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January 29, 2007, 9:49 AM

Paradize II, an advanced cabin management system linking all the aircraft’s in-flight entertainment and cabin lighting components, has been installed on an executive Airbus A330, and the Montierchaume, France, company is now making it available to the business jet industry as “Paradize II Lite.”

January 29, 2007, 9:47 AM

Securaplane Technologies and Luminator have signed an agreement to offer a wireless cabin LED lighting system for use in business aircraft and airliners.

January 29, 2007, 9:45 AM

Bombardier has reached an agreement with the Tucson Airport Authority that will allow start-up interiors shop DunnAir Business Jet Completion Center to sublease its old completion center at Tucson International Airport.

January 29, 2007, 9:44 AM

As new and used business aircraft sales continue a steady climb, the completion and refurbishment industry follows suit.

January 29, 2007, 9:40 AM

Last month the European Union (EU) Council of Transport Ministers and the European Parliament finally agreed on new common flight time limitations (FTL) for commercial operations.

January 29, 2007, 9:38 AM

The BBA Group has added yet another European business aircraft handling operation to its Signature Flight Support chain with the December 8 acquisition of FBO Shannon on the west coast of Ireland. BBA purchased the FBO from its private owners for $3 million (E2.5 million).

January 29, 2007, 9:37 AM

When is a Gulfstream II or III not a Stage 2 aircraft? When it gets a Stage 3 hush kit. Last month, Miami-based Quiet Technology Aerospace delivered its 11th converted Gulfstream since its Stage 3 hush kit received certification a year ago this month.

January 29, 2007, 9:34 AM

Four Embraer Legacy Executive twinjets have joined Cleveland-based fractional operator Flight Options to provide owners with a large-cabin aircraft to supplement the company’s Challenger 601 and Gulfstream IV fleets, as well as allowing Hawker 800XP owners to upgrade.

January 29, 2007, 9:34 AM

In the first 11 months of last year, the four largest fractional aircraft operators hired just 186 pilots, compared with 997 in the same time frame in 2002, according to figures compiled by AIR Inc., an Atlanta-based aviation-career consulting firm.

January 29, 2007, 9:33 AM

There are typically fewer business jet accidents each year than turboprop mishaps and that distinction didn’t change last year. Unchanged also, for the second year in a row, there were no fatal accidents involving Part 91 corporate jets flown by salaried pilots.

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