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March 27, 2007, 12:31 PM

Embraer technicians were scheduled to begin final assembly of the Phenom 100 very light jet (VLJ) prototype in preparation for the jet’s mid-year first flight as this issue went to press.

March 27, 2007, 12:29 PM

Expect to see the first flying Comp Air Model 12 single-

March 27, 2007, 12:27 PM

Organizers of the 2007 European Business Aviation Award, which is to be presented during the seventh annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva from May 22 to 24, have issued a call for nominations. The deadline is April 20.

March 27, 2007, 12:06 PM

Today is the deadline for comments on a DOT advance notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) seeking input on a 2006 NTSB recommendation calling for air taxis to be required to disclose to customers operational control information, including the name of any brokers involved.

March 27, 2007, 12:04 PM

A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) and testimony from the DOT Inspector General released last week show that some agencies of the government remain mixed on the necessity of user fees and how or if they should be implemented.

March 27, 2007, 12:03 PM

In a program that started more than 10 years ago, the FAA is now in the final stages of its northeast airspace redesign project, which involves “a wholesale restructuring” of the cruising, departure and arrival routes and procedures in more than 31,000 sq mi of airspace encompassing 21 major airp

March 27, 2007, 12:01 PM

Lingering uncertainty about whether cellphone calls placed by airline passengers would cause interference with the cell system on the ground has prompted the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to drop a longstanding proposal to relax the current ban.

March 27, 2007, 11:59 AM

Raytheon yesterday announced it completed the sale of its wholly owned Raytheon Aircraft subsidiary to Hawker Beechcraft, a new privately held company formed by GS Capital Partners (an affiliate of Goldman Sachs) and Onex Partners, for approximately $3.3 billion in cash.

March 27, 2007, 11:35 AM

Not too much has gone right in Iraq lately, but a small Dubai-based company has played an important part in what little has.

March 27, 2007, 10:37 AM

Every few years, a debate erupts about whether the phenomenon of ice bridging is real or something questionable that pilots discuss while hangar flying or warning of the dangers of flying in icing conditions.