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November 16, 2006, 10:41 AM

AirCell is moving forward with plans for a nationwide network of about 200 special ground stations to support in-flight broadband services. The Louisville, Colo.

November 16, 2006, 10:37 AM

The FAA yesterday adopted a 2004 notice of proposed rulemaking amending airman medical standards so that a refusal to submit to a required drug or alcohol test carries the same penalty as failure of a test–revocation or disqualification from holding an airman medical certificate.

November 16, 2006, 10:37 AM

Sagem Défense Sécurité will supply avionics for the 322 UH-145 helicopters (plus 30 options) selected by the U.S. Army on June 30. Subsidiary Sagem Avionics will handle equipment integration, final assembly and product support from its facility in Grand Prairie, Texas.

November 16, 2006, 10:33 AM

Aftermarket supply chain specialist Aviall (Hall 4, Stand G19) is to double the size of its central warehouse facility and headquarters staff building in Dallas, Texas. The existing facilities, covering 325,000 sq ft, were opened in 2001.

November 16, 2006, 10:33 AM

DOT Secretary Norman Mineta on Friday announced he will resign July 7 after serving in the Bush Administration for more than five years, saying, “It is time for me to move on to other challenges.” As a member of Congress in 1994, Mineta was credited by NBAA for helping to ensure passage of the Ge

November 16, 2006, 10:32 AM

Elisra is introducing a new ALQ-903 Escort Jammer system here at the Farnborough International show. The system allows penetration of complex layers of air defenses, and increases the survivability of attacking aircraft.

November 16, 2006, 10:30 AM

In November the UK Royal Air Force’s UAV Battlelab plans to integrate an unmanned air vehicle into a military exercise for the first time, as part of Project Sabrina.

November 16, 2006, 10:30 AM

CharterX, one of the largest online charter facilitators, disclosed today that it has acquired air charter audit firm Wyvern Consulting of Palmyra, N.J.

November 16, 2006, 10:28 AM

Canada’s National Research Council, NRC Aerospace (Hall 4 Stand C17a), is gathering detailed wake turbulence data with a specially equipped aircraft. NRC’s CT-133, a former military trainer, has just completed instrument test flights.

November 16, 2006, 10:26 AM

The sole Sport-Jet prototype crashed while taking off from Colorado Springs Airport last Thursday.

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