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October 24, 2006, 7:32 AM

ABC Taxi Aéreo, the executive jet service controlled by Brazilian industrial conglomerate Algar, recently acquired Belo Horizonte-based jet maintenance company Alfa Manutenção de Aeronaves. With the acquisition, ABC will expand its maintenance operations beyond turboprops and into jets.

October 24, 2006, 7:27 AM

Kevin Dawson, director of human resources for Sabreliner-Midcoast in St. Louis, has discovered that use of the Internet for recruitment is not only more efficient but also more cost-effective.

October 24, 2006, 7:26 AM

Some employers look for experience when interviewing a candidate; all they care about is a proven track record.

October 24, 2006, 7:24 AM

“According to NTSB records, the number-one cause of accidents resulting from an aircraft mechanic making a mistake is failure to follow procedures,” noted Phil Randall, the FAA’s new deputy national FAASTeam manager for maintenance.

October 23, 2006, 12:46 PM

The UK’s Maestro Aviation has started delivering its aircraft performance and operations procedures software to corporate flight departments, including that of the BAE Systems aerospace and defense group.

October 23, 2006, 12:41 PM

Thanks to the efforts of a Flexjet Learjet 31 crew, a former airline pilot and his three passengers were spared spending a cold February evening outdoors after their Bonanza A36’s engine quit over Mexico’s rugged Baja peninsula.

October 23, 2006, 12:35 PM

Inspectors waded through flooded refineries and helicopters passed over wounded drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico early last month, as oil companies struggled to assess how long it would take to recover from the effects of Hurricane Katrina.

October 23, 2006, 12:30 PM

Heavy Lift Helicopters is close to finalizing the design of the tank system for its ex-U.S. Marine Corps CH-53D Sea Stallion conversion. However, the U.S.

October 23, 2006, 12:26 PM

Brazilian executive aviation company TAM (Táxi Aéreo Marília) has selected Helipark as its authorized maintenance provider for Bells. Bell currently has about 30 percent of the non-military helicopter market in Brazil, with 216 of the nation’s 786 helicopters.

October 23, 2006, 12:22 PM

Airlift Northwest, based in Seattle, has taken delivery of two A109 Power EMS helicopters, with four Agusta Grands to follow.