Electronic Arts

January 19, 2012 - 11:01pm
Electronic Arts depiction of a Bell AH-1Z

Aw, c’mon, Textron. Seriously?

You don’t want Electronic Arts (EA) to use depictions of some of your rotorcraft in the video game Battlefield 3? You’re claiming that EA’s use of images of the AH-1Z, UH-1Y and V-22 infringe on your trademark and dress right?

October 12, 2010 - 12:37pm

Tomorrow night the Montrose County (Colo.) Commission will consider a revised incentive package aimed at luring Extra Aircraft to build an assembly plant there for its all-composite EA-500 turboprop single. The original deal involved a land transfer that required the county to pay Extra $2.2 million for donated land and provide other incentives, essentially capitalizing a large share of the company’s site start-up costs.

May 20, 2010 - 11:41am

Piaggio Avanti fractional provider Avantair’s revenue increased 4 percent, to $36 million, in its fiscal third quarter (which ended March 31) compared with the year-ago period. Its earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization also rose to $1.8 million, up from the $1.5 million reported in the same period last year.

January 30, 2009 - 5:30am

Nordam recently laid off 63 employees, primarily from its interiors and structures division, which is responsible–for the most part–for business aviation cabin components.

September 30, 2008 - 5:47am

Despite the recent announcement that the Russian government would build the company a new factory in Ulyanovsk, embattled VLJ maker Eclipse Aviation (Booth No. 250) is continuing its search for operating capital, perhaps as much as $200 million. Meanwhile, the company has slowed its production rate, launched a major company-wide reorganization, laid off 40 percent of its workforce, and continues to conserve cash.

August 4, 2008 - 11:09am

Extra Flugzeugbau of Hunxe, Germany, has operated under insolvency (similar to Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S.) since January and has reportedly been in negotiations with a U.S. investor group for the past several months.

July 29, 2008 - 10:47am

Eclipse Aviation is back on the In the Works chart with the May launch of the EA-400 four-seat 330-knot single-engine jet. Although Eclipse has yet to make a formal application to the FAA for the EA-400 type certificate, the company has begun taking orders from existing Eclipse 500 buyers and opened the order book to new customers at the EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh late last month. Price is $1.35 million (2008 $).

June 26, 2008 - 12:07pm

NBAA and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) have denounced a report on private jet travel and the general aviation industry issued by the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and Essential Action (EA), two left-leaning Washington think tanks. In short, the report echoes the airline industry’s claim that GA does not pay its fair share of ATC costs and is the cause of airport congestion.

February 21, 2008 - 8:55am

Pogo Jet this week filed an amendment to its S-1 registration statement for an initial public offering of stock to finance the company’s entry into the very light jet air-taxi market. The filing indicates that Pogo expects to sell seven million shares of common stock at $12.50 to $16.50 per share, which would raise $87.5 to $115.5 million.

February 21, 2008 - 8:55am

Pogo Jet this week filed an amendment to its S-1 registration statement for an initial public offering of stock to finance the company’s entry into the very light jet air-taxi market. The filing indicates that Pogo expects to sell seven million shares of common stock at $12.50 to $16.50 per share, which would raise $87.5 to $115.5 million.

 
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