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October 11, 2006, 6:35 AM

Language included in the federal homeland security funding bill encourages the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to continue moving forward on expanding the TSA Access Certificate (TSAAC), a voluntary general aviation security program now being tested by 24 business aviation operators

October 11, 2006, 6:33 AM

Quest Aircraft of Sandpoint, Idaho, received its first orders last month for the Kodiak, a high-wing, fixed-gear turboprop single, a prototype of which is currently in flight test. The orders are for seven aircraft.

October 11, 2006, 6:32 AM

Jet Aviation officially opened its FBO at Dubai International Airport last month, the company’s third FBO in the Middle East.

October 11, 2006, 6:31 AM

In keeping with NBAA’s new effort to seek candidates who are familiar with business aviation through a “variety of professional skills and experiences,” three of the association’s four new board members are not directly from corporate flight departments.

October 11, 2006, 6:30 AM

All major business aircraft manufacturers are among the 29 exhibitors already booked for the first full Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), which will be held in Shanghai, China, from August 9 to 11.

October 11, 2006, 6:29 AM

The FAA has issued a special airworthiness information bulletin to alert operators of Bombardier CL600-2B19 regional jets of “higher-than-expected levels of dual-channel disconnects of the horizontal stabilizer trim system.” While Bombardier is undertaking an engineering investigation to address

October 11, 2006, 6:27 AM

Gerry Garapich and fellow passenger Bob Powelson are recovering from the injuries they sustained on May 5 during a rough landing at North Las Vegas Airport.

October 11, 2006, 6:21 AM

Given the decline in airline service, invasive security at the airport and fewer nonstop flights, it’s no wonder that those with the means to travel by business aircraft are doing so.

October 11, 2006, 6:08 AM

Some 7,417 business jets will be delivered between 2005 and 2014, peaking with the shipment of more than 800 jets in 2013, according to the Teal Group’s 15th annual business jet forecast.

October 11, 2006, 5:53 AM

Deliveries of business jets and turboprops in the first quarter of this year jumped about 20 percent compared with deliveries in the same period last year, despite mixed results by the major OEMs, according to statistics the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released recently.