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September 21, 2007, 6:16 AM

Clifford Development of Portage, Mich. (Booth No. 5651), has expanded certification efforts for its Cessna Citation II re-engining and airframe modification program to include the S/II (S550).

September 21, 2007, 6:13 AM

3M Aerospace (Booth No. 641) has developed a flame-retardant tape for use in the aerospace industry, the company announced here at NBAA’07.

September 21, 2007, 6:12 AM

The UK’s GKN Aerospace (Booth No. 4918), a supplier of aerostructures, propulsion systems and transparencies, is setting its sights on the business aviation market, announcing that it intends to make its presence in the business aviation engines sector a core focus over the next five years.

September 21, 2007, 6:09 AM

 Make no mistake, Dassault is having another record year. But a lengthy production backlog for the Falcon 7X is starting to put strains on capacity, particularly at the French manufacturer’s Little Rock, Ark. completion center.

September 21, 2007, 6:08 AM

The FAA’s decision last month to award ITT Corp. a $1.8 billion contract (including options) to develop and deploy automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) technology sets in motion a major NextGen ATC project. But it will take years for the full benefits to be realized.

September 21, 2007, 6:05 AM

Cessna said it will offer a TKS “weeping wing” anti-icing system for the Cessna Grand Caravan starting next March, using a system manufactured by Aerospace Systems & Technologies of Salina, Kan.

September 21, 2007, 6:01 AM

Iridium has named suppliers to help it build and deploy the Iridium Next satellite constellation over the next several years. Partners will include Boeing, General Dynamics, Avaliant, KinetX, MicroSat Systems and Trident Sensors.

September 21, 2007, 5:59 AM

Business/VIP helicopter owners are increasingly demanding more cabin comfort and equipment. Helicopter manufacturers enjoying a booming market for their products are thus endeavoring to make their interiors look more like those of business jets.

September 21, 2007, 5:55 AM

Al Pod, former president and CEO of NetJets subsidiary Executive Jet Management, has been named to conduct an examination of potential opportunities for NetJets fractional-share operations in China.

September 21, 2007, 4:59 AM

The FAA will upgrade the cockpits in its fleet of 18 King Air 300 flight-inspection airplanes with Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics systems rather than replace the aircraft, the agency said.

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