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January 26, 2007, 10:54 AM

LAAS developer Honeywell and FAA LAAS program officials remain tight lipped about how the contract, awarded in April on the understanding that the system’s development was 80-percent complete, had by September reversed itself to becoming only 20-percent complete.

January 26, 2007, 10:50 AM

Bill Lear possessed the soul of a true inventor. Almost entirely a self-taught engineer, Lear dropped out of high school in a search for answers to many of life’s problems as he saw them.

January 26, 2007, 10:47 AM

Calvin Burgess is a man who likes Learjets…always has and always will, to hear him tell the story.

January 26, 2007, 10:46 AM

David Stone, formerly deputy chief of staff at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and security director for Los Angeles International Airport, has been named to serve as acting TSA Administrator. Before joining the TSA, he was an admiral in the U.S.

January 26, 2007, 10:43 AM

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is still searching for a replacement for former president and CEO Ed Bolen, and the board of directors has hired the international executive search firm of Heidrick & Struggles to assist in the effort.

January 26, 2007, 10:33 AM

Flight nurse Joan Sullivan Garrett never envisioned herself as an entrepreneur and certainly never as the head of a multi-million-dollar company with global assets and Fortune 500 clients.

January 26, 2007, 10:31 AM

Honda’s “research project” light jet now has its first logbook entry.

January 26, 2007, 10:23 AM

The DOT in its advance NPRM asks the public to comment on the following questions:

(1) How might customers and passengers benefit from the information covered by the NTSB recommendation in making their air-taxi service purchase decisions?

January 26, 2007, 10:19 AM

In an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) published today, the DOT is seeking input from interested parties on a 2006 NTSB recommendation calling for air taxi’s to be required to disclose operational control information to customers.

January 25, 2007, 9:02 AM

In response to a four-year old NTSB safety recommendation stemming from the Jan.