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November 13, 2006, 11:54 AM

More than 20 years ago, fractional jet ownership began with NetJets and then expanded rapidly in the late 1990s with the growth of Raytheon Travel Air and Flight Options (now just Flight Options, which is wholly owned by Raytheon), Bombardier’s Flexjet and the Cessna/ TAG Aviation CitationShares

November 13, 2006, 11:53 AM

Responding to queries from AIN about U.S.

November 13, 2006, 11:32 AM

A Falcon 900 (N699BG) owned and operated by Erg Aviation II overran Runway 1 during landing at Greenville Downtown Airport, S.C., on July 17, but was stopped by the Engineered Materials Arresting System (EMAS), preventing possible injuries and damage.

November 13, 2006, 11:32 AM

After all Archie Trammell has done for aviation, he’s still surprised by the recognition and gratitude bestowed on him.

November 13, 2006, 11:30 AM

Cessna is halfway through the 150-hour function and reliability (F&R) flight-testing on the Citation Mustang very light jet, the last step before gaining Part 23 type certification, expected in the fourth quarter and possibly beating the Eclipse 500 VLJ to full, unrestricted certification.

November 13, 2006, 11:27 AM

Disruption of a terrorist plot to bomb airliners flying from the UK to the U.S.

November 13, 2006, 11:21 AM

The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 provides that by Jan. 1, 2008, U.S. citizens and nonimmigrant aliens may enter the U.S.

November 13, 2006, 11:18 AM

After promising that a new system for funding the FAA would be announced by late last spring, the White House admitted this summer that internal disagreements within the Bush Administration had pushed the project to a back burner.

November 13, 2006, 11:15 AM

Citation modification specialist Sierra Industries of Uvalde, Texas, has received an STC for its Stallion conversion, a Citation 500/501 powered by Williams FJ44-2A turbofans in place of the twinjet’s original Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15Ds.

November 13, 2006, 11:11 AM

A recent study of non-military multi-engine jet aircraft bird encounters over a 30-year period has resulted in proposed revisions to the engine bird ingestion airworthiness standards of Part 33. According to the FAA, the study showed 340 bird-ingestion events out of 325 million departures.