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November 22, 2006, 5:35 AM

Transport aircraft manufacturers, including business jet OEMs, will be required to develop operational limitations for all future Part 25 designs, under a far-ranging notice of proposed rulemaking intended to eliminate “widespread fatigue damage” (WFD) as aircraft age.

November 22, 2006, 5:34 AM

The controversy over Teterboro Airport operations seems to be cooling down. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which owns and operates the airport, has asked for a 10-percent reduction in operations, and Rep. Steve Rothman (D-N.J.), has demanded a 25-percent reduction.

November 22, 2006, 5:31 AM

The Transportation Security Administration on Thursday issued an advisory urging private jet owners and general aviation airports to review security measures after a message was posted in Arabic on a Web forum on April 13 urging all Muslims to destroy American business jets “usually used by disti

November 22, 2006, 5:25 AM

The owner of a Mexican-registered Gulfstream II (S/N 0-10) that landed at Toncontin International Airport in Honduras February 24 may lose the airplane.

November 22, 2006, 5:21 AM

Special requirements for transport-category airplanes used as business/VIP jets are being developed by the FAA.

November 22, 2006, 5:10 AM

Cessna Aircraft has joined forces with the FAA and the Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association (RACCA) for a Cessna Caravan “educational and awareness campaign,” according to a spokesman for the OEM.

November 22, 2006, 5:09 AM

Reno start-up Aerion said yesterday that its board recently approved continued funding of the Aerion supersonic business jet through program launch, the point at which production design and prototype development would begin.

November 22, 2006, 5:06 AM

“Overall, Raytheon Aircraft had the best quarter” in its history in terms of financial performance, said William Swanson, chairman and CEO of parent Raytheon Company.

November 22, 2006, 4:58 AM

Starting tomorrow through Friday, the sixth annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) will showcase hundreds of products from around the world, occupying nearly 237,000 sq ft of exhibit space at the Geneva Palexpo.

November 22, 2006, 4:57 AM

Aviall, one of the largest independent suppliers of new parts for business, government and commercial aircraft, is being acquired by Boeing.

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