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December 11, 2006, 5:52 AM

For years, AccuFleet has been known for its flammability testing and certification of interior cabin components and cargo compartment materials, a “hot button” for the FAA. Now the Houston-based company has added thermal acoustic materials testing to its capabilities.

December 11, 2006, 5:51 AM

Pratt & Whitney has signed the biggest airline spare parts management deal in its history, in a $1.6 billion contract with United Airlines. More than 60 percent of United’s engines now come under P&W care.

December 11, 2006, 5:50 AM

The U.S. Exim Bank has approved a long-term loan guarantee to support the sale of three Gulfstream G350 business jets to Saudi Arabian executive air transport provider National Air Services. Gulfstream signed a letter of intent in May for the aircraft, which the Exim Bank accord finalizes.

December 11, 2006, 5:49 AM

Carl F. Booth & Co had one of the most eye-catching displays at the DeCrane booth at this year’s NBAA Convention.

December 11, 2006, 5:47 AM

Competition to supply the United Arab Emirates with an airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system is becoming intense as next year’s selection date nears, and Northrop Grumman is highlighting the benefits of its E-2C Hawkeye contender.

December 11, 2006, 5:45 AM

At the NBAA Convention in October, international design giant Gianni Versace of Milan previewed a number of exclusive Versace Design signature pieces for business jet cabin interiors.

December 11, 2006, 5:43 AM

Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS), an L-3 Communications & Thales company, is at Dubai 2005 (Stand E609) featuring its new SafeRoute software which provides flight and ground separation functions residing on a common computing platform.

December 11, 2006, 5:41 AM

The Crypton process began in West Bloomfield, Mich., at Hi Tex some 17 years ago as a way to make textiles more resistant to spills and stains. Now it will increase the durability of the leather in your business jet.

December 11, 2006, 5:39 AM

QinetiQ’s radar system that can detect very small items of potentially dangerous debris on airport runways has just completed a successful demonstration at Dubai International Airport.

December 11, 2006, 5:37 AM

Delivery of the seven AgustaWestland A109 Power helicopters ordered by Saudi Aramco are almost complete, with the last aircraft due for acceptance by the end of the year.

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