Arts

June 29, 2011 - 3:05am

OHS Aviation Services, a Berlin-based specialist in cabin interior refurbishment and detailing, has added a new showroom to its in-house upholstery and cabinetry workshops and two paint facilities.

May 17, 2011 - 12:15am

Cabin interiors specialist Lantal is probably best known for its carpets and upholstery, but the Swiss company also has just launched its new Pneumatic Comfort System, which it says makes seats more passenger-friendly. The system’s pressure-adjustable cushions have been in service with Swiss International Airline’s business and first-class long-haul aircraft for the two years and are now available for more widespread use.

May 3, 2010 - 11:12am

Edelman Leather is introducing an addition to its line of fine leathers for aircraft interiors– one with a little more hair than usual. The New Milford, Conn.-based company is calling it the “leather fur rugs” line. The particular breed of cow from which the hides are taken is without the distinctive markings typical of some breeds and is an overall beige, gray, brown or black of varying shades.

May 3, 2010 - 11:12am

Edelman Leather is introducing an addition to its line of fine leathers for aircraft interiors– one with a little more hair than usual. The New Milford, Conn.-based company is calling it the “leather fur rugs” line. The particular breed of cow from which the hides are taken is without the distinctive markings typical of some breeds and is an overall beige, gray, brown or black of varying shades.

October 28, 2009 - 12:54pm

PAC Seating Systems has introduced a new seat of modular design that the Palm City, Fla. company says “incorporates the best ideas” of completion center customers, upholsterers, and the PAC design and engineering teams.

An easy-pull manual control handle has a new ergonomic design that releases the track and swivel lock more smoothly and with minimal pressure.

October 2, 2009 - 11:49am

Townsend Leather plans to introduce its new Artesano Woven leather at the NBAA Convention this month. The Johnstown, N.Y.-based fine leather purveyor describes the product as an “exquisitely beautiful” new spin on old-world craftsmanship. It is created from lambskin hand-glazed in the U.S. and woven on antique teak looms in the Philippines. The collection is already in stock in colors that include antique lace and black tuxedo. 

September 29, 2009 - 7:15am

Emivest Aerospace, formerly Sino Swearingen Aircraft, on September 23 delivered its first SJ30 light jet and continues to ramp up production at its San Antonio plant. The twinjet, S/N 008, was handed over to owner Harry Mohney of Déjà Vu Consulting of Lansing, Mich., for use in support of his entertainment business. Emivest said five more SJ30s are currently on the production line.

May 1, 2009 - 7:09am

Flightline First opened a new FBO facility at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans late last month. The FBO is located in a classic building dating from the 1920s next to the airport’s famous art deco terminal building, which is undergoing restoration to its former glory. Both the terminal and Fliteline’s 20,000-sq-ft hangar were heavily damaged during Hurricane Katrina.

October 9, 2008 - 7:00am

AIC, the Aircraft Institute for Craftsmen, is scheduled to open its doors next spring to train executive interiors specialists. According to founder Pierre Moroni, president of Syncro Aircraft Interiors at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles, the motivation for launching the school is the persistent, industry-wide problem of finding skilled interiors technicians.

July 14, 2008 - 2:09am

The Art of Flight is the title of an exhibition of paintings produced by David Bent on show in Hall 4. The exhibition features original works including a major new painting commemorating the 90th anniversary of the RAF, the “Plane Tessellation” series based on aircraft shapes and the “Red Arrows Collection.” Bent’s prints are limited to a maximum of 50 each and signed by the artist.

 
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