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16/12/2008CESSNA'S PELTON MARKS WRIGHT BROTHERS 105TH ANNIVERSARY

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On the eve of the 105th anniversary of the first powered flight on Dec. 17, 1903, Cessna Aircraft Company Chairman, President and CEO Jack J. Pelton paid tribute to the Wright brothers’ world-changing feat.

16/12/2008BUSINESS AVIATION FLIGHTS DECREASED BY 17% IN NOVEMBER

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According to EUROCONTROL, business aviation flights decreased by 17.60% in November 2008 compared to the same month last year.

15/12/2008EMBRAER'S PHENOM 100 RECEIVES US FAA TYPE CERTIFICATE

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Embraer’s Phenom 100 entry-level executive jet was certified today by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). All design goals were met or even surpassed. First deliveries begin next week.

15/12/2008ExecuJet OPENS INTERIORS SHOWROOM IN ZURICH

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The ExecuJet Aviation Group opened its new aircraft interiors showroom on December 11, at its headquarters in Zurich Airport, Switzerland. The spacious and dedicated showroom is conveniently located above the company’s Fixed Based Operation (FBO).

12/12/2008LEA BRINGS IN THE "HEAVIES" WITH FALCON FLEET ADDITION

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London Executive Aviation has added non-stop transatlantic range to its capabilities with the addition of a Dassault Falcon 900EX to its fast growing fleet.

11/12/2008AVIDYNE ADDS EUROPEAN STC APPROVAL FOR MLX770

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Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated flight deck and safety systems for general aviation aircraft, announced that their new MLX770 two-way datalink transceiver has received a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that extends the EASA Approved Model List (AML) to include unpressurized composite aircraft such as the Cirrus SR20 and SR22 aircraft.

11/12/2008UNIVERSAL AVIATION IN SHANNON

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Universal Aviation in Shannon is preparing for an influx of traffic this summer, following the announcement last month that the United States and Ireland have reached an agreement that will make Shannon International Airport the first airport in Europe with pre-clearance facilities, with Dublin pre-clearance operations coming in 2010.