NBAA Convention News 2017

Oct 11, 2017 - 4:55 PM
Astronaut twins Scott and Mark Kelly closed the session by sharing personal experiences and applying the lessons they learned to the bizav industry.
With some 800 test flights completed, Safran’s Silvercrest engine now faces scrutiny following compressor problems discovered during high-altitude operations. PHOTO MARIANO ROSALES
Oct 11, 2017 - 2:27 PM
The Safran Aircraft Engines Silvercrest developed a new problem during the flight testing, which will delay the Falcon 5X program.
Honda Aircraft founding president and CEO Michimasa Fujino, left, helps hoteliers Kim, center, and Julian MacQueen celebrate the completion of their “Around the World in 80 Stays” tour. The couple circumnavigated the globe in their new HondaJet. PHOTO: DAVID McINTOSH
Oct 11, 2017 - 1:03 PM
Julian and Kim MacQueen along with Travis Holland visited approximately 30 countries from August to October and set several speed records on specific legs.
Jetex president and CEO Adel Mardini, left, and CFly CEO Francisco Lyra will join forces to develop and operate an FBO at Brazil’s São Paulo Guarulhos Airport. PHOTO: MARIANO ROSALES
Oct 11, 2017 - 12:53 PM
Under the terms of the 15-year lease agreement, Jetex will manage the facility as its third location in Latin America.
Oct 11, 2017 - 8:47 AM
The new ViaSat 5510 satcom terminal is set for installation approval in the first half of 2018.
man at podium
Oct 10, 2017 - 7:35 PM
While frustrated with the new delay to the 5X program, Dassault Aviation is forging ahead with plans for a new business jet and a digital design process.
Oct 10, 2017 - 7:22 PM
Sets target price for new single engine jet at $3.5 million.
Oct 10, 2017 - 7:17 PM
Things definitely could be worse, but for the time being, stability seems to be a good thing.
screen shot of FDS' moving map
Oct 10, 2017 - 5:55 PM
Previously only available as part of its do Capsule IFE platform, the interactive map can now be easily upgraded to personal devices.
man standing at podium
Oct 10, 2017 - 5:15 PM
The Swiss company carries out completions at a facility in Indianapolis.

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Oct 12, 2017 - 11:11 AM
Cactus Aero develops simpler and lower cost mobile emergency kit for cabin crew.
Oct 12, 2017 - 12:23 AM
The company identified current economic realities and the risk of reduced residual values for pre-owned aircraft as driving these trends.
Oct 12, 2017 (All day)
Oct 11, 2017 - 7:52 PM
The managed fleet is now at 70 aircraft .
Oct 11, 2017 - 6:05 PM
A new collaboration platform promises to organize and simplify your organization's flight operations
Oct 11, 2017 - 5:43 PM
Battery-powered unit weighs less than 90 pounds.