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A new proposed airworthiness directive issued by the FAA on Wednesday affects up to 6,000 general aviation aircraft, mostly (but not limited to) Pipers and Cessnas, equipped with Meggitt (Troy) Inc. combustion heaters. The required inspections would cost about $425, the FAA said, and if repairs are needed, the cost could rise above $6,000.
The FAA issued a Notam on Monday restricting U.S. flight operators from flying in the airspace above Syria. Previously, operators had been warned to contact the FAA before flying there. "The ongoing armed conflict and volatile security environment in Syria poses a serious potential threat to civil aviation," the FAA said.
Eclipse Aerospace laid off "several" workers from its plant in Albuquerque last week, local news organizations have reported. "I've had much better days," Eclipse Aerospace Senior Vice President Ed Lundeen told Albuquerque Business First on Friday. "The bottom line is that the market has not recovered yet. We're not seeing the sales we planned for."
Seven general aviation advocacy groups said this week they have sent a letter (PDF) to officials in the Transportation Department asking them to expedite a review of the FAA's proposed rulemaking that would change the requirements for a third-class medical. The groups asked Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to complete the review within 30 days and open the NPRM to public comment.
A couple of new companies are trying fresh approaches to pull high-value business travellers out of the backpack and tennis shoe mainstream of modern air travel. La Compagnie is the latest to begin an "all business class" service to Europe.
Textron Aviation is closing former Cessna fractional operator CitationAir and selling the remaining airplanes. CitationAir was started in 2000 as CitationShares, a division of Cessna. Cessna stopped selling shares in new aircraft and jet cards two years ago and it's ceasing flight operations Oct. 31.
– Key lawmakers are asking the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Administration to expedite a review of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) proposed rulemaking on third-class medical reform.
With all the recent attention to in-the-ear and on-the-ear headsets, Lightspeed has fired back with a cutting edge new over-the-ear model that takes noise attenuation and audio processing to new levels.
Also: AquaPacer!, ProAdvantage, S Korea's Astro Shortage, More Aero-Diesel Growth Expected What seems like a good idea for real estate brokers and property buyers is not going to be allowed by the FAA. The nation's largest residential real estate brokerage group has advised its members not only to stop flying UAVs to get video and aerial images of their listings ... but also to stop using images and video they have already obtained, even from outside sources. The KidVenture area at EAA AirVenture 2014 celebrated its 16th year with record numbers of attendance and volunteer hours. Numbers were so significant that KidVenture volunteers ran out of project materials and had to dip into next year’s materials to keep things running. The Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) is less than enthusiastic about the FAA's changes in repair station regulations under 14 CFR part 145 announced last Tuesday. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
CubCrafters Is Growing... And In A 'Down' Industry -- Find Out How While at EAA AirVenture 2014, ANN’s Michael Maya Charles stopped to talk with John Whitish, the Marketing Manager for CubCrafters. Charles started off with the comment that the CubCrafters product line seems to be expanding in a period of time that other facets of general aviation have been in the decline.