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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.

April 27, 2007, 9:25 AM

Thanks to the continuing sales performance of the Citation line, operational results for Cessna in the first quarter of this year were described as “nothing short of superb” by Lewis Campbell, chairman, president and CEO of parent company Textron.

April 27, 2007, 8:48 AM

FAA Administrator Marion Blakey continued her pitch for a new revenue stream for her agency during a speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce early last month, comparing a Gulfstream IV flying from Teterboro Airport (TEB) to the Tampa, Fla.

April 27, 2007, 8:39 AM

The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) convention usually offers a sneak preview of the future of general aviation avionics. This year there were plenty of product introductions, but the real news from AEA 2007 unfolded before the show started.

April 27, 2007, 8:30 AM

Two well known companies that operate and manage charter aircraft and jet travel cards have merged. As reported in AIN last month (page 3), Berwyn, Pa.-based JetDirect has acquired Weymouth, Mass.-based Sentient Jet.

April 27, 2007, 8:06 AM
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The deal to sell Raytheon Aircraft to the investment duo GS Capital Partners and Onex Partners for $3.3 billion in cash was finalized March 26 after slightly more than three months of negotiations and legal hurdles.

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