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December 11, 2006, 6:47 AM

Raytheon Beech King Air C90A, Besancon, France, Oct. 18, 2006–The French-registered King Air crashed on takeoff in VMC from La Veze Airport and was destroyed. The pilot, copilot and two passengers were killed.

December 11, 2006, 6:43 AM

Raytheon Beech King Air 200, Leonardtown, Md., Oct. 12, 2006–Landing on Runway 29 at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport, King Air N528WG touched down on the main gear in a “firm but normal” landing, approximately 1,200 feet down the runway and within four or five feet of the right of centerline.

December 11, 2006, 6:37 AM

Cessna 425 Conquest I, Tulear, Madagascar, Oct. 25, 2006–All six people aboard the Services et Transports Aeriens Conquest, 5R-MGV, were killed when the turboprop twin crashed soon after takeoff from Tulear Airport on a VFR flight plan in visual conditions.

December 11, 2006, 6:36 AM

Raytheon Aircraft this month announced the Hawker 850XP and–true to form–the airplane is an evolution of the Hawker 800XPi, which is itself a recently  revealed enhanced version of the Hawker 800XP that is in turn a derivative of the Hawker 800.

December 11, 2006, 6:34 AM

The Firefly throwaway micro unmanned aerial vehicle (MUAV) system displayed for the first time by Integrated Dynamics (Stand W301) places the Pakistani company in the forefront of this technology.

December 11, 2006, 6:33 AM

Piaggio Aero Industries is showcasing the new Avanti II version of its distinctive twin pusherprop here at Dubai 2005 this week. But the Italian company is remaining tight-lipped about long-anticipated plans for a new light business jet.

December 11, 2006, 6:31 AM

Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger, Teterboro, N.J., Oct. 25, 2006–Challenger N409KC, registered to the Bank of America of St. Louis, was landing at Teterboro Airport (TEB) and overran the runway. No damage was reported to the aircraft and there were no injuries to the pilot and five passengers.

December 11, 2006, 6:31 AM

Hallelujah! Boeing and Airbus agree about something. The rival airframers both foresee a 20-year market in this region for 88 large airliners of Boeing 747 size or bigger. Outlining the U.S.

December 11, 2006, 6:30 AM

 Flying the Korean Aerospace International (KAI)/Lockheed Martin T-50 Golden Eagle supersonic jet trainer here at Dubai is Lt. Col. Choong Hwan Lee of the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF).

December 11, 2006, 6:29 AM

Air France Industries is setting up a component logistics center at Abu Dhabi Airport.