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October 4, 2007, 6:04 AM

By next summer, a corporate flight department, probably one based in Europe, will become the first recipient of a certificate confirming that it fully meets the international standards for business aircraft operations (IS-BAO).

October 4, 2007, 6:03 AM

Dunlop Aerospace braking systems has developed high-performance, next-generation wheels and carbon brakes for the G500 and G550. The new wheel and brake is an enhanced version of the current GV unit.

October 4, 2007, 6:01 AM

No customers have yet signed for Raisbeck Engineering’s Learjet 35ZR, a Learjet 35/36 performance-enhancement modification announced at last year’s NBAA Convention.

October 4, 2007, 6:00 AM

Eurocontrol has confirmed it will definitely proceed with next year’s January 24 deadline for implementation of reduced vertical separation minimums (RVSM) in European airspace. The new 1,000-ft separation will apply between FL 290 and FL 410.

October 4, 2007, 5:58 AM

Sharp rises in the number of airline flights originating from airports in the U.S. and Europe are presenting FAA and Eurocontrol officials with some daunting challenges.

October 4, 2007, 5:58 AM

Oxford Aviation of Oxford, Maine, introduced a three-in-one boot treatment called Tri-Guard.

October 4, 2007, 5:57 AM

Byerly Aviation of Springfield, Ill., and Keystone Helicopter of West Chester, Pa., have both received the FAA’s prestigious Diamond Award of Excellence for participation in the maintenance technician awards program last year.

October 4, 2007, 5:55 AM

Hamilton Sundstrand, a United Technologies subsidiary, and EADS Sogerma Services announced a joint venture to repair and overhaul aircraft APU systems and accessories, subject to government and regulatory approvals.

October 4, 2007, 5:52 AM

Rockwell Collins has received FAA supplemental type certification and parts manufacturing authority (PMA) for its Airshow 4000 moving-map and flight-information system. The certification was completed on a Gulfstream 400.

October 4, 2007, 5:51 AM

Bombardier recently opened its Tucson, Ariz. Part 145 repair station for CRJ and Q-series aircraft. Bombardier Regional Aircraft Services Tucson is modeled after Bombardier’s other heavy-maintenance facility, the West Virginia Air Center (WVAC) in Bridgeport, W. Va.

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