Training Outfit Orders 20 Planes; Will Provide Owner
Nothing kicks off an event such as AOPA Expo like a big order...
and Diamond Aircraft announced Thursday that Airline Transport
Professionals (ATP) has purchased 20 single-engine Diamond D-Jets
to be utilized in ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program.
Cessna announced at AOPA Expo 2006 Thursday the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) has cleared the Citation Mustang for flight
into known icing (FIKI). Full FAA type certification for the
Citation Mustang was awarded September 8, making it the first of a
new category of entry level jets to win type certification from the
The National Transportation Safety Board recommends that the
Federal Aviation Administration: Disseminate to all principal
inspectors of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 135 certificate
holders and to all Part 135 certificate holders guidance that
includes specific procedures, such as those contained in the draft
revisions to Operations Specifications A-008...
ExcelAire, the operator of a bizjet involved in the tragic Gol
midair, tells ANN that "Civil lawsuits filed or to be filed this
week arising from that accident are premature, given that the facts
surrounding the accident have not yet been fully investigated and
established in a comprehensive accident investigation, according to
Robert Torricella, a Miami-based aviation attorney representing the