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June 30, 2003
From Aviation Today
Maintenance technician fatigue may have played a major role in the fatal crash of an Air Midwest Beech 1900D at Charlotte, N.C., Jan. 8. Work degradation from fatigue is well documented. When people get tired, they lose initiative, self-discipline and attention to detail. The time sheets examined... Read More »
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June 23, 2003
From Aviation Today
When people get tired, they lose initiative, self-discipline and attention to detail. Work degradation from fatigue is well documented. Fatigue may have played a role in the step-skipping mentioned above the night the elevator control cables were tightened on the Air Midwest aircraft. From the... Read More »
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June 16, 2003
From Aviation Today
During the recent hearings into the fatal Jan. 8 crash of an Air Midwest [AMI] twin turboprop, investigators said that when the Beech 1900D left maintenance the day before, the turnbuckles used to adjust tension on the control cables were separated by 1.76 inches. Typically, the turnbuckles are... Read More »
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June 16, 2003
From Aviation Today
In the C/R News issue dated June 2, the Raytheon Aerospace stock symbol was incorrectly identified as RTN, carried on the New York Stock Exchange. RTN represents Raytheon Co., which sold Raytheon Aerospace in 2001. It owns Raytheon Aircraft, which built the 1900D. Raytheon Aerospace is majority... Read More »
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June 9, 2003
From Aviation Today
The Beech 1900D is the evolutionary descendant of the Beech 200, which was certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 30 years ago. In the intervening period, the airplane grew through various models, raising a fundamental question: at what point has the aircraft been so modified that... Read More »
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June 9, 2003
From Aviation Today
A small but steady growth in the small cargo turboprop market is pushing Raytheon Airline Aviation Services (RAAS)[NYSE:RTN] into that market, according to David Rosenberg, manager of business development. The company anticipates being able to place 10 to 12 Beech 1900C model aircraft into the... Read More »
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June 2, 2003
From Aviation Today
Regional airlines tend to be identified by the individuals who lead them - the "Cult Of The Personality," as it were. This is nowhere more true than at Mesa Air Group [Nasdaq: MESA] headed by a president and CEO noted for taking failing airlines and turning them in profitable, efficient and well... Read More »
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June 2, 2003
From Aviation Today
Regional carriers can expect tighter controls on both maintenance programs and operational weight and balance procedures following hearings on the fatal crash of an Air Midwest Beech 1900D at Charlotte, N.C. The crash occurred on Jan. 8, two days after the aircraft underwent maintenance, causing... Read More »
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June 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
Many believe today s manned combat aircraft will someday be dinosaurs, succeeded by unmanned air vehicles (UAVs). If so, the Eurofighter Typhoon, currently entering service, represents Europe s ultimate effort in man-machine integration for aerial combat. But such an accomplishment is just one... Read More »
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June 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
As everyone knows, the success of radio frequency (RF) applications depends as much upon the antenna as upon the electronics behind it.A new satellite-based airborne communications network developed by ARINC Inc., for example, seeks to introduce "true" broadband connectivity to the corporate jet... Read More »
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May 26, 2003
From Aviation Today
PHOENIX, Ariz. - A total of 171 exhibitors displayed their products and services at the Phoenix Civic Plaza convention center during the Regional Airline Association (RAA) show here last week. These ranged from major manufacturers such as Bombardier, Embraer, GE Engines, Rolls-Royce, Saab Aircraft... Read More »
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May 26, 2003
From Aviation Today
Overweight and tail heavy airplane was 'legal' for takeoff The fatal Jan. 8 crash of Air Midwest [AMI] Flight 5481 on takeoff at Charlotte, N.C., illustrates the danger of operating an aircraft outside of its approved performance envelope and how maintenance error can combine with an overloaded... Read More »
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May 19, 2003
From Aviation Today
This year, for the first time, Commuter/Regional Airline News is giving out two Executive of the Year awards - one to a regional jet airline executive and another to a turboprop airline team. Started in 1993 by then C/R News Editor Kelly Murphy and the late Joe Murphy, the Executive of the Year... Read More »
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May 19, 2003
From Aviation Today
Keeping an airline operating smoothly and efficiently is a matter of logistics. A major part of the logistics process is maintaining the thousands of spares required to keep the aircraft flying - while simultaneously not having hundreds of thousands of dollars tied up in excessive inventory. With... Read More »
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May 1, 2003
From Aviation Today
When BAE Systems stopped making complete civil aircraft, it pondered how to stay in the business. Supporting its large family of regional aircraft was the answer. When BAE Systems announced in November 2001 that it was closing the production lines for its RJ and RJX series because of the uncertain... Read More »
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May 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
Garmin Chosen for the Mustang Cessna Aircraft Co. has chosen Garmin International s new G1000 integrated glass cockpit for its new Citation Mustang business jet. The aircraft s panel will have a 15-inch multifunction display flanked by two 10-inch primary flight displays. The G1000 system has a... Read More »
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April 7, 2003
From Aircraft Value News
Values of corporate jets continue to be adversely affected by weak economic conditions such that some types have experienced a near 10 percent decline over the last quarter. The corporate jet market is often viewed as the barometer of the world economy. When the economy is buoyant, values of... Read More »
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April 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
Time was when a clear distinction existed between air transport and corporate aircraft operations. The airliners were (and still are) the workhorses that regularly carted passengers and cargo around, while the corporate aircraft were the thoroughbreds, used less frequently and with great care... Read More »
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April 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
Following a decade-long gestation period, Eurocontrol s ambitious Mode S surveillance program is accelerating. On March 31, coordinated Mode S secondary surveillance radar (SSR) coverage was to commence over France, Germany, Switzerland, the UK and the Benelux states (Belgium, Luxembourg and the... Read More »
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April 1, 2003
From Avionics Today
Enter Entegra Avidyne Corp. recently gained Federal Aviation Administration approval for its FlightMax Entegra primary flight display (PFD). The 10.4-inch display presents standard flight instrumentation, and its approval includes Avidyne s solid state air data and attitude/heading reference... Read More »
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