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November 1, 2006, 8:43 AM

Peter Mauer, president of Diamond Aircraft’s North American division, last month said components of the single-engine Diamond D-Jet were taking shape in anticipation of an October first flight.

November 1, 2006, 7:22 AM

Don’t expect to see Ballistic Recovery Systems (BRS) parachutes on the first crop of very light jets.

November 1, 2006, 7:19 AM

In its determination of probable cause, the NTSB implicated a history of stability issues at high Mach speeds in the April 26, 2003, crash of Sino Swearingen’s number-one SJ30-2 prototype. Company test pilot Carroll Beeler was killed in the accident.

November 1, 2006, 7:17 AM

A Cessna 560 Citation V, registered HB-VLV and operated by Eagle Air of Bern, Switzerland, crashed on takeoff at Zurich Airport on Dec. 20, 2001, on a freezing cold night. The aircraft burned and both pilots–the only occupants–were killed.

November 1, 2006, 7:15 AM

In his producing and directing debut, Brian Terwilliger wanted to make an epic movie about the romance of flying, of all things.

November 1, 2006, 7:13 AM

Aviation security, fiscal policy and career-building strategies were among high-priority items on the agenda at the Women in Aviation International (WAI) Conference, held from March 10 to 12 in Dallas.

November 1, 2006, 7:09 AM

Aware that its aircraft owners  and operators have been growing increasingly dissatisfied with product support and service in recent years, Canadian business jet manufacturer Bombardier has launched a major initiative it says will remedy the problem.

November 1, 2006, 7:04 AM

The FAA has issued a final rule establishing a class of “quiet technology” aircraft to fly commercial tours over Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP).

November 1, 2006, 7:00 AM

Eclipse Aviation is now putting the finishing touches on its very light jet (VLJ) pilot training program.

November 1, 2006, 6:54 AM

The Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) has moved ahead on a program to demonstrate a corporate aviation application for flight-operations quality assurance (FOQA).