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October 22, 2014, 6:35 PM

Universal Avionics Systems (Booth 723) recently received FAA TSO approval for its SCN 1001/1101 software for the company’s satellite-based augmentation system FMS/multi-mission management system (MMMS). The latest software release includes a number of new features and enhancements for better operational efficiency and to support special-mission operations.

October 22, 2014, 6:30 PM

If there were two business aviation airports that spring to mind in the UK it would be Biggin Hill (official name London Biggin Hill, Booth 1285) and TAG Farnborough (Booth 4085). The airfields are very different. Farnborough is neat and shiny but dedicated to business aviation and with no flying schools. Biggin Hill, on the other hand, is much closer to London and is a more pleasing setting, surprisingly enough set up on a hill.

October 22, 2014, 6:30 PM

Georgia-based Flight Display Systems (Booth 2008) came to NBAA 2014 with one goal: to innovate obsolescence away, according to company president David Gray. To do that the company released a series of cabin management systems (CMS) products at the show.

October 22, 2014, 6:25 PM

Dassault recently wrapped up flight-testing that is expected to see its Falcon 7X become the first certified business jet to operate at the world’s highest commercial airport–14,470-foot-high Daocheng Yading Airport in China’s Sichuan province.

October 22, 2014, 6:20 PM

ServiceElements International, which provides customer-service training, has joined forces with Vancouver, B.C.-based TrainingPort.net (Booth 3876) to produce a new online course aimed at improving the customer-relations skills of flight department personnel.

October 22, 2014, 6:15 PM

Bohlke International Airways, an FBO and aircraft charter operator at Henry E. Rohlsen International Airport on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has signed an agreement to partner with IGY (Island Global Yachting) Marinas, a luxury destination brand for the mega- and super-yacht community.

October 22, 2014, 6:10 PM

Pilatus Business Aircraft (Booth 4699) is gearing up for the 2017 arrival of its new PC-24 twinjet and continuing to make improvements to its strong-selling PC-12 turboprop single. Plans include completing the interiors for PC-24s destined for North and South America at Pilatus’s Broomfield, Col. campus, a move that will necessitate a significant expansion there.

October 22, 2014, 6:05 PM

FlightSafety International has earned FAA approval of its Gulfstream G550 eRecurrent online training course, which allows G550 pilots to complete some of their recurrency training on their own time before attending training at a FlightSafety learning center.

October 22, 2014, 6:00 PM

FlightAware introduced a flight plan advisory service aimed at customers who are flying to countries where flight plans are not received automatically. Outside these areas, FlightAware’s new offering allows customers to input plans into an advisory service web page. When the aircraft sends ADS-B or datalink position information, the uploaded flight plan activates to allow worldwide flight tracking. For aircraft operating without a filed plan, FlightAware’s system can synthesize a flight plan based on positional data, allowing the tracking of these unscheduled operations.

October 22, 2014, 6:00 PM

Gulfstream Aerospace and Jet Aviation parent company General Dynamics reported third-quarter revenues of $7.751 billion, up $16 million from a year ago, while earnings rose 16-percent, to $696 million, the company reported today. At the aerospace division, revenues in the quarter climbed $137 million year-over-year, to $2.289 billion, and earnings rose by $42 million, to $411 million.

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