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October 18, 2007, 12:28 PM

Asked why Textron’s third-quarter revenues are up 15 percent, to $3.3 billion, and profits have skyrocketed 36 percent, to $423 million, company president and CEO Lewis Campbell said during an investor call this morning, “Aircraft deliveries by Cessna, and to a lesser extent Bell Helicopter.” Thi

October 18, 2007, 10:33 AM

Reports attributed to the captain of a British Airways Boeing 777 that sustained heavy damage when landing at London Heathrow Airport at about 12:42 GMT today indicate that the airplane lost all power before touching down short of Runway 27L.

October 17, 2007, 7:52 AM

The current and projected soft economy and related depressed sales market for business jets has result-ed in a nearly one-year schedule extension of the Gulfstream 150, according to Gulfstream Aerospace.

October 17, 2007, 7:45 AM

Virtually all cargo-dedicated airplanes will be required to have traffic alert and collision avoidance systems type II (TCAS II) installed by December 31 next year under rulemaking published last month.

October 17, 2007, 7:43 AM

Two non-fatal accidents involving runway overruns of the Raytheon Premier I in which the lift-dump spoilers failed to deploy have led to an AD.

October 17, 2007, 7:12 AM

Gulfstream Aerospace acquired the maintenance operation of BBA Aviation’s facility at London Luton Airport, making the facility the first Gulfstream-owned service center outside the U.S.

October 17, 2007, 7:04 AM

“After May 1 operators not meeting the full requirements of the [twelve-five and private charter security] rules will be considered to be in noncompliance,” the Transportation Security Administration said in a notice last month.

October 17, 2007, 7:00 AM

More than 615 comments–the great majority negative–were submitted on rules adopted in January that permit the FAA to immediately suspend or revoke the airman certificate of any pilot or mechanic the Transportation Security Administration has “determined to pose a security threat.” The rules estab

October 17, 2007, 6:58 AM

Sentient, a leading provider of business aircraft transportation through membership block charter, was purchased last month from CSFB Private Equity by TH Lee Putnam Ventures, a New York-based private equity firm.

October 17, 2007, 6:56 AM

The FAA has released Advisory Circular 90-98, “Simultaneous Closely Spaced Parallel (SCSP) Operations at Airports Using Precision Runway Monitoring (PRM) Systems.” The circular notifies pilots about the establishment of specific air traffic procedures to conduct flight operations into airports id

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