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January 10, 2007, 10:58 AM

More detailed reporting of top executive compensation, including such perks as personal use of corporate aircraft, is the aim of new proposals under consideration by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

January 10, 2007, 10:35 AM

Two new FBOs opened this month in Spain. On January 10, TAG Aviation Espana was officially inaugurated at Madrid Torrejon Airport. Then on Sunday, Swissport Executive Aviation opened a facility at Malaga International Airport.

January 10, 2007, 10:32 AM

The FAA has awarded FlightSafety International’s new Farnborough, England training center a Part 142 certificate, allowing crews to complete FAA-approved training at the UK facility.

January 10, 2007, 10:30 AM

Charter broker Air Partner has entered the flight-planning market with the creation of a new division called Flight-Operations.com. The venture is based at Air Partner’s worldwide headquarters near London Gatwick Airport.

January 10, 2007, 10:25 AM

Tomorrow’s public hearing at Washington Dulles Airport on the FAA’s proposal to make the Washington-Baltimore air defense identification zone (ADIZ) permanent is expected to draw comments from the leaders of at least three general aviation groups.

January 10, 2007, 10:16 AM

Full FAA certification of the super-midsize Hawker 4000 (neé Horizon) has slipped again–from the end of last year to early next month, a Raytheon Aircraft spokesman told AIN yesterday.

January 10, 2007, 10:11 AM

Investigations into two accidents involving Eurocopter AS 350A and AS 350B2 helicopters led the NTSB to determine that the hydraulic pump drive belt (P/N 704A33690004) prematurely failed in flight.

January 10, 2007, 10:09 AM

Southampton, England-based Club328 has launched a block-charter program called SkyClub. The entry-level package is 10 hours in a Raytheon Premier I for £30,000 ($52,500). Last month, Club328 bought four pre-owned Premier Is from Raytheon Aircraft.

January 10, 2007, 10:07 AM

Two recent accidents in icing conditions involving Cessna Caravans have prompted the NTSB to issue more recommendations for the high-wing turboprop single.

January 10, 2007, 10:05 AM

French engine manufacturer Snecma has revealed plans to develop a turbofan engine to power business and regional jets.

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