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April 11, 2007, 6:44 AM

A final rule published last Friday harmonizes FAR Part 36 light, propeller-driven airplane noise certification standards with international standards and provides uniform noise certification requirements for airplanes certified in the U.S. and Europe, according to the FAA.

April 11, 2007, 6:42 AM

An NTSB investigation is under way into the crash of a Mitsubishi MU-2 while on an IFR approach to Centennial Airport, Colo., on August 5. The sole-occupant pilot was killed.

April 11, 2007, 6:39 AM

Cleveland-based Corporate Wings/Mercury Air Centers this week named Richard Michaels as its vice president of marketing. Michaels, a 25-year business aircraft sales veteran, was tapped by company CEO Kenn Ricci to head marketing and sales functions for all affiliated companies.

April 11, 2007, 6:38 AM

With a firm order for 10 Eclipse 500s and an option for 10 more, London, Ontario-based OurPlane becomes the first fractional customer for the very light jet, scheduled to enter service early next year. Unlike other fractional operations, OurPlane sells shares only in one-quarter increments.

April 11, 2007, 6:36 AM

Zurich-based worldwide aviation service company Jet Aviation is being acquired by Permira, a European-headquartered private-equity group.

April 10, 2007, 12:04 PM
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You can buy the flagship Lexus LS460–a fine blend of engineering, craftsmanship and performance–for about $80,000. How can a Rolls-Royce Phantom possibly be good enough to justify costing more than four times as much?

April 10, 2007, 11:25 AM

On May 9, procedures and an application process will be in effect for reimbursing FBOs and other providers of general aviation ground-support services at five airports in the Washington, D.C.

April 10, 2007, 11:24 AM

Operators who own a share of an aircraft are to be included in the International Registry of Mobile Assets (IRMA), giving them the same Cape Town Treaty protection sole owners have had since March 2006.

April 10, 2007, 11:23 AM

The FAA is facing questions about its proposed Airport Improvement Program (AIP) redistribution and its possible effect on the needs of small airports.

April 10, 2007, 11:22 AM

Although the decision has not yet been officially announced, AIN has learned the Departments of Transportation and Homeland Security have agreed that loran should continue operating for the foreseeable future.

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