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Tuesday
Aug282007

Cirrus' "The Jet" Is Halfway Through Development

Cirrus unveiled the mock-up of its single-engine personal "The Jet" earlier this summer, but a flying prototype is still in the works. Key advantages of the new concept include one pilot, extensive cubic feet for passenger use, a top speed of 300 knots and a range of 1,000 nm. The current price is in the $1 million range. A unique configuration of aircraft parts makes this concept particularly innovative, says Mike Van Staagen, vice president of Cirrus' Advanced Development Group.

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Tuesday
Aug072007

Cessna Pins a Market for Skycatcher Concept

Cessna is marketing its new SkyCatcher aircraft, for short flights, as an affordable option for new pilots.

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Tuesday
Aug072007

Eclipse's New Concept Has Race Car Features

Since Eclipse Aviation unveiled its new single-engine turbofan powered concept jet at last month's EAA AirVenture, the aircraft has been showcased among prospective users to better understand its marketplace potential.

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Tuesday
Jul242007

Beechcraft Turns 75

At this week's Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis. Hawker Beechcraft Corp. (HBC) is showcasing different aircraft from its history to mark the 60th anniversary of the Beechcraft Bonanza and the 75th anniversary of Beechcraft itself.

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Tuesday
Jul242007

Honeywell Introduces New Avionics Display

Honeywell is developing a new display for general aviation use that closely matches Honeywell avionics systems found on larger aircraft. GPS and Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), a new software-based VHF communication and navigation radio are included. Flying information can be displayed in multiple configurations. Pilots will use traditional hard keys, line select keys, display based dedicated keys or a cursor control device (CCD).

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Tuesday
Jul102007

New Jet Source Travel Options Open the Door to a Broader Customer Base

Jet Source in Carlsbad, Calif. recently launched several programs that could enable business flyers to more conveniently transition to the general aviation market from commercial service and its traditional inconveniences.

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Tuesday
Jul102007

Cessna's Large-Cabin, Long-Range Concept Gets Good Reviews

A full-scale mockup of Cessna's large-cabin, long-range business concept is making the rounds at business jet centers around the world, including last month's Paris Air Show -- and feedback has been favorable, says Doug Oliver, Cessna's director of corporate communications.

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Wednesday
Jun272007

Sunset Acquisition Fortifies JetDirect's West Coast Presence

JetDirect Aviation Holding's recent acquisition of Sunset Aviation will add a ninth regional base of operations and grow its combined fleet to 130-plus managed aircraft. Aircraft in JetDirect's fleet ranges from light jets to wide body long-range aircraft.

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Wednesday
Jun272007

Satcom1 Brings In-Flight Videoconferencing Stateside

Already in demand among heads of states and other high-ranking VIPs, Satcom1's new inflight videoconferencing product is now entering the U.S. general aviation market. Several of the Satcom1 systems are being installed stateside over the next several months, says Karina Larsen, the company's director of sales and marketing.

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Tuesday
Jun122007

AVCARD Devotes Manpower to Fuel Negotiating

Electronic automation, such as Avcard's multipurpose charge card, might be widespread and effective but on its own can't singlehandedly procure affordable fuel for general aviation operations. That challenging process takes extra legwork and minds these days and is the genesis behind Avcard's 24/7 fuel dispatch department, a complimentary service that was created to negotiate bulk fuel prices and pass the savings on to Avcard clients.

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