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December 6, 2006, 9:49 AM

AIN has learned that FAA officials are considering the introduction of TCAS-III to meet collision-avoidance needs when large unmanned aircraft start to operate in civil airspace.

December 6, 2006, 9:49 AM

India’s Kingfisher Airlines exercised options on another 15 ATR 72-500s yesterday during French President Jacques Chirac’s official visit to the subcontinent.

December 6, 2006, 9:45 AM

The FAA has adopted its four-year-old proposed rule to revise simulator and flight training device (FTD) requirements and consolidate them into a new FAR Part 60.  The new rule, which has been under discussion for more than four years, is slated to go into effect next October and gives those affe

December 6, 2006, 9:38 AM

The FAA introduced another online information-dissemination vehicle on October 30, this one called Information for Operators (InFO).

December 6, 2006, 9:35 AM

The FAA introduced another online information-dissemination vehicle on October 30, this one called Information for Operators (InFO).

December 6, 2006, 9:31 AM

Stage III Technologies, which 18 months ago received an STC for its Stage 3 hush kit/cascade thrust reverser for Gulfstream IIs and IIIs, plans to have its long-awaited first installation under way in February at Western Jet in Van Nuys, Calif.

December 6, 2006, 9:29 AM

In recent letters to FAA Administrator Marion Blakey, NBAA and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) asked the agency to form an aviation rulemaking committee (ARC) to address industry concerns regarding its impending rule to require commercial and fractional jet pilots to perform la

December 6, 2006, 9:28 AM

Bombardier’s Flexjet might be the only fractional provider that can say it has been profitable for the second consecutive year. “We believe we are the only fractional provider than can claim this,” said a company spokeswoman.

December 6, 2006, 9:22 AM

The comment period on a proposal to continue the reservation and slot program under the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) closes December 29.

December 6, 2006, 9:20 AM

The FAA is extending through Oct. 31, 2008, a flight-reduction program at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, including slot reservations for general aviation operations. Through several six-month extensions, the program has been in effect continuously since November 2004.

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