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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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Photo by Brett Schauf
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