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December 6, 2006, 8:43 AM

Long Island Jet Center sold its Farmingdale, N.Y. FBO to Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based SheltAir Aviation Services and contracted with SheltAir to operate the company’s Islip, Long Island FBO under the SheltAir brand name.

December 6, 2006, 8:42 AM

The Airbus A380 Wake Vortex Steering Group recently issued new recommendations for A380 wake turbulence spacing. The group includes representatives from the FAA, JAA, Eurocontrol and Airbus.

December 6, 2006, 8:40 AM

Although very light jets (VLJ) will be operating at the same altitudes (including RVSM airspace) as and mingling with airliners and larger business jets, there is no requirement that the small jets be equipped with TCAS or TAWS because they do not meet the minimum seat configuration as spelled ou

December 6, 2006, 8:02 AM

Much in evidence here at the Asian Aerospace show this week are the four competitors for the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s basic/primary trainer competition: the Aermacchi M-311, Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano, Pilatus PC-21 and the Raytheon T-6B.

December 6, 2006, 7:53 AM

Airbus has established a new venture in Dubai to oversee its commercial activities in countries covered by the Gulf Co-operation Council countries plus Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Syria and Yemen, as well as Gaza and the West Bank.

December 6, 2006, 7:46 AM

Continuing to reduce its reliance on oil exports through diversification, Dubai is backing a $15 billion plan to establish an aviation manufacturing and services industry to add to its portfolio.

December 6, 2006, 7:44 AM

Dassault is working on a significant performance improvement for its Falcon 7X business jet, currently in flight tests.

December 6, 2006, 7:42 AM

The world’s aerospace industry is now having to decide whether to follow the Asian Aerospace show brand up to Hong Kong or whether to stay loyal to Singapore and support the new Changi International Air Show.

December 6, 2006, 7:39 AM

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is showing its top-of-the-line F-16D Block 52+ fighter for the first time at Asian Aerospace, in the static park.

December 6, 2006, 7:37 AM

Exactly 300 days into a 2,500-hour flight-test program, the Airbus A380 very-large airliner (VLA) is here at Asian Aerospace 2006 as the European manufacturer celebrates the maiden flight of a fourth example (S/N007). The latest aircraft flew two days ago.

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