Teterboro Airport

January 30, 2007 - 5:32am

Indigo tried it and failed. Now Executive Jet Management (EJM), a NetJets company, is hoping to succeed in offering a scheduled air service using a fleet of business aircraft.

January 30, 2007 - 5:25am

Darby Aviation is the latest to feel the wrath of the FAA in the wake of the Challenger runway overrun accident at Teterboro Airport (see page 58). On March 23 the agency ordered “the indefinite suspension” of the Muscle Shoals, Ala. charter operator’s Part 135 certificate. The agency said in part that by “selling, assigning and/or leasing its air carrier certificate to Platinum [Jet Management] and relinquishing operational control

January 24, 2007 - 8:47am

Falcon 2000 operators have another maintenance option on the East Coast. Meridian Jet Center on Teterboro Airport has been certified to work on the aircraft. The company has been previously certified to work on Learjets, Falcon 50s and 900s, Challengers, Hawkers and Gulfstreams. Repairs on other aircraft are available on request; the EASA-certified company is also an approved Honeywell line service center.

January 17, 2007 - 5:35am

Landing fees are scheduled to increase January 1 at Teterboro Airport, ostensibly due to higher operating, capital and safety improvement spending at the airport next year and beyond. Planned expenditures include those for pavement overlay and installation of edge lighting, construction of three taxiways, improvement to airfield drainage systems, new aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicles and additional Port Authority police.

January 16, 2007 - 11:01am

November 25 is the comment deadline for FAA’s proposed guidance on business aircraft wet leases.

January 12, 2007 - 6:02am

Another penalty has been assessed against Darby Aviation, one of several operators involved in the crash of a Challenger 600 at Teterboro Airport, N.J., on February 2. Doing business as AlphaJet International, the Muscle Shoals, Ala.

January 8, 2007 - 9:49am

On March 3 Falcon 900EX N973M sustained minor damage during a landing overrun at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. According to the NTSB preliminary report issued today, the trijet was initially cleared for the ILS to Runway 6. However, after a wind check reported the wind from 290 degrees at 10 knots, the pilots requested clearance to land on the reciprocal Runway 24.

December 21, 2006 - 6:26am

A November 27 town meeting about the effect of voluntary operational restrictions at Teterboro Airport raised questions about how long the cooperative spirit would last between the airport’s neighbors and users.

December 21, 2006 - 6:09am

After a second taxiing incident damaged the EMAS arrestor bed at the end of New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport Runway 6, the airport installed delineators to mark the bed. The EMAS, made of porous concrete by ESCO’s Engineered Material Arresting System Division, is marked with yellow chevrons per FAA guidance, but on October 25 a Challenger and on December 6 a Learjet taxied into the EMAS, both at night.

December 15, 2006 - 9:35am

Six weeks after the Teterboro Airport Industry Working Group, a cooperative effort between airport users and neighboring residents, reached agreement on several voluntary measures aimed at reducing noise and improving safety at the New Jersey airport, Rep. Steve Rothman (D-N.J.) called a town meeting to discuss how the measures are working.

 
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