November 17, 2009 - 8:57am

New FAA regulations take effect on Thursday to separate air traffic in the Hudson River VFR corridor on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. These regulations are a result of the August 8 midair between a Piper Lance and a tour helicopter.

October 19, 2009 - 6:38am

Air Support is making its debut appearance as an NBAA exhibitor this year (Booth No. 4749), marking the company’s first entry into the North American market. The Billund, Denmark-based company’s preflight planning software (PPS) system has been available to European and Middle Eastern customers for a number of years but, for the first time, it is now available to North American operators as well.

August 20, 2009 - 7:58am

Following the August 8 fatal midair over the Hudson River VFR corridor between a single-engine Piper Lance and a Liberty Helicopters AStar, the FAA has initiated disciplinary review of the Teterboro tower controller handling the Lance and his supervisor and placed them on administrative leave.

July 1, 2009 - 6:42am

Dassault Falcon 20, Jamestown, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2008–The Falcon 20, registered as N165TW to Sierra America and operated by Ameristar Jet Charter, was substantially damaged when the aircraft left the runway while landing at Chautauqua County/ Jamestown Airport. The charter operator reported the jet overran the runway and came to a stop after the nose gear struck a snow berm.

June 30, 2009 - 12:20pm

Teterboro Airport in New Jersey will close from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. from July 10 to 12 and 17 to 19, as well as one more 24-hour weekend period yet to be decided, according to NBAA. The airport is milling, repaving and grooving Runway 6-24 and installing runway centerline and touchdown zone lights. Check notams and

December 31, 2008 - 6:04am

Universal Weather & Aviation has released a new version of the online service with improved functionality. Users can now accomplish multiple tasks from one window without having to exit to another application.

December 29, 2008 - 7:16am

The FAA released its final rule on December 15 making the Washington, D.C. air defense identification zone (ADIZ)–which was imposed in February 2003 as a “temporary” flight restriction (TFR) area in the runup to the invasion of Iraq–a permanent fixture. It will go into effect sometime next month.

December 1, 2008 - 6:05am

Two new notams affecting U.S. entry and overflight requirements went into effect last month. Notam 8/3576 covers U.S.-registered aircraft with an mtow of 100,309 pounds or less. These aircraft will not require an airspace waiver, as long as all applicable conditions outlined in the notam are met.

December 1, 2008 - 4:28am

AOPA expects the Department of Transportation will publish the final rule on the Washington, D.C., air defense identification zone (ADIZ) days before President-elect Barack Obama takes office.

In an attempt to make a permanent ADIZ more palatable, AOPA met with the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on November 10. The association proposed two alternatives to the permanent ADIZ.

October 6, 2008 - 8:23am

In conjunction with the Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense and Customs and Border Protection, and as the result of new regulations, the FAA released on October 2 two new Flight Data Center Special Notice Notices to Airmen–FDC 8/2136 and 8/2189.