Geoff Rapoport

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CS300s For EgyptAir Silver Lining For Bombardier
December 29, 2017 Two weeks after the Commerce Department finalized import duties of 292% on Bombardier’s Canadian-made C Series jets sold in...

Lobbying Brings Merry Christmas For AOPA
December 29, 2017 AOPA celebrated two lobbying milestones this holiday season, one national and one grass-roots. According to AOPA, over 25,000...

Demand Increases Appeal Of Airline Jobs
December 26, 2017 After more than a decade of poverty-level wages for regional airline pilots, rising demand for air travel coupled with a...

Air Force Replaces Thunderbirds CO
December 22, 2017 Lt. Col. Kevin Walsh, the Thunderbirds operations officer for the 2016 and 2017 show seasons, will command the squadron as...

NORSEE Approval For Levil’s BOM
December 22, 2017 The FAA has approved Levil Aviation’s Broadcasting Outer Module (BOM) avionics pod for installation on certified aircraft as a...

ITC Hears Boeing-Bombardier Opening Arguments
December 19, 2017 The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) heard opening arguments this week in Boeing’s complaint against Bombardier for...

Congressman Wants CVR Saved In Close Calls
December 18, 2017 Congressman Mark DeSaulnier is pushing to get cockpit voice recorder (CVR) data saved after a string of air carrier close...

Stratolaunch Takes First Steps
December 18, 2017 After first putting weight on wheels this spring, the Stratolaunch completed its first taxi tests over the weekend—steering...

Aerion Partners With Lockheed
December 15, 2017 Aerion Corporation, promoters of the AS2 12-seat, supersonic business jet concept, have partnered with Lockheed Martin to...

Fairbanks Pilot Faces Possible Jail Time
December 15, 2017 The pilot of a Ryan Navion has been criminally indicted by a federal jury in Alaska in relation to the crash of a Ryan Navion...