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March 28, 2007, 5:31 AM

Although the annual conference is Women in Aviation International’s biggest event, the association’s influence extends far beyond the two-day conference. In fact, company leaders attribute some of their success to membership in professional organizations such as WAI.

March 28, 2007, 5:28 AM

The winter storm that stranded thousands of travelers throughout the Northeast in the middle of February didn’t put a damper on this year’s annual Women in Aviation International (WAI) conference.

March 28, 2007, 5:20 AM

While Airbus will confirm only that it is “in talks with a couple of potential Middle East customers for an Airbus A380 ‘Flying Palace,’” the interior possibilities are rapidly taking shape at independent completion centers.

March 27, 2007, 1:17 PM

Heinz Kohli, who in May 2003 was named CEO of Jet Aviation Group, left the company last month “effective immediately.” In revealing this development, officials of the Zurich-based worldwide business aviation services conglomerate would not comment beyond saying that “differences over the company’

March 27, 2007, 12:57 PM

A “much improved situation is emerging at NetJets,” according to Warren Buffett, chairman of parent company Berkshire Hathaway. In his annual letter to stockholders, published February 28, Buffett said NetJets has “never had a problem growing. But profits had been erratic.”

March 27, 2007, 12:55 PM

Nav Canada last month awarded its national ADS-B program to Syracuse, N.Y.-based Sensis, and installation of the first system ground stations is now under way. The FAA, on the other hand, faces some unexpected pre-contract issues as it moves toward its implementation plan.

March 27, 2007, 12:51 PM

Now that Avidyne’s relationship with Eclipse Aviation has ended, the Massachusetts avionics supplier says it’s ready to move on to other projects.

March 27, 2007, 12:48 PM

Blue Sky Network has introduced a portable satellite communication device for tracking aircraft and transmitting text messages and short-code reports.

March 27, 2007, 12:47 PM

Alternative Avionics in Waterford, Mich., has gained an STC for installation of upgraded air-data computers and pitot-static probes in the Hawker 700, a modification that the company said provides a pathway to RVSM approval while also improving autopilot functionality.

March 27, 2007, 12:45 PM

Aerospace and defense industry supplier Esterline last month wrapped up its acquisition of Canadian avionics maker CMC Electronics.

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