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May 4, 2007, 11:02 AM

Avionics manufacturer Rockwell Collins announced that its Pro Line 21 Integrated Display System (IDS) has been certified for the Piaggio 180.

May 4, 2007, 10:59 AM

Snecma is progressing with its plans to develop a turbofan in the 10,000-pound-thrust class. Last October, the French manufacturer revealed plans to enter the business jet engine market. Design of the Silvercrest powerplant is well under way and the core should run later this year.

May 4, 2007, 10:49 AM

New regulations being developed by Europe’s Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) may soon enable operators of HUD-equipped aircraft to hand-fly Cat II and Cat IIIA precision approaches and conduct Cat I approaches with a reduced runway visual range (RVR) of 400 meters instead of 550.

May 4, 2007, 10:39 AM

Situational awareness is fundamental to safe flight.

May 4, 2007, 10:08 AM

The EBACE conference program will today focus on the Single European Sky program and what it will mean for business aircraft operators. The session, to be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

May 4, 2007, 9:34 AM

The Single European Sky (SES), officially launched in 2004, is the single biggest air traffic management (ATM) initiative ever undertaken in Europe. Its main aim is to provide wholesale structural reform of a deeply fragmented regulatory framework to provide a seamless ATM system.

May 3, 2007, 11:45 AM

Bombardier Aerospace is “satisfied” that confidential customer data has not been compromised, following the discovery by Canadian authorities of company documents in the home of former senior director of structured finance Simon Davies.

May 3, 2007, 11:39 AM

Comments are due today on an FAA draft letter of interpretation released April 3 on the meaning of the term “known icing conditions.” At press time, 82 comments had been filed, mainly by individuals.

May 3, 2007, 11:32 AM

The first Cessna Citation Encore+ was delivered last week, nearly five months after receiving FAA type certification. The company expects to deliver another 24 by year-end, although it won’t divulge the number of airplanes ordered thus far.

May 3, 2007, 11:29 AM

Reacting to last September’s fatal collision of an Embraer Legacy and Boeing 737 over the Amazon jungle, the NTSB yesterday called for improved certification standards for traffic alert and collision avoidance systems (TCAS).

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