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  • Florida mercy flight proves fatal for all


    <P>An airline transport-rated pilot flying his ailing friend from Key West to Gainesville, Florida for a possible...


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  • Silver Airways takes delivery of second Saab 340B

    News | 20 Jan 2012 22:02

    <p>Florida-based Silver Airways has taken delivery of a second Saab 340B Plus aircraft. </p><p>As part of a rebrand from Gulfstream International Airlines to...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Silver-Airways-takes-delivery-of-second-Saab-340B-367205/
  • Florida mercy flight proves fatal for all

    News | 14 Nov 2008 14:05 | John Croft

    <P>An airline transport-rated pilot flying his ailing friend from Key West to Gainesville, Florida for a possible emergency organ transplant died along with the friend and one other passenger when their Partenavia P.68C crashed on approach to the Gainesville Regional Airport in poor weather early in the morning on 7 November.</P> <P>According to a <A href="http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20081107X83550&amp;key=1">preliminary&nbsp;report </A>by the US National Transportation Safety Board, the five-passenger high-wing twin crashed in a wooded area about 1,090m (3,575ft) from the threshold to <A href="http://www.airnav.com/airport/GNV">Runway&nbsp;29 at Gainesville</A>, the runway to which the aircraft had been cleared to fly an instrument approach by Jacksonville Centre. The 175m debris path was aligned with the runway, investigators found. </P> <P>Reported weather at Gainesville at 0253, less than 10min after the accident, was wind calm, visibility 1/4mi in fog and verticalhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Florida-mercy-flight-proves-fatal-for-all-318867/
  • DayJet names base

    News | 31 Jul 2006 23:00

    <p>US air-taxi operator DayJet has named Gainesville in Florida as its first DayBase, where aircraft and crews for its per-seat on-demand service will be based. The city is already one of five Florida locations, or DayPorts, to be served by DayJet when it launches in November. A second DayBase will be named later. </p><p>Eclipse 500 very light jets serving north Florida will be based at Gainesville Regional airport and will return there each day for overnight light maintenance. The airport will also serve as DayJet's south-east USA maintenance facility.</p><p>DayJet will launch in Florida before expanding to cover the south-east USA. In addition to Gainesville, DayPorts will be established at Boca Raton, Lakeland, Pensacola and Tallahassee. </p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DayJet-names-base-208239/
  • DayJet reveals charter locations

    News | 19 Jun 2006 23:00

    <P><STRONG><FONT size=1>By Graham Warwick in Washington DC</FONT></STRONG></P> <P>Air-taxi operator DayJet has begun hiring pilots and ground staff after announcing the first locations for its per-seat on-demand charter service using Eclipse 500 very light jets. So-called DayPorts are to be operational at five small and medium-sized Florida cities when service begins in November.</P> <P>DayPorts will be established at Boca Raton and Lakeland, where no scheduled airline service exists today, and at Gainesville, Pensacola and Tallahassee, where only limited airline service is available. DayJet plans to begin service between DayPorts with 10 Eclipses, plus two spares, operating from 07:00-23:00 daily, Monday to Friday.</P> <P align=center> <TABLE style="WIDTH: 445px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH> <P align=right><IMG id=D#http://www.flightglobal.com/assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=13193 style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px solid; BORDER-TOP: 1px solid; BORDER-LEFT: 1px sohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DayJet-reveals-charter-locations-207309/
  • US DOT distributes new round of AIP grants to airports

    News | 27 Aug 2003 18:20 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='mso-fareast-font-family:"MS Mincho"'>The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued federal grants to a long list of US airports to cover security and facility upgrades.<u1:p></u1:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='mso-fareast-font-family:"MS Mincho"'>San Francisco airport (SFO) is one of the biggest recipients of the grants, </span>which were made available under the US FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). </p> <p class=MsoNormal>SFO has received a total of $15 million, of which $13.4 million will be used for <span style='mso-fareast-font-family:"MS Mincho"'>rehabilitation of a runway, taxiways, an apron and runway electrical power distribution, as well as enhancements to the airport’s security. The remaining $1.6 million will fund a new aircraft noise monitoring system. </span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='mso-fareast-font-family:"MS Mihttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-DOT-distributes-new-round-of-AIP-grants-to-airports-273916/