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January 19, 2007, 9:54 AM

The FAA updated guidance (FAA Notice NJO 7110.456) to controllers for taxi into position and hold (TIPH) procedures, effective February 5.

January 19, 2007, 9:52 AM

While the NTSB investigation into last month’s runway incursion at Denver International Airport continues, the pilot of one of the aircraft involved said blowing snow, which reduced visibility and covered the taxiway, caused disorientation, leading his Key Lime Air Metroliner to taxi onto an acti

January 19, 2007, 9:50 AM

Despite delays, which as of publication have seen only one of the new Eclipse 500 VLJs delivered, a niche market is doing business in sales of position numbers.

January 19, 2007, 9:48 AM

Scottsdale Ariz.-based fractional operator JetsAmerica is scheduled to take delivery of its first Eclipse 500 by the middle of next month, according to company chairman and CEO Brandon Carlson. The company offers quarter-share turnkey ownership in the new very light jet.

January 19, 2007, 9:46 AM

Pogo, a planned very light jet (VLJ) air-taxi operation launched in 2004 by former American Airlines chairman and CEO Robert Crandall, moved its schedule forward by one year and now expects to launch in June next year instead of in June 2009, likely using the Eclipse 500.

January 19, 2007, 9:44 AM

Maintenance provider AAR has acquired essentially all of the assets of Reebaire Aircraft, a regional aircraft MRO firm in Hot Springs, Ark. The newly acquired business will operate under the name AAR Aircraft Services-Hot Springs.

January 19, 2007, 9:42 AM

Britain’s secretary of state for Communities and Local Government will rule on TAG Aviation’s appeal for permission to increase the number of movements permitted at London-area Farnborough Airport.

January 19, 2007, 9:42 AM

AOPA has requested that the state of Ohio remove a requirement that with their annual aircraft registration renewal aircraft owners in the state sign a declaration  that they are not involved in terrorist activity. They are the only license holders under the state’s DOT required to do this.

January 19, 2007, 9:40 AM

The five major fractional operators fell short of AIR’s projected pilot hiring levels last year, according to statistics prepared by the Atlanta-based aviation employment consultant.

January 19, 2007, 9:37 AM

NetJets Europe pilots have yet to form their planned trade union and now there are signs that the movement to do so might be losing momentum as flight crews consider the revised pay and conditions offer the fractional ownership group made in early December.

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