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January 30, 2007, 7:09 AM

Aeros Aviation of McKinney, Texas, purchased McKinney Aerospace, a modification and service center also based in McKinney. Aeros Aviation is a new company that has developed in-flight entertainment, airborne communications and high-technology biometric airport security products.

January 30, 2007, 7:08 AM

Westlake Village, Calif.-based Jet Alliance claims to be the first company to offer fractional shares in the Eclipse 500 very light jet. “The technology used to build this aircraft allows us to offer shares at an incredible value,” said v-p Craig Arnold.

January 30, 2007, 7:06 AM

Cessna named West Star Aviation of Grand Junction, Colo., an authorized Citation service center and warranty fulfillment facility, one of six non-factory-owned authorized Citation service facilities in the U.S.

January 30, 2007, 7:05 AM

Cockpit voice recorder (CVR) transcripts indicate that the pilots of the Gulfstream III that crashed in IMC November 22 after being cleared for the Runway 4 ILS approach at Houston Hobby Airport had the VOR frequency tuned instead of the ILS.

January 30, 2007, 7:04 AM

Raytheon Aircraft is rolling back the prices of more than 17,500 parts, allowing Beechcraft and Hawker customers “to purchase parts at a reduced price–many reduced by 50 percent.” This latest round of discounts follows an October announcement of price reductions on more than 10,000 parts.

January 30, 2007, 7:03 AM

Business aircraft and large charter operators may start seeing reduced insurance premium rates within the next few months, if they haven’t already.

January 30, 2007, 7:01 AM

Europe’s Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) want to require pilots to respond to resolution advisories (RAs) from airborne collision avoidance systems (ACAS) in all circumstances.

January 30, 2007, 6:56 AM

The new business aviation enclave at Dubai International Airport (DXB) is taking shape, and the first facilities were due to open by the end of last month. A new VIP terminal, to be run by the airport’s own Executive Flight Services (EFS), is due to open by year-end.

January 30, 2007, 6:43 AM

With the triple- and sometimes quadruple-redundant electrical systems in the most modern business jets, carrying a backup battery-powered handheld radio or GPS on board might seem as unnecessary as strapping on a parachute or affecting helmet, scarf and goggles.

January 30, 2007, 6:38 AM

Turbine Aircraft Services is taking its pilots’ review of proficiency (PROP) seminar series to Europe.

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