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January 29, 2007, 10:31 AM

The British government has cleared the way for new runways to be built at London Heathrow and Stansted Airports.

January 29, 2007, 10:29 AM

Boeing’s Phantom Works has sent its canard rotor-wing (CRW) prototype aloft for flight test. The unmanned 80-second flight, controlled by former USAF special operations pilot Stetson Cowan, took place at the company’s Yuma, Ariz. test facility on December 3 and is reported to have gone well.

January 29, 2007, 10:26 AM

The Internal Revenue Service recently published Revenue Procedure 2003-85, which provides inflation-adjusted items for 2004. Section 3.27 specifies the rates for 2004 for the domestic segment fee and the international arrival/departure tax, applicable for commercial air transportation.

January 29, 2007, 10:25 AM

For the first time since 1975, the number of safety recommendations classified as “open” has dipped below 1,000, the NTSB said last month. Of the 989 open recommendations, 335 are related to aviation and 339 to highway transportation.

January 29, 2007, 10:24 AM

The FAA is reviewing a proposed noise-compatibility program for Louisville International Airport, Kentucky. The program, being developed under Part 150, is scheduled to be approved or denied no later than May 16.

January 29, 2007, 10:23 AM

Vail Valley Jet Center at Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE), Colo., now has customs, immigration and agricultural inspection services available on site and has upgraded its passenger terminal with wireless Internet access.

January 29, 2007, 10:21 AM

Guardian Jet Center, a one-year-old FBO at Ontario International Airport, Calif., has apparently outgrown its 24,000-sq-ft hangar and current terminal. The company recently broke ground for an additional 22,000-sq-ft hangar expected to be completed early this month.

January 29, 2007, 10:20 AM

The Rhode Island division of taxation issued a revised regulation regarding the application of a user tax to noncommercial aircraft in the state.

January 29, 2007, 10:12 AM

Cessna Citation 550 Bravo, Bethany, Okla., May 20, 2002–Citation N13VP was substantially damaged when it hit a perimeter fence and road during a runway overrun after an aborted takeoff at the Wiley Post Airport. The ATP-rated pilot and four passengers were not injured.

January 29, 2007, 10:10 AM

Bombardier CRJ200, Inner MongolIa, China, Nov.

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