The Nordam Group (Booth No. 5574) continues to expand its MRO business internationally a year after the untimely death of its founder, Ray Siegfried II, last October.
NBAA Convention News » October 17, 2006
Executive Jet Management (EJM) has announced a significant increase in its charter fleet and reorganization of its sales and aircraft owner relations staff. Cincinnati-based EJM provides aircraft management and charter services worldwide.
Clifford Development (Booth No. 5249) is introducing a supplemental type certificate development program to re-engine Cessna Citation IIs with 3,000-pound-thrust Williams International FJ44-3 engines. The company, headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, is in the process of collecting baseline data and expects certification within 12 months.
For anyone dealing with shrinking space on an instrument panel, Mid-Continent Instruments (Booth No. 2655) offers a small suggestion: a new two-inch course deviation indicator (CDI), which the company is unveiling here at the 2006 NBAA Convention.
Small- and medium-sized North American OEMs can find the European market challenging in terms of the need to provide engineering and customer support for products. It is this need that UK-based Aerospace Representatives Ltd. (ARL) is seeking to plug by offering to be more than just a sales representative in the region.
Construction of Banyan Air Service’s new 25,000-sq-ft FBO terminal building at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport is nearing completion and a November 10 opening is anticipated. A 20,000-sq-ft hangar is attached.
The tropical setting of the South Florida FBO includes plantation-style paddle fans, a 600-gallon saltwater aquarium, 30-foot palm trees and a waterfall cascading from the second story.
Charter broker Hunt & Palmer has opened a new office in Hong Kong. According to the UK-based group’s executive aviation manager, Neil Harvey, the operation will be able to exploit high levels of growth in demand for charter flights into mainland China and the Far East region over the next five years.
Chelton Flight Systems (Booth No. 5184) and Kollsman, Inc. (Booth No. 3047) have announced a collaboration to combine Chelton’s synthetic-vision EFIS and Kollsman’s general aviation vision system (GAViS) technologies in products that will target a market ranging from light trainers to small and medium-size business aircraft.
Avinode (Booth No. 2926) has established a new U.S. sales office in Miami. Headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, Avinode has added more than 30 new U.S. clients to its roster, among them New World Aviation, Million Air Richmond, Richmor Aviation, Reliance Aviation, Aeroair and A-OK Jets.
In a time when a marriage–business or otherwise–that lasts more than a few years is noteworthy, Cutter Aviation and ConocoPhillips have something to truly celebrate. Phoenix-based Cutter and ConocoPhillips have just signed a multi-year contract that extends their 68-year partnership in providing service to the general aviation community.