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December 21, 2006, 11:09 AM

Transport Canada increased the minimum visibility required before beginning an approach from the previous 1,200 feet to 1,600 feet, effective December 1.

December 21, 2006, 11:08 AM

Cincinnati-based Aviation Research Group/U.S. (ARG/US) is extending its charter safety audit program (Cheq, for charter evaluation and qualification) to European-based operators.

December 21, 2006, 11:06 AM

Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y., presented its annual Spirit of Noise Abatement Award to 32 of its based operators for maintaining 100-percent compliance with the nighttime voluntary restraint from flying program and for not exceeding 93 dBA on approach and departure.

December 21, 2006, 11:00 AM

Eighty percent of pilots polled said they would make the switch to electronic charts if the cost was reasonable, the FAA said it was OK to do so and the hardware needed to run the e-charts was reliable and easy to use.

December 21, 2006, 10:59 AM

Landmark Aviation last month received STC approval to install Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line 21 IDS integrated display system in the Falcon 50.

December 21, 2006, 10:58 AM

Arinc Direct and Starling Advanced Communication have joined forces to offer integrated broadband connectivity to business jet customers. The agreement calls for the integration of Arinc’s SkyLink satellite data service with Starling’s fuselage-mounted satcom antennas.

December 21, 2006, 10:57 AM

First Gulfstream and now Embraer has selected the PilotView electronic flight bag (EFB) from CMC Electronics for its line of large business jets.

December 21, 2006, 10:55 AM

Aspen Avionics, the maker of the AT300 hazard awareness display, has asked a New Mexico court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Eclipse Aviation in October claiming “intellectual ownership” of the device.

December 21, 2006, 10:50 AM

Although a strike last summer at Learjet facilities in Wichita held down aircraft deliveries in the third quarter of this year, Bombardier reported that it delivered 143 business jets in the first nine months of its fiscal year ending October 31, compared with 132 in the corresponding nine months

December 21, 2006, 10:47 AM

PrivatAir has ordered the first 787 Boeing Business Jet but has yet to decide whether to use the widebody for executive charter services, corporate shuttle operations or scheduled all-business-class flights on behalf of an airline.