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July 17, 2007, 11:02 AM

Attempting to land during extreme weather conditions, a Learjet 55 ran off the end of the runway moments after touchdown at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE), Fla., on July 19, shearing the main and nose landing gear and resulting in what an NTSB investigator called “significant hull damage

July 16, 2007, 10:48 AM

At the Farnborough Air Show last month, helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland unveiled its new Agusta A109S Grand, a medium twin-engine rotorcraft designed to fill the gap between the Agusta A109 Power and the Bell/Agusta AB139, now entering service.

July 16, 2007, 10:28 AM

Camilo Salomon, president and CEO of Safire Aircraft, said he

July 16, 2007, 9:50 AM

Test pilots from NASA and Gulfstream this summer are flying

July 16, 2007, 9:30 AM

The recent commencement of low-altitude Customs and Immigration patrols by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) along the Arizona/Mexico border and the earlier nonstop, totally automated, transpacific and transatlantic flights above FL600 by the USAF’s Global Hawk (AIN, December, page 54) are strong s

July 16, 2007, 8:36 AM

Honda added another element to the business plan for its aviation ventures last month, when the Japanese carmaker announced the formation of Honda Aero Inc., a subsidiary of Honda Motor Co.

July 13, 2007, 11:15 AM

Fly-by-wire (FBW) flight controls have been commonplace in fighters and Airbus airliners for years, but the technology has remained out of reach for all but a handful of business jet pilots.

July 12, 2007, 11:36 AM

Eclipse Aviation has submitted a final report to the FAA detailing tests of a pitot/angle-of-attack probe fix for the Eclipse 500 VLJ and expects FAA approval shortly.

July 12, 2007, 11:35 AM

Epic’s single-engine Victory jet made its first flight on July 6 from Roberts Field in Redmond, Ore. The Williams International FJ33-4A-powered jet was unveiled at the Sun ’n’ Fun show in April, and first flight took place 202 days after design work began.

July 12, 2007, 11:34 AM

A Safety Alert for Operators released this week by the FAA gives new insight into what might have been a contributing factor in the collision between an Embraer Legacy operated by ExcelAire and a Gol Airlines Boeing 737 over the Amazon jungle last September.

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