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November 14, 2006, 6:13 AM

As long as manufacturers keep selling business jets, buyers will continue filling the cabins with the posh, the luxurious and, occasionally, the downright outlandish.

November 14, 2006, 6:10 AM

NBAA’s board of directors yesterday selected Archie Trammell–a weather radar specialist, aviation journalist and lifelong safety advocate–as the recipient of the 2006 NBAA Award for Meritorious Service to Aviation. The board also chose to bestow FlightSafety International veteran James Waugh Jr.

November 14, 2006, 6:08 AM

The Internet is yielding important safety benefits for aviation, making critical information available to many more aviation participants and helping regulatory authorities disseminate safety material. The FAA has taken advantage of the Web and offers a mass of information online.

November 14, 2006, 6:05 AM

On Saturday afternoon, Farnborough Aircraft’s F1 Kestrel prototype (N352F) lifted off the runway at Bend Airport, Ore., for its maiden flight. The milestone marks the completion of nearly five years of design and development since the newly formed Farnborough Aircraft Corp. Ltd.

November 14, 2006, 6:04 AM

By March, Sabreliner Corp. should be generating annual sales of $50 million, thanks to support of Sabreliner and Learjet 30-series business jets, subcontract manufacturing for other manufacturers and its Premier Turbines engine overhaul business.

November 14, 2006, 6:02 AM

The NTSB today released the preliminary report for last Tuesday’s fatal crash of the Spectrum 33 prototype.

November 14, 2006, 6:01 AM

Airport managers have a tool for tracking the comings and goings of every aircraft that uses their airport. A system developed by TTI Wireless captures registration numbers of any aircraft that passes by the TTI camera.

November 14, 2006, 5:58 AM

Forward Vision of Russell, Pa., is working on a King Air 90 STC for its low-cost infrared enhanced vision system, according to company co-owner Patrick Farrell. Its EVS uses an uncooled barium-strontium-titanate infrared sensor that is immune to heat and sun damage.

November 14, 2006, 5:56 AM

On Friday, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) reported record-breaking shipment and billing figures.

November 14, 2006, 5:56 AM

From very large to very light jets about to crest the horizon, Pratt & Whitney Canada engines power some of business aviation’s most exciting designs.

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