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January 31, 2007, 5:33 AM

Corporate aircraft operators wanting to fly to Athens, Greece, for the summer Olympic Games have once again been urged to file slot requests sooner rather than later.

January 31, 2007, 5:26 AM

The FAA has issued a series of ADs aimed at operators of airplanes equipped with the Honeywell Primus Epic avionics system.

January 31, 2007, 5:24 AM

Japanese manufacturing giant Matsushita, the company behind the Panasonic brand, announced a name change for its cabin electronics division effective April 1.

January 31, 2007, 5:22 AM

Arinc Direct announced it is now delivering westbound oceanic clearances via datalink on North Atlantic routes.

January 31, 2007, 5:21 AM

The biggest question remaining about Europe’s homegrown satellite navigation project appears to be not whether the satnav network will ever be built but rather who will run the multibillion-dollar Galileo system after the first of its 30 satellites are launched later this year.

January 31, 2007, 5:20 AM

The Harrods Aviation FBO group has sold London Battersea Heliport to Weston Aviation for an undisclosed amount. The new owner, based at Takely, UK, is part of the Weston Homes building group.

January 31, 2007, 5:12 AM

The British Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has issued its report on an accident last January. A British-registered Robinson R44 (G-NUDE), ditched and sank on an attempted flight between Cabo de Hornos, Chile, and Teniente Marsh Airbase on King George Island, Antarctica.

January 31, 2007, 5:06 AM

This month, French company Aviaxess will open a helicopter FBO at Paris Heliport, Issy-le-Molyneaux, in addition to starting a fractional helicopter and jet program.

January 31, 2007, 5:05 AM

One million hours equals more than 114 years, 11.5 decades or nearly 42,700 days. No matter how you describe it, one million hours is a lot of time, and Bell said its 407 turbine single achieved this milestone late last year.

January 31, 2007, 5:04 AM

EMS operator Inova AirCare is doubling its fleet of aeromed helicopters this month in an effort to increase service to residents of Northern Virginia and the fast-growing Northern Neck area. It will also open a second base in the area.