Gulfstream G650 flight-test program resumed flying on May 28, 2011. Gulfstream Aerospace anticipates certification later this year with entry into service in 2012.
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DATE: May 27, 2011 AD #: 2011-12-51 Emergency airworthiness directive (AD) 2011-12-51 is sent to owners and operators of Dassault Aviation Model FALCON 7X airplanes. BackgroundThe European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), which is the Technical Agent for the Member States of the European Community, has issued Emergency Airworthiness Directive 2011-0102-E, dated May 26, 2011 (referred [...]
REDUCED VERTICAL SEPARATION MINIMUM (RVSM) MONITORING REQUIREMENTS BACKGROUND 1. The height-keeping performance of aircraft is a key element in ensuring the safe operations of RVSM airspace. The RVSM monitoring standards established in paragraph 3 are considered the minimum requirement needed to maintain the safety of operations in RVSM designated airspace. 2. In conjunction with internationally [...]
Mexico April 22, 2011 The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens traveling to and living in Mexico about the security situation in Mexico. This Travel Warning supersedes the Travel Warning for Mexico dated September 10, 2010 to consolidate and update information about the security situation and to advise the [...]
The FAA has changed the designation of RNP-SAAAR Approaches to RNP-Approval Required or RNP-AR. This will keep US based procedures in line with ICAO terms for Performance Based Navigation. AC 90-101A can be found here!
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According to the Associated Press, Egypt’s prosecutor general announced the 15-day detention of the country’s former president, Hosni Mubarak. More…