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Honeywell Improves Long-Term Market Outlook Despite Short-Term Dip

Despite a dip in near-term purchase expectations, Honeywell Aerospace believes new aircraft models and long-term regional growth will help create a market for 9,450 new business jets valued at $280 billion through 2024.

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Bombardier Refreshes Challenger 605 As 650

Many have wondered what Bombardier’s next step will be to retain the Challenger 605’s best-selling lead in the midsize category of business jets as the type approaches its 1,000th delivery since the aircraft was introduced 1986.

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Elbit Offers Missile Countermeasures

The proliferation of man-portable anti-aircraft missiles (also known as MANPADS) with terror organizations and extremists around the world is raising the awareness of these threats, particularly following recent events in Ukraine, Africa and the Middle East. With the growing concern, demand for military type countermeasures is increasing, as business jet operator demand the best protection hitherto available only to VVIPs of the wealthiest of nations.

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Comlux Readies for First Widebody

“I want that widebody business, and I’m going after it hard,” says new Comlux America CEO Jim Soleo. “We’re going to move fast.”

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Video: NBAA2014’s Parade of Plane

On Oct. 18, the aircraft moved from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to the Orange County Convention Center to become part of NBAA2014’s indoor static display. The “parade of planes” made its way down a stretch of highway with NBAA’s Director of Static Displays Joe Hart expertly orchestrating the flow of unusual traffic. Showalter Flying Service at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) is home to this year’s outdoor static display, featuring nearly 100 aircraft.

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Top FAA Safety Officials Participating in NBAA2014 Dialogue Session

NBAA announced that several officials from the FAA would participate in a panel session on safety and regulation during NBAA2014.

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NBAA Supports Future Business Aviation Leaders With Scholarships

NBAA, through NBAA Charities, offers a wide range of scholarships that support young people seeking careers in business aviation. At NBAA2014, students will be recognized for their awards.

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Video: Behind the Scenes at NBAA2014

In the space of a few days, more than 1 million square feet of exhibit space must be prepared for the 1,100 exhibitors and 25,000 attendees who will occupy the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL during NBAA2014. Take a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to organize one of the largest trade shows in the U.S.

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Cessna Ups Performance Specs On Latitude

Cessna’s Citation Latitude is getting another performance boost after flight trials demonstrated that the aircraft can fly farther and take off from shorter runways than promised.

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Embraer Steps Into Midsize Market With Legacy 500 Delivery

Embraer’s Executive Jets unit on Oct. 10 officially entered the midsized jet market with the delivery of its Legacy 500 business jet to a Brazilian customer. The delivery followed Brazilian ANAC certification in August. U.S. FAA certification is anticipated within weeks, Embraer executives say.

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