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April 30, 2007, 7:09 AM

All the leading forecasts agree that business aviation is an increasingly global phenomenon that will see growth rates for aircraft and flying activity rise faster in the still relatively immature markets of Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

April 30, 2007, 7:09 AM

A software error in Honeywell flight management systems with NZ-2000 nav computers could cause sudden, un-annunciated shifts in computed position, according to an FAA airworthiness directive.

April 30, 2007, 7:08 AM

Enhanced-vision system (EVS) makers Forward Vision and Max-Viz have announced a joint venture to bring lower-cost infrared products to the general aviation market.

April 30, 2007, 6:52 AM

Reacting to last summer’s crash of Comair Flight 5191 at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Ky.–as well as countless runway incursions and serious on-airport incidents that have occurred across the U.S.

April 30, 2007, 6:43 AM

“Business aviation operators are becoming much more sophisticated about the ways they can use their airplanes outside the United States,” said Bill Stine, NBAA’s director of international operations and the man behind the curtain for the association’s annual International Operators Conference (IO

April 30, 2007, 6:43 AM

While FAA Administrator Marion Blakey and GA industry leaders wrangled over aviation user fees and taxes at the Aircraft Electronics Association’s 50th annual convention, avionics makers and dealers got down to the business of discussing new products and market opportunities.

April 30, 2007, 6:40 AM

Early adopters who plunked down $100,000 for a position on the Cirrus jet assembly line got to participate in a clever Cirrus marketing campaign that is drip-feeding tantalizing details about the jet.

April 30, 2007, 6:40 AM
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As oil prices remain above the $60 per barrel mark, operators, oil companies and government regulators are showing ever more interest in alternative jet fuels. At a March 8 speech at the U.S.

April 30, 2007, 6:39 AM

Twelve people, including company president Bob Bornhofen, continue to work on the Sport-Jet single-engine jet program based in Colorado Springs, Colo. The first Sport-Jet prototype logged nearly 25 hours before crashing on takeoff on June 22 last year.

April 30, 2007, 6:38 AM

Embraer has begun construction of its second Phenom 100 airframe and is on schedule for planned first flight in the middle of this year and entry-into-service in the middle of next year. The first all-metal Phenom 100 VLJs will be assembled at Embraer’s main plant in São José dos Campos, Brazil.

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