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September 25, 2007, 4:01 PM

Italian aircraft manufacturer Piaggio Aero (Booth No. 3717) yesterday celebrated a milestone agreement with the sale of 22 Avanti II twin turboprops to U.S. fractional operator Avantair.

September 25, 2007, 3:56 PM

Paul Lowe, Washington, D.C. editor for Aviation International News, accepted NBAA’s 2007 Gold Wing Award for journalistic excellence from Ed Bolen, NBAA president and CEO, at the association’s annual media breakfast yesterday morning.

September 25, 2007, 2:45 PM

Amstat of Tinton Falls, N.J., and Conklin & de Decker, based in Orleans, Mass., announced a partnership in which Conklin & de Decker will become the sole source of aircraft and performance and operating cost data within the Amstat fixed-wing and helicopter database services.

September 25, 2007, 2:43 PM

Rockwell Collins and Duncan Aviation are collaborating on another Duncan glass box avionics modification program, upgrading the Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 system in the Falcon 2000 and 50EX to the Pro Line 21 system.

September 25, 2007, 2:41 PM

The Airbus Corporate Jet Centre in Toulouse, France, has received its first two aircraft for cabin outfitting and expects to have invested $7 million by the time improvements are complete early next year.

September 25, 2007, 2:37 PM

Hawker Beechcraft (Booth No. 6159) has announced AirCell’s Axxess II satcom system is now a factory option on new 900XP midsize and 750 light-midsize jets. The option was developed through an STC awarded to the Hawker Beechcraft Little Rock, Ark. alteration station.

September 25, 2007, 2:36 PM

Completion and modification specialist PATS Aircraft (Booth No. 2857) has announced a partnership with Tailwind Capital to offer executive/VIP conversions of the Bombardier CRJ-200 regional airliner. The conversions include an auxiliary fuel system to extend the range to 3,000 nm.

September 25, 2007, 2:34 PM

Montreal-based Mecaer America (Booth No. 5319) has announced record growth for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2007.

September 25, 2007, 2:32 PM

Phoenix-based Swift Aviation Group (Booth No. 615) announced that it has been named the official FBO of the Arizona Super Bowl XLII Host Committee. The designation allows Swift to provide Super Bowl-related hospitality and promotional programs to users of its facility.

September 25, 2007, 2:31 PM

VistaJet, a Swiss-based on-demand charter and aircraft management specialist with operations in Austria and Germany and expected to open in Asia in the near future, has ordered three Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJs), Airbus announced yesterday at the NBAA Convention.