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February 8, 2007, 5:13 AM

Cessna has placed an order with avionics maker Innovative Solutions & Support for an undisclosed number of flat-panel cockpit displays that will be offered as part of an upgrade program for operators of older Citations.

February 8, 2007, 5:11 AM

DASSAULT FALCON 20, PUEBLO, COLO., JAN. 21, 2004. The captain of the Jet Ex Falcon 20 said he had no indication of runway problems from notams or from a low pass over Runway 8L at the Pueblo Memorial Airport. He landed and the airplane initially decelerated with normal braking.

February 8, 2007, 5:09 AM

CESSNA 208B CARAVAN, CODY, WYO., OCT. 29, 2003. The pilot of FedEx Caravan N791FE, operated by Corporate Air, of Billings, Mont., while holding for better weather on approach to Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody, filed a pirep about light rime icing.

February 8, 2007, 5:07 AM

BELL 206L-1 LONGRANGER, ESCALANTE, UTAH, JULY 23, 2004. After a “hot” refueling from a fuel truck on the ramp at Escalante Municipal Airport, the pilot got out of LongRanger N2758C, still running, to help the refueler with the hose.

February 8, 2007, 5:04 AM

EUROCOPTER BO 105S, SANTA ROSA BEACH, FLA., OCT. 20, 2004. An EMS flight of a Eurocopter BO 105S, callsign Airheart One, crashed in Choctawhatchee Bay at 12:43 a.m. two minutes after takeoff from Santa Rosa in IMC. No flight plan was filed.

February 8, 2007, 5:00 AM

After several lean years for the industry, demand for business aviation is increasing.

February 8, 2007, 4:58 AM

Jet Aviation is working on plans to establish an FBO in Moscow, offering handling as well as business aircraft charter and management.

February 8, 2007, 4:57 AM

Signature Flight Support has expanded its fast-growing European FBO network further with the acquisition of the Executive Aircraft Services (EAS) facility at London Heathrow Airport. Signature’s parent group, BBA Aviation, is set to buy the operation for $8.1 million (£4.5 million).

February 8, 2007, 4:55 AM

Col. Peter “Pete” Bunce, a career Air Force officer who has been serving as director of the Air Force congressional budget and appropriations liaison, will become president and CEO of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) on April 1.

February 8, 2007, 4:53 AM

• So, President George W. Bush won the election and will serve four more years in the White House. Cabinet changes are the subject of speculation, but Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta’s name has not surfaced as of press time.

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