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October 9, 2006, 2:18 PM

Mobile phone maker Ericsson jumped into the race to supply hardware that will enable passengers to use their cellphones aboard aircraft after takeoff.

October 9, 2006, 2:17 PM

Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS), a joint L-3 Communications and Thales company, used last month’s Paris Air Show to introduce technology intended to warn pilots of runway and taxiway incursions.

October 9, 2006, 2:16 PM

Aphis, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, will eliminate the exemption from inspection requirements and fees for commercial aircraft flying from Canada to the U.S. The rule takes effect November 24.

October 9, 2006, 2:15 PM

Arinc and Jeppesen last month announced an alliance that will integrate “best of class” EFB components from each company’s portfolios to produce what officials are billing as “the industry’s most advanced electronic flight bag (EFB) system.”

October 9, 2006, 2:14 PM

Contrary to earlier reports that aircraft flying into the Dallas area from international departure points could clear U.S.

October 9, 2006, 2:13 PM

For the business aviation market, CMC Electronics has introduced a compact satcom antenna the company calls SatLite. As the name implies, this antenna was designed with size and weight in mind.

October 9, 2006, 2:12 PM

Duncan Aviation has certified and installed a Rockwell Collins IDS-3000 retrofit cockpit and IFIS (integrated flight information system) file server in a customer Astra. Duncan’s Lincoln, Neb.

October 9, 2006, 2:11 PM

SheltAir Aviation Services expanded its Florida FBO stable to seven and total count to eight with the acquisition of Sowell Aviation Services at Panama City-Bay County International Airport. The purchase includes 40,000 sq ft of FBO terminal, office and hangar space.

October 9, 2006, 2:07 PM

After eight months of renovations of its FBO facility, Million Air Fayetteville, Ark., held a grand reopening on August 11.

October 9, 2006, 2:01 PM

Grob’s SPn, a carbon-fiber light business twinjet introduced at last month’s Paris Air Show, will enter production with the Honeywell Apex avionics system, according to officials from the German company.