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October 9, 2006, 8:43 AM

At the Aircraft Electronics Association convention and trade show in April Flight Display Systems (FDS) of Alpharetta, Ga., introduced a new in-flight entertainment “pyramid” in the form of a single box priced at “less than $10,000.” While the box is small enough to fit behind an aircraft seat, i

October 9, 2006, 8:42 AM

As an added revenue source, Stevens Aviation in Greenville, S.C., plans to officially launch its Heritage Program at the NBAA Convention this fall.

October 9, 2006, 8:40 AM

The DunnAir Business Jet Completion Center, which was scheduled to open its doors earlier this year at Tucson International Airport, is now forecasting an official July 1 opening.

October 9, 2006, 8:35 AM

Gulfstream Aerospace has received an STC that permits installation of the Savannah-based company’s new Broadband Multi-Link data transfer system in its G350 and G450. The first installation is being done on a G450 that was scheduled for delivery last month.

October 9, 2006, 8:34 AM

The eNfusion cabin network accelerator from EMS Satcom appears to be gaining a following.

October 9, 2006, 8:33 AM

At the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in May, Rockwell Collins announced completion of AirCell’s ST 3100 Iridium satellite communication system for the Airshow 4000 in-flight information system.

October 9, 2006, 8:20 AM

Two years ago at this time, Jim Renfro, president and owner of Highlands Aviation at Avon Park, Fla., said he was spending most of his time on the road, “drumming up business and hanging on.” Last July, he allowed that things were looking better and his small independent shop was booked through t

October 9, 2006, 8:12 AM

Houston-based handling agent Universal Weather & Aviation has purchased Cornerstone Logic, creator of software package FBO Manager. The software company will continue to be based in Edgewater, Fla., and its founder, John Nelson, has been named its vice president.

October 9, 2006, 7:50 AM

Dassault said it received orders for 52 Falcons in the first six months of this year, compared with 62 for the whole of last year. The company, which also said it had orders for 92 Falcon 7Xs as of June 30, forecasts that by year-end it will have orders for 100 copies of the new trijet.

October 9, 2006, 7:44 AM

“It caught my eye becauseit was…different,” said Brad Brooks, a customer service agent. That difference was an angleof ascent more than 45 degrees– other than a brief correction so violent that the tail pitched over the nose. “I’ve never seen that before,” said Brooks.