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April 17, 2007, 10:46 AM

User fees remain a fiery issue, despite a congressional recess the past two weeks during which no official business has been conducted on the proposal.

April 16, 2007, 12:28 PM

FAA Administrator Marion Blakey has issued an order accepting the recommendation of a dispute resolution law judge to deny two legal protests over the competitive-sourcing initiative of Flight Service Stations.

April 16, 2007, 12:23 PM

On July 15 at 0845 MDT, Learjet 35A N620JM was substantially damaged when the airplane went off the runway at Eagle County Regional Airport, Colo., during the landing roll. The landing gear collapsed and the twinjet subsequently caught fire.

April 16, 2007, 12:22 PM

Eclipse Aviation unveiled its home-grown PhostrEx fire-suppression system for the Eclipse 500 today at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis.

April 16, 2007, 12:20 PM

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and NBAA have released two new products designed to enhance safety for pilots of very light jets “and other technically advanced aircraft.” IBAC and NBAA have produced a new supplement to the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operation

April 16, 2007, 11:48 AM

Deliveries of the Beech King Air C90GT, a more powerful version of the C90B intended to compete with the impending very light jets (VLJs), are scheduled to start in December.

April 16, 2007, 11:43 AM

Raytheon Aircraft delivered 35 business jets and 27 King Airs in the second quarter of this year compared with the delivery of 28 jets and 22 King Airs in the same period last year, according to Raytheon’s quarterly financial report released this morning.

April 16, 2007, 11:38 AM

Responding to an increasing number of business jet orders and lengthening backlogs–a boon for manufacturers, but a bane for customers–Cessna, Gulfstream and Raytheon (see item below) are ratcheting up production.

April 16, 2007, 11:36 AM

The DOT issued a “show cause” notice on Executive Jet Management’s plans to launch a business jet commuter operation.

April 16, 2007, 11:34 AM

Companies that allow executives or their families and guests to fly on their aircraft for certain personal reasons will most likely be adversely affected by IRS Notice 2005-45’s deduction limitations.