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May 22, 2007, 9:10 PM

To meet surging demand for its executive jets, Airbus is appointing Stork Fokker in the Netherlands as an additional completion center and reviving the defunct company-owned Sogerma completion center located within Airbus’ premises in Toulouse, France.

May 22, 2007, 9:03 PM

Aircraft sales numbers often catch the big headlines, but it is the delivery figures that matter most to aircraft manufacturers.

May 22, 2007, 12:07 PM

Universal Weather and Aviation is demonstrating its new electronic flight bag CD-ROM and online editions of its UVTripPlanner airport information database at Booth No. 1420.

May 22, 2007, 12:02 PM

Eurocontrol plans to launch a so-called Very Light Jet Integration Platform (VIP) to discuss issues relating to the introduction of the new generation of business/personal aircraft.

May 22, 2007, 11:35 AM

FAA Administrator Marion Blakey said that “aircraft greenhouse gas emissions might become a serious barrier to aviation growth long-term” in a speech last week to an emissions colloquium at ICAO in Quebec.

May 22, 2007, 11:32 AM

An analysis of 56 airports’ operational capacities has concluded that the FAA must “move forward aggressively” to implement the NextGen system or risk further delays at 27 major airports.

May 22, 2007, 11:29 AM

Less than two months after completion of the sale of Raytheon Aircraft to the investment firms GS Capital Partners and Onex Partners for $3.3 billion, the newly formed Hawker Beechcraft announced its first fleet sale yesterday at EBACE.

May 22, 2007, 11:24 AM

Cockpit voice recordings from the Embraer Legacy that collided with the Gol Airlines 737 over the Amazon last September indicate that the two business-jet pilots were very much aware of their position and altitude, despite earlier reports to the contrary.

May 22, 2007, 11:21 AM
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Dassault revealed a new Falcon 2000 with winglets at EBACE in Geneva yesterday. The new 2000LX, which is based on the company’s popular 2000EX, will provide 200 nm more range than its sibling.

May 22, 2007, 8:45 AM

Spectrum Aeronautical, the California-based start-up manufacturer, said it is taking orders for its all-composite business jets “faster than we can build them.”

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