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October 8, 2007, 6:03 AM

International Water-Guard Industries of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, has signed a contract to install its circulating potable water system on a Gulfstream IV that is joining the Detroit Pistons basketball team fleet.

October 8, 2007, 6:02 AM

A series of visits to Haikou, China, by AvCraft managing director Wolfgang Walter finally paid dividends last month, when Hainan Airlines placed a firm order for 20 Fairchild Dornier 328JETs.

October 8, 2007, 6:02 AM

According to aviation career specialist AIR Inc., six fractional operators this year hired 447 pilots through April. Frax companies hired a total of 1,038 pilots last year, putting this year’s numbers on track for a better outlook.

October 8, 2007, 6:02 AM

During construction of Miami International Airport’s new 8,600-foot Runway 8/26 (800 feet north of and parallel to existing 10,506-foot Runway 9L/27R), some pilots had steered toward the new strip of pavement when cleared to land on Runway 9L.

October 8, 2007, 6:01 AM

Under pressure to help their employer meet financing conditions set by regional jet lessor GECAS, the pilots of US Airways voted to ratify a new agreement that will allow the troubled airline to transfer delivery positions for Embraer 170s and Bombardier CRJs from wholly owned subsidiaries to ind

October 8, 2007, 6:01 AM

Goodrich has relocated and expanded its wheel and brake overhaul facility in Wichita. The new facility on Pueblo Drive is 60 percent larger than its predecessor at 2000 Airport Rd., which opened in 1995.

October 8, 2007, 6:00 AM

Extending Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s Runway 13/31 is on hold. Early last month, city officials voted to halt construction at the Florida airport. A 1997 development order called for extending it from 6,930 feet to 9,000 feet, the same as Runway 9L/27R.

October 8, 2007, 6:00 AM

Political and commercial agendas, both individual and collective, rarely allow for a wholly accurate assessment of the regional airline industry’s condition. With an array

October 8, 2007, 5:57 AM

The opening of a new runway hold point at London City Airport has increased the maximum number of hourly movements from 24 to 30. Four aircraft at a time can now taxi to the single 4,327-foot runway, with the first being positioned for takeoff while the other three wait at the hold point.

October 8, 2007, 5:57 AM

An online poll in New Jersey Monthly magazine has apparently launched the pilots’ jungle telegraph into action.

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