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February 1, 2007, 8:55 AM
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The second and final test Bombardier Global 5000 took its first, four-hour flight northwest of Toronto on January 8. During the inaugural flight it reached an altitude of 17,000 feet and an indicated airspeed of 340 knots.

February 1, 2007, 8:50 AM

Last year’s slump in commercial aircraft sales and employment was not as sharp as predicted and not nearly as deep as the industry experienced 10 years ago.

February 1, 2007, 8:49 AM

The FAA’s budgetary woes are but one symptom of the U.S. fiscal freight train that has been speeding down the track with ever greater wobbles since 9/11.

February 1, 2007, 8:45 AM
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When it comes to trying to determine what plans Honda has for its HondaJet project, a lot of the seemingly obvious evidence could be misleading.

February 1, 2007, 8:41 AM

Two companies are offering Israeli-built anti-missile systems to the civil aircraft market to protect airliners and business aircraft from the terrorist threat posed by shoulder-launched missiles, or Manpads (man-portable air defense systems).

February 1, 2007, 8:36 AM
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Wire strikes–long the bane of low-altitude rotorcraft and agplane operations–could be reduced if a system now undergoing testing on both sides of the Atlantic is able to supplement or even replace marker balls and continuously flashing strobes.

February 1, 2007, 8:31 AM

Mojave, Calif.-based Scaled Composites recently modified the Virgin Atlantic-sponsored GlobalFlyer with fuel jettison capability at the request of pilot Steve Fossett, who is scheduled to fly the single-engine Williams FJ44-powered aircraft solo around the world nonstop without refueling sometime

February 1, 2007, 7:57 AM

Busy isn’t an adequate description of life at Teterboro and Van Nuys Airports on a Friday evening the week before Thanksgiving or Christmas. Airplanes idling on the ramp, backed up on the taxiways, as pilots and passengers chafe at the delay.

February 1, 2007, 7:31 AM

While the NTSB determined that “unnecessary and too aggressive” rudder inputs by the first officer broke the vertical stabilizer off American Airlines Flight 587, there was plenty of blame to spread among the airline, U.S.

February 1, 2007, 7:24 AM

The minimum percentage rate for substance-abuse testing for next year will remain at 25 percent of covered aviation employees for random drug testing and 10 percent for random alcohol testing.

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