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September 11, 2014, 2:40 PM

The FAA extended until October 6 the comment period for its proposal to clarify the agency’s policy that hangars are to be used only for storage or maintenance of aircraft. Compliance inspections have found that some hangars are “routinely used” to store vehicles and large household items. “In some cases, this storage interferes with, or entirely displaces, aeronautical use of the hangar,” the FAA said.

September 11, 2014, 2:35 PM

Bombardier Aerospace said there is still a “small window of time” to register for its 2014 U.S. Safety Standdown, a free four-day aviation safety seminar that will be held in Wichita from October 6 to 9. This year’s theme is “attention control techniques.” Space is limited and workshops are filling up fast, Bombardier said, with several already showing a wait list. This year, the seminar will be split between interactive break-out and general sessions.

September 11, 2014, 2:30 PM

Former NBAA staffers Kathleen Blouin and William “Bill” Stine II will each receive NBAA’s Pillar of the Association Award, formerly known as the Staff Lifetime Achievement Award, next month at the NBAA Convention in Orlando, Fla.

September 11, 2014, 11:33 AM
ShinMaywa US-2 amphibian

With a clear mandate from India’s 100-day-old government to make aerospace manufacturing a focus area for domestic and export markets, there is renewed interest by manufacturers to be in the forefront.

September 11, 2014, 9:47 AM
Lockheed Martin UClass

The U.S. Navy is advancing supporting elements of the planned Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UClass) program as it awaits direction on the air vehicle component of the system.

September 10, 2014, 2:01 PM
F-16s at Hill Air Force Base

The U.S. Air Force expected to begin the repair process this week to return to flight the two-seat F-16Ds it grounded this summer after discover

September 10, 2014, 12:01 PM

When Peterborough, Ontario-based Flying Colours purchased JetCorp Technical Services of Chesterfield, Mo., in 2009, each company had a program for converting Bombardier CRJs into business jets: Flying Colours with its ExecLiner and JetCorp with its Renaissance offering, providing foundational synergies for the union.

September 10, 2014, 11:40 AM

GA Telesis has signed a long-term agreement with Boeing to sell aircraft and engine material through the Boeing Part Page. GA Telesis is providing overhauled, repaired and new surplus material through a new section of the Boeing Part Page called Part Page Marketplace.

September 10, 2014, 11:35 AM

Jet Aviation Basel recently signed an amendment to its Bombardier authorized service center agreement to include the Challenger 350, allowing the MRO to perform line maintenance on the aircraft.

“We are delighted to extend our maintenance support and expertise to owners and operators of the Challenger 350,” said David Ricklin, director of Bombardier maintenance at Jet Aviation Basel. “We maintain a strong working relationship with Bombardier to ensure we are skilled in its technologies, which this approval recognizes.”

September 10, 2014, 11:30 AM

At the third Latin American Aviation Supply & Services (LAASS), held Sunday in São Paulo, Brazil, heavy hitters in the local aviation community heard that new business aviation hangar and maintenance facilities are coming.

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