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November 14, 2006, 11:13 AM

The good news is that the single-engine Diamond D-Jet is getting a parachute recovery system from St. Paul, Minn.-based Ballistic Recovery Systems.

November 14, 2006, 11:12 AM

The completion two months ago of Dubai International Capital’s £700 million ($1.3 billion) takeover of Doncasters has brought stability and fresh opportunity to the UK engineering group.

November 14, 2006, 11:10 AM

Theo Staub, president and COO of Jet Aviation North America, and Colin Bond, CFO of the Jet Aviation Group, "have decided to leave the company," according to a statement from the Swiss-based business aviation group.

November 14, 2006, 11:10 AM

Safran (Hall 4 Stand B12), the offspring of last year’s somewhat surprising merger of French engine giant Snecma and communications group Sagem, claims to have found its feet quickly and to be having a boom year.

November 14, 2006, 11:05 AM

The geared turbofan (GTF) is Pratt & Whitney’s “game changing” stake in the future of propulsion for the coming new generation of single-aisle aircraft that will eventually replace the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320.

November 14, 2006, 10:58 AM

Recently appointed Pratt & Whitney president Steve Finger is in no doubt about his company’s position in the global marketplace. “The Eagle is everywhere,” he said.

November 14, 2006, 10:56 AM

Gulfstream delivered 54 business jets in the first half of this year versus 41 in the first half of last year, according to figures released yesterday by parent company General Dynamics.

November 14, 2006, 10:55 AM

The first half of this year saw considerably improved sales and deliveries of Citations compared with the first half of last year, according to second-quarter financial results released today by parent company Textron.

November 14, 2006, 10:49 AM

The Gripen team occupies the high ground at the Farnborough show this year in a new prime-site chalet and with the Swedish fighter flying a daily solo routine. Meanwhile, seven Swedish Air Force Gripen fighters flew to Alaska this past weekend to participate in their first “Red Flag” exercise.

November 14, 2006, 10:48 AM

Based on a study of 11 accidents that occurred between December 2002 and February this year involving primarily general aviation aircraft, the NTSB expressed "serious concern" about the effectiveness of ATC's minimum safe altitude warning system (MSAW) and conflict-alert systems.