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407 Long Range Patrol Squadron Celebrates its Navy Heritage During Exercise

June 30th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

COMOX, BC – 407 Long Range Patrol Squadron from 19 Wing Comox, B.C., highlighted its rich maritime history by bearing the Canadian Naval Centennial logo when it deployed to exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) on June 26.

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Airlines Facing $2.5 Million in Fines

June 30th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing $2,476,075 in civil penalties against Trans States Airlines and GoJet Airlines of Bridgeton, Mo., for violation of various maintenance procedures and operating nine jets on 320 revenue passenger flights when the aircraft were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations.

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Company Caught Shipping Radioactive Material

June 30th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing civil penalties totaling $422,500 against two Indian companies for violation of U.S. Department of Transportation hazardous materials regulations.

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Jazz Reaches Tentative Agreement with Flight Attendants’ Union

June 30th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

HALIFAX – Jazz Air LP announced today that it has reached a tentative labour contract with its Flight Attendants represented by the Canadian Flight Attendants Union.

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Dassault Falcon Facing $450,000 Fine

June 29th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

FORT WORTH — The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $450,000 civil penalty against Dassault Falcon Jet Corp. and its completion center in Little Rock, Ark., for improperly plating certain parts and installing them on airplanes.

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Major Changes Proposed to Icing Certification Rules

June 29th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a significant expansion of its icing certification standards, including a new requirement that manufacturers show airplanes can operate safely in freezing drizzle or freezing rain, conditions that constitute an icing environment known as “supercooled large drops”

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FAA Proposes $700,000 Civil Penalty Against Executive Airlines

June 28th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

ATLANTA — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a civil penalty of $700,000 against Executive Airlines, Inc., The San Juan, Puerto Rico airline, which does business as American Eagle Airlines, allegedly operated eight of its ATR-42 twin-turboprop airliners when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations.

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Boeing NewGen Tanker Win Would Bring 230 Jobs, $11 Million to Minnesota

June 28th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Boeing Company today announced that Minnesota will benefit from approximately 230 jobs and an estimated $11 million in annual economic impact if the Boeing NewGen Tanker is selected as the U.S. Air Force’s next aerial refueling aircraft.

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Canada’s Airports Welcome China

June 27th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

OTTAWA, ON – Canada’s airports today applauded the signing of a formal agreement for Canada to be one of the approved destinations for tourist travel for nationals of the People’s Republic of China.

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13 New SAR Techs Receive Their Wings

June 27th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

COMOX, BC – After 11 months of intensive training, 13 new search and rescue technicians (SAR techs) received their SAR tech wings and distinctive orange berets on June 17.

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