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September 20, 2007, 7:50 AM

Each year the National Business Aviation Association recognizes member companies with superb safety records. This year, the corporate flight operations (Part 91) of ExxonMobil, Cox Enterprises, Chevron, Owens Corning and Sears Holding are the top five in that category.

September 20, 2007, 7:49 AM

About a mile from Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, inside a nondescript building that looks just like any other in this part of town, a small group of workers toils in secrecy against the whir of band saws, banging of hammers and buzz of automated cutting machines.

September 20, 2007, 7:46 AM

Honeywell will discuss the status of much of its product line, from engines and APUs to avionics, this afternoon and again tomorrow morning in a series of maintenance and operations  sessions. A general session introducing the theme “Engage Honeywell for Service” will begin at 1 p.m.

September 20, 2007, 7:45 AM
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The first Embraer Lineage 1000–the executive version of the Brazilian manufacturer’s E-190 regional airliner–has an appointment next month at a U.S. completion center to receive its VIP interior, cabin appointments and several fresh coats of paint.

September 20, 2007, 7:44 AM

Mid Continent Controls  (Booth No. 4926) is displaying its in-flight entertainment technology with new media disc players capable of reading DVDs from all geographic regions as well as compact, video compact, MP3, DVD+RW and DVD-RW discs.

September 20, 2007, 7:42 AM

Human error is a contributing factor in 60 to 80 percent of all air incidents and accidents, according to FAA statistics. Advisory Circular 120-51E states that many “problems encountered by flight crews have very little to do with the technical aspects of operating in a multi-person cockpit.

September 20, 2007, 7:41 AM

Airbus remains tight-lipped on the subject of what it calls the A380 “Flying Palace,” but that hasn’t kept rumors from swirling or designers from developing proposals for a cabin on two levels with some 6,800 sq ft of living space.

September 20, 2007, 7:38 AM

Seven years ago, at an aircraft factory in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, two engineers met and worked together on Fairchild Dornier’s ambitious 728 and 928 programs.

September 20, 2007, 7:37 AM

Wichita-based Aeroflex, a provider of avionics test equipment, has partnered with Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Corp. (Ameco) Beijing to open a local service center in China.

September 20, 2007, 7:36 AM

Although business aircraft manufacturers talk at length about the effort they’ll make to satisfy a customer, ask a chief pilot or director of maintenance about the service they are receiving–and the service they feel they should be getting–and the answer is likely to be emphatic and passionate.

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