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Cabin Interior and Electronics

Xzilon Protects the Paint

Extending paint life and preventing corrosion is the aim of Granitize, and liquid-formula Xzilon is the product.
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Put a little makeup on that airplane, please

There is no airplane so beautiful that a good paint job won’t help it look even better, maybe a lot better.
Cabin Interior and Electronics

DeCrane Gets STC for New Executive Seats

DeCrane Aircraft Seating has received STCs from the European Aviation Safety Agency for its new-generation 16-g model 6004 single and model 6005 double exe

Franklin Products Offers a New Soft Touch in Seating

In cabin seats, it’s a question of comfort, and Franklin Products of Torrington, Conn., has an answer.
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Duncan Picks Midwest Aircraft Products for Cabin Components

Duncan Aviation of Lincoln, Neb., has signed a new sales and service agreement with Midwest Aircraft Products to provide cabin interior products such as ho
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Jet Aviation Makes ‘Nice’ in North America

Lufthansa Technik has selected Jet Aviation as the sole North American authorized sales and service outlet for the German completion center’s Nice (network
Cabin Interior and Electronics

HighTech ‘Finishing’ in the Black

HighTech Finishing announced at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition that last year was its best 12 months since 2001.
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Side Ledge, Pocket Door Upgrades Coming from Aviation Fabricators

Aviation Fabricators of Clinton, Mo., is awaiting supplemental type certificate (STC) approval from the FAA for a new side-ledge kit for older Beech King A
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Associated Air Center Gets DAS Approval

Associated Air Center, a Landmark Aviation company and large aircraft executive/ VIP interiors specialist at Love Field in Dallas, has received FAA designa
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Limited-edition cabins evoke flavor of world's cities

One of the major selling points of the business jet seems always to have been the ability to customize and personalize the cabin to fit the customer’s desi
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Very Light Jets: Very Nice Cabins

The very light jets (VLJs) are coming.
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Completions outlook good and getting better

It is hard not to get excited,” said General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) president and CEO Pete Bunce in April as he reflected on market acti

AIN wins aerospace journalism award

AIN avionics editor Stephen Pope won the Rockwell Collins award for Best Avionics Submission in the 2006 Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards for
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Citing airport construction, NBAA cancels LABACE 2006

Almost since its first show in 2003, the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) has struggled to establish its identity as a reg
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Cabin Interior and Electronics

Emteq Offers New Low-profile LED Lighting

It sheds a new light on things.

U.S. boom-suppression research aloft again

Gulfstream is using this NASA F-15B to test a “telescopic quiet spike” that the company hopes will reduce the supersonic noise signature of any potential s
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Final Flights: September 2006

Aviation business pioneer George Priester passed away August 17 at age 98.

People in Aviation: September 2006

Former corporate flight department  manager Robert Sumwalt has been appointed NTSB vice chairman, and acting chairman Mark Rosenker has
Aircraft

European companies research possible SSBJ

Supersonic transport research carried out within the European Commission’s 6th Research Framework Program has received attention since Italian manufacturer

Farnborough Report: Reinvigorated show was a hot event

The Farnborough International airshow appears to have rediscovered its vim and vigor, refreshed by a new format and site facilities.
ATC

First students complete joint FAA/Chinese ATC training

Twenty students from China’s Air Traffic Management Bureau (ATMB) completed six months of U.S.
FBOs

FBO Chain Profile: The Chain with No Name

This chain has no name but owns 22 FBOs, is backed by a large investment firm and continues to seek opportunities to build or buy more.
FBOs

FBO and Airport News: Business Jet Center Renovates Oakland Hangar

The old Alaska Airlines maintenance hangar at Oakland International Airport in the San Francisco Bay Area is now a clean corporate hangar operated by OAK F
FBOs

FBO and Airport News: Business Aviation Services Opens New Terminal

The new terminal at FBO Business Aviation Services, Joe Foss Field, Sioux Falls, S.D., opened July 11.
FBOs

FBO and Airport News: Ascend Expanding to Stewart

Ascend Development is expanding its private hangar complex operations to Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, N.Y.
FBOs

FBO and Airport News: LANDMARK LOSES VNY BID

Aviation (The Jet Center) facility at 16200 Daily Drive.
Airports

FBO and Airport News: EXECUTIVE AIRPORT SPROUTING IN HOUSTON

Ron Henriksen christened his new airport’s 5,000-foot runway on August 6
by making the first landing on the freshly built airport in his Piaggio Avan

UK plans closer relationship with general aviation sector

The British Business and General Aviation Association (BBGA) expects to have a more constructive relationship with the UK government following the acceptan
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Renovation Hardware: Artistry in paint, wood and leather

The 1991 Falcon 900 moving through Duncan Aviation’s facility in Lincoln, Neb., has been stripped of her weathered coat in preparation for a makeover in th
Rotorcraft

Look Ma, No hands, No feet

Boeing has flown its Unmanned Little Bird (ULB) technology demonstrator without a safety pilot for the first time.
The modified MD 530F lifted off f
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