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December 8, 2006, 10:46 AM

GE has signed Herzog as the launch customer for its new Challenger 601 CF34 engine modernization program.

December 8, 2006, 10:43 AM

The European Aviation Safety Agency has approved Gulfstream Aerospace to provide comprehensive maintenance services for the large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G200 at its service center in Luton, England.

December 8, 2006, 10:40 AM

Embraer has named Premier Air Center/West Star Aviation’s Grand Junction and Dallas locations factory-authorized service centers for the new Embraer Phenom 100 VLJ and Phenom 300 light jet.

December 8, 2006, 10:38 AM

Jet Aviation’s Dallas MRO operation has been acquired by Premier/West Star. Jet Aviation will continue to provide FBO services such as fuel at the Love Field location, while Premier/West Star will provide aircraft maintenance services.

December 8, 2006, 9:36 AM

Repair station operators have a new option when considering ways to meet the new FAA training requirements.

December 8, 2006, 9:29 AM

Dallas Airmotive is adding Pratt & Whitney Canada PW500 hot-section inspection capability to three of its regional turbine centers (RTCs). According to the company, its RTC in Portsmouth, England, will be up and running on the new service by January 1. The Millville, N.J.

December 8, 2006, 9:16 AM

Fokker Services, part of Stork Aerospace, announced it has signed a letter of intent for the acquisition of a controlling (51 percent) interest in Piedmont Aviation Component Services and a 49-percent strategic interest in Limco Airepair.

December 8, 2006, 9:12 AM

Bombardier Aerospace has appointed Stevens Aviation’s Jefferson County Airport facility in Denver an AOG/line maintenance facility for Learjets.

December 8, 2006, 9:10 AM

Securaplane Technologies has announced a distribution agreement for emergency batteries with CRS Jet Spares. The securaplane emergency battery systems use Hawker sealed lead acid batteries instead of nicads.

December 8, 2006, 9:02 AM

While many medium to large turbine helicopters offer autopilots to enhance mission safety and comfort, Sikorsky is in the final stages of developing an automatic flight control system (AFCS) that the company says will be the first of its kind to fly automated approaches to a set position.

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