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June 16, 2009 - 7:03am

Aviation Communications & Surveillance Systems (ACSS) is closing in on end-of-the-year certification for T3CAS, a product that combines a traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS), terrain awareness and warning system (TAWS) and mode-S transponder with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast capability (ADS-B) in a single unit.

December 10, 2008 - 10:54am

According to the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA), the International Brotherhood of Teamsters is gearing up to ask lawmakers to include in an upcoming economic stimulus bill a moratorium on the use of foreign repair stations by U.S. air carriers. Such a moratorium, ARSA explained, could mean that “U.S.

December 1, 2008 - 6:39am

At the Air Traffic Control Association’s annual November Convention in Washington, FAA director of surveillance and broadcast services Vincent Capezutto advised AIN that he expected that the final rule covering the mandated carriage of ADS-B out avionics will be published in April 2010. This is about 12 months later than the FAA had anticipated, but Capezutto believes that the original mandate date of Jan.

September 30, 2008 - 7:46am

Completions group Yankee Pacific Aerospace of Rye, N.H., is celebrating just its second anniversary, but that hasn’t stopped the company from contemplating further acquisitions to reach a non-U.S. base of customers or from taking on ever more complicated completions projects.

August 11, 2008 - 6:46am

The prospect of mandatory French registration for all aircraft based in France appears to be fading following a recent census of foreign-registered aircraft conducted
by the country’s civil aviation authority (DGAC). Officials experienced difficulties gathering information for the census and were able to get firm data on only about
100 aircraft.

May 27, 2008 - 10:05am

Three months after September 11 corporate flight departments with aircraft registered outside the U.S. were still experiencing serious difficulties operating into and within U.S. airspace. For each planned flight, not-for-hire operators (Part 91 equivalent) are still required to apply to the FAA for waivers to the ban on non-N-registered aircraft that was imposed after September 11.

May 17, 2008 - 4:38am

The system developed under the Cape Town Treaty to clarify ownership of aircraft and equipment is being made easier to use. Two years’ customer experience has driven changes aimed at improving International Registry of Mobile Assets (IRMA) processes used in recording individual financial interests.

May 15, 2008 - 7:13am

Cabotage is: (a) a cabbage soup popular in Russia; (b) the age of a guy named Cabot; (c) the transport of a paying passenger from one point to another within the same country by a foreign carrier. If your answer was (c), congratulations. But if you were not aware that U.S.

May 7, 2008 - 9:19am

Beginning this month, 22 additional European countries require all aircraft entering their airspace above FL 245 to be equipped with 8.33-kHz VHF radios. In addition, current exemptions to the requirement already in effect in seven other European countries will not be extended and no new exemptions will be approved.

May 6, 2008 - 9:45am

Effective at the end of the month, 22 additional European countries will require all aircraft entering their airspace above FL 245 to be equipped with 8.33-kHz VHF radios. In addition, starting next month, current exemptions to the requirement already in effect in seven other European countries will not be extended and no new exemptions will be approved.

 
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