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November 7, 2006, 11:28 AM

Over the last month-and-a-half Honeywell has been giving the trade and general press firsthand demos of the most recent version of its developmental synthetic-vision system (SVS) about to start serious flight trials with Gulfstream in the G550.

November 7, 2006, 11:19 AM

While Piper Aircraft is poised to unveil a new compact jet at its booth (No. 5785) this morning, Cirrus Design Corp.’s booth (No. 2957) will offer no such event, in spite of speculation that an announcement was near.

November 7, 2006, 10:59 AM

Rockwell Collins will be able to continue providing satellite broadband network service to its eXchange business aircraft customers thanks to a deal announced yesterday with Arinc to bring eXchange onto the SkyLink satellite data network.

November 7, 2006, 10:55 AM

Mark Rosenker was sworn in as the 11th chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board on August 11 after serving as acting chairman since March 2005.

November 7, 2006, 10:47 AM

On the eve of NBAA 2006, Honeywell made it official that it is developing technology and hardware toward launch of a 10,000-pound-thrust turbofan engine for super-midsize to large business jets.

November 7, 2006, 10:43 AM

Cessna yesterday unveiled plans to upgrade one of its most popular Citation models–the XL/XLS. Dubbed the XLS+, the new version–to be available in 2008–can be distinguished on the ramp by its more aerodynamic nose contour.

November 7, 2006, 10:23 AM

Piaggio Aero Industries chief executive Josè DiMase yesterday confirmed industry speculation that the Italian manufacturer is indeed developing a business jet, revealing that the new airplane would be larger and have a longer range than the company’s sleek Avanti II turboprop.

November 7, 2006, 10:05 AM

At a press conference here at the NBAA Convention yesterday, EMS Satcom announced Honeywell (Booth No. 1994) has selected the company’s eNfusion SwiftBroadband satcom technology for its MCS-7100 series multichannel family of satcom products.

November 7, 2006, 10:03 AM

Pilatus chose Honeywell’s Sunday evening media event to announce a Next Generation PC-12 featuring a more powerful Pratt & Whitney Canada turboprop engine and a four-tube Honeywell Apex integrated avionics suite.

November 7, 2006, 10:01 AM

Dassault president Charles Edelstenne yesterday made note of the rapidly growing business aviation industry, saying that Dassault’s own sales are exploding no less rapidly.