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June 1, 2007, 10:42 AM

While preparing for traffic to double and perhaps even triple in the coming decades, the FAA has made clear that putting up the ground-based infrastructure to support that traffic will be expensive, ultimately costing billions of dollars.

June 1, 2007, 10:36 AM

Evektor has begun prototype assembly of the EV-55 Outback, a nine- to 14-passenger unpressurized turboprop.

June 1, 2007, 10:34 AM

Early in the second quarter, Bell/Agusta Aerospace reported that the BA609 civil tiltrotor program had logged 137 flights and 159 flight hours on ship 001, which is based in Fort Worth, Texas, and 14 flights and 14 flight hours on ship 002 in Cameri, Italy.

June 1, 2007, 10:32 AM

It’s been more than seven years since Vern Raburn launched the Eclipse 500, a small, low-cost very light jet that he predicted would bring “disruptive technology” to aviation.

June 1, 2007, 10:26 AM

Embraer’s May 2005 announcement that the company was launching two new business aircraft–the Phenom 100 very light jet and the Phenom 300 light jet–certainly raised some eyebrows.

June 1, 2007, 7:25 AM

This year poses a stiff test for the debate about whether business aircraft manufacturers need to be at both the annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) and the biennial Paris Air Show.

June 1, 2007, 7:04 AM

House and Senate bills to require all airport employees with access to secure and sterile areas of an airport to undergo metal detection screening in the same manner as airline passengers is drawing criticism from the National Air Transportation Association (NATA).

June 1, 2007, 6:53 AM

District of Columbia congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) used a House aviation subcommittee hearing on the Essential Air Service program (EAS)–which ensures air service to smaller communities–as a bully pulpit to call for stepped-up action to make it easier for general aviation aircr

June 1, 2007, 6:46 AM

Summer is almost upon us in the northern hemisphere, but the FAA is embroiled in two significant icing-related issues: a proposed new rule for when de-ice systems are activated and a new interpretation of the term “known icing.”

June 1, 2007, 6:21 AM

As its name implies, the Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar, hosted by the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) and NBAA, focused on the common theme of improving the safety record in the corporate aviation sector.

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