Runway

September 20, 2011 - 11:30am
The Piper Meridian turboprop single received approval for unpaved runway oper

Piper Aircraft used the Malibu/Meridian Owners & Pilots Association (MMOPA) Fly-in Convention, held last week in Hot Springs, Va., to officially announce the company’s receipt of fleet-wide approval for Piper Meridian single-engine turboprops to operate from unpaved runways. The company received the approval in late August.

September 19, 2011 - 12:19pm
A Trans States Airlines Embraer ERJ 145 skidded off Ottawa’s 10,000-foot Runw

When a Trans States Airlines Embraer ERJ 145 skidded off the runway in Ottawa on September 4 in wet weather, resulting in no injuries, the relatively minor accident at first generated the modest press coverage it deserved. But something seemed familiar about this runway excursion.

September 12, 2011 - 9:25am
A Trans States Airlines Embraer ERJ 145 skidded off Ottawa’s 10,000-foot Runw

Authorities in Canada continued their investigation this week into a September 4 runway excursion at Ottawa International Airport involving a Trans States Airlines Embraer ERJ 145–the third such incident involving an ERJ 145 operated by the St. Louis-based regional airline at the same airfield.

September 8, 2011 - 11:41am

A Cessna Citation 550 cleared a piston single taildragger by only 15 feet while the jet was taking off last week from Caruaru Airport, a non-tower airfield in northeastern Brazil. The jet lifted off early to avoid the single-engine airplane, which was landing from the opposite direction. (Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.

August 29, 2011 - 10:05am

The eighth annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition opened August 11 in São Paulo and exceeded its organizer’s expectations, but it closed with uncertainly as to the location of next year’s show.

August 27, 2011 - 9:25am

Preliminary Report: Learjet Strikes Wing on Landing

August 25, 2011 - 11:20am

The hangar at Congonhas Airport in São Paulo, Brazil, that held Labace two weeks ago echoed to a claw-equipped backhoe chewing into the wing of a defunct Boeing 737 on Tuesday.

July 26, 2011 - 11:20am

Florida’s Sebring Regional Airport (SRA) has been given the go-ahead from the state legislature to proceed with a 1,476-foot extension to primary Runway 18/36 with the approval of a 90-acre land acquisition. The extension will increase the runway’s length to 6,710 feet. The design and approval process is expected to begin in September.

July 11, 2011 - 8:30am
An air-traffic controller monitors an ASDE-X display of aircraft movements on...

Saab will strengthen its air-traffic-management (ATM) business, adding to its portfolio a ground surveillance system deployed at major U.S. airports, with the planned acquisition of Sensis Corp., of Syracuse, N.Y. The Swedish defense and security group is to acquire Sensis for $155 million, with another $40 million based on winning future contracts and meeting profitability goals.

June 26, 2011 - 9:25am

Preliminary Report: Global Suffers Wing Strike on Landing

 
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