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October 22, 2014, 11:05 PM

Russell “Buck” Myers has been named avionics supervisor for Cutter Aviation’s service department where he will be responsible for all operational aspects of Cutter’s Avionics department. Myers has worked in aircraft avionics as a technical inspector and supervisor of electrical component repair for more than 20 years. His background includes experience with the U.S. Army, Boeing, several general aviation facilities and operating his own avionics shop.

October 22, 2014, 11:00 PM

Cabin interior fabric specialist Tapis (Booth 3667) is introducing its latest Ultraleather product developed for use in vertical applications, including aircraft seats. The material can be used with a variety of composite structures and meets all the latest FAR 25.853 requirements in terms of fire resistance, heat release and smoke density.

October 22, 2014, 10:50 PM

In addition to providing aircraft maintenance, management and charter services, North Texas-based Baker Aviation is also the exclusive distributor of the U.S.-made Hot-Stop L series fire-containment bags, designed to contain in-flight overheating of lithium-ion battery-powered devices. It has a full range of the U.S.-made safety bags produced by Industrial Energy Products (IEP) on display at its NBAA booth (1813).

October 22, 2014, 10:40 PM

Sportsman’s Market (Booth 1357) is here in Orlando highlighting the various products offered by its many divisions, which range from the popular Sporty’s Pilot Shop to the company’s flight school–Sporty’s Flight Center–to airport management, avionics repair and installation, aircraft sales and a seemingly endless cornucopia of general aviation services. One of the products that has long been of interest to the business aviation market is the SP-400 portable radio, which now has a new screen that is easier to read in sunlight and a lower price of $349, down from $399.

October 22, 2014, 10:30 PM

Avionics manufacturer Avidyne of Lincoln, Mass., has extended its agreement with Duncan Aviation to include the Avidyne EX500 series of multifunction display (MFD). This makes Duncan Aviation the exclusive provider of repair services for the EX500, as well Avidyne’s first-generation Flight Situation Displays and early-model FlightMax MFDs

We have had a great working relationship with Duncan Aviation and we are pleased to have Duncan as our worldwide repair center for our legacy MFD products,” Patrick Herguth, COO, Avidyne, said.

October 22, 2014, 10:20 PM

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-based FBO and aircraft charter/management provider National Jets has added another Learjet 45XR to its Part 135 management certificate, making it one of the type’s largest operators in the Southeast U.S.“We now have three 45XRs on our certificate, allowing for additional availability for our charter customers,” said company president and CEO Sam Robbin. “From our base at KFLL, these aircraft easily service South and Central America, the Caribbean, the U.S. and Canada.”

October 22, 2014, 10:10 PM

The creative team of recently formed AirSide Door Systems, based in Sarasota, Fla., has designed, manufactured and installed hangar and marina door systems throughout the U.S. and Caribbean islands for nearly 30 years. This year, new NBAA Convention exhibitor AirSide Door Systems is showcasing its newest hydraulic door system, the HydraLink, at its NBAA booth (4450).

October 22, 2014, 10:00 PM

Aviation services conglomerate Advent Aerospace (Booth 1895) has made some restructuring moves among its senior management and corporate division leadership.

October 22, 2014, 9:50 PM

Launched in 2012, the UVair FBO Network, a joint venture partnership between Universal Aviation & Weather and fuel supplier Epic Aviation, now lists 25 locations in its group of independently operated upscale FBOs, with the recent addition of the three facilities of the Sacramento Jet Center (SACjet) chain.

October 22, 2014, 9:40 PM

The Michelin Man must be proud. The company that introduced the world’s first radial aircraft tire–on the Dassault Mirage fighter in 1981–will provide its Air X radial tires for Dassault’s under-development Falcon 8X business jet, destined to become the French OEM’s next flagship.

Michelin is the sole source supplier on the new Falcon 8X,” said Frank Moreau, president of Michelin Aircraft Tire (Booth 647). “We are proud to have been selected by Dassault Aviation as its official partner.”

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