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Dassault Unveils 900LX Cabin »

Dassault Aviation unveiled a new cabin design on Monday for its Falcon 900LX at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. The fully redesigned cabin features reduced noise levels, LED lighting, upgraded acoustics and enhanced connectivity and communications systems. The cockpit crew gets Dassaultís new FalconEye combined vision system and an upgraded electronic flight bag. More

Gulfstream 450 Makes Way For 500 »

Gulfstream will build the last 450 model business jet in 2018 as its new G500 enters service. At a news conference at NBAA, company officials updated several programs, noting that despite the softer market, Gulfstream is maintaining the schedule for its new aircraft. More

Companies Compete For Skilled Labor »

Competition is always intense in the business aircraft market and a new front has opened thatís affecting the whole industry. Thereís a shortage of maintenance technicians and companies are getting innovative to attract and retain the people who keep their products flying. More

Cirrus SF50 Certified: First Delivery In December »

Cirrus announced Sunday that its Cirrus SF50 personal jet has been type-certified and that deliveries will begin in December. The company made the announcement at a function two days before the National Business Aviation Association Convention in Orlando, Florida. More

NBAA Expo Launches In Orlando Next Week »

NBAA will host its annual convention and expo next week, Tuesday through Thursday, in Orlando, Florida, with 27,000 visitors expected to attend. The event will feature more than 1,100 indoor exhibits and more than 100 aircraft in two static displays, at Orlando Executive Airport and at the exhibit hall. Dozens of education sessions are scheduled, covering topics of interest to those new to aviation as well as to flight-department veterans. More

Have We Reached Peak Drone? »

Not on your life, Sparky. But when the shakeout comes, it's going to be interesting. More

Video: Howard 500 Business Aircraft »

At NBAA 2015, the star of the static display was a 50-year-old piston aircraft widely considered to be the first true business airplane. Jay Duckson of Central Business Jets showed us the Howard 500. More

Video: GE's New H-Series Turboprop Engines »

At NBAA, GE had on display its H-series turboprop engines, meant to compete with Pratt & Whitney's PT6. GE's Matt Garas gave AVweb a tour of the new engines. More

Video: New TopMax HUD from Thales »

The well-known French avionics and aerospace giant Thales showed off a headset-mounted HUD display at the NBAA show in Las Vegas last week. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli demoed it and prepared this video. More