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December 15, 2006, 8:02 AM

A Raytheon Premier I business jet operated by Spain-based Gestair overran the runway while landing at Deauville, France, on December 6 at about 1:20 p.m. local time. There were no injuries to the four occupants–two pilots and two passengers–and no damage to the airplane, according to Gestair.

December 15, 2006, 7:59 AM

Britain’s Department for Transport (DfT) has decided not to act unilaterally to impose new restrictions on UK-based aircraft that are registered overseas. In October 2005, the DfT completed a consultation on possible changes to the rules governing foreign-registered aircraft in the UK.

December 15, 2006, 7:37 AM

The Yakovlev design bureau plans to build another 12 examples of the Yak-130 advanced trainer, which is on display in the static park here, during the next two years, according to general director Oleg Demchenko, who is also chairman of Irkut Corporation.

December 15, 2006, 7:33 AM

ITT Industries is showcasing its modular scalable electronic-warfare and self-protection systems that can be tailored for use on fixed- and rotary-wing platforms ranging from the Special Forces’ C-130s to the new NH 90 helicopter, soon to enter service.

December 15, 2006, 7:06 AM

Marotta Controls (Hall 3 Stand D12) is unveiling two new products at Le Bourget that represent innovative solutions to long-standing problems presented by modern military aircraft operations.

December 15, 2006, 7:02 AM

EADS has initiated talks with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) with a view to offering the T-50 for the Eurotrainer requirement.

December 15, 2006, 6:44 AM

Making its first flight just days before the show, the Beechcraft King Air 350ER special mission aircraft is making a debut appearance here at Le Bourget.

December 15, 2006, 6:38 AM

One of the helicopters gracing Eurocopter’s static display here at the Paris Air Show is a bright red-and-yellow EC 135 belonging to Norsk Luftambulanse (Norwegian Air Ambulance). The air medical helicopter is the company’s eighth EC 135.

December 15, 2006, 6:37 AM

Following its success in securing contracts to supply wing and fuselage components for the Airbus A380 from its Emmen, Switzerland plant, Ruag Aerospace has achieved a further success in its aerospace construction.

December 15, 2006, 6:37 AM

Elbit’s El-Op division has developed a laser radar system capable of detecting obstacles.

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