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March 4, 2013 - 7:25pm

Phoenix Heliparts, with 1st Source Bank and Southwest Aviation Insurance Group, plans to offer financing and insurance options on its future MD 500 helicopter sales. Phoenix Heliparts (Booth No. C1527) aims for its Mesa, Ariz. headquarters to become the one-stop shop for MD 500 purchases by “providing a total service experience and simplifying the process of restoring and upgrading MD 500s.”

Phoenix Heliparts president Tina Cannon said the goal is “to reduce the challenges that buyers face when undergoing a custom helicopter restoration.”

January 3, 2013 - 2:12am

From the gauntlet of stands that greeted visitors, to displays tucked into corners of the almost finished economy airline terminal that served as MEBA 2012’s exhibition hall, on the event’s last day exhibitors expressed a range of opinions about the show as varied as their display locations.

“I don’t think we’ve ever been busier, said Dave Edwards, managing director, Middle East and Asia, Gama Aviation, at the Dubai-based aviation services provider’s stand just inside the entrance, a spot impossible for attendees to miss.

October 29, 2012 - 7:50pm

Flight Display Systems (Booth No. 1911) is employing a mad scientists theme here at its NBAA exhibit, both to celebrate Halloween this week and to highlight the company’s new product development lab at its Alpharetta, Ga. headquarters. Some of the company’s new products featured at its booth include the See3 facial recognition system, 3-D moving map, new Blu-ray player and HD cockpit camera.

February 14, 2012 - 4:15pm

Two U.S. companies exhibiting here at the show, California’s Kapco (Booth B13) and Florida’s Aaxico (Booth B01), have announced that they are to merge on February 29.

The companies have a combined age of 100 years: this year Aaxico celebrates its 60th anniversary, while Kapco celebrates its 40th. Aaxico has offices worldwide and distribution centers in the U.S., Europe and Asia, while Kapco has multiple stocking warehouses in the U.S., plus three locations in Europe, making a total of 13 facilities across three countries.

October 10, 2011 - 2:12pm

Avtrak, an aviation maintenance tracking and consulting firm based in Englewood, Colo., has announced the addition of three international offices within the past 12 months, in Toluca, Mexico; São Paulo, Brazil; and Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The facilities join the company’s U.S. locations, which include Wichita, Boston and Dallas.

December 6, 2010 - 6:36am
Workers set up the Moon Jet both at MEBA 2010....

This is my first trip to Dubai, so a blog post from me on the Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) show is appropriate. Because I’ve attended many NBAA shows, people from AIN who’ve been to Dubai before have been preparing me for MEBA, with a note that this is no more than a mini-NBAA. While many of the players are the same people I just saw in Atlanta a little more than a month ago, the way the show is built seems pretty alien to me.

February 21, 2010 - 11:32am

Naaco’s ‘Mercury Mod’ Turns 15
Naasco, the starter-generator MRO specialist, is celebrating the 15th anniversary of “Mercury Mod,” its improvement program for starter-generators.

October 7, 2008 - 1:58pm

Rosen Aviation (Booth No. 1438) landed at NBAA 2008 with a broad array of new and improved products, and the announcement that it has expanded its cabin capabilities by acquiring Avion Partners’ Ultra-CMS cabin management system.

June 30, 2008 - 9:29am

DeCrane Aircraft has announced the formation of a new subsidiary called DeCrane Cabin Interiors to specialize in business jet interior refurbishment, including specialized cabinetry. The new company, which will be run by Trey Bryson as v-p and general manager, is based at Tucson, Ariz., and has other facilities at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Montreal.

May 21, 2008 - 11:55am

Here at EBACE, Gulfstream signed an agreement with Australian-born professional golfer Adam Scott to promote the company’s business jets in the Asia-Pacific region. Scott visited the company’s booth yesterday when the announcement was made, and while there couldn’t help but check out the G650 cabin mockup. The wide-cabin G650, announced in March, costs $59.5 million, fully outfitted.

 
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