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October 2, 2007, 11:00 AM

In another sign of an economic recovery of some measure within business aviation, Cessna confirmed it plans to add 400 workers to its current Wichita employment level of 8,100.

October 2, 2007, 10:59 AM

Gulfstream president Bryan Moss accepted the 2003 Collier Trophy from National Aeronautic Association president and CEO Donald Koranda and National Aero Club board president Stewart Orr at ceremonies on May 19 in Arlington, Va.

October 2, 2007, 10:58 AM

It is good news that the joint program and development office (JPDO), formed recently at the direction of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta, is crafting a national policy on air transportation.

October 2, 2007, 10:57 AM

Before September 11, insurance occupied no more than an afterthought in the minds of most in the aviation industry. For years, premiums had remained relatively stable, even reasonable, and standards of coverage conformed to the level of threat, perceived as minimal.

October 2, 2007, 10:57 AM

Owners of Garmin GTX 330 and 330D transponders, which the FAA said are installed in about 1,300 airplanes, must upgrade the equiptment with new software (version 3.03 or later).

October 2, 2007, 10:56 AM

Italy’s Finmeccanica, which owns 50 percent of AgustaWestland, reportedly plans to become sole owner of the Anglo-Italian helicopter company by buying London-based GKN’s 50-percent share.

October 2, 2007, 10:54 AM

New tools exist to prevent those accidents that most worry safety experts.

October 2, 2007, 10:54 AM

OurPlane of London, Ontario, Canada, which has been marketing fractional shares in piston airplanes since 1998, recently introduced fractional programs for the King Air C90B and Pilatus PC-12.

October 2, 2007, 10:53 AM

As part of an increase in the FAA’s regulatory enforcement program, aircraft owners must, within 60 days of June 1, complete and return the triennial aircraft registration form if their address is not current.

October 2, 2007, 10:52 AM

At the end of next year Dassault will start delivering its newest business jet, the Falcon 900DX.