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NBAA-BACE 2017 News

The latest news and press releases from the NBAA-BACE 2017 show floor in Las Vegas, Nevada.

October 10, 2017  By Wings Magazine

Cessna Citation Latitude popularity soars, reaches 100th delivery milestone
Oct. 11, 2017 – Textron Aviation Inc. has announced at the National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) that it is in the process of delivering the 100th Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet. | READ MORE

Avfuel rockets onto the marketplace
Oct. 11, 2017 – Avfuel Corporation has become the latest service provider to join the RocketRoute MarketPlace, giving their customers the advantages of a fast, convenient way to prepare trips, view pricing and place orders globally. | READ MORE

ProMaintenance delivers turn-key maintenance for Textron Aviation customers
Oct. 11, 2017 – Textron Aviation Inc. is further simplifying ownership and maintenance for Cessna Citation, Beechcraft King Air and Cessna Caravan customers with its new turn-key, factory-direct maintenance solution: ProMaintenance.| READ MORE

CAE to train Flexjet and Flight Options pilots for six additional years
Oct. 11, 2017 – CAE has renewed a long-term contract to train Flexjet and Flight Options pilots, the companies announced today at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 2017 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. | READ MORE


CAE launches CAE Master Pilot Training Program
Oct. 11, 2017 – CAE has announced at the 2017 National Business Aviation Association – Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), the launch of its CAE Master Pilot Training Program, a badge of honor dedicated to further elevate the experience of business aviation pilots throughout their career. | READ MORE

Modest growth prospects for global BizAv: Honeywell
Oct. 10, 2017 – The business jet aviation industry is likely facing a modest pace for near-term orders due to an uncertain economic and political environment along with a very competitive used aircraft market, per the 26th annual Global Business Aviation Outlook released by Honeywell. | READ MORE

MSB manufactures first up-lit crystal stowage system in aircraft galleys
Oct. 10, 2017 – North America-based precision engineering company MSB Design is introducing a first of its kind, up-lit crystal glass rack holder to light up aircraft galleys. The new product has been developed by the MSB Design engineers for the Gulfstream G500 galley to provide a robust stowage system for valuable crystal and glassware, whilst at the same time providing an elegant, subtle new source of lighting. | READ MORE

FlightSafety to offer Gulfstream G450 training in Wilmington
Oct. 10, 2017 – FlightSafety International has announced that it will offer training for the Gulfstream G450 aircraft at its Learning Center in Wilmington, Delaware.| READ MORE

Raisbeck receives STC for King Air 350 Hartzell Composite props
Oct. 10, 2017 – Raisbeck Engineering has received a Supplemental Type Certificate from the FAA for Hartzell Propeller’s newest structural composite swept blade props designed specifically for Beechcraft King Air 350 turboprops.| READ MORE

Quiet Technology delivers first sets of upgraded corrosion-proof engine inlets for G200
Oct. 10, 2017 – Quiet Technology Aerospace has delivered its first set of their upgraded inlet for the Gulfstream G200 in August and the second set in September. | READ MORE

Flying Colours Corp. KSUS begins first phase of expansion at St. Louis facility
Oct. 10, 2017 – Ahead of this year’s NBAA-BACE, Flying Colours – booth N5908 – has announced that the third phase of the Canadian company’s long-term expansion strategy has begun as work is under way on the first round of infrastructure development at its St. Louis, MO. facility. | READ MORE

Gulfstream to showcase design capabilities at NBAA-BACE 2017
Oct. 10, 2017 – Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will highlight its customer centric design program at the upcoming 2017 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) Oct. 10-12 in Las Vegas. | READ MORE

MSB Group welcomes Javier Fernandez as new Vice President
Oct. 10, 2017 – Montreal-headquartered MSB Group, part of Sogeclair Aerospace, has announced the appointment of Javier Fernandez as Vice President of the North American business. Javier, who reports directly to Marc Darolles, President of Sogeclair Aerospace, stepped into the role on Sept. 1, 2017. | READ MORE

TrueNorth brand to transition to SD Avionics
Oct. 10, 2017 – Business connectivity provider Satcom Direct (SD) is transitioning the TrueNorth Avionics brand to SD Avionics over the coming months. The new name reflects the integration of the two companies nearly a year after SD announced the acquisition. | READ MORE

TRAXALL announces new Executive AirShare client
Oct. 10, 2017 – TRAXXALL Technologies, providers of an innovative aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management system, has announced new client Executive AirShare. | READ MORE

Tamarack Aerospace Group unveils commercial active winglets
Oct. 10, 2017 – Tamarack Aerospace Group has announced at the annual National Business Aircraft Association Convention a new variant of their ATLAS Active Winglets specifically designed and scaled for commercial and military transport aircraft. The Commercial Active Winglet features several patented features which significantly enhance the performance of larger aircraft. | READ MORE

MSB Group announces collaboration with Field Aviation
Oct. 10, 2017 – Ahead of NBAA-BACE 2017, MSB Group – Booth N4429 – has confirmed it is supporting Canada-based Field Aviation, for the first time, by providing engineering design and manufacturing of interior monuments for a number of complex cabin interior projects. | READ MORE

Four Skyservice locations join the Air Elite network
Oct 10, 2017 – World Fuel Services (WFS) has announced that four Skyservice FBOs have joined the Air Elite Network of Diamond Service Locations. | READ MORE


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