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March 28, 2007, 7:44 AM

The FAA is reviewing proposed noise-compatibility programs submitted for Little Rock National Airport/Adams Field (LIT), Ark., and Toledo Express Airport (TOL), Ohio. The agency plans to make a decision on the proposed program for the Arkansas field by July 21.

March 28, 2007, 7:43 AM

The Babylon, N.Y. zoning board has approved the construction of a large retail outlet within the runway protection zone (RPZ) of Runway 14/32 at Republic Airport (FRG) in Farmingdale, N.Y.

March 28, 2007, 7:41 AM

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) completed the first segment of a three-phase runway maintenance and improvement project last month.

March 28, 2007, 7:39 AM

Avcard, the aviation services provider and credit-card company based in Hunt Valley, Md., has established a European office in London with the aim of increasing services to a broader range of customers. Twenty-five-year aviation veteran Stefan Jaeggi will head the office as general manager.

March 28, 2007, 7:35 AM

A recent indicator of the business climate malaise that California’s new governor has vowed to reverse is the move of flight simulator facility operator SimPro USA from Los Angeles to the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson.

March 28, 2007, 7:32 AM

Some four billion passengers flew in the Boeing 727 fleet before most were retired from passenger service or converted to freight haulers. But John Shearer figures that with the right livery and message he’ll seat 30 more.

March 28, 2007, 7:30 AM

Two UK-based specialists in the noise-reduction field are developing new technology that promises a substantial decrease in cabin noise.

March 28, 2007, 7:29 AM

Business aircraft cabin specialist MacCarthy Interiors has moved its headquarters to a new and larger facility near Gatwick Airport, about 35 miles south of London. The move essentially doubles its capacity.

March 28, 2007, 7:26 AM

When business aviation is booming, as it is now, nowhere is it more evident than at FBOs, the place at airports where everybody ends up hanging out, working, planning, preparing, departing and arriving. FBOs are also the place where most people are introduced to non-airline aviation.

March 28, 2007, 7:12 AM

Heads Up Technologies of Carrollton, Texas, is providing upwash, downwash, aisle and toe-kick LED lighting as standard equipment in Cessna’s Citation X, XLS and Excel production aircraft. Work lights and accent lights in the galley make use of the same technology.