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March 30, 2007, 7:55 AM

United Airlines availed itself of more options to its imperiled code-share partnership with Atlantic Coast Airlines last month, when it recruited Indianapolis-based Chautauqua and Republic Airlines and Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Shuttle America to fly as United Express out of Washington Dulles and Ch

March 30, 2007, 7:53 AM

Canada’s largest aerospace company has apparently given up playing coy about its reliance on government support to compete in the large RJ arena.

March 30, 2007, 7:52 AM

Close to 100 Falcon 900s are the subject of an Airworthiness Directive requiring revisions to the “abnormal procedures” section of the airplane flight manual and an update of EFIS symbol generators.

March 30, 2007, 7:51 AM

Sometimes the simplest ideas turn out to be the best ones. After initially targeting the Bendix/King KMD 250 multifunction display to owners of piston singles, Honeywell now believes the unit will turn out to be a popular addition in the cockpits of many turboprops and business jets.

March 30, 2007, 7:49 AM

If asked today for their views about automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), many pilots might respond that it was developed to meet the unique needs of single-engine commercial operators in remote areas such as Alaska, where only minimal ATC services were available.

March 30, 2007, 7:48 AM

Although the FAA warned business jet operators that there was no way it could extend a January 1 deadline for installation of emergency locator transmitters (ELTs), the agency apparently did not make an effort to enforce the rule after hundreds failed to comply on time.

March 30, 2007, 7:47 AM

Just about everything written so far about domestic RVSM seems to be focused on ways operators can comply with the upcoming requirements by next year’s January 20 deadline.

March 30, 2007, 7:45 AM

Mid-Canada Mod Center has obtained an STC for a complete cockpit upgrade of a Challenger 601-1A with gear from Universal Avionics.

March 30, 2007, 7:45 AM

Avquotes.com recently added RVSM modifications to its online aviation maintenance and refurbishment quote system. The Greer, S.C. company said it currently has 13 service providers on its list with capabilities to perform RVSM modifications on 44 aircraft models.

March 30, 2007, 7:44 AM

Dallas-based Business Jet Technologies is teaming with Shadin and AeroMech to develop an RVSM equipment package for Gulfstream IIs and IIIs. The package, said a spokesman, can be installed for about $175,000 at the company’s Tulsa, Okla.

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