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November 6, 2006, 8:17 AM

Spectrum Aeronautical has appointed Interjet Maintenance of South Africa to handle sales and customer support for its under-development S-33 Independence very light twinjet throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

November 6, 2006, 8:11 AM

International Water-Guard Industries signed an agreement with UK-based Reheat International for distribution and maintenance of its aircraft water treatment products for the European business aviation market.

November 6, 2006, 8:05 AM

Cessna formally launched two new business twinjets at last month’s NBAA Convention, making the Citation CJ4 and XLS+ the latest in a steady sequence of airplane introductions by the Wichita manufacturer.

November 6, 2006, 7:59 AM

On November 7, Jacksonville, Fla. citizens will vote on a non-binding referendum to give Cecil Field back to the Navy. Cecil Field was a Navy base until 1999, when most of the airport was given to the city under a Base Realignment and Closure program.

November 6, 2006, 7:47 AM

The NTSB on October 31 was scheduled to release the final report on its investigation into the crash of a Challenger 600 at Teterboro, N.J., after it overran the runway while attempting to take off. The Feb.

November 6, 2006, 7:42 AM

The comment period on a proposal to continue the reservation and slot program under the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) has been extended from October 30 to December 29, the result of requests from several trade groups.

November 6, 2006, 7:36 AM

Bombardier Aerospace announced last month it will lay off another 1,330 employees as part of a plan to “realign” regional aircraft production rates with market demand.

November 6, 2006, 7:31 AM

Keystone Helicopter in West Chester, Pa., reached an agreement with Seacor Holdings to sell its Flight Services Division, a 35-aircraft fleet dedicated to air-medical operations at various bases throughout the Eastern U.S. and Puerto Rico.

November 6, 2006, 7:25 AM

Million Air at press time was set to open its first FBO in Europe through a joint venture with the Flying Group of Belgium. The U.S. network will operate Flying Group’s new facility at Paris Le Bourget Airport in France. It will likely be known as Million Air Paris.

November 6, 2006, 7:21 AM

On November 23 the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will adopt an amendment to increase the age limit for airline pilots to 65, provided another crewmember pilot is under age 60.