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March 16, 2007, 9:50 AM

As of early last month, the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition, scheduled for May 25, 26 and 27 in Geneva, Switzerland, had already sold 30 percent more exhibit space than last year’s show, according to NBAA.

March 16, 2007, 9:49 AM

Jeppesen recently kicked off a five-year plan to introduce a “fully integrated line of new JAA training products.” The first, a revised set of ATPL training texts, is scheduled to be released this fall and will replace the current ATPL manuals.

March 16, 2007, 9:48 AM

Want to know what your aviation state taxes are being used for, how to apply for refunds and other tax details? Then you might want to check out the 2004 State Tax Guide for General Aviation from costing analysts Conklin & de Decker.

March 16, 2007, 9:46 AM

A tax seminar specifically geared toward Part 135 air-charter operators will be held on May 17 in Las Vegas in conjunction with the National Air Transportation Association’s annual convention.

March 16, 2007, 9:44 AM

Flight Options, the second-largest fractional aircraft provider, last month named Michael Scheeringa as COO. Formerly v-p of US Airways’ Express division, Scheeringa will be responsible for the overall operations, maintenance, procurement and customer care for Flight Options.

March 16, 2007, 9:42 AM

BAE Systems is out and a number of new suppliers are in, according to Eclipse Aviation officials, who announced the signing of long-term contracts with six additional vendors for the avionics and digital automatic flight controls on the Eclipse 500 after reshuffling the original supplier team.

March 16, 2007, 9:41 AM

At least 250 pilots are estimated to be hired this year by the Big Four fractional providers, according to Aviation Information Resources (AIR). This is about 50 more than were hired last year.

March 16, 2007, 9:40 AM

The pilot and his teenage son were killed January 31 when their King Air C90, N75GC, crashed into Everglades National Park about 10 minutes after departing from Marathon, Fla., on an IFR flight plan to Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

March 16, 2007, 9:39 AM

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association filed a lawsuit in late January asking a federal court to order the Federal Service Impasses Panel to resolve a bargaining issue between NATCA and the FAA that affects employees at 11 facilities.

March 16, 2007, 9:37 AM

After selling 101 regional and corporate jets last year (44 short of its initial projection and later revised downward), Embraer forecasts an upturn in sales over the next two years. The Brazilian airframer predicts it will sell 160 aircraft this year and 170 next year.

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