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March 7, 2007, 9:03 AM

One of three crewmembers was injured when their Challenger SE (special edition corporate version of the CRJ200 regional jet) crashed and burned February 13 while attempting to take off in a snowstorm from Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport on a ferry flight to Berlin for engine repairs.

March 7, 2007, 8:59 AM

Beijing’s Capital International Airport, expanding to handle 2008 Olympics traffic, has opted not to use traditional radar monitoring of simultaneous approaches on its future parallel runway layout.

March 7, 2007, 8:24 AM

Net sales for Flight Options increased in the fourth quarter of last year compared with the same period in 2005, but the fractional provider recorded an operating loss. Nevertheless, parent Raytheon stands by its fractional provider.

March 7, 2007, 8:06 AM

Avantair is offering a limited-time incentive to new buyers of Piaggio Avanti fractional shares.

March 7, 2007, 6:30 AM

JetDirect Aviation, a private jet services firm based in Berwyn, Pa., acquired Presidential Aviation, an aircraft management, charter and maintenance company with operations in Fort Lauderdale, New York and Los Angeles. JetDirect has been on an acquisition spree since last year.

March 7, 2007, 6:25 AM

CAE has opened a new four-simulator expansion of its flight-training center at Burgess Hill in the UK. The facility will provide training for Dassault’s new Falcon 7X, as well as for the 900EX and 2000EX EASy models.

March 7, 2007, 6:23 AM

CAE’s training facility in Morristown, N.J. is now open for limited use, according to the flight simulator manufacturer and training provider.

March 7, 2007, 6:19 AM

Dassault recently received Transport Canada type certification for the Falcon 900EX EASy, Falcon 900DX and Falcon 2000. The approval follows several months of simulator and flight testing by Canadian authorities and allows these aircraft to be registered in Canada.

March 7, 2007, 6:17 AM

Colorado-based Adam Aircraft tapped Bombardier executive Duncan Koerbel to take over as president, replacing Joe Walker, who resigned due to a family illness.

March 7, 2007, 6:14 AM

Responding to a request from Boeing, the FAA has extended the comment deadline from February 13 to April 16 on its proposal amending digital flight data recorder (DFDR) regulations of Parts 121 and 135 to prohibit “filtering” of signals.

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