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May 31, 2007, 6:08 AM

The newly formed Hawker Beechcraft announced its first fleet sale at EBACE in Geneva last month. NetJets Europe signed a contract for the purchase of 32 Hawker 4000 super-midsize jets. Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to begin next year and continue through 2016.

May 31, 2007, 5:54 AM

Embraer has selected the CAE Burgess Hill, UK training center as the European training location for the Phenom 100 VLJ and Phenom 300 light jet. CAE will provide instruction in its Simfinity training devices, which use the same simulation software as the CAE full flight simulators.

May 31, 2007, 5:52 AM

Cessna expanded its relationship with Rockwell Collins last month when it announced the avionics maker will provide the digital cabin management system for the new CJ4. Not often seen in the light jet market, the system will include high-definition video and audio.

May 31, 2007, 5:46 AM

Charter safety auditors CharterX and Wyvern announced a new product last month aimed at ensuring customers receive the most up-to-date safety information available for each flight.

May 31, 2007, 5:43 AM

Property and casualty insurance company Travelers is venturing into aviation with its Travelers Aviation division, announced last month.

May 31, 2007, 5:39 AM

The European general aviation industry on May 22launched a counterpart to the U.S. General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

May 31, 2007, 5:08 AM

On April 27 Dassault hosted a formal ceremony at its Bordeaux facility to celebrate FAA and EASA certification of the Falcon 7X.

May 31, 2007, 4:58 AM

FAA Administrator Marion Blakey said last month in a speech to an emissions colloquium at ICAO in Quebec that “aircraft greenhouse-gas emissions might become a serious barrier to aviation growth long-term.” Also at the colloquium, Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Ian Waitz presente

May 31, 2007, 4:53 AM

Flight training provider CAE SimuFlite won’t hold the grand opening ceremony commemorating the start of operations at its Northeast Training Center in Morristown, N.J., until this month, but pilots have already been strapping into the brand-new Falcon 7X simulator for initial training.

May 31, 2007, 4:36 AM

Grob Aerospace, which last month at EBACE in Geneva showcased its six-passenger fuselage mockup of the Grob SPn light business jet with a new cabin interior from the Porsche Design Studio, said that it had firm orders for more than 60 SPns, equivalent to the first two years’ production.

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