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In this Issue - October 2016

The October 2016 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


BBJ 787 completion: The first VIP BBJ 787 design and completion took seven years of hard work to overcome challenges relating to data, electric systems and the carbon-fiber fuselage


Air quality: Several technologies are available to combat pathogens, odors and low humidity in cabin air systems, but what is being done to address TCPs and carbon monoxide?


Carbon fiber: Carbon-fiber composites are increasingly being used for major structural parts. How ready is the industry to work with these materials?


Pilatus PC-24: Now that Pilatus has unveiled the production interior of its PC-24, it is clear that the flexibility of the ‘Super Versatile Jet’ lies not only in its operational performance, but also in the cabin


Cleanliness: Can developments in materials technology and lighting make business jet cabins cleaner and easier to maintain?


Piper M600: Designing a cabin for Piper’s new flagship, the M600, was a massive learning experience for the company’s marketing team


Design trends: As director of interior design at Gulfstream, one of North America’s business jet giants, Tray Crow is well placed to point out changes in the market


NBAA preview: Exhibitors give a taste of the innovations they will present at the mammoth show, to be held in Orlando, Florida, on November 1-3, 2016


MEBAA preview: An overview of some of the products and capabilities set to be showcased at MEBAA 2016, which returns to Dubai, UAE, on December 6-8


Pinboard: The industry’s hottest recent designs presented in one place, plus some exciting product launches


News in Focus: Jet Aviation Basel details an Embraer Legacy 650 refurbished to match other aircraft


Completions Roundup: This quarter’s announcements from completion centers around the world


Design Brief: An ACJ319 concept by Airbus Corporate Jet Centre, incorporating Limoges porcelain


Design Brief: A team of yacht specialists takes inspiration from private jets for a 23m tender concept


The Big Question: Just how useful is virtual reality?


Design Spy: A private mansion in the USA inspired by Europe’s ornate palaces, plus other interesting designs from other sectors

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GX Aviation flight testing

GX Aviation flight testing

On board the Boeing 757 used by Inmarsat and Honeywell to test the new GX Aviation connectivity service.



Aircraft mirror

Aircraft mirror

The first commercial order run for Air-Craftglass's mirror.



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South African operator Aeronexus has been enjoying a great season of charter with its refurbished VIP Boeing 767-300ER, following a six-week overhaul and seat refurbishment by Starling Aerospace
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Stephanie Kietzmann, general manager at the Textron Aviation service center in Düsseldorf, Germany, reveals how a new mobile paint booth is proving beneficial
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Flying Colours Corp's vice president of design, Kate Ahrens, discusses a Bombardier Global Express refurbishment – the company's first project to include pre-engineered components from Inairvation.
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Howard Guy, CEO at Design Q, discusses applications for virtual reality
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Columbine II, formerly Dwight D Eisenhower’s presidential aircraft, is undergoing restoration at Dynamic Aviation. Karl D Stoltzfus, founder and chairman of the company, shares details of the exciting project
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