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March 15, 2007, 7:39 AM

Few sounds are louder than a jet aircraft at takeoff.

The decibel level of a climbing jet engine at full power can be higher (140 dB) than that of a chain saw (110 dB) or ambulance siren (120 dB), according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

March 15, 2007, 7:35 AM

For the past month, business aircraft operators flying into New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) may have been surprised to see a fresh new name going on the fuel trucks and above the counter at the field’s sole FBO.

March 15, 2007, 7:34 AM

Bell Helicopter has initiated an engineering study with a number of partners for a rather unconventional aircraft that designers say would be especially well suited to urban operations.

March 15, 2007, 7:30 AM

Launched in 1999 by European Commission vice president Loyola de Palacio, the move to create a single European sky (SES) for air traffic management and control appears to have gathered the institutional momentum needed to turn the concept into a reality.

March 15, 2007, 7:27 AM

Center Capital Corp. (Booth No. 3504) is here at Heli-Expo 2007 introducing an expanded helicopter financing sales group that includes three new finance specialists in the U.S.

March 15, 2007, 7:26 AM

Where else but Oshkosh can you see an airshow performance by a vintage biplane with a jet engine strapped to its belly, take a ride in a 1929 Ford Trimotor, fill up on grilled bratwurst heaping with sauerkraut and mustard and top it all off by spending the night camped under the wing of your own

March 15, 2007, 7:03 AM

Jet Source, a Part 145 avionics installation and airframe maintenance facility at McClellan-Palomar Airport (CRQ) in Carlsbad, Calif., has completed installing law enforcement equipment in the second of four San Diego Police Eurocopter AS 350B-3s, according to the company.

March 15, 2007, 6:52 AM

To meet increased customer demand, British Columbia-based helicopter shipper Panalpina has added a service center in the Northeast. The company has hired Peter Baldauf, a helicopter load-out specialist, to its Heliship team at Hartford/Bradley Airport in Connecticut.

March 15, 2007, 6:52 AM

Airplane accidents usually cause harm beyond the grief they bring to the families of those lost, and the spate of business aircraft crashes late last year is proving collectively to be no exception. As the toll kept rising, business aviation gained ever more unfavorable prominence in the media.

March 15, 2007, 6:50 AM

McKinney Aerospace recently announced several personnel changes. Rick Brainard, formerly v-p of sales and marketing, is now v-p of engineering, certification and quality. Billy McDonald, formerly director of interior completions, has been promoted to v-p of completions.

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