Boosts Company's Order Book For China To 29 Airplanes
Embraer Executive Jets announced it had signed a deal for a Lineage 1000 ultra-large executive jet with a previously undisclosed Chinese customer at a news conference held in advance of the official opening of the 2013 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). Delivery of the aircraft is scheduled for May. The deal boosts Embraer Executive Jets’ overall order book in China to 29.
Allows Wireless Data Transfer To Pro Line 4 And Pro Line 21 Avionics
The first installation of a Rockwell Collins Ascend IMS-3500 Information Management Server on the Citation XLS+ platform under Rockwell Collins’ Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) has been completed by Duncan Aviation.
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Diamond Aircraft has announced the introduction of the DA40 XLT configuration to further enhance the cabin interior and comfort of its highly regarded DA40 product line. On April 13, 2013 at about 3:15 p.m. local time, the airplane crashed on approach to Ngurah Rai Airport, due to unknown circumstances. There were no fatalities reported. The month-old Lion Air Boeing 737-800 went down short of the runway. The EAA AirVenture Cup Race will continue racing in 2013 with the full support and involvement of EAA. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Bolen 'Heartened' Committee Chairs And Ranking Members Recognize The Importance Of Contract Towers
A letter to the Obama administration from House and Senate transportation leaders voicing strong concerns over the FAA’s recent decision to close 149 air traffic control contract towers has drawn support from NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen.