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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.

November 28, 2006, 12:13 PM

Evektor-Aerotechnik (Booth No. 1305) has developed a new-generation multipurpose turboprop, the EV-55 Outback. Based in Kunovice in the Czech Republic, Evektor is a major sports aircraft producer, and has sold 400 airplanes in 30 countries.

November 28, 2006, 12:10 PM

Maverick Helicopters of Las Vegas, Nevada, has placed an order for nine Eurocopter EC 130 B4 helicopters. The air-tour and charter operator already has 12 EC 130 B4s and six AS 350 B2 Ecureuils.

November 28, 2006, 12:05 PM

Flight planning guide publisher Ac-u-Kwik (Booth No. 1036) has announced that its 2006/07 World Edition will be available in early August.

November 28, 2006, 12:05 PM

Under a freshly signed contract, Embraer will provide the Indian government with a complete support package for its five Legacy 600 business jets. The 10-year agreement covers a spare part exchange program, a repair program and a number of technical assistance services.

November 28, 2006, 12:02 PM

ExxonMobil Aviation (Booth No. 1026) is now using its own equipment and staff to refuel business jets at Milan Linate Airport. The direct operation started in February.

November 28, 2006, 12:02 PM

Michael Sattler, presently director of quality and technical services at Jet Aviation Basel, will take over as vice president and general manager of Jet Aviation Singapore, at Seletar Airport, effective June 15, the company announced here at EBACE.

November 28, 2006, 12:00 PM

Michael Girps is the new vice president and general manager of Jet Aviation’s FBO at London Biggin Hill Airport, succeeding Stephen Koss. Since May 1, Girps has been responsible for maintenance and FBO services at the company’s facility, located southeast of the UK capital.

November 28, 2006, 11:59 AM

Satellite communications service provider Satcom Direct (Booth No. 225) has introduced a new service called International Global One Number, or iGON, that allows customers to use “home country” telephone number prefixes when traveling.