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September 24, 2007, 4:54 PM

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise is here with its most recent acquisition, the Landmark Aviation and Standard Aero maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) businesses that it purchased for $1.9 billion last month from private-equity firm Carlyle Group.

September 24, 2007, 4:52 PM

Formerly a subsidiary of Raytheon Company, Raytheon Aircraft was bought earlier this year by Onex and GS Capital Partners and promptly renamed Hawker Beechcraft (Booth No. 6159).

September 24, 2007, 4:48 PM

Cessna Aircraft signed a letter of intent (LOI) yesterday with Columbia Aircraft of Bend, Ore., to acquire selected assets and certain liabilities of the manufacturer of low-wing, high-performance piston airplanes.

September 24, 2007, 4:45 PM

It was one year ago, at the NBAA Convention in Orlando, that Cessna took the wraps off its concept for a large-cabin long-range business jet (code-named LCC) and began a “what do you think of this?” process that continues at this year’s convention, after appearances by the mockup at EBACE in Gene

September 24, 2007, 4:43 PM

In the three years since Garmin introduced the G1000 integrated avionics suite, the Olathe, Kan. avionics maker’s system has largely dominated the glass-cockpit market for general aviation pistons, turboprops and very light jets.

September 24, 2007, 4:39 PM

Year to date, Gulfstream Aerospace has logged more sales from customers outside the U.S. than inside, 66 versus 62, according to Joe Lombardo, Gulfstream president.

September 24, 2007, 4:34 PM

At a late afternoon press event yesterday, Bombardier announced a long-awaited flat-panel upgrade to the Global Express XRS and 5000 cockpits.

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.