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November 2, 2006, 5:22 AM

The New Jersey State Police would like to permanently relocate one of the state’s medevac helicopter units to Somerset Airport (SMQ), near the middle of the northern half of the Garden State.

November 2, 2006, 5:16 AM

Guardian Jet Center has completed construction of its new terminal at Ontario International Airport (Calif.). The new facility added 5,500 sq ft of operating space to the existing 46,000 sq ft of hangar and office area.

November 2, 2006, 5:01 AM

August Palmer, a selectman in Oxford, Conn., opposes adding approach lights to the master plan at the town’s Waterbury-Oxford Airport. He maintains the landing aids would add noise and light pollution to the area. Airport officials and local pilots disagree, saying the lights would add safety.

November 2, 2006, 4:57 AM

Scottsdale (Ariz.) Air Center and its sibling, Santa Fe (N.M.) Air Center will soon have new ownership. Current owner Herb Marchman has signed a purchase agreement with Ross Aviation for the two facilities.

November 2, 2006, 4:38 AM

One of the cornerstones of aviation is trust. Because it has been part of our foundation for so long, we don’t even think about it; it is just there.

November 1, 2006, 12:10 PM

“To understand why Midcoast Aviation’s Perryville, Mo. operation is such a strong force in the Learjet MRO sector requires an understanding of our history,” Ron Herman, vice president of operations for Midcoast Aviation Perryville, told AIN.

November 1, 2006, 12:07 PM

Aviation Partners has named Penta Aviation Services, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, a Hawker 800 blended winglet installation center. The company joins West Star Aviation (Grand Junction, Colo.); Duncan Aviation (Lincoln, Neb. and Battle Creek, Mich.); and Wing Aviation (Conroe, Texas).

November 1, 2006, 12:06 PM

Gulfstream Aerospace announced that it will divide its Appleton, Wis. facility into three separate units. The first unit, which will retain the Gulfstream name, will focus on the final phase of manufacturing (completion) of Gulfstream business jets.

November 1, 2006, 12:05 PM

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) is asking the entire aviation community to call their Congressional representatives and ask for their support of House Resolution 586 (108th Congress).

November 1, 2006, 12:02 PM

FDC/aerofilter has obtained FAA approval for unrestricted flight in falling and blowing snow conditions for its engine inlet barrier filter (IBF) systems for the Eurocopter AS 350B/BA/B2/B3/B4 and EC 130B4.