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Another light jet enters the race, as Bob Bornhofen, designer of the Maverick kitbuilt twinjet, is reportedly working on a five-seat, single-engine Sport-Jet that would be certified. It's expected to be flying by the end of this year. The jet will feature a standard ballistic chute, according to AOPA...

The FAA will test ADS-B weather datalink with 100 aircraft on the U.S. East Coast this year...

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has launched a new Web site with a new domain name: www.nata.aero. The new Web site includes an expanded Press Room with biographies and pictures of key NATA staff, a NATA fact sheet, statistical information on the industry and archived press releases…

Peru's largest airline, Aero Continente, was blocked from U.S. airspace; FAA cites safety concerns...

To celebrate Earth Day, Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta announced that the Bush Administration will provide $307 million in grants this year to soundproof homes and schools and combat noise pollution near airports in at least 29 communities across America.