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September 24, 2007, 3:27 PM

Houston-based ASI Group (Booth No.

September 24, 2007, 3:25 PM

Atlanta-area FBO Hill Aircraft & Leasing (Booth No. 1907) has promoted Larry Westbrook to president and Mark Fields to vice president. Previous president Guy Hill, Jr.–the son of founder Guy Hill, Sr.–becomes CEO and chairman of the board.

September 24, 2007, 3:22 PM

New York-based ExcelAire (Booth No. 405) announced it has added three Gulfstreams to its fleet, bringing the total number of aircraft it operates to 18.

September 24, 2007, 3:20 PM

Piaggio Aero Industries (Booth No. 3717) got a fast start to NBAA’07, setting a speed record with an Avanti II on the way to Atlanta.

September 24, 2007, 3:16 PM

Sherman, Conn.-based Dube Air (Booth No. 7162) is offering an optional EFB (electronic flight bag) training and support package to customers with EFBs supplied by Advanced Data Research.

September 24, 2007, 3:12 PM

Raisbeck Engineering and Analytical Methods Inc. (AMI) have formalized a two-decade-long business relationship by signing a multi-year design and consulting contract. Raiseck Engineering produces aftermarket kits aimed at improving the performance of business and commercial aircraft.

September 24, 2007, 3:09 PM

With the goal of flight testing the system next year, BAE Systems recently signed a second contract with Mercury Computer Systems of Chelmsford, Mass., to provide its VistaNav synthetic-vision technology to create a rotorcraft brownout landing system.

September 24, 2007, 3:06 PM

General aviation late last week won a major battle, but not yet the entire war, against user fees.

September 24, 2007, 3:03 PM

Lufthansa Technik’s completion center has signed letters of commitment to complete two widebody Airbus A330-200s for undisclosed customers. The first is scheduled to arrive at the company’s Hamburg, Germany completion center early next year and the second around the end of 2009.

September 24, 2007, 3:02 PM

Two former PrivatAir vice presidents have launched Alerion, a charter brokerage firm with operations in Connecticut, New York, California and Florida. The company arranges corporate, individual and family charter services and offers management and advisory services to its clients.