29/07/2008RUSSIAN COMPANIES ACQUIRE ADAM AIRCRAFT

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Russian companies "Kaskol" and 'Promishlenie investory " have completed a deal to acquire the assets of American company "Adam Aircraft" (Denver, Colorado), manufacturer of light jets, for $10 million, informs RIA Novosti.

29/07/2008PILATUS ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS FOR THE PC-12 NG

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Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is pleased to announce the receipt of additional country certifications for the PC-12 NG.

Approvals by TC (Transport Canada), CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority, Australia) and SACAA (South African Civil Aviation Authority) signal the commencement of PC-12 NG deliveries to these countries.

28/07/2008PERFORMANCE UPGRADE FOR FALCON 50 PROVEN IN TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHTS

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Premier Aircraft’s 50Dash4 performance upgrade for the Falcon 50 business jet has proven the upgrade results in increased performance on critical missions for the aircraft, after completing a recent round trip trans-Atlantic flight.

25/07/2008PW308 A/C ENGINES : FULL OVERHAUL CAPACITY AT EADS SECA

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Approved by Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) as Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) for the PW308 engines, EADS SECA is now able to provide Falcon 2000 EX/DX (and very soon Hawker 4000) operators with the full range of maintenance services including on site operations with dedicated technicians (Mobile Repair Team).

24/07/2008DUNCAN AVIATION NAMED AIRCELL’S 2007 DEALER OF THE YEAR

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Aircell, the world’s leading provider of airborne communications, recently announced that it has selected Duncan Aviation of Lincoln, NE, as its 2007 Dealer of the Year for the business aviation market. The award is based on a combination of factors, including commitment to serving customers, technical expertise, and sales performance demonstrated during the year. This marks an unprecedented third time Duncan Aviation has received this award since it was initiated in 2001.

23/07/2008GARMIN G1000-EQUIPPED CESSNA CARAVAN EARNS EASA CERTIFICATION

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Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc, (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has achieved European Aviation Safety Agency certification to deliver Caravan models with Garmin G1000 integrated avionics as standard equipment.
Cessna earned Federal Aviation Administration certification for the upgraded configuration and began deliveries in April.

23/07/2008EMBRAER AND DANAJETS CLOSE LEGACY 600 JET SALE

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Embraer and Nigeria’s DanaJets, a charter division of Dana Airlines, have signed a contract for one Legacy 600 executive jet.

21/07/2008JET AVIATION DUSSELDORF APPOINTED PIAGGIO AERO AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER

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Jet Aviation Dusseldorf was recently appointed by Piaggio Aero as an Authorized Service Center for the P.180 Avanti / Avanti II aircraft.  Jet Aviation Dusseldorf has been performing maintenance work

21/07/2008UNIVERSAL NAMED IPP’S IMPACT PARTNER OF THE YEAR

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Impact Player Partners (IPP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial and emotional support to wounded troops, recognized Houston based Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.’s continuing support by naming the company its Impact Partner of the Year for 2008.

18/07/2008GULFSTREAM PLANECONNECTTM

PlaneConnectTM, the maintenance data link Gulfstream Aerospace introduced in September 2007, has transmitted 10,000 downlinks to Gulfstream Technical Operations in just nine months.