Archive - Nov 2008

Date

November 28th

28/11/2008FIRST AVRO BUSINESS JET WITH DESIGN Q INTERIOR COMPLETED

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BAE Systems Regional Aircraft announced that a significant milestone has been achieved in the Avro Business Jet (ABJ) program with the completion of the first aircraft fitted with a Design Q interior. The conversion was carried out by Inflite Engineering at London-Stansted Airport.

November 27th

27/11/2008PIONEERING MOMENT FOR SOCATA'S MOROCCAN SUSBSIDIARY

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EADS Socata CEO Jean-Michel Léonard today ceremonially placed the first stone for the industrial center of EADS Socata’s Moroccan subsidiary, Socaero.

November 26th

26/11/2008ECLIPSE AVIATION SEEKS COURT APPROVAL FOR RESTRUCTURING

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Eclipse Aviation, manufacturer of the world's first very light jet (VLJ), announced that it is seeking court approval for debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing and procedures for the sale of substantially all of its assets under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

26/11/2008AIRCELL HONORED AS NETWORK TECHNOLOGY INNOVATOR

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Aircell was recognized along with its partner ZTE as a winner of the 2008 3G CDMA Industry Achievement Awards for its innovative use of 3G mobile broadband technology to enable the Gogoâ Inflight Internet service.

November 21st

21/11/2008EASA CERTIFIES ECLIPSE 500

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The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued its type certificate for the Eclipse 500 jet.

21/11/2008HAWKER BEECHCRAFT SCHUSTER TO RETIRE

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Hawker Beechcraft Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Schuster announced that he had notified the Board of his plan to retire from the company.