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September 24, 2007, 4:31 PM

XOJet yesterday announced a $600 million order for 30 Citation Xs in an agreement with Cessna that will increase the charter operator’s fleet of the speedy business jets from 12 to 47 over the next three years.

September 24, 2007, 4:24 PM

Embraer is testing the market for two new concept jets. Beginning today, the company will start taking $70,000 and $90,000 refundable deposits accompanying “letters of interest” respectively for its proposed midsize jet (MSJ) and mid-light jet (MLJ).

September 24, 2007, 3:34 PM

The owner is rarely the sole occupant of an airliner converted to executive configuration; his or her staff needs a place to sit, stow belongings and strap in.

September 24, 2007, 3:32 PM

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and NBAA are forming a permanent global industry advisory group to gather input on the development of new communication, navigation and surveillance technologies and new air traffic management concepts.

September 24, 2007, 3:30 PM

Twin Commander Aircraft (Booth No. 2639) is introducing two new products at the NBAA Convention: a digital fuel-quantity indicating system and retrofit boots for the control column and rudder pedals.

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.