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March 8, 2007, 4:01 AM

Iridium last month disclosed plans for a future satellite constellation to replace the 66 low-earth-orbit satellites that make up its current satcom network.

March 7, 2007, 12:36 PM

Boeing Business Jets said enhanced-vision system (EVS) capability is coming to the BBJ, but the technology will be offered as a retrofit both for new and in-service airplanes.

March 7, 2007, 12:34 PM

Following last year’s NTSB recommendation that turbine-powered helicopters carry terrain awareness and warning systems (TAWS), Air Logistics has decided to upgrade its newer medium and heavy twin-engine helicopters operating in the Gulf of Mexico with Honeywell’s enhanced ground proximity warning

March 7, 2007, 12:33 PM

In a statement that surprised Western observers, China announced late last year that it will launch its own 35-satellite, GPS-like global navigation system over the next several years.

March 7, 2007, 12:29 PM

The investigation into the causes of the midair between a Gol Boeing 737 and an Embraer Legacy operated by Long Island-based ExcelAire last September 29 is likely to continue through the end of the year.

March 7, 2007, 12:26 PM

The last time the Super Bowl was held in Miami, in 1999, the concept of regular temporary flight restrictions (TFRs) was yet to be revealed to the aviation world and traffic flowed smoothly, bringing spectators to watch the Denver Broncos crush the Atlanta Falcons 34 to 19.

March 7, 2007, 12:22 PM

Dassault’s fly-by-wire Falcon 7X is nearing the finish line and is expected to receive EASA and FAA type certification either by the end of this month or early next quarter.

March 7, 2007, 12:21 PM

Penta Holding, the private-equity firm that in January purchased Ae270 and L-39 manufacturer Aero Vodochody, expects to announce by the end of this month a restructuring plan that will help its aircraft manufacturing division become profitable.

March 7, 2007, 12:18 PM

Aviation Technology Group (ATG) is expecting to receive FAA certification and begin customer deliveries of the Javelin two-seat jet next year.

March 7, 2007, 12:16 PM

Piper Aircraft, whose dealers are working with Honda Aircraft to sell and service the HondaJet, continues with its plans to find a suitable location to build the single-engine PiperJet.

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