02/05/2016WEST STAR AVIATION AND NORWEST EQUITY PARTNERS REACH INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

West Star Aviation announced that it has successfully reached an investment partnership with Norwest Equity Partners (NEP), a leading middle market investment firm founded in 1961.

02/05/2016FIRST PROTOTYPE OF THE MULTIROLE KA-62 TAKES TO THE AIR

The first prototype (OP-1) of the medium multirole Ka-62 helicopter took off at Russian Helicopters’ Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company (part of State Corporation Rostec) on April 28. The lift in a hover mode was part of the factory flight testing and was completed successfully.

02/05/2016GENEVA AIRPARK LAUNCHES MOBILE APP TO BOOST SERVICES

Geneva Airpark is launching mY geneva airpark, a free mobile application for iOS, Android and Windows smartphones and tablets. This is a new service from Geneva Airpark dedicated to pilots and crews, handling companies and owners/managers of business aircraft visiting Geneva International Airport (LSGG).

29/04/2016BRUCE WHITMAN RECEIVES THE MÉDAILLE DE L'AÉRONAUTIQUE FROM FRANCE

FlightSafety International Chairman, President & CEO Bruce Whitman has received the Médaille de l'Aéronautique from France. The medal was presented by Bertrand Lortholary, Consul Général of France, in New York on April 26, 2016.

29/04/2016JET AVIATION ST. LOUIS SIGNS MILESTONE 35TH 120-MONTH GLOBAL INSPECTION

Jet Aviation St. Louis has signed its 35th 120-month inspection for Globals, confirming its expertise for customers in this comprehensive inspection, overhaul and refurbishment service.

29/04/2016UNIVERSAL AVIONICS PROVIDES AUTHORIZED DEALERS AND INTEGRATORS

More training options for Universal Avionics Authorized Dealers and Integrators are now available with the addition of online familiarization modules to the UniNet Online Service Center. Modules are accessible under the Training tab at www.uasc.com/UniNet.

29/04/2016JET AVIATION BASEL DELIVERS FIRST FULL CABIN REFURBISHMENT PROJECT ON LEGACY 650

Jet Aviation Basel recently performed a major refurbishment in conjunction with a scheduled C-Check on an Embraer 135 Legacy 650. The refurbishment included a full carpet replacement, seat and divan re-upholstery, wood repairs, re-covering of the dado panels and a new Non-Textile Flooring installation in the galley.

28/04/2016INTEGRATION AND INSTALLATION TRAINING AVAILABLE TO UNIVERSAL AVIONICS AUTHORIZED DEALER

Universal Avionics Field Service Engineering team offers complimentary Flight Management System (FMS) and UniLink UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU) Integration and Installation Training to its Authorized Dealer and Integrator Network.

28/04/2016QUEST CONTINUES TO ENHANCE GLOBAL PRESENCE AT MARRAKESH AIR SHOW

Quest Aircraft Company has announced that the KODIAK® aircraft is making its debut at the International Marrakesh Air Show. The aircraft is on display during the April 27-30 event held at the Marrakesh Menara International Airport in Morocco.

28/04/2016UNIVERSAL AVIONICS FMS UPGRADE INCENTIVE PROGRAM AVAILABLE

Universal Avionics is offering a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)-Flight Management System (FMS) Upgrade Incentive Program for Learjet 40/45/40XR/45XR and Citation Excel/XLS aircraft operators. Throughout 2016, operators of these aircraft may trade in their non-SBAS (legacy) Universal Avionics FMS for a significant credit toward the purchase of a new, advanced capability SBAS-FMS.