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October 9, 2006, 2:12 PM

Duncan Aviation has certified and installed a Rockwell Collins IDS-3000 retrofit cockpit and IFIS (integrated flight information system) file server in a customer Astra. Duncan’s Lincoln, Neb.

October 9, 2006, 2:11 PM

SheltAir Aviation Services expanded its Florida FBO stable to seven and total count to eight with the acquisition of Sowell Aviation Services at Panama City-Bay County International Airport. The purchase includes 40,000 sq ft of FBO terminal, office and hangar space.

October 9, 2006, 2:07 PM

After eight months of renovations of its FBO facility, Million Air Fayetteville, Ark., held a grand reopening on August 11.

October 9, 2006, 2:01 PM

Grob’s SPn, a carbon-fiber light business twinjet introduced at last month’s Paris Air Show, will enter production with the Honeywell Apex avionics system, according to officials from the German company.

October 9, 2006, 2:01 PM

JetDirect Aviation purchased Regal Aviation, an FBO, maintenance, sales and charter/management company based at Dallas Love Field. JetDirect now owns three FBOs in the U.S. and three FAA repair stations and operates 64 charter aircraft.

October 9, 2006, 1:59 PM

Kansas City Aviation Center (KCAC) opened the first of what will be several new FBO and service facilities in its nine-state Pilatus PC-12 sales territory, this one a full-service FBO at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in St. Louis.

October 9, 2006, 1:59 PM

They say that politics makes for strange bedfellows. So, it seems, does loran, which has recently been recognized by four quite disparate groups: the U.S. Congress, the government of France, the telecommunications industry and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA).

October 9, 2006, 1:57 PM

Are portable electronic flight bag (EFB) computing devices merely a stepping stone until business aircraft operators get around to installing cockpit equipment that integrates electronic charts with glass displays?

October 9, 2006, 1:53 PM

Live tv over the ocean? It’s not possible today, and traditional direct broadcast satellite television providers are unlikely to have a business model for such services anytime soon. But Boeing and Rockwell Collins do.

October 9, 2006, 1:48 PM

The six-ton I-4 communications satellite Inmarsat launched in late March has taken over satcom transmission routing responsibility from the previous I-3 satellite covering the Indian Ocean Region, according to Inmarsat officials.