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November 7, 2006, 11:56 AM

Rockwell Collins was the big winner of cockpit positions in airplanes introduced at NBAA’06. The manufacturer’s Pro Line 21 avionics were selected for the Cessna XLS+ and the new CJ4 and Raytheon Hawker 900XP and 750.

November 7, 2006, 11:55 AM

Aerospace Concepts LLC of St. Laurent, Quebec, comes to NBAA 2006 to introduce new lightweight sound-proofing materials, along with its advanced interior design capabilities. The company has recently completed interior projects on its 55th wide-cabin business jet.

November 7, 2006, 11:52 AM

CMC Electronics (Booth No. 1458) announced yesterday that Dassault now offers its PilotView electronic flight bag (EFB) as a standard option on all new Falcon 2000DX, 2000EX, 900DX and 900EX aircraft. The class-2 EFB is mounted on the pilot or copilot side and certified for all phases of flight.

November 7, 2006, 11:49 AM

Securaplane came to NBAA this year flush with new business, ranging from a contract to supply cameras for NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (Sofia) to a more down-to-earth distribution deal for battery sales and reblocking services.

November 7, 2006, 11:48 AM

Garmin (Booth No. 2853) is highlighting what it calls three major upgrades to its all-glass, G1000 integrated avionics suite–the FliteCharts, ChartView and SafeTaxi features.

November 7, 2006, 11:44 AM

Bombardier Aerospace announced that on October 5 Transport Canada granted approval for the Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics suite and aircraft window modifications on the Challenger 605, one month ahead of schedule.

November 7, 2006, 11:40 AM

Pilots busting the Washington, D.C. air defense identification zone (ADIZ) will now find a helicopter of a different color off their wing to escort them out of the area and into a nearby airport for questioning.

November 7, 2006, 11:34 AM

Boeing Business Jets marked its 10th anniversary yesterday with a pair of single-aircraft orders for its now officially launched BBJ3, the latest member of its family of executive transports derived from the new Next Generation 737. Boeing did not reveal the identity of the customers.

November 7, 2006, 11:32 AM

In a realignment of our management structure, Tony Romano, right, has been named publisher of Aviation International News and John McCarthy, center, has been elevated to group publisher for all AIN products, including Business Jet Traveler, AINtv, AINalerts and

November 7, 2006, 11:30 AM

The FAA ran the first trial of its new airspace flow program (AFP) during this summer’s severe weather season. The AFP imposes ground delays on traffic inbound to the Northeast U.S. when severe weather crops up and affects air traffic flow.

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