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August 2, 2007, 1:37 PM
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This year’s Paris Air Show at Le Bourget provided an opportunity for me to see Dassault’s new Falcon 7X up close before I got my chance at the left seat, alongside Dassault 26-year veteran senior test pilot Yves (Bill) Kerherve, who has since retired from the company.

August 2, 2007, 12:50 PM

When Eclipse Aviation founder and CEO Vern Raburn earlier this year declared that a retooled avionics system for the Eclipse 500 very light jet would be tested and certified within four months, many observers were skeptical.

August 2, 2007, 12:09 PM

For the fifth year in a row, Gulfstream received highest honors in the AIN Product Support Survey.

August 2, 2007, 12:08 PM

The FAA recently issued Advisory Circular (AC) 91-78, which clarifies that electronic charts, whether obtained through installed or portabl

August 2, 2007, 12:06 PM

Congress last week passed a far-reaching security bill that deals with both cargo and general aviation security, among other things. The bill, “Improving America’s Security Act of 2007,” marks a major change in how cargo will be screened.

August 2, 2007, 12:06 PM

The House Ways and Means Committee, which oversees appropriations in the lower chamber, heard from a number of players in the user-fee debate yesterday, bringing the FAA funding battle that much closer to resolution. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep.

August 2, 2007, 12:03 PM

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), the Middle East-based start-up that is seeking to command a global presence in a number of aviation sectors, finalized the buyout of Landmark Aviation and Standard Aero Holdings from The Carlyle Group this week. DAE paid $1.9 billion for the two MRO companies.

August 1, 2007, 11:05 AM

Rockwell Collins’s high-speed, digital backbone cabin management system has been certified for installation in Dassault’s Falcon line and is being offered as standard equipment on the Falcon 2000EX, 2000DX and 2000LX, the Falcon 900EX and 900DX, and the new Falcon 7X…Flight Display Systems of Alp

August 1, 2007, 11:04 AM

Townsend Leather of Johnstown, N.Y., and Scotchgard Protector from 3M have reached an exclusive agreement that will add “high-performance protective treatments” to Townsend leathers.

August 1, 2007, 11:03 AM

European authorities apparently do not share the qualms the Federal Communications Commission and FAA have about the in-flight use of personal cellphones.

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