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February 5, 2007, 5:29 AM

Transport Canada has certified the SureSight I-series infrared (IR) enhanced-vision system (EVS) sensor developed by CMC Electronics, marking one of the last steps before certification and production approval of the complete EVS for the Bombardier Global Express XRS.

February 5, 2007, 5:28 AM

Today pilots who have an inertial navigation system coupled with an advanced GPS aboard their airplanes are considered to be at the upper end of the profession, while the rest of us bumble along with just a plain vanilla GPS–maybe with a WAAS upgrade–and a couple of VORs plus one, maybe two, DMEs

February 5, 2007, 5:26 AM

Two of the computer industry’s biggest names appear to be taking a keen interest in aviation, betting that airlines and business aircraft operators will continue to rely on off-the-shelf computer technology to serve their electronic flight bag (EFB) hardware needs well into the predictable future

February 5, 2007, 5:25 AM

While all eyes were on the Falcon 7X last month for its public unveiling, Dassault’s new Falcon 900DX was quietly making its way down the assembly line in Mérignac, France.

February 5, 2007, 5:21 AM

Utilicraft Aerospace Industries, a spin-off of American Utilicraft, last month gave Metalcraft Technologies (MTI) the go-ahead to construct the initial subassembly center fuselage section of the prototype FF-1080-300, as per the terms of a manufacturing agreement struck between the companies late

February 5, 2007, 5:20 AM

Eclipse Aviation last month announced that its next two FAA-conforming Model 500 very light jets, N502EA and N504EA, have completed wing mate and are standing on their own gear.

February 5, 2007, 5:08 AM

With so many choices available to companies and individuals contemplating alternatives to airline travel, what’s a business owner or prospective flight department manager to do?

February 5, 2007, 4:57 AM

The first Citation Mustang conforming prototype got its wings on the morning of February 3. Workers at Cessna’s Pawnee facility in Wichita mated the wing to the fuselage in a process that took less than 20 minutes, according to the company.

February 5, 2007, 4:53 AM

Waterford, Mich.-based Pentastar Aviation, the former corporate flight department of DaimlerChrysler purchased by Edsel B. Ford II in 2001, recently promoted Richard Barley to executive chef of its Fivestar Gourmet catering division.

February 5, 2007, 4:45 AM

Bombardier Aerospace director of Learjet products Brad Nolen told AIN that the company has extended indefinitely the Learjet 60 “complete package offer,” which it announced at the NBAA Convention in October.

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