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Bose was the first to introduce active noise reducing headsets to
aviation more than 20 years ago, forever changing the way pilots fly.
Today, we continue to set the standard with the Bose A20 Aviation
. The headset provides acclaimed noise reduction, with a
comfortable fit and the clear audio you expect from Bose. It also
connectivity, an auxiliary audio input and priority switching.
FLIGHT FOR LEGACY 500
Embraer flew its all-new midsize Legacy
500 jet for the first time on Tuesday, for an hour and 45 minutes. It's
the first jet in its class to use a fly-by-wire control system,
according to Embraer. It also features a large cabin for up to 12
passengers with six feet of headroom. Two Honeywell HTF 7500E engines
drive the jet at up to Mach .82 for 3,000 miles. The flight was
"flawless," the company said. First deliveries are expected in 2014.
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RECORD JET ORDER FOR BOMBARDIER
Bombardier has agreed to sell
56 Global jets to VistaJet, with options for 86 more, constituting the
biggest business jet sale in its history, the company said on Tuesday.
If all options are exercised, the sale would total $7.8 billion. "By any
standard, this is a historic order for Bombardier," said Steve Ridolfi,
president of the company's business aircraft division. The jets seat 8
to 10 passengers and can fly up to 7,900 nm nonstop. VistaJet recently
signed deals with partners in China and Russia and plans to expand
globally. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2014. More...
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CAIGA FINALIZE CARAVAN DEAL
Cessna has finalized a deal to
build Caravan turboprops in China under a contract signed between the
Wichita mainstay and China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Company
Ltd, which is the same company that owns Cirrus Aircraft. The deal may
be the vanguard of a larger presence in what has long been predicted to
be the next big thing in the GA marketplace. "The joint venture contract
also contemplates the possibility of designing and assembling new models
of utility turboprop aircraft in the future," the release said.
"Formation of the joint venture company remains subject to various
government approvals and customary conditions." More...
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AVIDYNE HEADED FOR COURT
Avionics companies L-3 and Avidyne
will square off in court in February over L-3's claim that Avidyne
copied some of its technology in the Entegra glass cockpit system.
According to an Avidyne news release, the issue boils down to the method
used to calibrate an electronic attitude indicator to correct for the
alignment of the device in the aircraft. Avidyne denies the allegation
and has countered that attitude indicator calibration was not a new
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WITH FOREFLIGHT'S TYSON WEIHS
The apps market is a young,
fast-paced, booming, and rapidly evolving segment of the aviation
industry that isn't just transforming how pilots get information, it's
starting to affect how manufacturers build their products. Some of
today's most popular apps include Garmin Pilot, WingX Pro, and
ForeFlight, which produces popular flight planning and in-flight support
apps for the iPad. We sat down this week with Tyson Weihs, the
thirty-six-year-old co-founder of ForeFlight and asked how things are
changing at his company, where they're headed, and why. Click
here to read the full article. More...
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NEW BAKER COO
Ray Goyco has been named the chief
operating officer of Baker Aviation. He was formerly the chief strategy
officer for Ship It AOG. More...
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