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October 19, 2006, 10:35 AM

Last month James Bass replaced Chuck Suma as president and CEO of Piper Aircraft. The change was announced in a terse statement by the Vero Beach, Fla.

October 19, 2006, 10:33 AM

The Beaudoin family deepened its leadership of Montreal-based Bombardier last month following the departure of Peter Edwards as president of Bombardier Business Aircraft.

October 19, 2006, 10:31 AM

Signature Flight Support president Beth Haskins remains at her post, despite an announcement earlier this year that she would be leaving last month. She told AIN the delay in her separation is a result of Signature’s not having found a replacement.

October 19, 2006, 10:29 AM

Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated is closing its Long Island, N.Y. and Columbus, Ohio facilities. The engine work at Long Island, as well as at Springfield, Ill., will move to company facilities in Augusta, Ga., Houston and Los Angeles.

October 19, 2006, 10:28 AM

As business aviation operations expand in China, more U.S. companies are establishing local offices to market their products and services. Aviatrade, a New Jersey-based jet acquisition consultancy specializing in Gulfstreams, has opened a branch office, Aviatradeasia, in Shenzhen, China.

October 19, 2006, 10:27 AM

Twin Commander Aircraft has received an STC for three RVSM equipment packages for the turboprop twin series.

October 19, 2006, 10:26 AM

Operators needing to hire a ride-along qualified law-enforcement officer to meet one of the special security requirements of flying into Reagan Washington National Airport might want to turn to Jet Professionals. The Teterboro, N.J.

October 19, 2006, 10:25 AM

October 28 is the comment deadline for the UK’s Department of Transport (DoT) proposal to prevent foreign-registered aircraft from being based in the UK “by limiting the time (e.g.

October 19, 2006, 10:24 AM

Since our new business airplane report was finalized, a third Falcon 7X, S/N 03, joined the flight-test program. First flown on September 20, it will be used primarily for avionics, systems and function and reliability testing.

October 19, 2006, 10:22 AM

Two men who used grenades to hijack an Aires Colombia de Havilland Dash 8-300 on September 12 surrendered five hours after the standoff began, ending a harrowing but injury-free ordeal for the 20 passengers and five crewmembers.