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February 1, 2007, 10:26 AM

Fire is the sharpest two-edged sword in man’s bag of tools. When under control it was a formidable tool that warmed, comforted, cooked food and kept wild beasts at bay for prehistoric man. Today, it fulfills those and many other needs, yet out of control it is man’s worst nightmare.

February 1, 2007, 10:26 AM

Marquis Jet is now marketing a 25-hour card that gives users access to 12.5 hours in each of two different aircraft types. The new card combines aircraft types with different seating and baggage configurations, amenities and distance capabilities.

February 1, 2007, 10:25 AM

An AD issued last month requires operators of certain Gulfstream IV-SP series to install software and hardware updates to their Honeywell Primus Epic avionics to correct an EFIS display blanking problem.

February 1, 2007, 10:24 AM

Montreal-based simulator manufacturer and training organization CAE announced a restructuring plan, including several hundred layoffs, to take effect April 1. The move is aimed at restoring the company’s profitability.

February 1, 2007, 10:24 AM

Operators of all U.S.-registered Challenger 600s, 601s and 604s and Canadair Regional Jets, which are derived from the business jet, must incorporate flight manual revisions to ensure that before takeoff the “wing leading edge and upper wing surface are completely free of ice, frost, snow or slus

February 1, 2007, 10:23 AM

The Citation 560 that crashed short of Runway 26R at Pueblo Municipal Airport, Colo., on February 17 was only about 300 feet agl while still four miles out, according to the NTSB. The airplane crashed just seconds later, at about 9:15 a.m.

February 1, 2007, 10:20 AM
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After almost a year without a stated estimate of a certification target date for its SJ30-2, San Antonio-based Sino Swearingen now says it expects to receive the type certificate under Part 23 (commuter category) in the third quarter of next year.

February 1, 2007, 10:18 AM

Early last month, Safire Aircraft of Opa-Locka, Fla., announced it had filed a type certificate application with the FAA for its very light Safire Jet, the first step in the certification process.

February 1, 2007, 10:17 AM

American Utilicraft (AWC) last month said that WSI Hong Kong had signed a letter of intent in November last year “to facilitate on-going discussions and negotiations for positions on 300 FF-1080 Freight Feeder Aircraft, including exclusive rights for sales and support in the Far East Markets.” Ac

February 1, 2007, 10:11 AM
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When DeCrane Aircraft Holdings bought PATS in 1999, the newly acquired company’s primary focus was on the installation of auxiliary fuel tanks, and in particular an exclusive contract to provide auxiliary tank systems for the Boeing Business Jet.

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