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October 30, 2006, 12:15 PM

Cessna has recently added online access to Service Bulletins and Letters for all Citation models at its support Web site (

October 30, 2006, 12:13 PM

The third quarter of next year will see the opening ceremony of a new Bombardier factory-owned service center at Love Field in Dallas. The nearly 100,000-sq-ft facility will increase service space by 60 percent and will accommodate Learjets, Challengers and Globals.

October 30, 2006, 12:12 PM

Dallas Airmotive also recently announced that it has opened a regional turbine center in Millville, N.J. The 8,000-sq-ft facility supports turbine aircraft operators in the Northeastern U.S. and is located at Millville Municipal Airport adjacent to the company’s maintenance hangar.

October 30, 2006, 12:11 PM

Dallas Airmotive (DAI) last month signed two contracts with Pacific Turbines Brisbane (PTB) of Brisbane, Australia. The contracts appoint PTB as sales representative for Dallas Airmotive in Australia and the surrounding region, and as a Dallas Airmotive authorized service center.

October 30, 2006, 12:08 PM

Dallas Airmotive has commissioned a new PW300 and PW500 repair and overhaul facility at its Forest Park production center in Dallas. The 13,000-sq-ft facility follows the company’s 2004 appointment by Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) as a designated overhaul facility for the engines.

October 30, 2006, 12:06 PM

Augmenting its long list of Learjet capabilities, Duncan Aviation has added landing-gear overhaul to its offerings at Battle Creek. “Battle Creek recently received Bombardier’s Learjet authorization, and adding gear overhaul was a natural fit,” a company spokesman said.

October 30, 2006, 12:03 PM

The Avanti II won EASA certification in October, and delivery of the first new-version aircraft was scheduled for shortly after the Dubai Air Show (November 20 to 24) to an unidentified Swiss customer.

October 30, 2006, 11:59 AM

Eurocopter is concerned that some pilots could confuse different versions of the AS 350B3 Ecureuil single-turbine helicopter that feature different kinds of engine control. In a mixed-fleet operation, a pilot could use an incorrect procedure after failure of the engine control.

October 30, 2006, 11:54 AM

The Center’s manager, Xavier Burette, said the school, a Héli-Union subsidiary, opened in April 2002 in Angoulême. “Supported by local business, the location was chosen because there is little traffic at the aerodrome, and Paris can be reached by high-speed train in 2 hours 15 minutes.

October 30, 2006, 11:53 AM

Paris-based Héli-Union, which operates a fleet of 35 mostly twin-engine helicopters mainly for oil majors, has signed a draft joint venture operating agreement with Kazakhstan’s leading oil group.