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In this Issue - April 2015

The April 2015 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

Cover story - Niki Lauda: The Formula 1 legend shows us around his new Global 6000, which is brimming with unique and personal details

BBJ 747-8: The first BBJ 747-8s are emerging from completion – with interiors that take advantage of 4,786ft2 of cabin space

Falcon 8X: The Dassault Falcon 8X, a stretched version of the Falcon 7X, is already proving popular with customers who want a bit more cabin space to play with

Embraer Melbourne: A third facility at Embraer’s hub on Florida’s Space Coast is changing the Brazilian OEM’s center of gravity

Andrew Muirhead: Under Andrew Muirhead’s leadership, a seven-person unit has grown into a 130-strong team with responsibility for all of Lufthansa Technik’s ‘tangible’ product developments – and now it is benefiting from fresh investment

Flying Colours Corp: The Canadian company now has a local base from which to serve the Asian market – and another interesting arrangement with China’s Sparkle Roll Technik

ACJ330 Summit: This half-airline, half-VIP cabin is targeted at governments and individuals traveling with a large entourage

Design Forum: Ahead of EBACE 2015, VIP aircraft interior designers based in Europe discuss trends and issues affecting their trade today

Soft furnishings: The latest and greatest from the industry’s material suppliers – from leathers and fabrics to carpets and non-traditional flooring solutions

EBACE preview: What to see and do at this year’s EBACE, which will be held on May 19-21 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Wheels up: Interior concepts; product launches; luxury living; best of the web; completions news; and the inside story on the refurbishment of a Learjet 60 for Antonio Banderas

Design Brief: Pierrejean Design Studio intends to create a mezzanine floor on a BBJ 747-800

Design Spy: eye-catching designs from other sectors, including an automotive atelier’s take on the classic Range Rover

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FEATURES

Brian Arni of Leading Edge Composites gives an alternative view on the possibilities of incorporating carbon fiber in business jets
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Christopher Mbanefo, CEO at Yasava, details what the company is launching at EBACE 2015
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Debi Cunningham, vice president of marketing and interior design at West Star Aviation, discusses the joys and pains of integrating carbon fiber
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Ken Bantoft, vice president of satcom technologies and development at Satcom Direct, explains some of the intricacies of satcom
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James Hardie, director of Rockwell Collins ARINCDirect for EMEA, explains how Rockwell Collins and ARINC have pooled their resources
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