NBAA 2012 News
The Honda exhibit at NBAA 2012 in Orlando features a HondaJet flying above a sea of lights, animated and moving side to side, banking, and dipping gently.
You are standing on a virtual reality platform in the Cessna exhibit at NBAA2012 in Orlando. By drawing your left hand from left to right, you can select the model of aircraft you would like. By raising your right arm, you can control a cursor. Pumping a fist in the air allows you to change the paint scheme or interior, depending on which way you pump.
The Cessna exhibit features aircraft big and small, from the Corvalis to a Citation X.
AOPA brings you a slildeshow of the aircraft and happenings at the NBAA2012 static display.
While Hawker jet owners may end up the losers, owners of Beechcraft products may be winners as Hawker Beechcraft emerges from bankruptcy in early 2013. Shawn Vick, executive vice president for customers, said the company has been working on a five-year plan of product developments that include four new products.
Sierra Industries is joining forces with Clifford Development to develop and market Williams International FJ44 engine upgrades for the Cessna Citation business fleet.
Nextant Aerospace has a new modification project in the works, but can’t say just what it is until January. The company now offers modifications to the Hawker 400, dubbed the 400XT, in competition to one approaching certification by Hawker Beechcraft called the Hawker 400XPR.