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  • NBAA: Piaggo rebrands and offers Evos on lease in North America

    News | 20 Oct 2014 13:26 | Murdo Morrison

    The maker of the distinctive Avanti twin-pusher turboprop unveiled a new identity this morning at NBAA, changing its name from Piaggio Aero Industries to Piaggio Aerospace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Piaggo-rebrands-and-offers-Evos-on-lease-in-North-America-404924/
  • NBAA Boeing Business Jets president Steve Taylor quits after successful year

    News | 20 Oct 2014 13:09 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Boeing Business Jets president Capt Steve Taylor says he is quitting the organisation on a high, after net orders hit double figures this year for the first time since 2008.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Boeing-Business-Jets-president-Steve-Taylor-quits-after-successful-year-404961/
  • NBAA: GE delays Passport first flight to early 2015

    News | 20 Oct 2014 12:35 | Stephen Trimble

    ​GE Aviation announced on 20 October that the Passport engine for the Bombardier Global 7000 and 8000 will begin flight tests in early 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-GE-delays-Passport-first-flight-to-early-2015-404960/
  • NBAA: SyberJet debuts SyberVision flightdeck and redesigned cockpit

    News | 20 Oct 2014 12:33 | Kate Sarsfield

    SyberJet Aircraft is showing off its SyberVision avionics suite and redesigned cockpit mock-up for the SJ30i light business jet for the first time at NBAA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-SyberJet-debuts-SyberVision-flightdeck-and-redesigned-cockpit-404957/
  • ANALYSIS: Flightglobal insight report examines if business jet market is in recovery

    News | 20 Oct 2014 09:42

    ​What is delaying the much-needed recovery in the business aviation market? When will the sector finally rebound?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Flightglobal-insight-report-examines-if-business-jet-market-is-in-recovery-404887/
  • NBAA: Bombardier unveils updated challenger in large cabin segment

    News | 19 Oct 2014 22:31 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Bombardier has launched a long-expected avionics, interior and propulsion upgrade for the large cabin Challenger 605, but has no plans to announce a similar refresh go the Global 5000 and 6000 despite recently unveiled competitive threats by Dassault and Gulfstream.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Bombardier-unveils-updated-challenger-in-large-cabin-segment-404915/
  • NBAA: SmartSky teams with Harris for airborne 4G network

    News | 19 Oct 2014 22:09 | Dan Parsons

    ​SmartSky Networks has teamed with radio technology giant Harris to launch the first airborne 4G LTE-based wireless communications network.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-SmartSky-teams-with-Harris-for-airborne-4G-network-404933/
  • NBAA: Honeywell forecasts strong business jet demand driven by large-cabin types

    News | 19 Oct 2014 21:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Demand for large-cabin aircraft, a strong pipeline of new business jets and economic resurgence in Europe and Brazil will help create a strong business aviation market over the next decade, according to Honeywell Aerospace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Honeywell-forecasts-strong-business-jet-demand-driven-by-large-cabin-types-404856/
  • NBAA: Aviation Partners honors US military with custom winglet livery

    News | 19 Oct 2014 20:11 | Dan Parsons

    Aviation Partners at NBAA has unveiled a split-scimitar winglet retrofit for the Boeing Business Jet that is custom painted to honor members of the US military.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Aviation-Partners-honors-US-military-with-custom-winglet-livery-404923/
  • NBAA: IAI considers launching personal jet

    News | 19 Oct 2014 19:11 | Dan Parsons

    Israel Aerospace Industries remains interested in developing a small, single-pilot, five-seat business jet, confirms an executive at its North American division.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-IAI-considers-launching-personal-jet-404917/
  • NBAA: Jetcraft eyes improving second-hand market

    News | 19 Oct 2014 16:29 | Dominic Perry

    ​Aircraft trader Jetcraft sees the market for second-hand jets regaining some its former vigour as the Raleigh, North Carolina firm forecasts business up to 30% up on last year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Jetcraft-eyes-improving-second-hand-market-404909/
  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure

    News | 17 Oct 2014 11:18 | Murdo Morrison

    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ultimate-corporate-jets-Nine-private-aircraft-that-combine-business-with-pleasure-404881/
  • ANALYSIS: Business aircraft programmes round-up

    News | 16 Oct 2014 10:17 | Kate Sarsfield

    The past six years have brought mixed fortunes for business aircraft manufacturers.  How are each of the sectors faring and what new models is this innovative aviation sector hoping to bring to the market over the coming few years to whet the appetite of their discerning customers?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Business-aircraft-programmes-round-up-404193/
  • ANALYSIS: Gulfstream stuns watchful industry with new large cabin strategy

    News | 15 Oct 2014 01:28 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Keeping a secret as large as a new business jet is not so easy anymore, but on 14 October Gulfstream managed to reel off a handful of major surprises as it unveiled a powered G500 and introduced the G600 inside a Savannah, Georgia, factory built to produce them.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Gulfstream-stuns-watchful-industry-with-new-large-cabin-strategy-404764/
  • Gulfstream secures two major orders for new G500 business jet

    News | 14 Oct 2014 17:16 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Gulftream has announced two major orders for its new clean-sheet business jet - the G500 - which was unveiled today at the airframer's Savannah headquarters, along with its longer-range stablemate, the G600.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gulfstream-secures-two-major-orders-for-new-G500-business-jet-404758/
  • Epic selects Vision Systems' dimmable windows for E1000 turboprop

    News | 14 Oct 2014 16:07 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Epic Aircraft has selected Vision Systems electronically dimmable windows for its E1000 single-engined turboprop. The six-seat, high performance aircraft is scheduled is scheduled for certification and first deliveries next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Epic-selects-Vision-Systems-dimmable-windows-for-E1000-turboprop-404752/
  • Bullish Gulfstream unveils two new business jets

    News | 14 Oct 2014 15:11 | Stephen Trimble

    Gulfstream is taking aim at new models in development by Dassault Falcon and at Bombardier’s Global 6000, with a pair of business jet launches on the eve of next week’s NBAA gathering in Orlando.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bullish-Gulfstream-unveils-two-new-business-jets-404746/
  • Quest anticipates Chinese assembly line for Kodiak turboprop

    News | 14 Oct 2014 14:09 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Quest Aircraft looks set to expand its share of the lucrative Chinese business and utility aircraft markets through the appointment of an ambitious start-up dealership and distributor for its Kodiak single-engined turboprop.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Quest-anticipates-Chinese-assembly-line-for-Kodiak-turboprop-404745/
  • Nextant delivers first UK-owned 400XTi to SaxonAir

    News | 14 Oct 2014 08:13 | Kate Sarsfield

    Nextant has delivered the first UK-owned 400XTi business jet to Norwich-based business aviation services provider SaxonAir.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Nextant-delivers-first-UK-owned-400XTi-to-SaxonAir-404716/
  • ANALYSIS: Rockwell Collins readies voice recognition for commercial cockpits

    News | 13 Oct 2014 14:03 | Stephen Trimble

    Speech recognition technology is pervasive everywhere, it seems, except in the commercial cockpit. Voice commands now field customer service queries, dictate text messages and assist drivers. Cockpit avionics, however, are commanded exclusively by human fingers and feet, which interface with the computers and controls by tapping pedals, turning knobs, pushing buttons, touching screens and manipulating sticks or yokes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Rockwell-Collins-readies-voice-recognition-for-commercial-cockpits-404464/
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