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October 19, 2010
By Melissa Damota

NBAA 2013 Tradeshow News and Updates

Read below for the latest updates on the NBAA2013 Tradeshow from Las Vegas, Nevada!

NBAA 2013 convention a resounding success
Oct. 25, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – The National Business Aviation
Association’s (NBAA’s) 2013 Business Aviation Convention &
Exhibition (NBAA2013) concluded today, marking three days filled with
robust exhibitor and attendee participation, a number of news-making
announcements from products and services providers, and other exciting
show features. | READ MORE

Skyservice expands use of Quantum Control software
Oct. 24, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Component Control announced today that
Skyservice has tripled its footprint of Quantum Control across all of
its FBO and maintenance services for business aviation. | READ MORE

Signature Flight Support and Imperial Oil strike a deal
Oct. 24, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Signature Flight Support Canada Ltd.
announced today that it has signed an agreement with Imperial Oil of
Canada to offer all Canadian Esso aviation dealers, the option to be
fully licensed Signature locations or to participate in the Signature
Select affiliate FBO program. | READ MORE

Avinode releases 2014 BizAv market forecast
Oct. 23, 2013, Gothenburg, Swe. – Avinode Business Intelligence
forecasts a positive year for the business aviation markets in Europe
and the United States in 2014. | READ MORE

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SkyTrac to introduce latest advancements at NBAA
Oct. 23, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – SkyTrac is pleased to announce they
will be exhibiting at the Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in
Las Vegas October 22 to 24. | READ MORE

Latitude Technologies launches new website
Oct. 23, 2013, Victoria, B.C. – Latitude Technologies has launched a new public website at www.latitudetech.com. | READ MORE

GDC wins two 787 completion contracts
Oct. 23, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Gore Design Completions, Ltd. (GDC)
announced winning an international competition to perform completions
work on two Boeing B787 Head of State aircraft. | READ MORE

BizAv creates value for best-managed companies: new study
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – The National Business Aviation
Association (NBAA) today welcomed a new study showing that companies
based around the world are increasingly turning to business aviation for
the same reasons as American companies, and are reaping the similar
productivity and competitive benefits. | READ MORE

Rockwell Collins introduces the first 3D moving map for light business jets
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Rockwell Collins today introduced
Airshow 500—the first 3D moving map system for light business jets. The
new solution comes fully loaded with highly detailed worldwide maps and
many other standard features, including passenger-selectable languages
and settings adjustable anytime, anywhere. | READ MORE

JETNET presents state of the market briefing
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Today JETNET LLC presented its annual
view of the industry at its JETNET iQ State of the Market Briefing at
the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 2013 convention in Las
Vegas, Nevada. | READ MORE

Blackhawk names newest distributor
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. has named
J.A. Air Center, a top fixed-base operator in the Americas, as the
newest distributor of its engine performance solutions for Beechcraft
King Airs, Cessna Caravan 208A/208Bs, Conquest I and Cheyenne aircraft. | READ MORE

Eclipse 550 Jet debuts at NBAA 2013
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. (EAI) proudly
unveiled the first new production Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet at the
2013 National Business Aviation Association Annual Meeting in Las Vegas,
Nevada today at the Eclipse booth on the convention center floor. | READ MORE

Conklin & de Decker announce annual Aircraft Acquisition Planning seminar
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Conklin & de Decker will host their
14th Annual Aircraft Acquisition Planning Seminar in Scottsdale, Arizona
on December 10-11, 2013 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort. NBAA attendees
that register for this seminar at the Conklin & de Decker booth
(#N5314) will receive an autographed copy of the Aircraft Acquisition
Planning book, by co-author, Bill de Decker. | READ MORE

Conklin & de Decker release Aircraft Cost Evaluator 2013 Volume II
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Conklin & de Decker has released the
Aircraft Cost Evaluator 2013 Volume II, delivering the most up-to-date
benchmarking, operating, and ownership cost data available to the
aviation industry. Aircraft Cost Evaluator is the flagship product from
Conklin & de Decker’s (Booth #N5314) family of aircraft operating
and acquisition data products that address more than 550 jets,
turboprops, helicopters and piston aircraft. | READ MORE

EcoServices team with Vector-Hawk for new engine cleansing system
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – EcoServices and Vector-Hawk Aerospace
are pleased to sign a teaming agreement for the launch of a new version
of the EcoPower engine cleansing system. This new engine cleansing
system is specially developed for all international and domestic
customers of commercial and military PT6 turboprop engine-powered
aircraft. | READ MORE

