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October 18, 2006, 6:08 AM

The Asian Aerospace show at Singapore’s Changi Airport in February will be the last event in the current format, following a sudden split between the Singapore government and show organizer Reed Exhibitions.

October 18, 2006, 6:06 AM

The growing Russian market for business aircraft prompted western manufacturers to expand their presence at the MAKS airshow, held recently at Ramenskoye Aerodrome near Moscow.

October 18, 2006, 6:00 AM

Pulling into position for takeoff or passing the final approach fix for landing, especially at a mountain airport, presents many challenges.

October 18, 2006, 5:51 AM

Apparently, it’s just a time-honored myth that the Inuit language of native Alaskans has as many as 400 different words covering all forms of frozen precipitation. In fact, there are about a dozen, just like in English.

October 18, 2006, 5:30 AM

While Ibis Aerospace officials have been cheering publicly for months that the Ae270 Spirit turboprop single is nearing FAA and EASA approval, their mood behind closed doors was likely more muted.

October 18, 2006, 5:27 AM

Unlike physics, economic forecasting is not an exact science, and significant natural disasters have a way of scattering the tea leaves. Nevertheless, it might be worthwhile to see what two experts are saying.

October 18, 2006, 5:24 AM

For aircraft financers, insurance and the stability of the OEM are the main concerns when they consider the very light jets (VLJs), three of which are working toward certification next year.

October 18, 2006, 5:23 AM

Interest rates for aircraft loans and leases are typically negotiated individually for each case, so lenders rarely publish their rates.

October 18, 2006, 5:21 AM

A vibrant level of new aircraft deliveries, strong sales of used aircraft, low interest rates and competition among lenders have provided banks and other companies involved in the financing of business aircraft with greater activity this year than last year.