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November 28, 2006, 1:00 PM

Baseops International (Booth No. 710) reports that closure of its London Gatwick office and the absorption of its functions by the Houston, Texas headquarters has had no noticeable effect on the business of the company, now 76 employees strong.

November 28, 2006, 12:56 PM

In preparation for the commercial availability of SwiftBroadband high-speed-data services next year, Rockwell Collins has introduced two new data-ready satcom terminals, the HST-2110 and HST-2120. The HST-2110 will support one channel of SwiftBroadband and the HST-2120 will support two channels.

November 28, 2006, 12:46 PM

In support of Jet Aviation’s program to expand its business, its Midcoast Aviation subsidiary has launched construction of a new $10.5 million, 115,000 sq-ft-hangar at its St. Louis Downtown Airport facility.

November 28, 2006, 12:43 PM

GE Honda Aero Engines (Booth No. 1336) is refining the design of its HF118-2 engine. More than 100 engineers are working on the 1,700-pound-thrust turbofan, which still has to find its first application.

November 28, 2006, 12:41 PM

Reflecting a 20-percent growth of the Falcon fleet in the last five years, Dassault (Booth No. 1182) has embarked upon a multiyear plan to improve its customer support services. The “added value and pricing guarantee” is its latest initiative

November 28, 2006, 12:38 PM

Lufthansa Technik is celebrating the arrival at its Hamburg base of the fifth Challenger 850 executive jet.

November 28, 2006, 12:36 PM

Visitors to Universal Weather & Aviation (Booth No. 1020) can learn of the company’s recently launched In-flight Alerts system designed to keep flight crews apprised of weather hazards or other changing conditions that could affect planned and active flight routes.

November 28, 2006, 12:33 PM

Japan Airlines will equip two government-owned Boeing 747-400s used to carry the country’s emperor and high-ranking officials with the Connexion by Boeing mobile information service, the vendor announced here yesterday. Installation is due to start next February.

November 28, 2006, 12:24 PM

A compact satellite communications high-gain antenna system developed by CMC Electronics (Booth No. 1014) will be brought to market in the middle of the year.

November 28, 2006, 12:15 PM

To address the shortage of qualified business aircraft maintenance technicians, the UK’s Glennair Training Centre is stepping up its capabilities in the provision of both mechanical and avionics courses for executive aircraft operator or service center personnel.