AVweb's Friday Podcast:
The Teal Group's Richard Aboulafia Looks to the Future of GA

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The planets aligned for the general aviation industry in 2006 with growth in sales of corporate aircraft roughly matching the bottom lines of the people who buy the airplanes. What with Cessna taking on Gulfstream and Gulfstream taking on Boeing for the top end of the market, is there any end in sight for the GA boom? The Teal Group's Richard Aboulafia recently spoke with AVweb about a very prosperous year for aviation companies and how the future looks.

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Everyone knows Honda is building a jet -- but at the same time, they're building an engine, along with some help from General Electric. Although few (even in the industry) know it, Honda isn't exactly a newcomer to the jet engine business, having begun work on the HF118 that will power the HondaJet some 20 years ago. And that experience is why GE thinks the HF118 will sail through its certification paces. In this podcast from Aviation Consumer, you'll hear the Honda story from GE's Mark Wagoner and Rick Kennedy.

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