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January 29, 2007, 6:54 AM

The Brazilian Departamento de Aviacao Civil has approved Raytheon Aircraft Services Tampa as a Brazilian Repair Station. The facility is in the process of completing its first Brazilian Beechjet repair and inspection.

January 29, 2007, 6:53 AM

Securaplane Technologies has signed new distributor agreements for Hawker main ship batteries with Corporate Jet Support, Cirrus Aero Accessories and CRS Jet Spares.

January 29, 2007, 6:47 AM

Archie Trammell, former magazine editor turned radar and convective weather expert, has added a bimonthly online magazine to supplement his long-running radar seminars.

January 29, 2007, 6:46 AM

CHC Helicopter of St. John’s, Newfoundland, last month signed a letter of intent to buy Schreiner Aviation Group in the Netherlands. CHC expects to complete confirmatory due diligence and negotiate final agreements, subject to regulatory approval, for a closing by the end of this month.

January 29, 2007, 6:45 AM

This month NBAA continues a series of seminars on Part 91 Subpart K, the new rule that regulates fractional operations. The next three seminars are scheduled on January 20 in Van Nuys, Calif.; February 20 in Dallas; and June 25 in Chicago.

January 29, 2007, 6:43 AM

While generally praising the FAA’s system of designated examiners and representatives, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report said that the agency has not ensured that its oversight process for designees is consistent among its field offices.

January 29, 2007, 6:42 AM

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now expected to issue an informational circular early this spring on security recommendations for general aviation landing facilities.

January 29, 2007, 6:41 AM

On December 9 Cessna Aircraft claimed another record, though this one does not involve any aircraft speed or distance.

January 29, 2007, 6:39 AM

The FAA has finally released its study of Part 135 air-taxi operators, mandated by Congress more than four years ago in the Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21).

January 29, 2007, 6:37 AM

A former employee of GE Aircraft Engines claims the company knowingly shipped defective parts built during a 10-year period at its factory in Madisonville, Ky.

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