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January 30, 2007, 7:31 AM

Reporting on last month’s firing of Harry Stonecipher as president and CEO of Boeing after it was revealed that he was having an extramarital intracompany affair with a female executive, The Wall Street Journal noted, “Fifteen months ago, Chicago-based Boeing brought back its retired president to

January 30, 2007, 7:30 AM

The FBO that Jet Aviation announced last August would open early this year at Kuwait International Airport has been delayed more than a year. Jet Aviation now says construction of the three-story, 13,000-sq-ft executive terminal will begin next month and be operational by the end of next year.

January 30, 2007, 7:29 AM

Congress granted an additional 30 days (to April 1) for federal security agencies to submit a report on actions that would be required to open Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to general aviation. The report was supposed to have been completed by March 1.

January 30, 2007, 7:27 AM

April 8 is the closing day to submit comments on a proposal to permit operations of U.S.-registered aircraft owned by a non-U.S.

January 30, 2007, 7:26 AM

From a safety perspective, last year was not a good year for the air medical sector. A spate of fatal accidents has led to much media speculation about the safety record of U.S. air ambulances and even the medical benefits of using them so (apparently) freely.

January 30, 2007, 7:23 AM

British investigation authorities implicated a manufacturing defect in the July 16, 2002, crash of a Sikorsky S-76 into the North Sea.

January 30, 2007, 7:15 AM

Pilatus Aircraft is working with engine supplier Pratt & Whitney Canada and Woodward Governor of Rockford, Ill., to roll out an “aggressive campaign” to retrofit the entire fleet of more than 500 PC-12s with improved fuel control units (FCUs).

January 30, 2007, 7:10 AM

Cessna and Gulfstream are positioning themselves to improve sales in India. Cessna said it delivered two Citations and one Caravan to Indian companies last year. Before those deliveries, five Citations were based in India. This year, Cessna plans to deliver two more Citations in India.

January 30, 2007, 7:09 AM

Aeros Aviation of McKinney, Texas, purchased McKinney Aerospace, a modification and service center also based in McKinney. Aeros Aviation is a new company that has developed in-flight entertainment, airborne communications and high-technology biometric airport security products.

January 30, 2007, 7:08 AM

Westlake Village, Calif.-based Jet Alliance claims to be the first company to offer fractional shares in the Eclipse 500 very light jet. “The technology used to build this aircraft allows us to offer shares at an incredible value,” said v-p Craig Arnold.

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