Monthly Archive: March 2011

CommutAir Receives first Dash 8-300 from Austrian Arrows, 3/27/11 –

(Cleveland, Ohio)  – CommutAir, a division of Champlain Enterprises, took delivery of its first -300 series DeHavilland Dash 8 aircraft on Sunday, 3/27/11, when N837CA touched down in Cleveland at the conclusion of a two day, six-leg, ferry flight from Innsbruck, Austria. Formerly registered OE-LTB, this is one of five Dash 8-314’s purchased from Innsbruck, …

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Troubles Again Force FAA to Lower Eclipse 500 Service Ceiling – Flying Magazine

The FAA has issued an airworthiness directive reducing the Eclipse EA500’s maximum ceiling to 30,000 feet after several reported instances of engine surging. This is the second time the FAA has sought to lower the Eclipse 500’s ceiling because of problems with the airplane’s Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F-A engines. A 2008 AD reduced the …

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Vision Airlines Puts Passengers on Cloud Nine With $19 Seat Sale

Starting at midnight, Sunday, March 20, 2011, just in time for spring break vacation and to celebrate the start of its new service, Vision Airlines launches an introductory $19* one-way seat sale on the carrier’s flights to and from cities in 11 states to NW Florida Regional Airport. It serves the Destin/Fort Walton Beach area, …

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Airbus Indicted In AF447 Accident | AVIATION WEEK

Even as the French government gets ready to launch another attempt to find the wreckage of Air France flight 447, a French magistrate has moved ahead and issued an indictment against Airbus, maker of the A330-200 involved in the 2009 accident. The move is not unusual for French judicial proceedings in the wake of a …

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