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Gulfstream, Embraer tie for top spot among jets, Mitsubishi leads t-props
Some surprises are in store in the 2014 AIN Product Support Survey, Part 1 Aircraft.
Business jet deliveries in the first half climbed by more than 12 percent year-over-year, to 318.
Bombardier’s business jet order backlog in months of production is at or above target levels.
Pilatus revealed at EBACE 2014 that it had already sold 84 of its new PC-24 jet.
Company expects to meet its goal of delivering between 105 and 120 executive jets for the year.
Sikorsky medium twin to offer an extra 1,200 pounds of payload, allowing more passengers or fuel.
Airbus’s 46-percent share gives it no power in decision making at the French military and business jet manufacturer.
DRF has a firm order for 20 EC 145T2s, which will gradually replace its BK 117 and Bell 412 fleets.
Jeppesen also announced new features and functionality today for Mobile FliteDeck.