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March 9, 2007, 9:14 AM

Germany’s DaimlerChrysler AG has sold DaimlerChrysler Aviation, the group’s wholly owned Stuttgart-based corporate aviation subsidiary, to Fulda, Germany-based ATON, a family-owned group that makes long-term investments in innovative companies specializing in raw materials, services and applied t

March 8, 2007, 12:12 PM

The September 29 midair collision between an Embraer Legacy and a Gol Airlines 737 over the Amazon was a baptism by fire for Bill Voss, who took over as president of the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) a couple of days later.

March 8, 2007, 12:09 PM

• After the November elections, House Democrats vowed to pass the “Six for ’06” bills (minimum wages, stem cell research, energy and so on) in the first 100 legislative hours of the 110th Congress and, to their credit, they did so in 87 hours.

March 8, 2007, 12:05 PM

New taxi into position and hold (TIPH) guidance for pilots became effective February 5. It includes new ATC procedures and phraseology to improve runway safety.

March 8, 2007, 12:01 PM

In a letter to the Department of Transportation last month, AOPA renewed its support of loran as a possible low-cost, ideal backup to the future GPS-based ATC system. The letter went to the Coast Guard because it is responsible for operation and maintenance of loran.

March 8, 2007, 11:51 AM

Jet Aviation, which recently delivered an executive A320-200 to the Saad Group in Saudi Arabia, is now making room at its Basel, Switzerland, facilities for a much larger airplane–an A340-600–for the same company.

March 8, 2007, 11:50 AM

For years, the moving-map display was little more than a page from Mrs. Grundy’s third-grade geography book, with a moving generic aircraft icon keeping track of progress. No more.

March 8, 2007, 11:37 AM

Founder Dale Dunn launched DunnAir Business Jet Completion Center in 2004, and the company opened for business in Tucson, Ariz., in February 2005 with high hopes for success.

March 8, 2007, 11:15 AM

Premier Aircraft has received a supplemental type certificate from the FAA for its Falcon 50-4 engine upgrade, and that approval is bringing in some cabin refurbishment work.

March 8, 2007, 11:13 AM

The Airbus business aircraft juggernaut keeps rolling, and independent completion centers are happily enjoying the result.

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