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March 29, 2007, 11:53 AM

In terms of business jet orders and deliveries, Bombardier said the 12 months ending on January 31 constituted the company’s “best year ever.” Chairman and CEO Laurent Beaudoin, reporting on the company’s FY 2007 (ending Jan.

March 29, 2007, 11:51 AM

A group of airports, local governments and residents has requested that Congress order the complete phase-out of all Stage 1 and Stage 2 aircraft regardless of weight. Sen.

March 29, 2007, 11:51 AM

“You have to work at it every day. The changes don’t come in waves, but in tiny increments,” Philippe Crevier said about the FBO business. He spoke to AIN on his cellphone from his family’s vacation house.

March 29, 2007, 11:45 AM

The pilot of the Greek government Falcon 900 that suffered an in-flight fatal upset (AIN, July 2002, page 59) is appealing his guilty conviction before the Athens Appeals Court.

March 29, 2007, 11:44 AM

NAC Aviation, Raytheon’s UK distributor for both Hawker and Beechcraft aircraft, is relocating to Oxford Airport in central England from Farnborough Airport, southwest of London.

March 29, 2007, 11:43 AM

Ibis Aerospace flew its second production Ae270 Propjet fitted with the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-66A in late February from Aero Vodochody’s flight-test facilities near Prague, Czech Republic.

March 29, 2007, 11:41 AM

Safire Aircraft has selected Keith Products to supply the air conditioning for its very light jet, which is currently under development. The vapor-cycle system will be standard equipment on the six-place twinjet.

March 29, 2007, 11:41 AM

The runway at Midway Island remains open for emergency landings, thanks to $3.2 million from the DOT. The money will be used to upgrade navigational aids and maintain the runway until at least September 30, the end of the current fiscal year.

March 29, 2007, 11:39 AM

Pacific Aerospace Corp. of Hamilton, New Zealand received FAA type certification of its $1 million PAC 750XL, a 750-shp fixed-gear turboprop single its manufacturer says is capable of carrying a 4,500-pound payload.

March 29, 2007, 11:38 AM

Over the last seven years, U.S. Aircraft Insurance Group has contributed more than $2.5 million to help pay annual training costs of Bell, Eurocopter and MD Helicopter operators who participate in the USAIG preferred policyholder program.

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