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January 9, 2007, 5:11 AM

A number of changes to service charges proposed by Nav Canada will not go into effect as planned on March 1.

January 9, 2007, 5:05 AM

The deadline has been extended to October next year for FBOs and others who operate fueling facilities and fueling trucks to meet new spill prevention, control and containment (SPCC) rules. The former deadline was April 18 this year.

January 9, 2007, 5:01 AM

Beginning March 1, aircraft purchasers, sellers and lenders in the U.S. will be required to comply with the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Aircraft Protocol.

January 9, 2007, 4:57 AM

Part 91 operators who have been renewing their FAA letters of authorization (LOAs) permitting operations in RVSM airspace no longer need to do so under a new system in effect since February 6.

January 9, 2007, 4:46 AM

Investigation has started into last Thursday’s crash of a Citation I/SP in mountains in northern Iraq. The accident was fatal to all aboard, reportedly four or five passengers and two pilots.

January 9, 2007, 4:26 AM

South Africa-based ExecuJet Aviation and Swiss-based Pilatus decided to end their eight-year-old relationship servicing and selling the PC-12 turboprop single.

January 9, 2007, 4:18 AM

Bombardier Flexjet, the U.S.-based fractional business jet arm of Canadian manufacturer Bombardier, last month announced it would begin operations in--where else--Canada.

January 9, 2007, 4:06 AM

In a speech today at the Wings Club in New York City, Cessna chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton unveiled a central strategy for business aviation’s counteroffensive against user fees. He outlined what he described as five myths and realities about FAA reauthorization and funding.

January 9, 2007, 3:59 AM

General aviation is not going to “blacken the sky” with very light jets, said General Aviation Manufacturers Association president and CEO Pete Bunce, and he took issue with those who would use that claim for a “misguided imposition” of user fees on GA.

January 8, 2007, 12:20 PM

Nearly three months after the union representing air traffic controllers rejected the FAA’s request for federal mediation to help reach a labor agreement, the union has changed its mind, saying it is “unhappy with the pace of the negotiations in the last two weeks.” When the FAA called for federa

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