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December 21, 2006, 5:49 AM

Aircraft maintenance tracking service provider Camp Systems of Ronkonkoma, N.Y., entered a “definitive agreement” to acquire Aircraft Shopper Online, a Corte Madera, Calif. marketplace for pre-owned business aircraft.

December 21, 2006, 5:22 AM

The Palm Springs market has a new full-service FBO at Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport. Tradition Aviation, started by a group of real estate developers who own

December 21, 2006, 5:17 AM

An Airbus Corporate Jetliner is about to get the chance to prove the value of its certification for flights into known icing conditions as it begins shuttle flights into Antarctica.

December 21, 2006, 5:04 AM

Former AOPA and Air Transport Association official Roger Cohen replaced Debby McElroy last month as the president of the Regional Airline Association (RAA). Cohen assumed the post on December 18, three days after McElroy left for a new position at Airports Council International-North America.

December 21, 2006, 4:15 AM

Add Belgium’s Barco to the list of companies interested in entering the market for business aircraft avionics.

December 20, 2006, 6:47 AM

NetJets Europe (NJE) has offered its flight crew new onshore contracts and improved pay. Proposed raises for pilots and flight attendants range from 4.6 percent to 26.7 percent, and new roster arrangements will limit maximum duty days to 50 days per quarter.

December 20, 2006, 6:33 AM

Structural failure appears to have caused the fatal crash of the second Grob SPn prototype near the company airfield in Tussenhausen-Mattsies, Germany, on November 29.

December 20, 2006, 6:25 AM

Joseph Lepore and Jan Paladino, the pilot and copilot of the ExcelAire Legacy 600 involved in a midair with a Boeing 737 operated by Brazil’s Gol on September 29, returned to New York on December 9. Brazilian authorities confiscated their passports after the accident.

December 20, 2006, 6:03 AM

Bombardier is boosting aircraft-on-ground (AOG) support in Europe with new operations in Germany and Austria. The manufacturer has also announced that it will open two more European service facilities, including line repair stations in Moscow and Paris, this year.

December 19, 2006, 12:37 PM

According to David Wyndham, an owning partner of Orleans, Mass.-based aircraft cost data analyst Conklin & de Decker, there are five reasons why a buyer should wait until “around S/N 75 or later” to buy a “full clean-sheet design.” Reason one is that the new design might have “unproven new te