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November 17, 2006, 6:45 AM

An increase in business jet sales and deliveries continued to bolster the aerospace arm of Bombardier, according to the Canadian manufacturer’s financial results for its first quarter that ended April 30.

November 17, 2006, 6:41 AM

Raytheon Aircraft yesterday reached the FAA’s five-year time limit for certification of the Hawker 4000 (née Horizon) under Part 25 amendments that existed at the time of type certification application.

November 17, 2006, 6:36 AM

The verbal sparring over ATC funding and user fees reached the front page of The Wall Street Journal today in a long article, “Why Big Airlines Are Starting a Fight with Business Jets,” that impartially lays out the opposing positions of business aviation and the airlines.

November 17, 2006, 6:03 AM

Raytheon Aircraft Services (RAS) sent a letter dated May 31 alerting customers that it is selling its Atlantic City, N.J. facility to FBO Midlantic Jet Aviation.

November 17, 2006, 6:02 AM

Former Gulfstream and NetJets Aviation executive Bill Boisture has resurfaced at Washington, D.C.-based private equity firm The Carlyle Group as a senior advisor to the aerospace and defense team.

November 17, 2006, 5:59 AM

The comment period was extended to July 1 for the FAA’s draft environmental impact statement on proposed plans to redesign the airspace in the Northeast, which is intended to improve safety, reduce delays and handle growin

November 17, 2006, 5:56 AM

Investigation has started into a June 2 accident involving Learjet 35 N182K, which crashed in Baker Cove a few hundreds yards short of the runway while trying to land at Groton-New London Airport, Conn.

November 17, 2006, 5:50 AM

With the failure of Congress to take any action in the contract dispute between the FAA and the air traffic controllers union, the agency arbitrarily put its last contract proposal into effect as yesterday’s deadline expired.

November 17, 2006, 5:43 AM

In the war of words between the airlines and general aviation about who should pay how much for ATC services, Pogo’s Robert Crandall argues that more of the general public should pick up the tab. In a recent presentation before the U.S.

November 17, 2006, 5:25 AM

Very light jet air-taxi hopeful Pogo will likely “not launch operations before 2009,” according to company CEO and former American Airlines boss Robert Crandall. Initially, Pogo was planning on getting a VLJ operation off the ground this year with Adam A700s.