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June 15th, 2016

15/06/2016BELL HELICOPTER STRENGTHENS BRAND IN THE AMERICAS

Bell Helicopter has announced a name change and rebranding of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Edwards Rotorcraft Solutions Inc.  – strengthening the Bell Helicopter brand in the Americas. This Bell Helicopter operation (legal entity: Bell Helicopter Miami, Inc.) is the company’s regional maintenance repair and overhaul facility, located in South Florida.

June 14th

14/06/2016FLIGHTSAFETY’S A320 SIMULATOR BUILT FOR WISESOFT QUALIFIED TO LEVEL D

FlightSafety International announces that the third Airbus A320 full flight simulator built for Wisesoft Corporation has received Level D qualification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. FlightSafety is building a fourth Airbus A320 for Wisesoft that will be delivered at the end of 2016.

14/06/2016CESSNA MARKS ANOTHER PROGRAM MILESTONE, POWERS ON THE FIRST CITATION LONGITUDE

Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company,  announced it has powered the electrical distribution system on the revolutionary Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize jet, completing the next major step in the aircraft’s path to accomplish first flight this summer. This milestone occurs just three weeks after the company successfully mated the wing and fuselage of the first Longitude in May.

14/06/2016BELL 505 JET RANGER X MAKES JAPAN DEBUT

Bell Helicopter announced the unveiling of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. This is the first time the Bell 505 has been on display in Japan and marks the beginning of a four-month demonstration tour across the region.

14/06/2016NEW UNIVERSAL AVIONICS FMS SOFTWARE OFFERS SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS

Universal Avionics is offering a new software version for the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)-Flight Management System (FMS) that includes cost-saving messaging to alert crews of a failure of the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out system. The FAA has made it very clear that ADS–B Out failure annunciations in the flight deck are required for Part 23 and Part 25 aircraft.

14/06/2016FAI ADDS FOUR AIRCRAFT TO FLEET, BECOMES GERMANY'S LARGEST JET OPERATOR

German company FAI Asset Management GmbH has announced the acquisition of four Bombardier aircraft from an undisclosed vendor. The two Global Express models and two Learjet 60 aircraft will be leased from FAI Asset Management GmbH to the FAI Aviation Group. This makes FAI Aviation Group the largest business jet operator in Germany with a total of 20 jets operating on the FAI AOC and a Premiere 1A on FAI owned Fly Alpha´s AOC.