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November 6, 2006, 12:41 PM

It’s called the Flipper, and for good reason. The new product is a retrofit item that flips into position on the aircraft glare shield to give the pilot a supplemental five-inch LCD screen. Flight Display Systems of Alpharetta, Ga. (Booth No.

November 6, 2006, 12:25 PM

In the months since AirCell won an FCC frequency-spectrum auction to provide wireless broadband connectivity to airplanes flying high above the continental U.S., the Louisville, Colo. company has been off and running.

November 6, 2006, 12:24 PM

With the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) poised to raise the age limit for commercial pilots to 65 effective November 23, the FAA has convened an aviation rulemaking committee (ARC) to recommend whether the U.S. should adopt the same standard.

November 6, 2006, 12:20 PM

Former Flight Options pilot Franklin Rodriguez last month was sentenced to 17.5 years in prison after pleading guilty last May to smuggling into the U.S. some 200,000 Ecstasy pills while flying a C-5 Galaxy mission from Germany to Stewart Airport in Newburgh, N.Y., for the Air National Guard.

November 6, 2006, 12:17 PM

A Defense Department study published recently said that under the right circumstances windmill farms used to generate electricity have the potential to degrade the tracking capabilities of ATC radar.

November 6, 2006, 12:17 PM

NBAA this year is introducing the Albert Ueltschi Award, created to honor individuals and groups in business aviation who support humanitarian causes.

November 6, 2006, 12:01 PM

Connecticut-based Magnum Jet confirmed an order placed several months ago with Adam Aircraft for 101 A700 very light jets (VLJ) for planned management and air-limo services.

November 6, 2006, 11:57 AM

On August 8 Honda Motor Co. launched a new company, Honda Aircraft, which will certify the very light HondaJet in three to four years.

November 6, 2006, 11:56 AM

Embraer selected UK-based Priestman Goode to design the interior of the Lineage 1000, the ultra-large executive jet the Brazilian OEM launched in May. The company also chose DeCrane Aircraft in Georgetown, Del., to install and complete the interiors of the new jet.

November 6, 2006, 11:41 AM

Cessna’s cessnaelearning.com Web site now offers a Caravan cold-weather operations course, a series of five self-paced training modules, taking an estimated two to three hours to complete.

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