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January 29, 2007, 5:34 AM

Although the political crisis in Ukraine kept Antonov engineers guessing about the timing of the first flight of the 52-seat An-148, the airplane took to the air on December 17 from Kiev’s Svyatoshin Aerodrome.

January 29, 2007, 5:34 AM

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has delivered the final Avro RJ to Finnish carrier Blue 1, bringing to an end 22 years of BAe 146/Avro RJ production. An Avro RJ85 that arrived in Helsinki on November 26 was the last of four aircraft ordered by Blue 1.

January 29, 2007, 5:32 AM

A Super Bowl Special Traffic Management Program (STMP) for the Houston area will be in effect January 28 through February 3, requiring all non-airline operators to obtain arrival and departure reservations for seven airports within the greater Houston area.

January 29, 2007, 5:31 AM

Bankrupt Air Canada last month signed a pair of MOUs that call for a split order for 90 airplanes from Bombardier of Canada and Embraer of Brazil.

January 29, 2007, 5:29 AM

French regional operator Air Littoral’s future is on a knife edge following the failure of Seven Group–potential buyers of the ailing airline–to pay the purchase price to a Montpellier commercial court.

January 29, 2007, 5:28 AM

William Swanson, 54, has been elected chairman of Raytheon Co., effective January 28. He replaces Dan Burnham, 57, who will retire from the Waltham, Mass.-based parent company of Raytheon Aircraft. Swanson is a 31-year Raytheon veteran.

January 29, 2007, 5:27 AM

The largest member of Embraer’s 170/190 family of single-aisle commercial jets–the 108-seat Embraer 195–took to the air for the first time on December 7 from the company’s production center in São Jose dos Campos, Brazil.

January 29, 2007, 5:26 AM

While it’s unlikely the FAA will push back this month’s deadline for the installation of ELTs in virtually all corporate jets, the agency might allow operators to file for a temporary exemption to the requirement if they can show a good-faith effort at compliance.

January 29, 2007, 5:25 AM

A day after news of the NetJets order for 50 Hawker 400XPs, Cessna Aircraft parent company Textron announced that it expects no financial impact from the fractional provider’s earlier cancellation of an order for 50 Citation CJ3s.

January 29, 2007, 5:24 AM

Bombardier announced plans to cut this year’s CRJ200 production by another 20 percent just days after Standard & Poor’s lowered the company’s credit rating to junk status and issued a “negative” outlook for Bombardier’s regional jet prospects.

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