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January 30, 2007, 5:07 AM

Neither the instrument-rated private pilot nor his five passengers were seriously injured when their Citation II, N35403, was substantially damaged on January 1.

January 30, 2007, 5:06 AM

Bombardier’s newly constituted board of directors last month gave approval to the company’s commercial airplane division to offer the C Series line of single-aisle jets to potential customers, marking the start of the company’s foray into the major airline market.

January 30, 2007, 5:05 AM

Bombardier reported that it has received type approval for the Learjet 45 from the civil aviation agency of China (CAAC). In addition to paving the way for operators to register Learjet 45s in that country, the approval also extends to other models in the Learjet 40 series.

January 30, 2007, 5:04 AM

While the fractional providers said publicly that switching to the more stringent rules of Part 91 Subpart K on February 17 was a nonevent, a look behind the scenes at NetJets reveals a somewhat more chaotic transition.

January 30, 2007, 5:04 AM

The list of events that must be reported to the NTSB will grow if the agency adopts proposed changes to NTSB Part 830.

January 30, 2007, 5:01 AM

Initial feedback from the public has prompted the Department of Defense to rethink its November 18 announcement that it is removing certain flight information publications and charts from public sale effective October 1.

January 30, 2007, 5:01 AM

“This is a recording” will have more meaning to accident investigators if the FAA enacts a proposal to beef up rules regarding cockpit voice recorders (CVRs) and flight data recorders (FDRs).

January 30, 2007, 4:56 AM
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The G150, which Gulfstream touts as the first wide-cabin, long-range, midsize business jet, rolled out January 18 in Tel Aviv in front of hundreds of Israel Aircraft Industries employees, officials from both companies, supplier representatives and certifying authorities.

January 30, 2007, 4:50 AM

The year 2003–the centennial of manned, powered flight–was supposed to be the one where aviation shone brightly. Instead, the entire aviation industry was a bit under the weather, riding out a turbulent market marred by a sour economy and the long-lasting after-effects of 9/11.

January 30, 2007, 4:29 AM

Bombardier Aerospace’s case for the C Series may just have grown sounder last month as Boeing announced it would pull the plug on the 110- to 115-seat 717, the proposed Canadian jet’s main competitor.

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