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April 2, 2007, 6:54 AM

On June 2 officials from the FAA’s central region presented the type certificate for the Citation Sovereign to Cessna Aircraft, about eight months after the airplane debuted at last year’s NBAA Convention.

April 2, 2007, 6:53 AM

Adam Aircraft of Englewood, Colo., “hopes to announce receipt of the type inspection authorization for the Adam 500 [piston twin] soon,” a spokesman told AIN late last month.

April 2, 2007, 6:52 AM

Mercer County, N.J., executive Brian Hughes has announced plans to release tail numbers of aircraft that operate at Trenton Mercer Airport between midnight and 6 a.m., a voluntary curfew period, to anyone who calls the airport, gives the time of the operation and asks for the tail number.

April 2, 2007, 6:51 AM

John Goglia, a former member of the NTSB and an outspoken critic of the effects of poor maintenance on safety, has joined the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) as senior v-p of government and technical programs.

April 2, 2007, 6:49 AM

MedAire, the Phoenix-based company that provides medical training and emergency medical assistance, is the newest supplier to join Jet Fleet International (JFI). Under the arrangement, MedAire will offer discounts to business aviation members of JFI.

April 2, 2007, 6:48 AM

Cessna’s new and expanded Citation service center in Orlando, Fla., opened for business on June 21. The 155,000-sq-ft facility, which replaces the original 47,275-sq-ft center built there in 1983, will be further enlarged to nearly 200,000 sq ft by October.

April 2, 2007, 6:47 AM

Angel Flight Northeast, one of six regional divisions of the national volunteer-pilot program, recently signed an agreement with the Homeland Security Department to join Mercy Medical Airlift (MMA) as a participant in the Homeland Security Emergency Air Transportation System (HSEATS).

April 2, 2007, 6:46 AM

The FAA has posted two new documents on its Web site to help business aircraft operators deal with the upcoming January 20 deadline for domestic reduced vertical separation minimums (see page 1).

April 2, 2007, 6:45 AM

A notam for aircraft flying in the Washington ADIZ that was instigated by an incident last month involving a Kentucky State Police King Air is inappropriate and misdirected, according to AOPA.

April 2, 2007, 6:44 AM

Bombardier last month received Transport Canada certification for the Learjet 40, a truncated version of the Learjet 45. The business jet received FAA certification one year ago and entered service in January (see story at right). At press time, nine Learjet 40s were in service.

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