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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.

July 19, 2007, 12:32 PM

Dassault senior v-p for civil aircraft Olivier Villa has clarified that the unusually high thrust (two 10,000-pound engines) on the still-under-wraps super-midsize Falcon will be put to work for maximizing climb and cruise performance.

July 19, 2007, 12:30 PM

Cessna parent Textron said today that revenue for the Wichita-based manufacturer was up by 15 percent in the second quarter of the year, representing a $198 million increase to $1.3 billion compared with the same period last year.

July 19, 2007, 12:28 PM
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Six years after opening its doors, two-and-a-half months after flying its first fully conforming aircraft and less than a month after losing company chairman Bruce Kennedy in the crash of a Cessna 182, Quest Aircraft has been awarded the type certificate for its turboprop utility single.

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