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The aircraft received a full Elite II avionics upgrade and was delivered to a Seattle-based operator three days early.
Wells, a 40-year industry veteran, succeeds Sam Wells, who retired recently after a 50-year career in aviation.
Because security has always been a core priority for business aviation, additional federal regulations might not necessarily yield any better security.
Latitude production will be up 30 percent, offsetting drop off in legacy models.
The installation combined a Canadian-developed STC and a Rockwell Collins STC to prepare the aircraft for WAAS/LPV and bring it into ADS-B OUT compliance.
Stellar Aviation Group, a new FBO network started by three former Galaxy Aviation executives, has acquired the Horizon Aviation FBO in Springfield, Ill.
Honeywell's Maintenance Service Plan provides support for engines and APUs at some 180 service centers around the world.
The full Senate is expected to act on the nomination shortly.
Customers can now receive IAS services such as pre-purchase inspections, avionics installation and scheduled inspections at the B. Coleman Aviation FBO.
More than 300 business aircraft parked at Dulles and another 100 at Manassas during the inauguration.