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September 24, 2007, 10:43 AM

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer is to unveil a conceptual mockup interior of its mid-light and midsize business jets (the MLJ and MSJ, respectively) tomorrow morning at the NBAA Convention in Atlanta.

September 24, 2007, 9:28 AM

When this year’s 60th NBAA show wraps up in Atlanta, unlike previous years, not everything will be packed and taken away. To celebrate the anniversary milestone, NBAA has partnered with Home Depot, one of its Atlanta-based constituents, and built a playground for local kids.

September 24, 2007, 9:23 AM

Talk about a market in a climb. Honeywell Aerospace’s 21st annual business aviation market forecast predicts the industry can expect short-term record growth and deliveries of more than 14,000 new business jets between now and 2017.

September 21, 2007, 10:05 AM

Delegates from Europe’s regional airlines are “delighted” to be returning to the Greek capital Athens for their annual general assembly (October 17-19) because of the city’s great success as a previous venue, according to Mike Ambrose, director-general of the European Regions Airline Association

September 21, 2007, 9:56 AM

The U.S. Air Force’s T-6 program office has suspended deliveries of the Hawker Beechcraft T-6A Texan II single-engine turboprop trainer “pending investigation of contract delivery issues,” according to a spokesman at the Air Force Air Education & Training Command (AETC).

September 21, 2007, 7:12 AM

California-based Jet Source aviation center (Booth No. 6041), celebrating its 10-year anniversary this year, is looking to the future by increasing its use of solar power.

September 21, 2007, 7:10 AM

Eurocopter recently completed the manufacturing of an EC 155 rear fuselage using a fiber-placement process. The company said the procedure consisted of placing “unidirectional composite material on the lay-up mold” automatically.

September 21, 2007, 6:56 AM

Manufacturers are relying more on composite materials for business aircraft construction thanks to a drop in manufacturing costs and better automation.

September 21, 2007, 6:53 AM

Representatives from global flight tracking and IT solutions provider Flight Explorer (Booth No. 1714) are here to demonstrate the latest version of the Flight Explorer Professional Edition software package.

September 21, 2007, 6:51 AM

The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) is handing out free copies of its 2007/08 Pilot’s Guide to Avionics at its NBAA booth (No. 2831).