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February 5, 2007, 8:14 AM

The award of the U.S. Presidential VXX contract a few days before Heli-Expo was a hot topic in the Anaheim Convention Center last month.

February 5, 2007, 8:11 AM

Battle lines are being drawn as Boeing Business Jets, which saw sales of its BBJ series slow to a trickle over the past couple of years, now faces the serious challenge of an aggressive competitor in a reviving economic environment.

February 5, 2007, 8:07 AM

Just two days before submitting its February 7 bid for the U.S. Army’s new armed reconnaissance helicopter (ARH) based on a variant of the MD 500, aerospace giant Boeing signed an agreement to make a multimillion-dollar cash investment in MD Helicopters (MDHI).

February 5, 2007, 8:05 AM

Hickok & Associates of Orange Beach, Ala., has developed a network of 19 GPS approaches to hospitals in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for aeromedical operator CareFlite of Grand Prairie, Texas.

February 5, 2007, 8:05 AM

A British aerial filming business played a small part in last month’s successful landing of a European Space Agency probe on the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan.

February 5, 2007, 8:04 AM

An Italian military tribunal has thrown out cowardice charges against four pilots who refused to fly in Iraq because of the poor state of their helicopters.

February 5, 2007, 8:02 AM

The Eastern Region Helicopter Council has established a “fly neighborly” program that establishes guidelines for helicopter operators flying over the New York City metropolitan area.

February 5, 2007, 7:57 AM

The June 2003 fatal crash of a Bombardier CRJ100 operated by Brit Air (a subsidiary of Air France) near Brest airport in France, was caused mainly by the pilots’ forgetting to select the autopilot approach mode (appr) when they began their approach, according to the final report of the Bureau d’E

February 5, 2007, 5:57 AM

The recent run of big orders for new turboprops has no doubt lifted the spirits of the two remaining builders of prop-driven airliners.

February 5, 2007, 5:54 AM

Some 25 pilots of Mesa Air Group picketed the company’s headquarters in Phoenix last month to publicly air a series of grievances over work rules.

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