Entertainment

May 5, 2008 - 11:40am

Movie stars tend to get what they want, so when comic actor Adam Sandler asked to borrow Sikorsky’s S-92 helicopter for a cameo appearance in his new film Mr. Deeds, Sikorsky said yes.

May 5, 2008 - 6:36am

Nimbus Group, the Fort Lauderdale, Fla. company that recently failed to obtain sufficient financing to complete its proposed purchase of 1,000 Eclipse 500 entry-level twinjets, has signed a letter of intent to swap shares of stock with Miami-based Horizons Aviation. If the agreement is approved, the controlling shareholders of Horizons will own a controlling share of Nimbus.

April 16, 2008 - 5:27am

Operators selling their airplanes may be interested in showing them on an interactive DVD distributed quarterly to more than 6,200 brokers, dealers and operators worldwide, according to Aircraft Shopper Online of Corte Madera, Calif. The online pre-owned aircraft sales service introduced the DVD with 11 aircraft at the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Geneva in May.

April 2, 2008 - 6:33am

Plenty of A-list celebrities fly through Farnborough, but the British airport is set to get a serious dusting of Hollywood glitz when it features in the new James Bond movie Quantum of Solace, which is set for release in November. During January, TAG Aviation’s Farnborough facilities were used for two days of filming that saw several chartered business jets brought in to be used in action sequences.

March 19, 2008 - 12:53pm

Pilots and other crewmembers visiting Jet Aviation’s four U.S. facilities through December 15 are eligible to sign up for a dose of sobering humility. The FBO chain is giving away copies of the $40 coffee table book Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty by Nick Del Calzo and Peter Collier. Featuring a forward by former President George H. Bush and essays by Tom Brokaw and Sen.

February 26, 2008 - 6:46am

Last year was the first National Air Transportation Association (NATA) FBO Leadership Conference, following the association’s splitting its annual conference into two parts, one for FBO-focused members and the other aimed at serving the charter industry.

February 25, 2008 - 4:54pm

Yesterday at Heli-Expo Booth No. 2231, Enstrom signed contracts for a 480B for delivery to Aero Inter of the Dominican Republic, and another copy for Aerolineas Ejecutivas (ALE), the fourth such Enstrom in as many months.

February 19, 2008 - 3:09am
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AINtv.com editorial director Charles Alcock cohosted Tuesday’s live CNBC broadcast from the Singapore Airshow. The worldwide broadcast focused on aerospace’s current market state, and the challenges it faces.

February 19, 2008 - 3:09am
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AINtv.com editorial director Charles Alcock cohosted Tuesday’s live CNBC broadcast from the Singapore Airshow. The worldwide broadcast focused on aerospace’s current market state, and the challenges it faces.

February 8, 2008 - 4:52am

Maverick Jets has not had much public activity lately and didn’t exhibit at last year’s NBAA Convention as it has in the past.

 
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