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September 27, 2006, 4:39 AM

Innotech Aviation reported that it has completed its first installation of an enhanced-vision system (EVS) in an ultra-long-range Bombardier Global Express XRS, making the completions center one of the few facilities in the world to perform the modification.

September 27, 2006, 4:35 AM

Aviation data provider Jeppesen has reached separate agreements with the world’s two biggest airplane manufacturers to bring electronic flight bag (EFB) technology to the flight decks of new and in-service airplanes.

September 27, 2006, 4:34 AM

Cessna Aircraft has selected Axxess, an Iridium-based cabin information system from AirCell, as a factory option for the Citation X, Sovereign and XLS. Axxess, introduced at the NBAA Convention in November, is a wireless broadband-ready satcom system designed for midsize to large business jets.

September 27, 2006, 4:33 AM

Dassault Aviation has reached a settle-ment with Honeywell over a $60 million lawsuit filed by the French business jet builder in October last year.

September 27, 2006, 4:22 AM

Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS), the Phoenix avionics maker owned jointly by L-3 Communications and Thales, has been holding discussions with a number of business aircraft OEMs about a portfolio of avionics-hosted software it plans to offer based on TCAS and ADS-B (automa

September 27, 2006, 4:18 AM

Avionics maker Innovative Solutions & Support (IS&S) is diving headlong into the cockpit retrofit market with a turnkey installation kit for business airplanes that includes a form-fit instrument panel, flat-panel LCDs, integrated control panels and  backup instruments.

September 26, 2006, 3:00 PM

After only a short time flying with a HUD in the real airplane, pilots become familiar with the symbology. And soon after, HUD becomes intuitive.

September 26, 2006, 2:59 PM

As far as pilots are concerned, the head-up display may as well consist of the HUD combiner glass and little else, because that is about all they see.

September 26, 2006, 2:50 PM

Head-up displays (HUDs) provide pilots with an array of flight-related information, when and where they need it most.

September 26, 2006, 2:39 PM

While business aircraft are one of the most important tools of investment bankers and venture capitalists, investing in new aircraft designs doesn’t appear to be on their radar this year.