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November 8, 2006, 4:46 AM

Luigi Mattia, a Canadian mathematician with more than 25 years of experience in the aerospace industry, was recently named vice president of the Business and Regional Aircraft Business Unit of Messier-Dowty, based in Toronto.

November 8, 2006, 4:45 AM

AirCell displayed at the NBAA Convention the newly certified wireless function of its Axxess satcom system for business jets. With the wireless function enabled, Axxess provides an 802.11bg wireless hotspot aboard the airplane.

November 8, 2006, 4:42 AM

Sagem Avionics and General Dynamics Aviation Services are partnering on a glass-panel cockpit upgrade for Part 25 jets including the Challenger 600 and 601, Falcon 20 and 50, Gulfstream II and III, and Hawker 700 and 800.

November 7, 2006, 12:14 PM

Bombardier executives continue to mull over new information gleaned last Thursday during a “fact finding” meeting with negotiators for workers on strike since October 2 from the company’s Learjet plant in Wichita.

November 7, 2006, 12:09 PM

The Alliant integrated avionics and autopilot suite received an STC for installation in the Beech King Air 200 during the NBAA Convention. Alliant is a partnership between autopilot maker S-Tec and avionics supplier Avidyne.

November 7, 2006, 12:04 PM

A partnership between S-Tec and Avidyne offers King Air 200 operators a large-display glass cockpit/autopilot upgrade, with FAA supplemental type certification expected shortly and deliveries to dealers beginning this quarter.

November 7, 2006, 12:03 PM

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

November 7, 2006, 12:00 PM

CMC Electronics is displaying its latest aviation GPS receiver here at the show, incorporating wide-area augmentation system (WAAS) technology. The IntegriFlight CMA-5024 aviation GPS receiver on view at Booth No.

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.