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October 4, 2007, 6:22 AM

The facilities of Flight International, one of two FBOs at Williamsburg International Airport in Newport News, Va., have become the 20th Mercury Air Centers operation. After processing a request for proposals, the airport authority awarded Mercury a 20-year FBO contract.

October 4, 2007, 6:19 AM

When it first opened at Waterbury-Oxford Airport, Conn., 20 years ago, Keystone Aviation consisted of one 15,000-sq-ft hangar and a passenger terminal.

October 4, 2007, 6:13 AM

Still unclear at press time was how Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) 91 will affect general aviation, particularly business aircraft and private aircraft with mtows exceeding 12,500 lb.

October 4, 2007, 6:06 AM

Face it: maintenance providers don’t charge enough for what they do. Pilots complain about being charged $65 an hour for corporate jet maintenance and then gladly pay $90 an hour to get their Lexus fixed.

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.

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