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December 12, 2012 - 5:45am
Emteq’s Daylight lighting system allows for variable LED lighting that can replicate multiple shades of white, all controlled through the cabin management system.

Emteq was one of the first business aviation suppliers to introduce LED lighting to the private jet cabin, and with the U.S.-based company leading the way, LED has become the standard in cabin lighting, from washroom to cockpit, to reading lights and emergency signage.

December 5, 2012 - 1:05am

Techno Coatings wasn’t exhibiting at the NBAA Convention in November, but the North Miami, Fla. metal plating specialist put quite a shine on the show when it played host to some 200 attendees at a fashion show at Seasons 52 restaurant in Orlando.

Television personality and author Sir Brian Sterling hosted the gala, costumes were created by students from the Calvary Christian Academy and “America’s Next Top Model” personality Lauran Kirkpatrick headlined the selection of models.

October 31, 2012 - 6:42pm

Emteq, which introduced its LED mood lighting in 2006, has sold more than 2,600 feet of its original Quasar full-spectrum variant and is now introducing Quasar II at Booth No. 3793.

Thanks to constantly improving technology, Quasar II lighting is smaller and lighter in weight, while at the same time offering greater light intensity. Quasar II also offers the advantage of operating on both 28 volts DC or 115 volts AC, and it provides two-inch node resolution with clearer and smoother lighting control.

October 29, 2012 - 12:20pm

Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings (Booth No. 4547), located in Andover, Kan., introduced several new products during NBAA’12. Its new urethane primer and sanding surfacer (CM0481827) can double as either a traditional sanding surfacer or as a primer. MROs and paint shops can now use one product for two purposes. And the product dries twice as fast as traditional epoxy surfacer technologies. The corrosion-inhibitive urethane primer is also chromate hazard-free and is intended for use on all aircraft.

October 10, 2012 - 1:00pm

Fractional provider Avantair of Clearwater, Fla., has installed LED lighting in its maintenance hangar. “We currently have metal halide lights throughout our hangar,” said Kevin McKamey, executive vice president. “They are costly to run and don’t react quickly when there’s a power outage. The new LED lights provide 120 percent more lighting, are 50 percent more efficient to run and react more quickly to power interruptions,” he explained.

January 5, 2012 - 5:55am

Charlotte, N.C.-based Goodrich offers an extensive palette of wood and wood veneers along with laser-cutting technology to reduce the amount of waste and ensure precision work. In addition to veneers, the palette includes wood stock appropriate for matching trim as square edge stock or in boule form.

The company’s craftsmen also provide detailed multi-species wood marquetry designs to create custom designs, such as corporate logos.

November 23, 2011 - 11:57am

JetFlite International’s (JFI) Long Beach, Calif. facility has launched an aircraft refinishment program that repairs and refinishes existent components and materials with minimal replacing.

November 17, 2011 - 4:40pm

JetFlite International of Long Beach, Calif., has launched an aircraft “refinishment” program that repairs and refinishes existing components and materials with minimal replacement.

November 8, 2011 - 5:02am

Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings of Andover, Kan., has expanded its SKYscape basecoat/clearcoat polyurethane aerospace paint to include special mica effects with 30 new “pearl” color options. The new SKYscape mica colors feature translucent pearl and mica pigments rather than traditional metallic flaks, resulting in vivid special effects.

October 9, 2011 - 1:34pm

Garrett Leather, a supplier of Italian upholstery leather (Booth No. C12444), is introducing its new Shagarrett–“the only full-grain, stingray-embossed Italian leather available in full hide sizes with no unsightly plate lines.”

 
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