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October 11, 2011 - 5:00pm
Michael Giaimo
NBAA 2011 Minsheng Signing

Charles Edelstenne, chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, and Kong Linshan, chairman of the board of Minsheng Financial Leasing, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 10 Falcon 7X and 10 Falcon 2000S business jets this morning at NBAA 2011 in Las Vegas.

October 11, 2011 - 4:45pm
Michael Giaimo
NBAA 2011 Show Opening

A whole roster of aviation and political luminaries helped open the 64th edition of NBAA’s Annual Meeting and Convention at the event’s opening general session on Monday, October 10.

October 11, 2011 - 4:38pm
Harry Weisberger

Duncan Aviation is at NBAA 2011 in Las Vegas to share with operators innovative programs for economizing costs and cutting downtime for interior refurbishments, explaining the FAA NextGen initiative and Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS) and answering common issues about Wi Fi installations for business aircraft. Duncan is demonstrating a video series and a field guide explaining how phasing interior maintenance with regularly scheduled maintenance events benefits passengers, prevents damage and controls long-term costs.

October 11, 2011 - 4:30pm
James Wynbrandt

Fargo Jet Center (FJC) of Fargo, N.D., announced delivery of its eighth special mission King Air this year at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas. “2011 has been a very busy year for our repair station,” said Darren Hall, Fargo Jet v-p of marketing.

October 11, 2011 - 4:20pm
Harry Weisberger

OVIV Security Technologies of France introduced its newest on-ground aircraft security system at NBAA 2011 in Las Vegas. Based in Merignac, OVIV says its Sentinel 280 L will enable operators to manage their own security at any business-jet-capable airport in the world.

October 11, 2011 - 4:13pm
Harry Weisberger

Esterline CMC Electronics is featuring the latest version of its SmartDeck avionics suite as well as an array of its PilotView electronic flight bag (EFB) products.

October 11, 2011 - 4:10pm
Harry Weisberger
Lexavia LFS 6000 EVS

A new entrant to the infrared enhanced-vision system (EVS) market, Lexavia, is about to receive FAA certification of its first camera/display installation, on a Eurocopter AS355 TwinStar law-enforcement helicopter. Chuck Crompton, business development director for the Pensacola, Fla.-based integrated systems house, said the STC will soon be followed by several others.

October 11, 2011 - 3:54pm
Mark Phelps

NetJets has signed an agreement with Maguire Aviation at Van Nuys (Calif.) Airport to design a private terminal for NetJets customers and operations. One of the existing Maguire facilities will be custom designed by NetJets to accommodate the fractional-share provider’s owner-passengers. Amenities will include modern furnishings, conference rooms, a business center, crew lounge and rest areas and flight-planning facilities. 

October 11, 2011 - 3:46pm
Jeff Burger

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has formed a joint venture with China Aviation Engine Holdings, which will operate in Zhuzhou in China’s Hunan province.

October 11, 2011 - 3:38pm
Liz Moscrop

Heads Up Technologies of Carrollton, Texas, unveiled Lumin, a new cabin management system (CMS) that combines both innovative technology and highly flexible design, at NBAA 2011, held October 10-12 in Las Vegas, Nev.