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11/05/2017ASSOCIATED AIR CENTER REDELIVERS 737-500 CLASSIC CUSTOM CABIN COMPLETION

Associated Air Center (AAC), StandardAero's large transport category completions center, recently redelivered a custom cabin installation for a U.S.-based, VIP configured 737-500 “Classic” aircraft customer.

11/05/2017THIRD GLOBAL 7000 FLIGHT TEST VEHICLE COMPLETES MAIDEN FLIGHT

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced that a third Global 7000 flight test vehicle (FTV3) has successfully completed its maiden flight. FTV3 joins a test program that has been demonstrating excellent system reliability and breaking new ground since it got underway in November 2016.

11/05/2017ABC COMPLETIONS INC. OBTAINS TC STC IPAD APPROVAL FOR THE GLOBAL SERIES

ABC Completions Inc. has obtained a TCCA STC certification to complement the existing FAA STC 3199NY for the Bombardier Global Series Aircraft. The system is certified for taxi, take off and landing as a Class II Electronic Flight Bag, complete with electrical connection to aircraft systems.

11/05/2017BEIJING JINYU GENERAL AVIATION CO., LTD. RECEIVES DELIVERY OF BELL 429

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the delivery of a Bell 429 to Beijing Jinyu General Aviation Co., Ltd. (Beijing Jinyu). The customer’s Bell 429 is outfitted for multi-mission capabilities including Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS). Beijing Jinyu accepted the delivery at Bell Helicopter’s facility in Mirabel, Canada.

10/05/2017SATCOM DIRECT, LUFTHANSA TECHNIK EXTEND NICEMEDIA TO ALL PLATFORMS

The nicemedia® premium content service launched by SD at MEBAA 2016 for aircraft equipped with nice®HD cabin systems is now available for all IFE/CMS platforms. Together with Lufthansa Technik, SD has expanded the types of jets which can benefit from the nicemedia SmartBox system

10/05/2017DUNCAN AVIATION SEES UPTICK IN ADS-B INSTALLS

With 27 Avionics Satellite Shops and workaway stations located at busy airports around the United States, Duncan Aviation is in a unique position to perform Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) upgrades for its business aviation customers ahead of the FAA’s midnight deadline on December 31, 2019.

10/05/2017BA GROUP INITIATES RFP PROCESS FOR NEW FBO CAMPUS

The Business Aviation Group announced that it is now seeking qualified FBO candidates to bid on their proposed 15.5-acre FBO development project.  Addison Jet Center, as it is currently referred to, will be built in two (2) Phases and when complete, it will include 120,000 SF of hangar, office and shop space, 6.9 acres of ramp space and 22,000 SF of Class “A” FBO and office space.