For the first time ever, NBAA has two static displays of aircraft, one at Henderson Executive Airport and the other right next to the Las Vegas Convention Center. Getting the aircraft to the Convention Center required the move by roadways during the wee hours of Thursday night and Friday morning.
NBAA Convention News » October 10, 2011
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.
NBAA has two static displays of aircraft, one at Henderson Executive Airport with 85 aircraft and the other right next to the Las Vegas Convention Center, with 14. At Henderson, all the major aircraft manufacturers are showing their latest and greatest, while several aircraft brokers have a good number of quality preowned aircraft for sale.
Professional Flight Management (PFM) of White Plains, N.Y., has developed a process that electronically transfers corporate flight schedules from PFM’s flight scheduling software into the Corporate Angel Network (CAN) database.
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.
Aftermarket parts supplier CRS Jet Spares will hold its annual NBAA Harley Davidson motorcycle giveaway contest at Booth No. C10829 tomorrow at 3 p.m. An NBAA exhibitor for more than 20 years, CRS will give one lucky convention attendee a 2011 Harley Davidson Sportster SuperLow XL883L.
Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), an hourly cost maintenance program provider for airframes and engines, has 110 employees worldwide and a footprint on every continent. And it’s not enough.
Recent start-up aviation asset manager Falko (Booth No. C8030), teamed with design consultancy Design Q, has unveiled its final concept for the Avro Business Jet (ABJ) line, an airplane “that James Bond would have loved,” according to Design Q director Gary Doy. The mock-up of the interior is being shown at NBAA 2011 Annual Meeting and Convention in Las vegas, October 10 to 12.
After four years of decline, business aviation is poised for moderate recovery beginning in 2012, according to Honeywell Aerospace’s annual Business Aviation Outlook, released yesterday at the NBAA 2011 Annual Meeting and Convention in Las Vegas, Nev. The Honeywell forecast is based on surveys of more than 1,500 flight departments around the world.
Toronto-based MRO Vector Aerospace (N6234) has revamped its management team. Brian Thompson, who had been president of Vector Aerospace Engine Services-Atlantic (VAESA), will now be senior vice president–global engine services, with responsibility for fixed-wing engine sales coordination and operational integration.