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September 26, 2007, 12:17 PM

Pilots flying helicopters for the French hospitals’ emergency medical services went on strike twice recently to protest low wages and long hours. In response, the operators’ trade association, SNEH, said that it has already addressed the pilots’ highest-priority grievances.

September 26, 2007, 12:10 PM

Despite an agreement signed in 2006 to mitigate noise around the famous French Riviera city of Saint-Tropez, helicopter operators and local authorities are still at odds about decibels in the popular vacation locale.

September 26, 2007, 12:08 PM

Before the naysayers look askance at business aviation in Latin America and suggest that recent years of growth were something of an anomaly, they might consider the recent Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition in São Paulo, Brazil, a show that can be described only as a re

September 26, 2007, 12:04 PM

While it is the cold, hard numbers that decide our readers’ verdict on how well companies support the products they sell, it is the readers’ written comments that flesh out the picture and help those companies identify where, in their customers’ opinions, they could improve.

September 26, 2007, 12:01 PM

Honeywell and Sensis demonstrated in August a concept of providing automated, individual voice warnings to pilots about to fall prey to a runway incursion accident.

September 26, 2007, 11:59 AM

The company that has given satcom service providers the most competition in the phone and Internet arena will now compete in the market for airborne flight-information services, too.  

September 26, 2007, 11:58 AM

Bombardier plans to offer a Rockwell Collins LCD-based head-up guidance system along with its BEVS (Bombardier enhanced-vision system) as an option for the Challenger 605.

September 26, 2007, 11:57 AM

Gulfstream has selected AirCell’s Axxess cabin communications system as standard equipment aboard its line of large-cabin business jets spanning the G300 through G550.

September 26, 2007, 11:56 AM

Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line 21 Integrated Display System (IDS) STC for the Dassault Falcon 50 is now available to its dealer network, and the avionics maker said it plans to do the same for other models soon.

September 26, 2007, 11:55 AM

After years of quiet development, L-3 Avionics Systems formally dropped the veil on its SmartDeck integrated avionics system at the NBAA Convention last month. The launch customer for the cockpit is Cirrus, which has selected SmartDeck for its single-engine personal jet.

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