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February 1, 2007, 10:31 AM

NBAA’s prophecy is coming true. The FAA published a “show cause” notice to extend the flight-reduction program through October 31 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The program went into effect on November 1, originally with an expiration date of April 30.

February 1, 2007, 10:30 AM

The Challenger crash at Teterboro on February 2 brought out the usual airport opponents. For many years, local officials, activists and residents in areas around the airport have been trying to restrain airport growth.

February 1, 2007, 10:28 AM

Europe’s ambitious program to introduce mode-S surveillance datalink technology has once again been rescheduled to account for operational and technical difficulties.

February 1, 2007, 10:27 AM

The recently released NTSB preliminary report on the February 2 crash of a Bombardier Challenger 600 at New Jersey’s Teterboro (TEB) Airport was all too brief, considering the stir the spectacular, though nonfatal, accident caused in the national media.

February 1, 2007, 10:27 AM

A majority of professional pilots have earned a flight instructor rating as the first stepping stone on their aviation career path. However, keeping that hard-achieved rating means religiously renewing it every two years.

February 1, 2007, 10:26 AM

Fire is the sharpest two-edged sword in man’s bag of tools. When under control it was a formidable tool that warmed, comforted, cooked food and kept wild beasts at bay for prehistoric man. Today, it fulfills those and many other needs, yet out of control it is man’s worst nightmare.

February 1, 2007, 10:26 AM

Marquis Jet is now marketing a 25-hour card that gives users access to 12.5 hours in each of two different aircraft types. The new card combines aircraft types with different seating and baggage configurations, amenities and distance capabilities.

February 1, 2007, 10:25 AM

An AD issued last month requires operators of certain Gulfstream IV-SP series to install software and hardware updates to their Honeywell Primus Epic avionics to correct an EFIS display blanking problem.

February 1, 2007, 10:24 AM

Montreal-based simulator manufacturer and training organization CAE announced a restructuring plan, including several hundred layoffs, to take effect April 1. The move is aimed at restoring the company’s profitability.

February 1, 2007, 10:24 AM

Operators of all U.S.-registered Challenger 600s, 601s and 604s and Canadair Regional Jets, which are derived from the business jet, must incorporate flight manual revisions to ensure that before takeoff the “wing leading edge and upper wing surface are completely free of ice, frost, snow or slus

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