Innovation alive and well at world’s largest aircraft service network
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Cessna Aircraft Company is adding
industry-leading products and support services to the company’s already
extensive portfolio of customer maintenance solutions. | READ MORE

Citation Latitude prototype: first flight in first quarter
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Cessna Aircraft Company today announced
the eagerly anticipated Citation Latitude mid-size business jet is on
schedule for its first prototype flight in the first quarter of 2014. | READ MORE

Best-Selling author named as first M2 customer
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Cessna Aircraft Company has today named
best-selling author and pilot Stuart Woods as the launch customer of the
Citation M2. | READ MORE

Cessna calls for volunteers to support Special Olympics Airlift
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Cessna Aircraft Company is organizing
its seventh Citation Special Olympics Airlift (CSOA), a unique effort
whose mission involves enlisting Citation jet owners to transport
Special Olympics athletes and coaches from across the nation to the 2014
Special Olympics USA Games. | READ MORE

P&WC signs engine service agreement with Hawker Beechcraft
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Pratt & Whitney Canada has signed an
engine service agreement with Hawker Beechcraft Services for the
support of Beechcraft King Air series turboprops and Hawker business
jets. | READ MORE

Latest flight tests confirm manufacturing tolerances for future supersonic business jet
Oct. 22, 2013, Reno, Nv. – Aerion Corporation announced initial
conclusions from recent testing related to development of the world’s
first supersonic business jet (SBJ). | READ MORE

Embraer taps Rockwell Collins HGS, EVS for Legacy 450/500
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Rockwell Collins today announced that
Embraer Executive Jets has selected Rockwell Collins’ HGS-3500 and new
multi-spectral EVS-3000 enhanced vision system as options on its
mid-light Legacy 450 and mid-size Legacy 500 aircraft. | READ MORE

Beechcraft expands Wi-Fi connectivity equipment offerings
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Beechcraft Corporation today announced
at the 2013 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition that it
has certified and began installations on a range of wireless in-flight
connectivity equipment to fit low- and high-occupancy aircraft. | READ MORE

Beechcraft adds Garmin G5000 to 400XPR upgrade program
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Beechcraft Corporation today announced
at the 2013 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition that
Hawker/Beechjet 400 operators may now choose the Garmin G5000 flight
deck as an option in the popular Hawker 400XPR upgrade program that
significantly improves performance, operating cost and resale value. | READ MORE

Viking selects Latitude for Series 400 Twin Otters
Oct. 22, 2013, Victoria, B.C. –  Latitude Technologies has announced
that Latitude's IONode ION4 lightweight flight data recorder and the
SkyNode S200 voice and data transceiver have been selected by Viking Air
Limited for OEM installation on Viking's Twin Otter Series 400
aircraft. | READ MORE

Dassault Falcon introduces 5X at NBAA
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas – Dassault Aviation today unveiled its biggest
and most advanced Falcon jet. The Falcon 5X is a new-generation business
jet with new a flight control system, new aerodynamics and other
advanced technologies, many pioneered in Dassault's military programs. | READ MORE

Citation continues to be top choice with fractional operations
Oct. 22, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Cessna Aircraft Company has recently continued its success. Numerous models of Cessna’s line of Citation business jets have lately
been chosen by fractional businesses specializing in fleet operations
and charter activity. | READ MORE

Embraer selects Rockwell Collins for Legacy programs
Oct. 21, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Embraer Executive Jets announced today, during its press conference at
the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition 2013, that the
Company has selected Rockwell Collins’ HGS-3500, the first-ever Head-up
Guidance System (HGS) for mid-light and mid-size business jets, and the
new multi-spectral EVS-3000 enhanced vision system for its Legacy 500
and Legacy 450 program.
| READ MORE

Embraer Executive Jets introduces the Lineage 1000E
Oct. 21, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Embraer Executive Jets announced today, during its press conference at
the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition 2013, the
introduction of the Lineage 1000E executive jet.
| READ MORE

Embraer announces Legacy 500 launch customer
Oct. 21, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Embraer Executive Jets announced today, during its press conference at
the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition 2013, that the
world renowned artist and philanthropist Jackie Chan is the launch
customer of the Legacy 500 executive jet in China, with scheduled
delivery for 2015.
| READ MORE

Embraer announces Legacy 500 and 450 enhancements
Oct. 21, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Embraer Executive Jets announced today, during its press conference at
the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition 2013, product
enhancements in the Legacy 500 and Legacy 450 Program.
| READ MORE

