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ACJ and Sabena technics to co-operate in Self-Protection

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and Sabena technics are to co-operate in proposing self-protection systems (SPSs) for Airbus corporate jets. Each SPS would combine an existing, state of the art, directional infra-red countermeasure (DIRCM) system with installation on an Airbus corporate jet. SPSs will initially be offered for the ACJ320 Family. An SP offers protection against… Read More ›

The World’s Best Turboprop – Better Than Ever: Pilatus Reveals the PC-12 NGX

During the National Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, Pilatus took the wraps off the industry’s most advanced and versatile single-engine turboprop – the PC-12 NGX. The brand-new PC-12 NGX incorporates an improved engine, smarter avionics and a completely redesigned cabin with larger windows, making this third generation of the PC-12 airframe… Read More ›

NBAA Lauds Senate Letter Calling for Reopening of FAA Registry.

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) lauded a letter sent from Senate lawmakers to Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), imploring the administrator to review the agency’s determination that the FAA Aircraft Registry office is “non-essential” under government-shutdown guidelines. The recent shutdown of the federal government has led to the closure of… Read More ›

FAA Extends NBAA’s Small Aircraft Exemption for Members.

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently agreed to continue allowing small aircraft operators that are Members of the Association to take advantage offlexibility usually available only to operators of larger, turbine-powered airplanes. The agency issued a two-year renewal for Exemption 7897, more commonly known as “NBAA’s Small… Read More ›

Steve Nielsen to Receive John Winant Award for Long-Standing Service to Industry.

      Steve Nielsen, an accomplished airman, business aviation advocate and former National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) director, is the 2012 recipient of NBAA’s prestigious John H. Winant Award.   The award will be presented as part of NBAA’s 65th Annual Meeting & Convention, which will be held from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1… Read More ›

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