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The annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), held in May in Geneva, served as the stage for Bombardier to present a new super-midsize jet and for Pilatus, a company that has been producing planes for more than seven decades, to announce that it was building its first jet. Also during the three-day event, which is Europe’s largest business-aviation trade show, Nextant announced that it was upgrading its remanufactured jet, and Eurocopter unveiled its new helicopter and the premium interiors that are available with it.

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The design concept incorporates technology found on Mercedes-Benz automobiles…
The new improvement to the BBJ private aircraft reduces drag and adds range…
The company’s design could reduce the flight time between Washington, D.C., and Paris by 3 hours…
The ergonomic chair promises to make long-range flight much more comfortable…
The fractional provider recently took delivery of a custom G450LXi, with more on the way…
The simulated fireplace replicates the heat, sound, and intensity of a real fire…
The amphibious aircraft only requires a sport-pilot license to fly and can be towed behind a car…
The custom copter features a touch panel hub that controls nearly every function in the cabin…
The only business jet produced by the Swiss company, the PC-24 is already sold out through 2019…
Photo by Paul Bowen
The $43.5 million ultrafast business jet is expected to reach customers in 2018…