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December 21, 2006, 6:09 AM

After a second taxiing incident damaged the EMAS arrestor bed at the end of New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport Runway 6, the airport installed delineators to mark the bed.

December 21, 2006, 6:07 AM

Amid ceremonies December 12 in Toulouse, France, the Airbus A380 received joint type certification approvals from the FAA and the European Aviation Safety Agency. At 1.19 million pounds, it is the largest airliner ever built and as an executive/VIP bizliner will offer 6,819 sq ft of floor space.

December 21, 2006, 6:05 AM

The aviation rulemaking committee (ARC) advising the FAA about whether airline pilots should be able to fly after reaching the agency’s mandatory retirement age of 60 issued what could only be called a split decision.

December 21, 2006, 5:58 AM

Brazilian business jet and regional airline manufacturer Embraer estimates 11,115 business jets will be delivered over the next 10 years and that 2,500 to 3,000 will be very light jets (VLJ) for the air-taxi market.

December 21, 2006, 5:57 AM

FAA Information for Operators 06005 ( released last month alerts operators of aircraft equipped wit

December 21, 2006, 5:55 AM

Safety information about TCAS equipment and its use is now available in the form of a new FAA Safety Bulletin (

December 21, 2006, 5:54 AM

Menominee, Mich., Twin County Airport manager Tony Krysiak told AIN that on December 5 he saw Cessna 425 Conquest N425JP taxi in, turn left and crash into the terminal building. He estimated damage to the terminal building to be about $250,000 to $300,000.

December 21, 2006, 5:52 AM

Ground-support equipment maker Tronair acquired aircraft-towing company Jetporter and introduced a line of ground-support products designed specifically for light jets, including the new segment of very light jets.

December 21, 2006, 5:51 AM

A wrongful-death lawsuit in connection with the Feb. 16, 2005, crash of a Circuit City Citation 560 has resulted in a $3.5 million out-of-court settlement for the family of one of the passengers.

December 21, 2006, 5:49 AM

Aircraft maintenance tracking service provider Camp Systems of Ronkonkoma, N.Y., entered a “definitive agreement” to acquire Aircraft Shopper Online, a Corte Madera, Calif. marketplace for pre-owned business aircraft.