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February 2, 2007, 10:02 AM

Massport, which operates Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Hanscom Field (BED) in Bedford, Mass., has instituted a new aircraft operating fee schedule at BED that includes a night landing surcharge of $329 for any aircraft landing between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.

February 2, 2007, 10:01 AM

Construction of the new FlightSafety International (FSI) Learning Center at Farnborough Airport in the UK neared completion last month.

February 2, 2007, 9:58 AM

Since the early days of powered flight, aircraft performance has been a mainstay of the pilot-training process. By the time pilots reach the left seat of a turbine-powered airplane they understand how their aircraft perform, or at least they believe they do.

February 2, 2007, 9:57 AM

With the Falcon 7X, French-based manufacturer Dassault has cut in half the time it takes it to build the first example of a new top-end business jet. The company is using digital design and construction tools to streamline the assembly process.

February 2, 2007, 9:53 AM

Million Air Teterboro, N.J., has seen its way through a number of iterations since World War II Army Air Corps test pilot Ken Forester Sr. started selling Navions in 1946 (one of his customers was radio personality Arthur Godfrey).

February 2, 2007, 9:52 AM

Jet-Care International has added new features to its engine condition health online (Echo) program to allow operators to identify problems and store data more easily.

February 2, 2007, 9:52 AM

Last November the Hawaiian Department of Agriculture ruled it would no longer clear incoming aircraft on the Island of Lanai. Arriving aircraft would have to stop at another airport to clear with the department before proceeding to the island.

February 2, 2007, 9:51 AM

On the first Saturday in February, despite record warmth, only two bicyclists and a Chicago police car took to the sloshy paths at what used to be Meigs Field. The former GA airport has been reincarnated as Northerly Island, a wildlife grounds.

February 2, 2007, 9:49 AM

NetJets Europe (NJE) sold shares in 18 complete aircraft last year, representing an 80-percent increase in sales over 2003. By the end of last year the European fractional ownership program’s fleet consisted of 58 aircraft.

February 2, 2007, 9:48 AM

Sino Swearingen insists that the 2,500-nm-range SJ30-2 will be certified in the third quarter of this year, despite numerous program delays and the crash of S/N 002 in April 2003 (see page 1).

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