26/08/2008GULFSTREAM RECEIVES EASA APPROVALS

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Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, recently became the first Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to receive approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for all of its aircraft equipped with the Gulfstream Enhanced Vision System (EVS) to obtain operational credit for continuing approaches to 100 feet.

25/08/2008ECLIPSE TARGETS FINANCIAL STABILITY

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Eclipse Aviation®, manufacturer of the world’s first very light jet (VLJ), announced a reduction in workforce as a result of its operational excellence strategy introduced by CEO Roel Pieper at AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in July. Eclipse is reducing its workforce by approximately 38 percent, which includes temporary workers and people employed less than six months.

22/08/2008ExecuJet AVIATION GROUP RESPONDS TO GROB

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To clarify how Grob Aerospace GmbH’s insolvency will affect ExecuJet, Niall Olver, CEO of ExecuJet and Grob, released a statement. According to the statement, it is acknowledged that a close working association between Grob and ExecuJet does exist, the companies are separate entities and thus the insolvency of Grob has no direct bearing on ExecuJet.

21/08/2008PlaneSense STANDS BY GROB

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Following the declaration of insolvency by Grob Aerospace GmbH in the German courts, the PlaneSense aircraft fractional ownership program has decided to continue to support the Grob spn program.

21/08/2008CESSNA MUSTANG FLEET REACHES 100

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Cessna Aircraft Company delivered Citation Mustang unit 100 recently during a ceremony at the company's manufacturing facility in southeast Kansas.

21/08/2008NEW OFFICE & CHALLENGER 300 FOR AVCON JET

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Austrian based Business Aviation company Avcon Jet AG (plc.) announced the opening of its new branch office in the Persian Gulf. The office is based in the capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Manama, and will be responsible for chartering out the business jets of the Austrian Business Aviation company to new worldwide customers with focus on the Middle East. Accompanied by that, Avcon Jet recently signed a partnership agreement with MAE Jet Charters WLL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MENA Aerospace Enterprises WLL, both based in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The companies will cooperate on various activities. The new office and the collaboration are supported by a Bombardier Challenger 300, which fits perfectly in the market and will be based in Bahrain.

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