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November 28, 2006, 6:21 AM

Jet Aviation (Booth No. 780) announced it has received French government approval to operate the Cessna Citation Bravo into Saint Tropez- La Môle International Airport. According to the company, it is the first air-charter operator to receive this authorization.

November 28, 2006, 6:20 AM

Honeywell (Booth No. 406) has completed 330 TFE731-5BR engine conversions for upgrading Dassault Falcon 900As to 900Bs and for upgrading Falcon 20s to the -5BR that had earlier had their CF700s replaced with -5As.

November 28, 2006, 6:19 AM

The Nordam Group (Booth No. 954) has hired Terry Gray as director of engineering and program management at its Interiors and Structures Division.

November 28, 2006, 6:18 AM

NetJets Europe has bought a pre-owned Raytheon Beech 1900D twin turboprop to ensure timely positioning of flight crews, aircraft technicians and spare parts throughout Europe.

November 28, 2006, 6:15 AM

Irish helicopter and jet management and sales company Premier Aviation Services has signed for three Sikorsky S-76D corporate helicopters.

November 28, 2006, 6:12 AM

CAE (Booth No. 1344), which established a beachhead into business aviation simulator training by buying SimuFlite in December 2001, is bolstering its presence in Europe with the expansion of its facility in Burgess Hill, about 20 minutes south of London Gatwick Airport in southern England.

November 28, 2006, 6:00 AM

Universal Weather & Aviation, which provides a variety of preflight and in-flight services, has also set up FBO facilities at 15 locations in Europe over the last few years.

November 28, 2006, 5:42 AM

Eclipse founder, president and CEO Vern Raburn likens the potential for the mass air-taxi market that he envisions to the network effect that took hold as e-mail gained its burgeoning following.

November 28, 2006, 5:41 AM

“Last year, we did not expect any new 7X sales since we thought that long lead times would slow down the sales activity,” said Charles Edelstenne, Dassault Aviation chairman and CEO. “However, the rate of sales has remained high until the first quarter of the year.”

November 28, 2006, 5:30 AM

Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) has been sending out initial proposals for “green” corporate versions of the proposed 747-8 jetliner, for which parent company Boeing still seeks a launch customer.