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VIDEO: John Travolta talks Challenger 350 at #EBACE13

Look who’s talking about the Challenger 350 at the Bombardier stand at EBACE 2013, renowned pilot and actor John Travolta. Billypix Bombardier invited its most famous Challenger 601 pilot and owner on a recent test flight and simulator ride for the new Challenger 350. To a crowd of hundreds gathered around the mock-up of Bombardier’s […]

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Formula One comes to Ebace 2008

It’s an F1 frenzy at Ebace this year with no less than three different drivers putting in an appearance to fulfill various obligations. First up was Jenson Button – here courtesy of Honda and their HondaJet. He’s buying a couple of aircraft and also announced his intention to set up a charter business. Next is […]

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EBACE: a few grumbles on the first day

By Murdo Morrison Journalists and the public relations community aiming to get their companies’ messages across were not entirely happy with the new layout at EBACE on Monday’s press day. The show has been a victim of its own success and this year has spilled out of hall six, last year’s home, into hall seven, […]

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EBACE: Round the world in a solar-powered airplane

By Murdo Morrison The developers of a single-pilot aircraft which its inventors plan to fly around the world in 2011, powered only by sunlight, rather oddly chose EBACE to launch their latest initiative: a virtual flight from Honolulu to Miami which you can follow in real time today at the solarimpulse site The Solar Impulse […]

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EBACE: Grob’s great comeback

Grob – a niche maker of motor gliders and light aircraft based in Bavaria – surprised the industry when it unveiled at the Paris air show in 2005 its all-composite SPn light jet. Run for years as a bit of an indulgent sideline by the family behind German industrial machine company Grob, the aerospace arm […]

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EBACE, a show that continues to grow

With chocolate box mountains as a backdrop, not to mention fine restaurants and Lake Geneva itself, there can be few better cities to come to for a trade show in May than Geneva. And EBACE is one of the best trade shows to attend – the convention centre is 10 minutes from the city centre […]

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