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August 1, 2007, 6:52 AM

Even though “ATXA” looks as if it belongs on the New York Stock Exchange ticker, add it to your lexicon of GA lobbying groups. The Air Taxi Association (ATXA) is open for business.

August 1, 2007, 6:51 AM

Every day in Europe, aircraft take to the skies more than 30,000 times, and this summer is predicted to be one of the busiest ever in European airspace. Traffic numbers from June 29–when there were 33,480 flights–bear out this prediction.

August 1, 2007, 6:50 AM

The U.S. Air Force last month reiterated its intention to choose a single contractor for a new constellation of global positioning satellites known as GPS III. Teams led by Lockheed Martin and Boeing are competing for the contract to launch eight Block A GPS III satellites by 2013.

August 1, 2007, 6:49 AM

Business jet passengers will be the biggest users of in-flight broadband data services over the next four years, according to a report released last month by an Arlington, Va. research firm.

August 1, 2007, 6:47 AM

After years of losing market share to cross-town rival Garmin, Honeywell’s Bendix/King division is fighting back with two all-new products for general aviation.

July 31, 2007, 12:40 PM

Embraer is getting closer to flying its Phenom 100 VLJ, having rolled out the first prototype on June 16 from the company’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil. With a fresh coat of paint, Phenom 100 number one will undergo ground tests to prepare for first flight.

July 31, 2007, 12:38 PM

Epic has notched another first flight, this time for the Victory single-engine jet, which took off on July 6 from Roberts Field in Redmond, Ore.

July 31, 2007, 12:37 PM

As preparations continue for the construction of Honda Aircraft’s new world headquarters building in Greensboro, N.C., Honda engineers are refining the aircraft design and laying the groundwork for more prototypes.

July 31, 2007, 12:35 PM

Bill Brown, Hawker Beech-craft’s new president for global customer support, has all the right credentials for his new job, which he started at the end of May.

July 31, 2007, 12:26 PM

As a result of a number of accidents in which the pilots omitted information or lied about substance and/or alcohol dependence during medical evaluations, and the NTSB later determined that the dependency “was relevant to the cause of the accident,” the Safety Board has recommended three policy c

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