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January 31, 2007, 10:04 AM

Enhanced weather data and flight planning tools are now available for Canada under the Flight Operations link at www.navcanada.ca. New online services include flight plan filing, notam access and aviation weather interpretation manuals.

January 31, 2007, 10:03 AM

The NTSB’s unusually lengthy preliminary report on the February 16 crash of a Circuit City Citation 560 on an ILS approach to Pueblo Memorial Airport (PUB), Pueblo, Colo., did not mention the minimum safe altitude warning (MSAW) the crew received moments before the crash or whether the jet was on

January 31, 2007, 10:02 AM

In the runup to the planned January 20 implementation of reduced vertical separation minimums (RVSM) in the U.S., Canada, South America and Mexico, the FAA has released new guidance documents to assist operators seeking to comply with the requirements of the new operating rules.

January 31, 2007, 9:58 AM

Fred Barth, former manager of flight control for AT&T, retired last spring after 27 years with the Morristown, N.J.-based flight department. He can be reached at (973) 697-2648 or fbarth@wyvernltd.com.

January 31, 2007, 9:57 AM

The survey, with a base of more than 675 flight departments, presents a set of baseline data broken down by characteristics of the flight department and the corporation. It allows NBAA members to compare their own operations to a composite of similar flight departments.

January 31, 2007, 9:56 AM

At an oversight meeting on the President’s proposed FY2006 budget for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), subcommittee chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) expressed concern about the lack of progress by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and TSA in reopening the airport.

January 31, 2007, 9:54 AM

According to NBAA, the four-day show, which ran from February 13 to 16, drew 1,525 attendees, 75 more than last year’s show, and 275 exhibitors, 37 more than in 2004.

January 31, 2007, 9:51 AM

Embraer is now in the final flight-test phase of the certification process that will raise the service ceiling of the Legacy business jet from FL370 to FL410. Certification of the twinjet’s new ceiling will coincide with deliveries of aircraft starting next spring.

January 31, 2007, 9:48 AM

Following a recommendation from the French civil aviation authority, Dallas-based CAE SimuFlite will be obtaining approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for additional maintenance training courses.

January 31, 2007, 9:48 AM

In the January issue of AIN (page 39), we recounted the origins of the Learjet, complete with references to the well worn tale of the Swiss fighter connection.

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