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January 30, 2007, 7:01 AM

Europe’s Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) want to require pilots to respond to resolution advisories (RAs) from airborne collision avoidance systems (ACAS) in all circumstances.

January 30, 2007, 6:56 AM

The new business aviation enclave at Dubai International Airport (DXB) is taking shape, and the first facilities were due to open by the end of last month. A new VIP terminal, to be run by the airport’s own Executive Flight Services (EFS), is due to open by year-end.

January 30, 2007, 6:43 AM

With the triple- and sometimes quadruple-redundant electrical systems in the most modern business jets, carrying a backup battery-powered handheld radio or GPS on board might seem as unnecessary as strapping on a parachute or affecting helmet, scarf and goggles.

January 30, 2007, 6:38 AM

Turbine Aircraft Services is taking its pilots’ review of proficiency (PROP) seminar series to Europe.

January 30, 2007, 6:36 AM

San Juan, Puerto Rico, has joined the Million Air family, bringing to 29 the total number of FBOs housed under the Million Air chain. Located at Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (TJIG), the new FBO comprises a 5,600-sq-ft passenger facility and 14,000-sq-ft hangar.

January 30, 2007, 6:35 AM

The new weekly 30-minute program Wings to Adventure, premiering on The Outdoor Channel in July, will touch briefly on very light jets and other business jets.

January 30, 2007, 6:33 AM

The FAA is reviewing a proposed noise-compatibility program for Dannelly Field, Montgomery, Ala. The program, being developed under FAR Part 150, is scheduled to be approved or rejected no later than August 27. Comments may be submitted until April 29.

January 30, 2007, 6:32 AM
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Securaplane, a small company nestled in the Catalina Mountain foothills north of Tucson, Ariz., is taking large steps toward the emergence of near-wireless controls for airliners and corporate jets during the coming decade. You could call it “fly-by-wireless.”

January 30, 2007, 6:31 AM

Embraer this spring expects to complete certification that will increase the service ceiling of the Legacy business jet from FL370 to FL410.

January 30, 2007, 6:30 AM

Avantair, the fractional operator flying an all-Piaggio Avanti fleet, took delivery last month of its 16th copy of the Italian-built twin-turboprop pusher.

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