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September 25, 2007, 2:36 PM

Completion and modification specialist PATS Aircraft (Booth No. 2857) has announced a partnership with Tailwind Capital to offer executive/VIP conversions of the Bombardier CRJ-200 regional airliner. The conversions include an auxiliary fuel system to extend the range to 3,000 nm.

September 25, 2007, 2:34 PM

Montreal-based Mecaer America (Booth No. 5319) has announced record growth for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2007.

September 25, 2007, 2:32 PM

Phoenix-based Swift Aviation Group (Booth No. 615) announced that it has been named the official FBO of the Arizona Super Bowl XLII Host Committee. The designation allows Swift to provide Super Bowl-related hospitality and promotional programs to users of its facility.

September 25, 2007, 2:31 PM

VistaJet, a Swiss-based on-demand charter and aircraft management specialist with operations in Austria and Germany and expected to open in Asia in the near future, has ordered three Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJs), Airbus announced yesterday at the NBAA Convention.

September 25, 2007, 12:22 PM

After celebrating its 10th year with record sales of 19 aircraft, Boeing Business Jets has logged 30 sales since last year’s NBAA Convention, said Steve Hill, BBJ president, at a press conference here in the Georgia World Congress Center on Monday.

September 25, 2007, 12:09 PM

Honda Aircraft plans to ramp up to an annual build rate of 100 HondaJets within two years of starting its production line, company CEO Michimasa Fujino said today at the NBAA Convention.

September 25, 2007, 12:08 PM

Eurocopter and the house of Hermès revealed their “l’Hélicoptere par Hermès,” an EC 135 with a decidedly up-market interior, today at the NBAA Convention.

September 25, 2007, 12:06 PM

Amid much fanfare, L-3 Communications this morning introduced its SmartDeck Integrated Flight Controls and Display System at the NBAA Convention in Atlanta. “SmartDeck avionics elevate aircraft and pilot performance,” L-3 Avionics Systems president Adrienne Stevens said.

September 25, 2007, 12:05 PM

Sino Swearingen Aircraft is poised to leave the financial holding pattern it has been in while the Tawainese government sought to sell its majority stake in the company over the past year or so.

September 25, 2007, 12:00 PM

Perhaps she didn’t know what crowd she was addressing, but Transportation Secretary Mary Peters voiced disapproval of the recently passed House FAA reauthorization bill (H.R.2881) at today’s opening ceremonies of the 60th annual NBAA Convention in Atlanta.

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