AINalerts » April 5, 2007

April 5, 2007 - 12:50pm

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) is looking for a new CEO to succeed Brian Humphries, who will become part-time president of the Brussels, Belgium-based group. Humphries took the chief executive’s position on a part-time basis in 2004, having previously been EBAA chairman while also serving as managing director of Shell Aviation.

April 5, 2007 - 12:48pm

In its announcement last week that more ESCO Engineered Materials Arresting System (EMAS) beds have been authorized for installation at Kennedy, Newark and Teterboro Airports, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey declared that the EMAS already in place for Runway 6 at Teterboro had “safely stopped” one aircraft overrun a week after it was installed. That’s not accurate. Rather, in the Oct.

April 5, 2007 - 12:47pm

Jets for Vets, a new initiative sponsored by an aircraft dealers association, is arranging free flights on corporate aircraft for military personnel wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families.

April 5, 2007 - 12:45pm

In the final report on the February 2005 Cessna Citation 560 crash in Pueblo, Colo., the NTSB said it interviewed instructors about pilot training on Citation 560 de-icing procedures. The Citation 560 AFM recommends that pilots wait to activate de-ice boots until one-quarter to half an inch of ice accumulates to prevent so-called ice bridging.

April 5, 2007 - 12:44pm

An FAA draft letter of interpretation seeks public comment by May 3 on the meaning of the term “known icing conditions,” used–but undefined–in the FARs.

 

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