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September 26, 2007, 3:50 PM

Delegates from Nagoya Airport are here at the NBAA Convention to promote the airport as Japan’s business aviation gateway. The field has seen a 32-percent increase in business aviation traffic, climbing from 90 movements in 2005 to 119 last year.

September 26, 2007, 3:49 PM

Dassault’s upcoming super-midsize business jet, already known to have fly-by-wire flight controls and Rolls-Royce engines, remains an otherwise fluid project at this stage.

September 26, 2007, 3:48 PM

An enhanced version of TruVision, called TruVision Global, has been introduced by Frasca International (Booth No. 4420). The Urbana, Ill. company’s visual system allows pilots worldwide to view representative terrain and airports.

September 26, 2007, 3:44 PM

Asked if he has his house on the market as Piper grapples with the decision on whether to stay in Vero Beach, Fla., or move the entire company to Albuquerque, N.M., or Oklahoma City, Piper Aircraft president and CEO Jim Bass said, “No, I don’t,” and added, “We have no agenda or plan to leave Vero

September 26, 2007, 3:42 PM
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Flush with a $200 million cash infusion from Indian billionaire Vijay Mallya and a $170 million order book, turboprop and VLJ maker Epic Aircraft announced that it is in initial talks with Airbus on a technology- and knowledge-sharing agreement.

September 26, 2007, 3:38 PM

“Had the show been later in the year, we definitely would have launched the Large Cabin Concept [LCC] airplane here at the NBAA Convention,” Cessna chairman, president and CEO Jack Pelton told NBAA Convention News.

September 26, 2007, 3:36 PM

The second Phenom 100 VLJ took flight yesterday, departing from Embraer headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil. Captains Marcio Brisolla Jordão and Antonio Bragança Silva were at the controls, assisted by flight engineer Carlos Roberto Silveira Filho.

September 26, 2007, 3:31 PM

In a bid to expand its capabilities to service larger turbine engines, Standard Aero has purchased turbine engine component overhauler TSS Aviation of Cincinnati, Ohio, for $65 million.

September 26, 2007, 3:28 PM

With the addition of new partners, the Italian aircraft manufacturer Piaggio Aero (Booth No. 3717) is increasing its U.S. presence, and in particular its commitment to customer support in the North American market.

September 26, 2007, 3:21 PM

Fokker Services (Booth No. 4723) recently signed an agreement to convert a pre-owned Airbus A321 to a “high-end” executive ride for an unidentified Middle

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