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May 21, 2007, 5:54 PM

The three-engine, 5,950-nm-range Falcon 7X, certified on April 30, is Dassault Falcon’s proudest achievement (see story on page 6) and certainly it will be the Falcon model attracting the most visitors here at EBACE.

May 21, 2007, 5:42 PM
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Less than two months after completion of the sale of Raytheon Aircraft to the investment firms GS Capital Partners and Onex Partners for $3.3 billion, the newly formed Hawker Beechcraft Corp. announced its first fleet sale.

May 17, 2007, 11:20 AM

The annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) opens in Geneva Tuesday and will run through Thursday of next week. This year’s show is the largest yet in terms of the number of indoor and static display exhibitors in the show’s seven-year history.

May 17, 2007, 11:09 AM

FAA Airworthiness Directive 2007-10-15, effective June 21, requires that operators of all 765 U.S.-registered Cessna Caravans install low-airspeed awareness systems at a cos

May 17, 2007, 10:59 AM

The final vote tally of 12-11 against the amendment means that the bill will move to the next step in the Senate with user fees attached. Eight democrats voted for user fees versus four against. Only four republicans voted for the per-flight fee, compared with seven against.

May 17, 2007, 10:52 AM

At the culmination of two days of intense activity, the Senate purged from its new version of the FAA’s funding bill an amendment that would have stricken the $25 per flight “Air Traffic Modernization” fee. The amendment, introduced by Sens.

May 17, 2007, 7:40 AM

Sikorsky Aircraft yesterday disclosed at the American Helicopter Society International annual technical forum in Grapevine, Texas, plans to build and test a demonstrator for a new class of coaxial helicopters that will have improved vertical flight capabilities and will cruise at 250 knots.

May 17, 2007, 7:37 AM

The UK intends to push for carbon dioxide emission trading for aviation while it holds the office of presidency of the European Union for six months, beginning July 1.

May 17, 2007, 7:35 AM

Midcoast Aviation and Savannah Air Center were selected as factory authorized preferred completion centers to conduct interior completions for the Bombardier Global 5000 and Global Express XRS.

May 17, 2007, 7:18 AM

Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), a senior member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, criticized the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) plan to reopen Reagan National Airport to general aviation.

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