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April 30, 2007, 5:33 AM

British Columbia-based Viking Air, which purchased a number of de Havilland Canada type certificates from Bombardier last year, announced last month it was going to begin production on the turboprop Twin Otter.

April 27, 2007, 11:21 AM

By the middle of last month, Eclipse Aviation had delivered two airplanes to individual owners and three to air-taxi operator DayJet, which is using its airplanes for pilot training.

April 27, 2007, 11:19 AM

DayJet founder, president and CEO Ed Iacobucci dropped by AIN’s offices last month to provide an update on progress with his per-seat, on-demand VLJ air-taxi service.

April 27, 2007, 11:12 AM

Revenue at Gulfstream Aerospace increased 18.7 percent in the first quarter of this year over the first quarter of last year, operating earnings grew 19.3 percent and backlog increased 9.8 percent from the end of last year on the strength of a “robust order book,” according to Nicholas Chabraja,

April 27, 2007, 11:04 AM

The FAA last month issued an Unapproved Parts Notification for George Myles and his company, Miles Aviation of Pompano Beach, Fla., nearly a month after a U.S. District Court sentenced Myles to a 76-month prison term.

April 27, 2007, 11:01 AM

AIN was informed that the Departments of Transportation and Homeland Security were expected to announce jointly late last month that the U.S. loran transmitter network will continue in operation.

April 27, 2007, 10:02 AM

Operating in Aruba became easier last month after the opening of a 16,000-sq-ft general aviation terminal at Queen Beatrix Airport in the capital city of Oranjestad. The terminal is being operated by Universal Aviation Aruba, a subsidiary of Universal Weather & Aviation.

April 27, 2007, 9:57 AM

The Corporate Angel Network (CAN) recognized New York’s Westchester County and its airport (HPN) for their support in the donation of the organization’s office space for nearly 25 years. CAN’s sole mission is to transport cancer patients in empty seats on business aircraft.

April 27, 2007, 9:53 AM

Late last month Cessna delivered its third Mustang, its first to a retail customer. The previous two deliveries were leased back to the manufacturer as demonstrators, as is customary for new aircraft.

April 27, 2007, 9:50 AM

Don’t expect to see deliveries before 2012 of a new design for a large-cabin Citation based on the mockup shown at the NBAA Convention last year. Cessna is “still studying the business case to determine if it makes sense to go forward,” according to parent company Textron.

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