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February 9, 2007, 8:11 AM

Honda Aircraft announced today that it selected Piedmont-Triad Airport in Greensboro, N.C., to be its world headquarters and sole production and final assembly facility for the HondaJet very light jet.

February 8, 2007, 11:40 AM

Manufacturers delivered 738 turbine airplanes in the first nine months of this year, some 26 percent more than the 585 delivered in the same period last year, according to data released today. The General Aviation Manufacturers Association reported that U.S. and non-U.S.

February 8, 2007, 11:20 AM

Following a nearly 20-year development program marked by financial and management challenges, technical issues and a fatal crash in 2003, San Antonio-based Sino Swearingen yesterday received type certification for the SJ30-2.

February 8, 2007, 10:42 AM

Donald Burr recently left air-taxi hopeful Pogo to "pursue other opportunities," according to a company statement. Burr, founder of People Express, and Robert Crandall, controversial chief of American Airlines, were fierce competitors in the 1980s.

February 8, 2007, 10:39 AM

Sikorsky Aircraft of Stratford, Conn., today announced an agreement to acquire Keystone Ranger Holdings, the privately owned parent of West Chester, Pa.-based Keystone Helicopter, an engineering, completion and technical support facility for the Sikorsky S-76 and other civil helicopters and aerom

February 8, 2007, 10:34 AM

Thanks primarily to a campaign by AOPA, the FAA has received more than 16,000 comments, the vast majority mostly negative, to the agency's proposal to make permanent the temporary flight restrictions in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Comments on the proposal are due tomorrow.

February 8, 2007, 10:31 AM

The FAA plans to evaluate a new and less restrictive special traffic management program (STMP) this year to manage operations at Colorado ski-country airports, including Aspen-Pitkin, Eagle-Vail, Montrose, Garfield-Rifle and Telluride.

February 8, 2007, 10:28 AM

Look for a new twin-engine very light jet to be unveiled at the NBAA Convention next week in Orlando, Fla.

February 8, 2007, 10:04 AM

The FAA’s final rules on air-tour operators, scheduled to be published next Tuesday, ease some of the more controversial requirements that were part of the original notice when it was proposed in October 2003.

February 8, 2007, 10:01 AM

Beijing’s Capital International Airport, expanding to handle 2008 Olympics traffic, has opted away from traditional radar monitoring of simultaneous approaches on its future parallel runway layout.

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