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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.

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.