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March 16, 2007, 10:50 AM

Bell Helicopter announced last month it is relocating its commercial business unit’s worldwide sales and marketing offices and the Bell Training Academy to the facility formerly occupied by Galaxy Aerospace/Gulfstream at Fort Worth Alliance Airport, Texas.

March 16, 2007, 10:50 AM

FAIRCHILD SWEARINGEN SA-226-TC AND SA-227-AC, DENVER, COLO., DEC. 3, 2003–Two Fairchild Swearingens–an SA-226-TC (N60U) and SA-227-AC (N340AE)–collided in the dark while taxiing at Denver International Airport (DIA).

March 16, 2007, 10:48 AM

Beginning March 30, NBAA will hold seven new sessions of the association’s security training seminar for Part 91 operators at locations across the country.

March 16, 2007, 10:46 AM

Switzerland’s Federal Bureau of Air Accident Investigation, known as the BFU, identified pilot error as the cause of a Crossair Avro RJ100 accident on Nov. 24, 2001, near Bassersdorf, Switzerland, during an approach to Zurich Airport.

March 16, 2007, 10:44 AM

The advent of very light jets has prompted an FAA proposal to require that all new certification projects for turbofan-powered airplanes of 6,000 pounds or less mtow undergo function and reliability testing similar to that which has been required for larger fanjet-powered airplanes.

March 16, 2007, 10:43 AM

RAYTHEON BEECH KING AIR B200, MORLAN, GA., DEC. 4, 2003–At 7:40 p.m. EST King Air N85BK crashed while on a localizer approach to Runway 32 at the Newnan Cowet County Airport (CCO) near Morlan.

March 16, 2007, 10:43 AM

The comment window has been reopened until March 11 on the FAA’s proposal to revise the technical and operational requirements for simulators and flight-training devices, as well as consolidate them under one new rule.

March 16, 2007, 10:42 AM

Aviation Partners is hoping to complete the STC program for a winglets retrofit on Hawker 800s and begin initial deliveries of modified aircraft before the end of this month. The Hawker 800SP project has been in the works for more than two years.

March 16, 2007, 10:41 AM

New designs for small business turboprop singles could be included in proposed changes to FAR Part 36 noise-certification rules.

March 16, 2007, 10:40 AM

Raytheon Aircraft is offering T2CAS as an option to ensure that 1900C and 1900D operators meet the avionics mandates coming next year. The T2CAS from ACSS is an integrated system combining TCAS II and class-A TAWS.

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