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March 16, 2007, 10:53 AM

Cessna’s first Citation CJ3 light jet rolled off the production line on Friday, February 13 at the company’s Wichita facility. The six-passenger airplane, announced at the 2002 NBAA Convention, is expected to receive type certification this summer.

March 16, 2007, 10:52 AM

Pilatus Aircraft last month announced that the warranty period for all Honeywell avionics installed in new Pilatus PC-12s has been extended from two to three years.

March 16, 2007, 10:51 AM

Three-month-old interiors, mods and maintenance shop Montreal Jet Center is preparing to accept its first business jet for interior refurbishment and airframe maintenance.

March 16, 2007, 10:50 AM

Bell Helicopter announced last month it is relocating its commercial business unit’s worldwide sales and marketing offices and the Bell Training Academy to the facility formerly occupied by Galaxy Aerospace/Gulfstream at Fort Worth Alliance Airport, Texas.

March 16, 2007, 10:50 AM

FAIRCHILD SWEARINGEN SA-226-TC AND SA-227-AC, DENVER, COLO., DEC. 3, 2003–Two Fairchild Swearingens–an SA-226-TC (N60U) and SA-227-AC (N340AE)–collided in the dark while taxiing at Denver International Airport (DIA).

March 16, 2007, 10:48 AM

Beginning March 30, NBAA will hold seven new sessions of the association’s security training seminar for Part 91 operators at locations across the country.

March 16, 2007, 10:46 AM

Switzerland’s Federal Bureau of Air Accident Investigation, known as the BFU, identified pilot error as the cause of a Crossair Avro RJ100 accident on Nov. 24, 2001, near Bassersdorf, Switzerland, during an approach to Zurich Airport.

March 16, 2007, 10:44 AM

The advent of very light jets has prompted an FAA proposal to require that all new certification projects for turbofan-powered airplanes of 6,000 pounds or less mtow undergo function and reliability testing similar to that which has been required for larger fanjet-powered airplanes.

March 16, 2007, 10:43 AM

RAYTHEON BEECH KING AIR B200, MORLAN, GA., DEC. 4, 2003–At 7:40 p.m. EST King Air N85BK crashed while on a localizer approach to Runway 32 at the Newnan Cowet County Airport (CCO) near Morlan.

March 16, 2007, 10:43 AM

The comment window has been reopened until March 11 on the FAA’s proposal to revise the technical and operational requirements for simulators and flight-training devices, as well as consolidate them under one new rule.

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