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October 10, 2011 - 12:15pm
Mark Huber

True Blue Power (Booth No. N1911) announced that it is providing its MD835 nanophosphate lithium-ion emergency power supply on the Nextant 400XT, replacing the lead-acid emergency power supplies on the Beechjet 400A.

October 10, 2011 - 12:15pm
James Wynbrandt

Avionics manufacturer Rockwell Collins has selected FlightApps of San Francisco to deliver supplemental services including installation, training, customer consultation, application support and hosting for Rockwell Collins’s Ascend Flight Operations System (FOS) software.

October 10, 2011 - 12:11pm
Chad Trautvetter

Bucking the general trend in the business jet market, Embraer’s light jets–the Phenom 100 and 300–continue to do well, so much so that they helped increase the company’s market share from less than 4 percent in 2008 to almost 20 percent today. And with its upcoming midsize Legacy 450 and 500, it expects to continue grabbing even more market share.

October 10, 2011 - 12:10pm
Harry Weisberger
IVHM System Diagram

GE Aviation has been awarded two contracts from Gulfstream Aerospace to provide Integrated Vehicle Health Management (IVHM) technology for the Gulfstream G650 business jet.

October 10, 2011 - 11:55am
Jeff Burger

Briley Aviation is expanding its involvement in the private aviation field by purchasing Assessment Compliance Group (Booth No. C12140), a manual- and SMS-development, training and online technical support services company based in Annapolis, Md. ACG, which was founded in 1996, has developed a proprietary online safety management center as well as more than 2,000 manuals.

October 10, 2011 - 11:00am
Kirby J. Harrison

Rockwell Collins v-p of sales and marketing for commercial systems Colin Mahoney took the floor yesterday during a media conference at NBAA 2011 in Las Vegas to emphasize “exponential growth in electronics technology” and Rockwell’s most recent steps to stay ahead of the power curve.

October 10, 2011 - 10:55am
Mark Huber

Boeing Business Jets president Steve Taylor yesterday revealed at NBAA 2011 that the well-publicized delays of the company’s commercial 787 and 747-8I twin-aisle aircraft programs would affect deliveries of these models to VIP completion centers.

October 10, 2011 - 10:25am
Kirby J. Harrison

StandardAero is here bearing the fruits of its labors over the past year. And according to v-p of business development strategy Marc McGowan, it is in no small part a matter of fulfilling the promises made at last year’s NBAA convention.

October 10, 2011 - 10:25am
Jeff Burger
Sukhoi Superjet 100

SuperJet International, manufacturer of the new Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional airliner, announced here at the NBAA show that Comlux The Aviation Group will be the launch customer for an executive variant of the aircraft. The agreement covers two Sukhoi Business Jets (SBJs) and options for two more.

October 10, 2011 - 10:20am
Matt Thurber

For pilots who need a Citation type rating, Carlsbad, Calif.-based Loft offers an alternative to the big three simulator training companies (FlightSafety International, SimCom and SimuFlite).