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October 3, 2007, 5:02 AM

The good news is that a supersonic business jet (SSBJ) is almost inevitable. The not so good news is that it is probably at least a decade away. And securing the funding for research may be as problematic as the noise from any sonic boom.

October 3, 2007, 4:59 AM

After completing the first five-year term as FAA Administrator in history, Jane Garvey will step down on August 4–and there will likely be no deputy waiting in the wings to bridge the gap to her successor.

October 3, 2007, 4:58 AM

First flight of a Williams FJ44-2C-powered Learjet 25D continues to be a moving target as Guthrie, Okla.-based Spirit Wing awaits delivery of the engine nacelles from Nordam.

October 3, 2007, 4:57 AM

NASA’s longest serving administrator, Dan Goldin, will resign from the space agency November 17 after being in that position for 10 years. He accepted an interim position as senior fellow for the Washington-based Council on Competitiveness, an organization that works to establish U.S.

October 3, 2007, 4:55 AM

Japan’s minister for administrative reform and deregulation has called for Tokyo’s Narita and Haneda airports to be privatized and merged and managed by a single operating company, arguing that the facilities would be run more efficiently in the private sector.

October 3, 2007, 4:54 AM

Mireille’s Inflight Catering, headquartered at Long Beach, Calif., last month opened a fully equipped business aviation catering operation at San Francisco International Airport.

October 3, 2007, 4:53 AM

Honeywell and Meggitt Avionics are partnering to certify an avionics upgrade package for the King Air C90.

October 3, 2007, 4:51 AM

Following approval several months ago of RVSM equipment in the JetStar II, Duncan Aviation reported that it has received group approval for RVSM operations for the four-engine business jet.

October 3, 2007, 4:50 AM

The FAA’s sweeping proposal to implement domestic reduced vertical separation minimums (DRVSM) in the U.S.

October 3, 2007, 4:50 AM

With the recent activation of ConciAir, Signature Flight Support has joined the list of FBOs offering online servicing orders.

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