Bombardier highlights progress on Learjet programs
Oct. 21, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Bombardier shared new details of its
progress on the Learjet 70, Learjet 75 and Learjet 85 aircraft programs
during a press conference at the National Business Aviation Association
Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas. | READ MORE

Flexjet places firm order for 30 Learjet 85s
Oct. 21, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Bombardier announced today that Flexjet,
LLC has placed 30 new firm orders for Learjet 85 aircraft. | READ MORE

Vector Aerospace to showcase full range of service options at NBAA
Oct. 21, 2013, Toronto – Vector Aerospace Corporation is pleased to
announce that Vector Aerospace Engine Services – Atlantic (ES-A) and
SECA, a Vector Aerospace Company will highlight their broad range of
business aviation engine services at the National Business Aviation
Association’s (NBAA) 66th Annual Convention and Tradeshow taking place
in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 22-24, 2013 (Booth C8107). | READ MORE

Aircell selects Signature Flight Support as FBO partner
Oct. 21, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Signature Flight Support Corporation
announced today that it has been selected as the exclusive FBO launch
partner for Gogo Cloud. Initial facilities are already equipped with the
service at IAD, MCO and LAS, and approximately 15 key business and
resort Signature locations are expected to be live by the end of 2014. | READ MORE

Latitude Technologies launches new flight data program
Oct. 21, 2013, Victoria, B.C. – Latitude Technologies has launched
Latitude Flight Data Analytics (LFDA), the company's web-based flight
data analytics platform. LFDA is a feature-rich, user-friendly dashboard
that completes Latitude's end-to-end FDM system. | READ MORE

Signature Flight Support joins Foreflight's Directory Program
Oct. 21, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Signature Flight Support Corporation
announced today that it is teaming up with ForeFlight, creator of the
leading flight planning app for Apple iPad and iPhone, as a featured
business in the company’s newly announced ForeFlight Directory. | READ MORE

IKHANA delivers first Vistaliner to Grand Canyon Airlines
Oct. 21, 2013, Murrieta, Ca. – IKHANA Aircraft Services announces the
delivery of a DHC-6-300 Vistaliner Twin Otter aircraft modified with
IKHANA’s RWMI DHC-6 Re-Life Fuselage, RWMI DHC-6 Re-Life Wing Boxes and
RWMI DHC-6 Re-Life Flight Controls Supplemental Type Certificates (STC)
to Grand Canyon Airlines of Boulder City, NV. | READ MORE

FlightSafety adds new course to elearning program
Oct. 21, 2013, La Guardia Airport, N.Y. – FlightSafety International
announces that it will offer a new web-based Automatic Dependent
Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) Course as part of the ongoing expansion
of the company’s eLearning programs. | READ MORE

FlightSafety enhances myFlightSafety customer portal
Oct. 21, 2013, La Guardia Airport, N.Y. – FlightSafety International
announces significant new functionality to its myFlightSafety Customer
portal. The enhancements will be demonstrated at the 2013 National
Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. | READ MORE

FlightSafety to offer Challenger training in Columbus
Oct. 21, 2013, La Guardia Airport, N.Y. – FlightSafety International
announces that it will provide training for the Bombardier Challenger
350 and Challenger 605 at its Learning Center in Columbus, Ohio next
year. | READ MORE

NBAA to host Careers in Business Aviation Day
Oct. 18, 2013, Washington, D.C. – The National Business Aviation
Association (NBAA) will host middle school, high school and college
students from around the Las Vegas metropolitan area who are seeking
information about the near-limitless career opportunities in the
business aviation industry during Careers in Business Aviation Day, to
be held on Oct, 24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in conjunction
with the 2013 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition
(NBAA2013). | READ MORE

ICG achieves ANATEL approval for NxtLink transceiver
Oct. 18, 2013, Newport News, Va. – ICG (International Communications
Group, Inc.) has achieved a significant milestone in the worldwide
marketing of its NxtLink Series ICS-220A transceiver with the approval
of the device for sale and use in Brazil. | READ MORE

FAA grants STC for ICG FANS on Falcon 50s
Oct. 18, 2013, Newport News, Va. – ICG (International Communications
Group, Inc.) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA) has issued the first Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for an
Iridium-based avionics platform on a business aircraft that conforms to
RTCA DO-262A. | READ MORE
 

P&WC invites customers to special NBAA sessions
Oct. 18, 2013, Las Vegas, Nv. – Pratt & Whitney Canada is inviting owners, operators and maintenance personnel of its turbofan (PW300, PW500 and PW600) and PT6A engines to attend maintenance and operation (M&O) sessions during the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) 66th annual meeting and convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Wednesday, October 23. | READ MORE

 



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