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May 23, 2007, 12:05 PM

L-3 Avionics Systems has received STC approval aboard the King Air C90 for its new Iris infrared imaging system for general aviation aircraft, along with FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval. The C90 is the first application for Iris, which a spokesperson said is generating “tremendous interest.

May 23, 2007, 11:56 AM

Spanish aircraft charter and management firm Executive Airlines has seen its sales rocket from $12 million in 2005 to more than $26 million last year, and implementation of current plans should result in sales of more than $47 million this year.

May 23, 2007, 11:42 AM

Eclipse Aviation announced at EBACE that it has won an order for 180 Eclipse 500s from a single customer. Eastern European-based Etirc Aviation Europe, a sales, service and support company, had previously ordered 40 Eclipse 500s for sale in Eastern Europe.

May 23, 2007, 11:40 AM

Gulfstream kicked off EBACE with an order for three G450s (and options on another 17) from National Air Services (NAS) of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

May 23, 2007, 11:38 AM

Embraer, which is having a good sales week at EBACE with orders for 11 aircraft announced thus far, has selected the CAE Burgess Hill, UK training center as the European training location for the Phenom 100 VLJ and Phenom 300 light jet.

May 23, 2007, 11:31 AM

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified the Citation Mustang, not only for registration in Europe but for flying steep approaches as well. According to Cessna, the VLJ is the first new-generation entry-level business jet to achieve certification in Europe.

May 23, 2007, 11:27 AM

Hawker Beechcraft hopes to continue to stave off competition from VLJs with two new upgrades to the stalwart King Air turboprop line, announced this week at EBACE.

May 23, 2007, 11:13 AM

The boom in demand for business jets is inevitably pushing prices skyward, and Citi Private Bank is here (Booth No. 858) to help would-be buyers finance their airplanes.

May 23, 2007, 11:08 AM

Given the bucks or the ability to borrow them, buying a business jet ought to be a straightforward affair. And if you don’t care about the potential downsides, it may be.

May 23, 2007, 10:51 AM

Next month’s June opening of the new Encore Euralair FBO at Aéroport Côte d’Azur in Nice, France, brings more U.S.-style FBO services to the European business aviation market.

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