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February 8, 2007, 10:42 AM

Donald Burr recently left air-taxi hopeful Pogo to "pursue other opportunities," according to a company statement. Burr, founder of People Express, and Robert Crandall, controversial chief of American Airlines, were fierce competitors in the 1980s.

February 8, 2007, 10:39 AM

Sikorsky Aircraft of Stratford, Conn., today announced an agreement to acquire Keystone Ranger Holdings, the privately owned parent of West Chester, Pa.-based Keystone Helicopter, an engineering, completion and technical support facility for the Sikorsky S-76 and other civil helicopters and aerom

February 8, 2007, 10:34 AM

Thanks primarily to a campaign by AOPA, the FAA has received more than 16,000 comments, the vast majority mostly negative, to the agency's proposal to make permanent the temporary flight restrictions in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Comments on the proposal are due tomorrow.

February 8, 2007, 10:31 AM

The FAA plans to evaluate a new and less restrictive special traffic management program (STMP) this year to manage operations at Colorado ski-country airports, including Aspen-Pitkin, Eagle-Vail, Montrose, Garfield-Rifle and Telluride.

February 8, 2007, 10:28 AM

Look for a new twin-engine very light jet to be unveiled at the NBAA Convention next week in Orlando, Fla.

February 8, 2007, 10:04 AM

The FAA’s final rules on air-tour operators, scheduled to be published next Tuesday, ease some of the more controversial requirements that were part of the original notice when it was proposed in October 2003.

February 8, 2007, 10:01 AM

Beijing’s Capital International Airport, expanding to handle 2008 Olympics traffic, has opted away from traditional radar monitoring of simultaneous approaches on its future parallel runway layout.

February 8, 2007, 9:59 AM

Net sales for Flight Options increased in the fourth quarter of last year compared with the same period in 2005, but the fractional provider recorded an operating loss quarter-over-quarter. Nevertheless, parent Raytheon stands by the company.

February 8, 2007, 9:57 AM

The FAA issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) yesterday that seeks to update, modify and clarify Parts 61 and 141, the sections devoted to pilot and flight instructor training and certification.

February 8, 2007, 9:51 AM

General Dynamics (GD) announced this morning that on April 9, Joseph Lombardo will become executive v-p of its aerospace business group and president of subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace. He will succeed Bryan Moss. Lombardo, 58, has been Gulfstream’s COO since 2001.

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