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February 6, 2007, 10:51 AM

The Bush Administration is requesting $14.1 billion to run the FAA in Fiscal Year 2008 (beginning October 1), with general aviation–and in particular business aviation–continuing to pay fuel taxes as opposed to user fees as its share of operating the agency.

February 6, 2007, 7:58 AM
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To refer to Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge as a fishing resort is like calling a Rolls-Royce a car. The description is correct, but it doesn’t begin to do justice to the place.

February 6, 2007, 6:04 AM

Bell/Agusta AB139s seem to be headed far and wide at the moment. Deliveries of the new medium twin to the Namibian government and, most recently, to philanthropist the Aga Khan (see sidebar) are recent milestones, as the companies announce orders from Canada, New Zealand and the U.S. (The U.S.

February 6, 2007, 6:04 AM
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Our series on America’s finest golf courses continues with a look at the three best classic courses in the South Central U.S., as determined by Golfweek magazine’s handpicked panel of 385 course raters.

February 6, 2007, 5:58 AM

Swiss air-rescue provider Rega is ready to help any similar organization that would like to set up a membership-based financing plan.

February 6, 2007, 5:54 AM

Heritage Aviation of Grand Prairie, Texas, is to install VIP interiors for
two Sikorsky S-92s ordered by the government of Turkmenistan to transport
its president, Saparmurat Niyazov. The first helicopter is scheduled for delivery in October next year and the second in March 2006.

February 6, 2007, 5:52 AM

The Life Flight Trust, operator of a Wellington, New Zealand-based Westpac Rescue BK 117B2, was named 2004 “Trust of the Year” at a recent awards dinner.

February 6, 2007, 5:50 AM

Hindustan Aeronautics claimed new helicopter high-altitude flying records last month, although it remains to be seen whether those records will be certified.

February 6, 2007, 5:47 AM

A Danish flight-test engineer has developed a camera nose mount for the EC 120 that, he says, is stronger and lighter than the only current alternative. It can also pan 135 degrees to either side of the nose without obstructing the shot with the skids.

February 6, 2007, 5:42 AM

Development of AgustaWestland’s new A109S Grand is on schedule, with two test aircraft already achieving their performance targets, according to the Italian manufacturer.

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