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December 15, 2006, 12:13 PM

An elastomeric main rotor damper developed by Lord Corp. has gained U.S. Federal Aviation Administration certification for use on the Enstrom 480 light turbine helicopter.

December 15, 2006, 12:12 PM

MEADS International has signed a contract to design and develop the medium extended air defense system.  The contract, worth more than $3.4 billion, extends the previous contract letter that had been awarded by the NATO MEADS management agency in September 2004.  The U.S.

December 15, 2006, 12:09 PM

Rolls-Royce is now exploring future engine technologies that, although challenging, are key to the ambitious Advisory Council for Aerospace Research in Europe (ACARE) goals for 2020 in terms of nitrous oxides (NOx) and carbon dioxide (CO2) emission cutting and noise reduction.

December 15, 2006, 12:03 PM

The Performance Review Institute (PRI), a not-for-profit organization that develops performance standards and administers quality assurance and accreditation for transportation industries, has added eight new subscribing government agencies/contractors to its Nadcap program, bringing total subscr

December 15, 2006, 11:49 AM

NBAA’s was one of more than 170 comments filed (mostly in support) to the Securities and Exchange Commission rulemaking proposal to require more detailed reporting of top executive compensation, including such perks as personal use of corporate aircraft.

December 15, 2006, 11:42 AM

Roy Horridge, owner and operator of grounded Houston-based Air Ambulance by B&C Flight Management, and William Sexton, a former officer with the company and aircraft mechanic, have been indicted for aircraft parts fraud and bank fraud. U.S.

December 15, 2006, 11:40 AM

Developers converting the former Air Rice Airport (78TX) near Katy, Texas, on Houston’s west side, to a business aviation facility now plan to call the airport Houston Executive instead of South Waller County, as announced last year.

December 15, 2006, 11:33 AM

The FAA is proposing to amend the digital flight data recorder (DFDR) regulations of Parts 121 and 135 to prohibit filtering of original parameter sensor signals.

December 15, 2006, 11:32 AM

In a November 7 response to a request by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), the DOT Inspector General’s office reviewed a recent series of ATC equipment outages in Southern California, as well as a problem with a runway-incursion alerting system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

December 15, 2006, 11:29 AM

Two new developments from BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre promise to markedly enhance performance of aircraft through the innovative use of new-age sensor technologies.

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