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January 24, 2007, 7:12 AM

Operators at Berlin Tempelhof Airport last month rebuffed a local court recommendation that offered a postponement of closure of the downtown airport. The court on December 21 recommended keeping Tempelhof open until Oct. 31, 2008, one year later than previously planned.

January 24, 2007, 7:08 AM

Few navigation systems have experienced the ups and downs of loran as they sought recognition. In December, a UK agency said the system is an essential back-up to GPS; the same month the FAA rejected it for the same purpose and an independent group of U.S.

January 24, 2007, 6:54 AM

Total business aviation accidents were down slightly in 2006, thanks mainly to a decrease of more than 17 percent in turboprop accidents, according to aviation safety analyst Robert E. Breiling Associates of Boca Raton, Fla.

January 24, 2007, 6:44 AM

The European Union’s new emissions trading requirements for aviation could be imposed on a much larger group of business aircraft than has been anticipated.

January 24, 2007, 6:40 AM

The pilot flying a Cessna Caravan that crashed after takeoff on Oct. 6, 2005, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, violated operational requirements, according to the Canadian Transportation Safety Board’s final report.

January 24, 2007, 6:21 AM

Today’s world, including the business jet, is all about being connected. The executives now moving into the cabins of these aircraft are more aware than any previous generation of the need to stay in touch with events below.

January 24, 2007, 5:52 AM
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The marketing alliance announced last year between Universal Avionics and CMC Electronics is beginning to bear fruit with the recent test installation of CMC’s SureSight M-Series infrared camera system in the nose of Universal’s King Air 350.

January 24, 2007, 5:30 AM

Gulf Coast Avionics last month became an authorized sales and installation center for the Alliant King Air flight deck offered jointly by Avidyne and S-Tec.

January 24, 2007, 5:29 AM

Smiths Aerospace, the supplier of flight management systems on the Boeing Business Jet, is poised to become a subsidiary of General Electric after the Smiths Group agreed last month to sell its aviation unit for $4.8 billion. The deal faces scrutiny from U.S.

January 24, 2007, 5:28 AM

Boeing Business Jets and Rockwell Collins last month announced a program to bring enhanced-vision system (EVS) capability to the BBJ by early next year.

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