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December 21, 2006, 8:47 AM

New funding from the Florida DOT for three projects at Page Field in Fort Myers includes $500,000 for landside improvements associated with a future terminal building; $761,000 for a new parallel taxiway; and $800,000 for reimbursement of construction costs related to a recently completed hangar

December 21, 2006, 8:46 AM

General Electric, Rolls-Royce and Transport Canada generally support, with some suggested clarifications, the FAA’s recent proposal to amend the type certification safety analysis rules for turbine aircraft engines. No other comments were submitted.

December 21, 2006, 8:45 AM

On December 1 a Learjet 36 with two pilots and one passenger aboard lost its right elevator while maneuvering off the coast of San Diego. According to the NTSB the jet “joined up with another airplane and was doing a cross-under maneuver.

December 21, 2006, 6:57 AM

Switzerland officially joined the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on December 1. It joins Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein as non-European Union (EU) countries that are EASA member states, as are the 25 nations of the EU.

December 21, 2006, 6:54 AM

Cessna received the FAA production certificate for its new Citation Mustang very light jet on November 22, two-and-a-half months after type certification on September 8.

December 21, 2006, 6:43 AM

Private jet passengers whose consciences are troubled by their jet’s contribution to global warming can now rest easier with the new CarbonNeutral option for Air Partner’s JetCard block charter program.

December 21, 2006, 6:39 AM

U.S. Helicopter, the only scheduled helicopter airline operating in the U.S., recently expanded its New York City service to include departures from the East 34th Street heliport.

December 21, 2006, 6:26 AM

A November 27 town meeting about the effect of voluntary operational restrictions at Teterboro Airport raised questions about how long the cooperative spirit would last between the airport’s neighbors and users.

December 21, 2006, 6:24 AM

Pilots of large-cabin jets who work as independent contractors complain that former airline pilots and young pilots willing to work for much less are undercutting their normal daily rates.

December 21, 2006, 6:19 AM

NetJets subsidiary Executive Jet Management (EJM) told AIN last month it logged record revenues last year but declined to reveal a dollar number.

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