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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

July 31, 2007, 12:17 PM

TAG Aviation has introduced a quiet flying program to reduce noise experienced by neighborhoods around London-area Farnborough Airport.

July 31, 2007, 12:16 PM

Gulfstream’s first metamorphosis of an IAI aircraft received EASA certification last week. The G150, which is a wide-cabin sibling of IAI’s Astra and Gulfstream’s earlier G100 offering, first received FAA and Israeli certification in the fall of 2005.

July 31, 2007, 12:14 PM

Bexair, the Bahrain-based executive charter firm, is set to take the size of its fleet into double digits with an order for a new Bombardier Challenger 605. The company is also preparing to open several new international bases and wants to develop
as a business aviation services group.

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