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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.

January 19, 2007, 10:32 AM

IFR special traffic management programs (STMP) are in effect during the ski season at three Colorado airports (Aspen, Eagle and Rifle) during these dates: February 15 through February 20 and March 15 through April 3. The daily STMP start/end times this year begin each day at 8 a.m.

January 19, 2007, 10:30 AM

The final report of the FAA/industry rulemaking age-60 committee is now posted on the agency’s Web site. The committee was unable to reach consensus on whether to increase the mandatory retirement age of 60 for airline pilots.

January 19, 2007, 10:27 AM
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It took some deep pockets, but Raytheon Company has found a buyer for its Raytheon Aircraft subsidiary.

January 19, 2007, 10:26 AM
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Sometime in April, when the turquoise waters of the Florida Keys warm to a certain triggering temperature, thousands of prehistoric-looking fish called tarpon appear in schools on the shallow-water flats of Florida Bay.

January 19, 2007, 10:22 AM
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The FAA last month issued a final rule on ETOPS (extended-range twin-engine operational performance standards) that allows operators of commercial aircraft–now including Part 135–to fly virtually anywhere (up to 240 minutes single-engine flying time from a suitable diversion airport), provided th

January 19, 2007, 10:22 AM

The Transportation Security Administration recently designated Dulles International Airport and Bradley International Airport gateway facilities for pre-cleared general aviation operators to use Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

January 19, 2007, 10:20 AM

As expected, the FAA extended the reservation and slot program under the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport. The program, which includes a slot-reservation system for general aviation operations (six slots are available per hour between 6 a.m.

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