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November 28, 2006, 10:58 AM

Still factory fresh from Cessna is the new Citation Sovereign being shown in the EBACE static aircraft park by UK business aircraft charter and management firm Bookajet (Booth No. 1054).

November 28, 2006, 10:56 AM

Spectrum Aeronautical (Booth No. 960) is laying the foundations for a delivery and support network in Europe with subsidiary Spectrum Aviation Europe it established last year in Luxembourg.

November 28, 2006, 10:52 AM

Socata’s owner customer survey shows that 63 percent of typical TBM pilots regularly fly more than 500 nm and 15 percent regularly fly more than 1,000 nm. One of the latter is John Hinshaw, a Frankfort, Indiana-based roofing contractor.

November 28, 2006, 10:47 AM

EADS Socata is confident that it has the answer to the challenge of the very light jet (VLJ) threat in its latest single turboprop, the six-seat TBM 850. As of the end of April, the new model had clinched 36 firm orders compared to 31 sales of the previous TBM 700C2 version during 2005.

November 28, 2006, 10:42 AM

“Handling is good in pitch but a little hard on bank. After a while you get used to it and Socata can easily correct it. The turboprop is comfortable and well equipped in terms of avionics, and pilot visibility is good at all times.

November 28, 2006, 10:37 AM

Bernhard Conrad, Lufthansa Technik senior vice president, demonstrates the wireless touchscreen remote control that is part of his company’s Nice (networked integrated cabin equipment system) to Kurt Sutterer, Midcoast Aviation president.

November 28, 2006, 10:33 AM

Dassault and CAE have held the first meetings of the Falcon 7X training advisory board in Burgess Hill, UK, and Dallas, Texas. This follows the French airframer’s appointment of CAE SimuFlite in July 2004 as the exclusive training provider for pilots and technicians on the new trijet.

November 28, 2006, 10:31 AM

Business aviation is enjoying a higher profile worldwide, as evidenced by the presence of BBC television here at the EBACE show this week to film a documentary for its Fast Track series of business travel reports.

November 28, 2006, 10:28 AM

When ExecuJet and Pilatus simultaneously announced on February 8 that they were progressively phasing out their sales agreements for the PC-12, the two companies made no comment as to the reasons for the move.

November 28, 2006, 10:24 AM

The U.S. is the next frontier in the expansion plans of the ExecuJet business aviation services group. The firm expects to be ready to announce plans for a new American facility or joint venture between now and the NBAA Convention in October.