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January 29, 2007, 6:59 AM

A new term might soon join the lexicon of the FAA–“Complex STC.” According to the FAA, there have been STC-approved installations that have been “inappropriate” because the approval has not been compatible with already modified versions of the base aircraft model for which the STC applies.

January 29, 2007, 6:58 AM

In an effort to increase convenience, safety and efficiency, Aircraft Belts and Signature Plating have formed a strategic partnership called Air Funnel.

January 29, 2007, 6:57 AM

Wing Aviation on Lone Star Executive Airport near Houston has opened a second paint facility designed to increase overall capacity. The new facility includes a wash rack and provides space for stripping metal and composite preparation processes.

January 29, 2007, 6:56 AM

The FAA last month issued three separate airworthiness alerts on the TBM 700 turboprop single.

January 29, 2007, 6:56 AM

The average price of a gallon of jet-A at U.S. FBOs in mid-December was $2.48 to $2.51, according to two independent surveys of hundreds of FBOs. This average nearly matches the average reported over the last several months.

January 29, 2007, 6:56 AM

“This FAA certification represents a significant milestone in the expansion of our airframe maintenance capability,” said David Storch, president and CEO of AAR. The Wood Dale, Ill.

January 29, 2007, 6:54 AM

The Brazilian Departamento de Aviacao Civil has approved Raytheon Aircraft Services Tampa as a Brazilian Repair Station. The facility is in the process of completing its first Brazilian Beechjet repair and inspection.

January 29, 2007, 6:53 AM

Securaplane Technologies has signed new distributor agreements for Hawker main ship batteries with Corporate Jet Support, Cirrus Aero Accessories and CRS Jet Spares.

January 29, 2007, 6:47 AM

Archie Trammell, former magazine editor turned radar and convective weather expert, has added a bimonthly online magazine to supplement his long-running radar seminars.

January 29, 2007, 6:46 AM

CHC Helicopter of St. John’s, Newfoundland, last month signed a letter of intent to buy Schreiner Aviation Group in the Netherlands. CHC expects to complete confirmatory due diligence and negotiate final agreements, subject to regulatory approval, for a closing by the end of this month.

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