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July 23, 2007, 9:51 AM

At about 11:30 a.m. today a Merlin SA226T registered to Maci Leasing of Edison, N.J., crashed at Teterboro Airport, N.J. The twin turboprop came to rest at the south end of Runway 1 facing south. A fire ignited but it was extinguished within 15 minutes, according to officials.

July 23, 2007, 9:47 AM

Business aircraft continue to assume roles in the airline industry. EADS Sogerma Services of Toulouse, France, has begun converting the first of two Airbus A319s for new careers as “premium class” aircraft operated by Saudi Arabia’s National Air Services on scheduled and charter flights.

July 23, 2007, 9:24 AM

NavAirWx has added live temporary flight restrictions (TFRs) to its moving-map and real-time weather display systems. The Mt.

July 23, 2007, 9:23 AM

Eurocopter’s EC 135 helicopter continues to find a welcome among emergency operators. At the Farnborough Air Show, the manufacturer reported orders for better than one EC 135 helicopter  per week on average as operators bought the light twin-engine helicopter in record numbers.

July 23, 2007, 9:22 AM

Health and security assistance provider MedAire of Tempe, Ariz., and UK medical kit manufacturer Aeromedic Innovations have formed an alliance that would allow Aeromedic to assemble MedAire medical kits and distribute them to MedAire’s European clients.

July 23, 2007, 9:20 AM

In a statement issued July 17, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called for tighter controls of New York City airspace that would sharply restrict flights below 2,000 feet.

July 23, 2007, 9:18 AM

NBAA hosted a business aviation regional forum at Hong Kong Business Aviation Centre July 15-16, paving the way for the first Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), scheduled to debut next summer in Shanghai in the People’s Republic of China.

July 23, 2007, 9:14 AM

Pratt & Whitney Canada has named EADS SECA, a subsidiary of EADS Sogerma Services, a designated overhaul facility for the PW300 series of turbofans. Engines covered by the agreement include the PW305A/B, PW306A/C and PW308A/C.

July 19, 2007, 12:35 PM

Midcoast Aviation recently announced its intention to move into the “narrowbody” cabin completion business, marked by groundbreaking on a 145,000-sq-ft hangar at its St. Louis Downtown Airport facility.

July 19, 2007, 12:33 PM

The FAA unveiled a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) last week that addresses airworthiness standards related to cabin interiors for transport-category airplanes in private-use passenger operations.

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