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08/10/2008NEW INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM FROM LUFTHANSA TECHNIK

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Lufthansa Technik presented niceview, a passenger flight information and moving map system, at the NBAA Annual Meeting and Convention. niceview provides worldwide high-resolution 3-D maps and virtual flight views as well as a multitude of informative screens.

07/10/2008ALL-COMPOSITE LEARJET 85 REVEALED

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Bombardier Aerospace revealed its new all-composite Learjet 85 aircraft interior to customers and special guests at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual convention and exhibition in Orlando.

07/10/2008NEW CITATION COLUMBUS MOCK-UP UNVEILED AT NBAA

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Cessna Aircraft Company unveiled a new Citation Columbus concept mock-up reflecting progress to date and two years of research into customer preferences on the opening day of the National Business Aviation Association Meeting and Convention.

07/10/2008CAE MADRID CENTRE GETS SECOND CRJ SIMULATOR

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CAE is adding a second Bombardier CRJ full-flight simulator (FFS) to its Madrid training centre, doubling its CRJ platform capacity in the region. The simulator will be a CRJ200 Level D that will support the currently installed CRJ200/900 Level D FFS. It is scheduled to enter into service in early 2009.

06/10/2008LAUNCH CUSTOMER FOR AIRCELL BROADBAND SERVICE

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Aircell announced that a U.S.-based Fortune 100 company will be the first to install Aircell Broadband services in the business aviation market. The installation will take place before the end of 2008 at Savannah Air Center aboard the customer’s Bombardier Global-series aircraft.

06/10/2008GULFSTREAM INTRODUCES NEW G250

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Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, announced the introduction of its newest super mid-size business jet. The G250 offers the largest cabin and the longest range at the fastest speed in its class. The aircraft is capable of traveling 3,400 nautical miles at 0.80 Mach and has a maximum operating speed of 0.85 Mach. With an initial cruise altitude of 41,000 feet, the G250 can climb to a maximum altitude of 45,000 feet, where it can avoid air-traffic congestion and adverse weather.

06/10/2008STANDARDAERO LAUNCHES FALCON 900 HONEYWELL RETROFIT

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StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, announced they will be the launch partner and generate the first Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for  Honeywell’s DU-875 flight deck upgrade program for Falcon 900C and EX series aircraft. This upgrade program will replace the existing Honeywell Primus 2000 DU-870 cathode ray tube (CRT) displays with new Honeywell DU-875 liquid crystal displays (LCD).