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July 19, 2007, 12:30 PM

Cessna parent Textron said today that revenue for the Wichita-based manufacturer was up by 15 percent in the second quarter of the year, representing a $198 million increase to $1.3 billion compared with the same period last year.

July 19, 2007, 12:28 PM
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Six years after opening its doors, two-and-a-half months after flying its first fully conforming aircraft and less than a month after losing company chairman Bruce Kennedy in the crash of a Cessna 182, Quest Aircraft has been awarded the type certificate for its turboprop utility single.

July 18, 2007, 11:29 AM

Although foreign operators are unhappy over the complications they face in obtaining clearances to fly non-U.S.-registered into the U.S., in general the post-9/11 security rules are not insurmountable.

July 18, 2007, 10:32 AM

Before bailing out last month for the usual summer vacation, the House and Senate took no action on the tax bill that would have extended the bonus depreciation benefits allowance.

July 18, 2007, 10:09 AM

Late last month, Cleveland-based Flight Options confirmed speculation that it was starting a jet-card program when it unveiled JetPass.

July 18, 2007, 6:48 AM

Extra Aircraft’s six-seat Extra 500 turboprop single received European Aviation Safety Agency certification last month.

July 17, 2007, 11:44 AM

A new service designed in part by former Avantair chairman Al Rapetti seeks to align charter operators under one roof to maximize revenue and fill seats.

July 17, 2007, 11:41 AM

Charter operator Linear Air has 30 Eclipse 500s on order, with first deliveries scheduled for September, but the company bought an earlier serial number aircraft (S/N 16) that recently became available. “We jumped on it,” said William Herp, president and CEO.

July 17, 2007, 11:38 AM

A hearing held today by the House transportation and infrastructure subcommittee on aviation sought to examine ways to reduce the level of falsifications and omissions on FAA medical applications.

July 17, 2007, 11:35 AM

More parts of Honda’s aerospace puzzle are coming together as the company announced today that its GE Honda HF120 turbofan engines (2,000-pound-thrust class) would be made in North Carolina, where the HondaJet will be manufactured.

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