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June 27, 2007, 6:58 AM

All systems go! That was the message from the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter briefing at the Paris Air Show last week. The first test flights have already provided good validation of some of the aircraft’s unique features.

June 26, 2007, 10:52 AM

The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched the early development phase of the Single European Sky Iris program, a research initiative designed to improve air traffic management through satellite-based air-to-ground communication links.

June 26, 2007, 10:49 AM

In May, Piper Aircraft confirmed that it was looking for suitable sites to relocate the company’s headquarters and to establish PiperJet manufacturing. A significant factor in the move is insurance costs, which have risen tenfold due to hurricanes.

June 26, 2007, 10:44 AM

The Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) said in testimony last week to the Senate subcommittee on aviation operations, safety and security that foreign repair stations are safe and subject to heavy oversight.

June 26, 2007, 10:42 AM

As Eclipse Aviation awaits FAA approval of a new-design pitot/angle-of-attack probe to prevent a freezing problem that occurred during three test flights, the FAA issued an Airworthiness Directive in final form, effective tomorrow.

June 26, 2007, 10:41 AM

In response to “a number of accidents” in which the pilots had omitted or lied about substance/alcohol dependency during medical evaluations, the NTSB is recommending three policy changes to the FAA: the agency should require pilots to submit full arrest and court records to medical examiners, in

June 26, 2007, 8:58 AM

The AN-1 AeroQuad produced in Spain by Aeris Naviter Aeronautical Technologies is on display in the light aircraft static park.

June 26, 2007, 8:56 AM

Fred Furth (the jet-piloting, law-litigating, wine-growing vintner) and his trusty sidekick Brandenburg (a six-year-old Great Dane) planned to blast off at precisely eight this morning for the next leg of their round-the-world odyssey in a Citation Mustang very light jet.

June 26, 2007, 4:49 AM

Boeing decided on Tuesday that it would shoulder the risk of keeping the C-17 supply chain going for the additional 10 aircraft, which it hopes will be approved in October, at the end of the latest U.S. Government budget process.

June 26, 2007, 4:46 AM

The pilots who recently flew a Bell 407 around the world via the North and South Poles were at the show yesterday to retell how they accomplished the feat.

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