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November 16, 2006, 4:37 AM

Included in the several factors that the NTSB says contributed to the Feb. 2, 2005 crash of a Challenger 600 at Teterboro Airport was its determination that the third crewmember, or “cabin aide,” was not properly trained.

November 16, 2006, 4:31 AM

After operating below the radar for several years, Maverick Jets, now headquartered in Jackson, Wyo., revealed it is working on a next-generation Maverick Leader called the SmartJet.

November 16, 2006, 4:30 AM

In an October 24 letter to FAA Administrator Marion Blakey, National Air Transportation Association (NATA) president James Coyne asked the agency to form an aviation rulemaking committee (ARC) to address industry concerns regarding its impending rule to require commercial and fractional jet pilot

November 16, 2006, 4:28 AM

Within days of the Teterboro Challenger crash and weeks before the NTSB released recommendations as a result of its investigation into the accident, the FAA had started its scrutiny of air-taxi operators, which continues today.

November 16, 2006, 4:26 AM

The Safety Board determined that factors contributing to the Teterboro Challenger accident were Platinum Jet Management’s conduct of charter flights without FAA certification, false representation of itself as a charter operator and its failure to ensure that all for-hire flights were conducted i

November 16, 2006, 4:22 AM

In a final report adopted Tuesday, the NTSB concluded that the probable cause of the Feb.

November 16, 2006, 4:17 AM

Technical, design and operational requirements for simulators and flight training devices (FTDs) will be updated and consolidated under one new rule, FAR Part 60.

November 16, 2006, 4:15 AM

The FAA is expected to publish tomorrow a final rule extending through Oct. 31, 2008, a flight-reduction program at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, including slot reservations for general aviation operations.

November 16, 2006, 4:14 AM

Raytheon Aircraft delivered 39 jets and 36 King Airs in the third quarter of this year compared with 29 jets and 27 King Airs in the same period last year, according to figures released last Thursday at Raytheon’s third-quarter earnings conference call.

November 16, 2006, 4:01 AM

General aviation manufacturers continue to show steady growth in deliveries and backlogs.

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