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2011-04-01 00:14:18

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released February 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. Utica, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released February 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. U.S. vs International Business Jets For Sale Chart A, listed on the right, shows the percentage of...

2011-03-06 00:02:30

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released January 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. Utica, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 04, 2011 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released January 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. Business Jet Delivery Cycles"”2000 to 2010 View As illustrated in Chart A to the right, the...

2011-02-01 00:18:58

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released December 2010 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. 2010 pre-owned business jet sales improved year-over-year compared to 2009 and 2008. Utica, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) January 31, 2011 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released December 2010 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. New...

2010-10-04 18:31:00

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The final Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner to join the flight test fleet made its first flight today from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. The airplane, ZA006, is the second 787 equipped with General Electric GEnx engines to fly. Captains Christine Walsh and Bill Roberson were at the controls during the 1 hour and 4 minute flight. The airplane landed at Boeing Field at 12:45 p.m. (Pacific time). "It's great to have our last flight test airplane join the...

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2010-05-18 09:05:00

An 18-month NASA research effort to visualize the passenger airplanes of the future has produced some ideas that at first glance may appear to be old fashioned. Instead of exotic new designs seemingly borrowed from science fiction, familiar shapes dominate the pages of advanced concept studies which four industry teams completed for NASA's Fundamental Aeronautics Program in April 2010. Look more closely at these concepts for airplanes that may enter service 20 to 25 years from now and you'll...

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2010-01-21 13:55:00

Bernard Piccard is hoping to raise awareness about the potential for renewable energy by flying a solar-powered aircraft around the world. At the recent World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, Piccard told AFP that he wants to "fly day and night to show that, with renewable energies, you can have unlimited duration of flight, no restriction." Piccard held a booth at the summit to promote his venture. Piccard, a 51-year-old Swiss psychiatrist, plans to fly his unique "Solar Impulse"...

2009-01-27 14:42:00

Reservations Now Being Accepted for 2nd Quarter Delivery DALLAS, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- PlaneSmart! Aviation announced today that it is adding the Pilatus PC-12 to its fleet of aircraft available to customers. The first of the new line-up of turboprops is scheduled to arrive in early 2Q 2009. As with all its aircraft, PlaneSmart! will professionally manage the new Pilatus and make equity shares available in increments as small as one quarter. The company will coordinate pilot services on...

2008-09-17 18:00:17

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON - Federal aviation officials approved a new type of small jet despite problems with the plane's design and production, overruling safety concerns voiced by government engineers, inspectors and test pilots, according to federal and congressional investigators. Transportation Department Inspector General Calvin Scovel said in testimony prepared for a congressional hearing today that Federal Aviation Administration officials hastily certified the Eclipse...

2008-09-09 18:00:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In just weeks, one man will be the first to attempt to fly across the English Channel using a single, jet-propelled wing attached to his back. Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy will fire up his homemade jet wing, jump from a plane and attempt to cross the 23-mile channel in 12 minutes at about 120 mph. The National Geographic Channel (NGC) has exclusive U.S. access to his historic flight and will stream Rossy's mission LIVE at...

2008-08-25 06:00:46

By Keith Rogers By KEITH ROGERS REVIEW-JOURNAL The rules on certifying and flying home-built experimental aircraft, such as the Velocity 173 RG that crashed Friday, are detailed in a 150-plus page Federal Aviation Administration document. Before its maiden flight, the FAA must certify the craft's airworthiness. Then it is flight tested, normally for 40 hours in the case of the Velocity aircraft, by a licensed pilot over remote, unpopulated areas, according to the FAA regulations....


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