Rock Seven has entered into an agreement with global flight-tracking and data-provision specialist FlightAware (Booth 4845) of Houston to offer an enhanced flight-tracking service for its customers who use the RockStar and RockFleet units. Information from these systems will be integrated into FlightAware’s system, and Rock Seven users will have access to FlightAware’s live Web-based flight-tracking and the data available on that system.
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FBOs in the World Fuel Services Network can now use the FlightAware FBO ToolBox tracking suite at discounted rate through an agreement announced today by the two companies at NBAA’s Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference in New Orleans. The FBO ToolBox software includes new features that give FBO managers more information about the flying habits of current and prospective customers.
FBOs in the World Fuel Services Network can now use the FlightAware FBO ToolBox tracking suite at discounted rate through an agreement announced today by the two companies at NBAA’s Schedulers & Dispatchers conference in New Orleans.
ForeFlight (Booth N3404) announced enhancements to its popular ForeFlight Mobile iPad app and several collaborations with other aviation companies, all aimed at helping pilots to be more productive during flight planning and in the cockpit.
Social marketing and job search giant LinkedIn is now a part of aviation job distribution network specialist Jsfirm.com’s arsenal for helping aviation companies and aviation job seekers hook up.
The NTSB has launched a go-team to investigate a fatal accident at Thomson-McDuffie County (Ga.) Airport involving a Beechcraft Premier I yesterday. According to the Safety Board, the twinjet (N777VG) “overran the runway during landing and crashed into the woods” at about 8 p.m. last night, killing five. The pilot and one passenger survived with unspecified injuries, according to an FAA preliminary report.
Bombardier Aerospace launched a “Tweet spot” campaign for MEBA 2012, where attendees Tweet a picture of themselves at designated places at the static display area. The company plans to move its Tweet spots around during the show, but all locations will have Bombardier aircraft in the background. Bombardier said it decided to engage attendees with Twitter at the show, since social media is very popular in the Middle East. Tweet spot photos taken at MEBA should be tagged with #BBAWorld and #MEBA12.
Aviation data services provider FlightAware has extended its free web-based flight-tracking service to Australian customers. This makes Australia the first country outside North America to be offered its web-based flight tracking on FlightAware.com, which tracks both general aviation and commercial flights.
Stop by the Business Jet Center booth (No. C10620) for a chance to win one of two Apple iPad 2s and to participate in a unique photo contest. The Dallas Love Field-based FBO is taking advantage of social media to create a “virtual Facebook photo contest” with an aviation theme.
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