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March 16, 2007, 12:25 PM

FlightSafety International has started construction of its full-service learning center at Farnborough Airport, about a 45-minute drive from central London.

March 16, 2007, 12:24 PM

At press time, Bombardier Aerospace expected to have delivered six copies of its newest business jet, the Learjet 40.

March 16, 2007, 12:23 PM

Signature Flight Support has signaled serious intent to expand its FBO chain outside North America by adding a managing director for Europe.

March 16, 2007, 11:34 AM

In the aftermath of last fall’s California wildfires–the state’s most destructive ever–a “blue ribbon” commission last month heard tacit admission that a state rule requiring firefighting aircraft to land a half-hour before sunset may have allowed a controllable blaze to become a huge, deadly con

March 16, 2007, 11:24 AM

Mark King is the new president and CEO of International Aero Engines. King joined the company from Rolls-Royce, where he was executive v-p for airlines. He succeeded Steve Heath, who has returned to Pratt & Whitney as v-p of commercial engine programs and technical support.

March 16, 2007, 11:13 AM

The European business aviation community is mourning the death of one of its pioneers following the November 29 passing of Abelag Aviation founder Andre Ganshof van der Meersch.

March 16, 2007, 10:58 AM

MITSUBISHI MU-2B-35, HILTON HEAD, S.C., AUG. 1, 2001–The NTSB determined that the probable cause of the accident was the improper maintenance/installation and inadequate inspection of the airplane’s flap torque-tube joints during routine maintenance by company maintenance personnel.

March 16, 2007, 10:55 AM

Raytheon Aircraft signed a 10-year agreement with NetJets for the maintenance of the fractional-ownership operator’s fleet of Hawker 1000s, Hawker 800XPs and Hawker 400XPs. The contract includes options beyond the initial 10 years.

March 16, 2007, 10:54 AM

CESSNA 414, GREENEVILLE, TENN., DEC. 11, 2003–At 10:50 a.m. EST Cessna N1592T, registered to Young Forever and operated by Saunders Advisory Group, crashed during a circling approach to Runway 23 at Greeneville-Greene County Municipal Airport (GCY).

March 16, 2007, 10:54 AM

Cessna Aircraft president and CEO Jack Pelton said last month that the Wichita company’s newest business jet, the Citation Mustang, will be assembled at its Independence, Kan. plant.

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