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December 11, 2006, 6:01 AM

The User Request Evaluation Tool (URET), a conflict-detection tool that automatically detects and advises air traffic controllers of predicted conflicts between aircraft or between aircraft and special activity in airspace within the National Airspace System, is now operating at all 20 FAA en rou

December 11, 2006, 5:59 AM

The FAA’s office of aviation safety has been recognized as the first federal agency to achieve certification to the International Organization for Standardization ISO 9001:2000 quality management standard of a single corporate management system that covers multiple services.

December 11, 2006, 5:56 AM

It’s one of those problems the industry likes to see–more demand than capacity. The completion and refurbishment industry in the U.S. is struggling to keep up with the demand as sales of new and used business aircraft continue to grow, and now Canadian shops are facing the same challenge.

December 11, 2006, 5:53 AM

The Dassault Falcon 7X business jet has passed the 70-sale bar, John Rosanvallon, president of Dassault Falcon Jet, told Aviation International News yesterday here at the Dubai airshow.

December 11, 2006, 5:52 AM

For years, AccuFleet has been known for its flammability testing and certification of interior cabin components and cargo compartment materials, a “hot button” for the FAA. Now the Houston-based company has added thermal acoustic materials testing to its capabilities.

December 11, 2006, 5:51 AM

Pratt & Whitney has signed the biggest airline spare parts management deal in its history, in a $1.6 billion contract with United Airlines. More than 60 percent of United’s engines now come under P&W care.

December 11, 2006, 5:50 AM

The U.S. Exim Bank has approved a long-term loan guarantee to support the sale of three Gulfstream G350 business jets to Saudi Arabian executive air transport provider National Air Services. Gulfstream signed a letter of intent in May for the aircraft, which the Exim Bank accord finalizes.

December 11, 2006, 5:49 AM

Carl F. Booth & Co had one of the most eye-catching displays at the DeCrane booth at this year’s NBAA Convention.

December 11, 2006, 5:47 AM

Competition to supply the United Arab Emirates with an airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system is becoming intense as next year’s selection date nears, and Northrop Grumman is highlighting the benefits of its E-2C Hawkeye contender.

December 11, 2006, 5:45 AM

At the NBAA Convention in October, international design giant Gianni Versace of Milan previewed a number of exclusive Versace Design signature pieces for business jet cabin interiors.

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