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May 22, 2007, 8:45 AM

Spectrum Aeronautical, the California-based start-up manufacturer, said it is taking orders for its all-composite business jets “faster than we can build them.”

May 22, 2007, 8:26 AM

Future versions of Honeywell’s integrated primary flight display (IPFD) may include 3-D airport maps that would give pilots a clear view of the entire airport surface whatever the weather or time of day, the company has revealed.

May 22, 2007, 8:17 AM

Gestair Private Aviation has announced a $115 million investment over the next four years to further expand its 30-aircraft fleet. The Spanish-based company is also planning a new main-  tenance hangar. Also anticipated is FBO network expansion and company acquisitions abroad.

May 22, 2007, 8:11 AM

Guggenheim Partners and UBS have formed Guggenheim Aero Finance, a corporate jet financing company that will combine worldwide reach with a streamlined approval process to offer aircraft financing solutions to individual and corporate buyers of new and pre-owned corporate jets.

May 22, 2007, 8:05 AM

Austrian-based operator Jetalliance announced here on Tuesday that it is now offering what it claims to be a new kind of business aircraft financing called asset-based leasing. Under the scheme, a firm or individual agrees to make a down payment for part of an aircraft–say, 30 percent.

May 22, 2007, 8:03 AM

Much of the unprecedented recent growth in sales of business aircraft has been driven by the international market, where advantageous exchange rates have made dollar-denominated assets unusually affordable.

May 22, 2007, 7:56 AM

Pratt & Whitney Canada (Booth No. 1040) announced several maintenance and support deals at EBACE along with the launch of a customer support center at its Quebec, Canada headquarters.

May 22, 2007, 7:47 AM

The newest version of the 12,500-pound-mtow Beechcraft King Air B200 already boasts Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics, which the smaller 10,000-pound-mtow King Air C90 will get with its latest iteration, the C90GTi.

May 22, 2007, 7:44 AM

PrivatAir has taken $10 million in deposits for its Select jet card, which enables customers to pre-buy blocks of flight hours. “There has been a strong drive on the Select card,” PrivatAir chief executive Greg Thomas said here on Monday.

May 21, 2007, 7:44 PM

Eclipse Aviation (Booth No. 202) has won the U.S Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Stratospheric Ozone Protection award for its development of a new engine fire suppression system that avoids the use of ozone-depleting Halon.

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