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November 13, 2006, 5:54 AM

Arinc Direct has introduced an online tool called the Virtual Fuel Desk to help its business aviation customers boost their fuel purchasing power. The program provides comparative pricing from multiple fuel suppliers at virtually all major U.S.

November 13, 2006, 5:52 AM

• A problem with an attitude indicator in a Cessna 402C “caused” the death of a young cargo pilot. “The problems could have grounded a passenger jet filled with people. But not so for air cargo–where delivering goods on time is industry lifeblood.”

November 13, 2006, 5:51 AM

A September 7 information letter from Bell Helicopter warns Bell 206 and 206L operators of potential problems with STC'd Boundary Layer Research (BLR) tailboom strakes.

November 13, 2006, 5:50 AM

A series of articles in the Miami Herald that took a look at the safety of air-cargo operations has exposed what the articles’ author seems to view as the ugly underbelly of commercial aviation.

November 13, 2006, 5:47 AM

Raytheon has selected AirCell’s ST 3100 satcom system as standard equipment on the Hawker 4000 super-midsize business jet.

November 13, 2006, 5:45 AM

Duncan Aviation recently installed its 10th Duncan Design Shell Kit for the Falcon 50. As part of the program, Duncan guts a customer airplane and installs the shell, providing an upgraded interior in 10 to 12 weeks of downtime.

November 13, 2006, 5:44 AM

Operators looking for better range from their executive/VIP single- or double-aisle jumbo jets–as well as enhanced safety–might find what they’re looking for at the BaySys Technologies’ NBAA booth.

November 13, 2006, 5:42 AM

More than five years after the 9/11 attacks, not only has the worldwide aerospace industry rebounded, in many cases it has soared far beyond pre-2001 levels, according to the latest industry figures.

November 13, 2006, 5:41 AM

On September 1 Boeing’s new 737-900ER, the platform for the new BBJ3, made its first flight. The first 900ER is destined for Indonesia’s Lion Air.

November 13, 2006, 5:40 AM

Epic Aircraft parent Aircraft Investor Resources (AIR) last week changed the name of the certifiable version of its Epic LT turboprop single to the Dynasty. AIR also said it is now taking deposits on the $1.9 million, all-composite airplane.