19, 2007, 10:33 AM

Universal Weather & Aviation said it could take until the middle of this month before it can fully repair damage to its Paris Le Bourget FBO. The facility suffered extensive fire and smoke damage during an overnight blaze on January 3.

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