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November 22, 2006, 4:23 AM

New York City-based Arcadia Aviation announced plans yesterday to create a $20 million 200,000-sq-ft corporate hangar and office complex at Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport (MRB) in Martinsburg, W.Va.

November 22, 2006, 4:21 AM

The NTSB released its final report on the Nov. 22, 2004 crash of a Gulfstream III in Houston that killed three crewmembers.

November 21, 2006, 11:50 AM

Over the last several months, the FAA has redesigned its Web site so that it’s easier to use, better organized, carries more information and introduces several new features.

November 21, 2006, 11:47 AM

The FAA’s funding stream being tied to the price of an airline ticket is not sufficient or reliable enough to fund the agency and “a new funding mechanism” is required, according to FAA Administrator Marion Blakey.

November 21, 2006, 11:44 AM

Zurich-based startup JetBird announced it ordered 50 Phenom 100s, a very light jet under development by Embraer, for a planned European on-demand air taxi service.

November 21, 2006, 11:41 AM

As a result of its investigation into the Montrose accident, the NTSB recommended that the FAA “develop visual and tactile training aids” that show small amounts of contamination on upper wing surfaces, then require all commercial operators to incorporate the aids into their training programs.

November 21, 2006, 11:37 AM

The NTSB Tuesday issued its determination regarding the stall and fatal crash of a Challenger 600 during takeoff from Montrose, Colo., on Nov, 28, 2004. According to the Safety Board, the crash was caused by ice and snow on the wings that the pilots had failed to detect and remove.

November 21, 2006, 11:03 AM

FlightSafety International and Cessna are making significant progress in the development of the training program for the new Mustang VLJ, scheduled to begin next January.

November 21, 2006, 11:01 AM

A report issued last week by Eurocontrol projects that over the next 10 years Europe’s fleet of turbine business aircraft will grow by about 4 percent annually, from some 2,000 today to approximately 3,000 by 2015.

November 21, 2006, 10:57 AM

Some 10,383 business jets will be built over the next 10 years, including 2,310 very light jets, 100 business jetliners and 196 business jet versions of regional jets, according to the 16th annual Business Jet Overview from the Teal Group.