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August 2, 2007, 12:06 PM

Congress last week passed a far-reaching security bill that deals with both cargo and general aviation security, among other things. The bill, “Improving America’s Security Act of 2007,” marks a major change in how cargo will be screened.

August 2, 2007, 12:06 PM

The House Ways and Means Committee, which oversees appropriations in the lower chamber, heard from a number of players in the user-fee debate yesterday, bringing the FAA funding battle that much closer to resolution. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep.

August 2, 2007, 12:03 PM

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), the Middle East-based start-up that is seeking to command a global presence in a number of aviation sectors, finalized the buyout of Landmark Aviation and Standard Aero Holdings from The Carlyle Group this week. DAE paid $1.9 billion for the two MRO companies.

August 1, 2007, 11:05 AM

Rockwell Collins’s high-speed, digital backbone cabin management system has been certified for installation in Dassault’s Falcon line and is being offered as standard equipment on the Falcon 2000EX, 2000DX and 2000LX, the Falcon 900EX and 900DX, and the new Falcon 7X…Flight Display Systems of Alp

August 1, 2007, 11:04 AM

Townsend Leather of Johnstown, N.Y., and Scotchgard Protector from 3M have reached an exclusive agreement that will add “high-performance protective treatments” to Townsend leathers.

August 1, 2007, 11:03 AM

European authorities apparently do not share the qualms the Federal Communications Commission and FAA have about the in-flight use of personal cellphones.

August 1, 2007, 11:02 AM

In growing numbers, interiors specialists are taking cues from the automotive industry. The latest is German light-jet developer Grob Aerospace, which unveiled the new executive cabin mockup for its Grob SPn utility jet last month at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh.

August 1, 2007, 11:00 AM

Duncan Aviation recently installed in a Challenger a 32-inch LCD monitor, the largest screen the independent completion and refurbishment center has put into a business jet, at its Battle Creek, Mich. facility.

August 1, 2007, 10:59 AM

Interiors specialist Fokker Services has selected AlsterAero of Hamburg, Germany, to provide an A319 (ACJ) entertainment and passenger communication system it describes as one of “the most sophisticated and flexible seen” on an executive jet to date.

August 1, 2007, 10:33 AM

As of July 1, the state of Indiana can no longer impose a use tax on the value of aircraft temporarily located in the state for refurbishment, maintenance and overhauls.

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