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September 21, 2007, 6:46 AM

Sandel Avionics (Booth No. 953) has announced that the patented light-emitting diode (LED) backlighting electronic flight instrument technology it unveiled last year at NBAA’06 will be applied across its entire current product line.

September 21, 2007, 6:44 AM

EADS Socata (Booth No. 3871) has started exploring a liquid-resin infusion (LRI) process for composite fuselage construction.

September 21, 2007, 6:41 AM

The latest member of the CitationJet family, the CJ4, is beginning to take shape on jigs and fixtures at Cessna’s headquarters in Wichita. “The first test airplane is in build status,” said Norm Baker, Citation CJ4 program manager.

September 21, 2007, 6:39 AM

Jetscape Services said it plans to expand its FBOs at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport in Florida as the first step in a new partnership with a Miami-based private-investment firm.

September 21, 2007, 6:37 AM

Atlantic Aviation and its owner, Macquarie Infrastructure, plan to rebrand a number of the recently acquired FBOs under the Atlantic Aviation brand.

September 21, 2007, 6:35 AM

Dassault Aviation is progressing with its plans for a super midsize Falcon scheduled for an official launch at the end of the year. The French manufacturer has selected a 10,000-pound-thrust Rolls-Royce engine for the airplane, which is projected to enter service in 2013.

September 21, 2007, 6:35 AM

For years, Dassault’s marketing executives maintained the position that Falcon business jets flew perfectly well without the aerodynamic benefits of winglets. But then something strange happened.

September 21, 2007, 6:32 AM

Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street investment firm, has a thing for business aviation, according to Sanjeev Mehra, the firm’s managing director. Raytheon Aircraft, purchased on March 26 this year, was its most recent acquisition.

September 21, 2007, 6:31 AM

The Dassault Falcon 2000 series is getting a facelift, with increased range for the Falcon 2000LX (which replaces the 2000EX) and slightly less range for the Falcon 2000DX (which supersedes the Falcon 2000).

September 21, 2007, 6:31 AM

The first Citation Mustang to be delivered to a European customer arrived in Europe earlier this month when British-based entrepreneur and pilot Jane Howell landed at the London-area Farnborough Airport on September 5, having flown the new light jet across the Atlantic from Wichita.

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