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May 31, 2007, 10:22 AM

Stockholders approved the merger of White Plains, N.Y.-based K&F Industries Holdings, makers of aircraft brake and fuel components, and avionics manufacturer Meggitt-USA of Simi Valley, Calif., last month. Soon after the announcement, K&F said the U.S.

May 31, 2007, 10:18 AM

The NTSB released preliminary information last month after a Citation II hit terrain during a circling approach to Dillon Airport in southwest Montana, killing both people aboard.

May 31, 2007, 10:13 AM

Berlin Tempelhof airport operators are challenging recent decisions by both a Berlin lower court and the city authorities to close the downtown airport on October 31 next year.

May 31, 2007, 10:09 AM

The FAA last month released Airworthiness Directive 2007-10-15, which requires that operators of all 765 U.S.-registered Cessna Caravans install low-airspeed awareness systems at a cost of about $8,200 per airplane.

May 31, 2007, 10:07 AM

Point2Point Airways, the Grand Forks, N.D.-based on-demand “airline style” charter company, ceased operations and laid off all its employees last month. It was formed in 2002 to respond to what it called a lack of connectivity in the Great Plains region.

May 31, 2007, 10:05 AM

Aircraft Bluebook, the long-running aircraft price digest, has launched into the 21st century and is available online. Yearly subscriptions are available to complement the

May 31, 2007, 10:02 AM

Cessna delivered the first Cessna Citation Encore+ last month, nearly five months after receiving FAA type certification. The company expects to deliver another 24 by year-end.

May 31, 2007, 9:45 AM

UK-based charter operator London Executive Aviation, which calls itself the UK’s largest charter operator, was named best general aviation operator for the second consecutive year by the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) recently.

May 31, 2007, 9:41 AM

The light-airplane segment of the general aviation industry is showing evidence of contracting, but it is too early to determine whether this is a trend that will continue or whether the segment will turn around.

May 31, 2007, 6:49 AM

The investigation into why an Embraer Legacy and Gol Airlines Boeing 737 collided over the Amazon jungle last September 29 isn’t expected to conclude for several months, but that hasn’t stopped Brazil’s Federal Police from recommending criminal prosecutions for ExcelAire pilots Joseph Lepore and

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