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October 20, 2006, 10:22 AM

Multi-billion-dollar airliner orders are back in fashion on the international airshow circuit if July’s Farnborough International ’04 event proves to signal the start of a trend.

October 20, 2006, 9:37 AM

Quiet Technology Aerospace (QTA) continues to install Gulfstream II and III Stage 3 hush kits at the rate of about one per month since being certified. The Opa Locka, Fla., company received an STC for the hush kit in January 2003 and expected to deliver its 20th completed aircraft last month.

October 20, 2006, 9:08 AM

When Bombardier announced the Global XRS follow-on derivative of the Global Express, the Canadian manufacturer promised an airplane that represented added value to the customer and a more complete package than was offered as part of its predecessor.

October 20, 2006, 8:57 AM

Just 387 days after groundbreaking ceremonies last year, Dassault Falcon Jet officially opened a new 40,000-sq-ft aircraft paint facility at its Wilmington, Del. complex on July 29.

October 20, 2006, 8:49 AM

The prospect of marginally qualified pilots hurtling through the rarefied atmosphere of the flight levels in very light jets and promoting fear and loathing in the heavy-metal professionals–which is how some people view the imminent advent of the “Volksjet” era–has been a topic of lively debate o

October 20, 2006, 8:40 AM

Beyond the merriment that the very light jet is coming to market, the insurance industry is preparing to drop the curtain in the final act.

October 20, 2006, 8:07 AM

It’s an unusual fact that, unlike just about any other marketable items, very light jets (VLJs), alcohol and tobacco share one unique characteristic. Even if you have the money, the seller can refuse to sell them to you if you’re not qualified.

October 19, 2006, 12:14 PM

Travelers on Delta, Northwest and other airlines operating under bankruptcy protection might face longer lines, delays and fuller and less frequent flights, but it’s “business as usual” at Delta AirElite, according to a spokesman.

October 19, 2006, 12:11 PM

The giant sucking sound generated by the bankruptcies of two of the largest airlines in the U.S. echoed last month through the financial community and across the air transport industry, including the regional airline sector.

October 19, 2006, 12:07 PM

apan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) plans soon to resume flight tests of a remote-controlled scaled experimental airplane in its quest to develop a next-generation supersonic transport.

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