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March 5, 2007, 8:58 AM

Dassault Aviation confirmed at its annual results briefing in Paris last month that it will launch a super-midsize Falcon, probably next year.

February 21, 2007, 7:34 AM

Paul Schweizer seems to have taken well to his unfamiliar role as an employee.

February 21, 2007, 7:17 AM

During a Sunday morning press conference here at Heli-Expo, Eurocopter president Fabrice Bregier quietly announced a pending agreement with China to codevelop a new helicopter.

February 21, 2007, 3:51 AM

Nav Canada announced last week it plans this year and next to install ADS-B ground stations around Hudson Bay, which straddles high-latitude airline flight paths linking Asia, North America and Europe, but which has no radar coverage.

February 21, 2007, 3:50 AM

Eurocopter last year took orders for a record 615 new helicopters, 47 percent of them civil. In the U.S., civil and parapublic customers ordered 153 aircraft. Worldwide, the best seller is the Ecureuil/EC 130 line, with 257 on order, including military versions.

February 21, 2007, 3:47 AM

The NTSB will hold a one-day forum on March 27 focusing on runway incursions and accidents and potential solutions.

February 21, 2007, 3:44 AM

At about 3:30 a.m. on January 10, the pilots flying a cargo-carrying Learjet 35 from Jacksonville, Fla., to Columbus, Ohio, for Airnet Systems attempted an aileron roll, according to the NTSB, but the maneuver wasn’t entirely successful.

February 21, 2007, 3:40 AM

The FAA issued an emergency AD on Friday to all owners and operators of GE CF34-3A1, -3B and -3B1 turbofans after NTSB investigators found an electrical arc-out defect in the fan disk of the engine that broke apart on a Mesa Airlines Bombardier CRJ200 during a revenue flight on January 25.

February 20, 2007, 11:11 AM

During a Sunday morning press conference here at Heli-Expo, Eurocopter president Fabrice Bregier quietly announced a pending agreement with China to codevelop a new helicopter.

February 20, 2007, 11:04 AM

Honeywell dove back into the civil helicopter business here at Heli-Expo with a series of initiatives it hopes will land it squarely among the major players in the turboshaft propulsion business.

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