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March 16, 2007, 2:07 PM

Europe’s new E3 aircraft registration process is making it easier to transfer aircraft to the national registers of member states of the new European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), according to the UK’s IBA Group, an independent aviation consultancy approved to handle the E3 registrations.

March 16, 2007, 12:35 PM

The Bush Administration alarmed a number of people early last month when it proposed cutting the FAA’s facilities and equipment (F&E) funding by nearly $400 million in its budget request for fiscal year 2005.

March 16, 2007, 12:30 PM

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), which has been closed to general aviation traffic since 9/11, will be the subject of a hearing by the House aviation subcommittee, probably sometime later this month.

March 16, 2007, 12:27 PM

Boundary Layer Research, the Everett, Wash. company that developed winglets for the Beech Duke some 10 years ago, is now designing winglets for King Air 200s and 300s. A prototype has been flying since late last summer.

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.

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