23/05/2016CESSNA CITATION LONGITUDE ACHIEVES WING AND FUSELAGE MATE MILESTONE

Cessna Aircraft Company announced during the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) that it has successfully completed the wing and fuselage mate of the first Cessna Citation Longitude just six months after revealing the new aircraft. This is a significant milestone in the production of this class-leading aircraft, which is on track for first flight this summer and entry into service in 2017.

23/05/2016TSO AUTHORIZATION GRANTED FOR UNIVERSAL AVIONICS AHS-525 AHRS

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization for Universal Avionics AHS-525 Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS). This long-awaited approval allows the company to manufacture and bring to market a new addition to its product line. The AHS-525 is positioned as a low cost option for replacing legacy mechanical VGs and DGs in Part 23 and Part 25 Fixed Wing aircraft, and Part 27 and Part 29 Rotorcraft.

20/05/2016GAS GERMAN AVIATION SERVICE IS NOW A CERTIFIED UNIVERSAL AVIATION HANDLING AGENT

GAS German Aviation Service is now a Universal Aviation® certified ground handler. Universal Aviation is the worldwide ground support network of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. As a Universal Aviation Certified member, all locations in the GAS network will now officially adhere to the same ground handling safety, customer service, and regulatory compliance standards as Universal Aviation-owned locations.

20/05/2016AIR BP RAMPS UP FOR RIO 2016 OLYMPICS AND PARALYMPICS

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, is ramping up its commercial and general aviation fuel operations ahead of this summer’s Olympic Games (5th-21st August) and Paralympic Games (7-18th September) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. To bolster an already robust Brazilian fuel service, the company is introducing a number of Games specific offers and services.

20/05/2016BELL HELICOPTER ANNOUNCES PLANS TO OPTIMIZE MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES

Bell Helicopter has announced plans to relocate several programs in order to optimize manufacturing capabilities across multiple Bell Helicopter facilities. Effective immediately, the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X final assembly in Lafayette, LA, will relocate to the company’s Mirabel Assembly and Delivery Center in Canada.

20/05/2016DUNCAN AVIATION RELEASES UPDATED 2016 NEXTGEN STRAIGHT TALK BOOK

In the often confusing acronym-happy aviation industry, Duncan Aviation continuously strives to be the voice of clarity. In addition to ensuring that our customers have an unequaled experience when they visit any Duncan Aviation facility, we aim to provide them with thorough information in clear, concise, no-nonsense language.

20/05/2016ROCKWELL COLLINS ROLLS OUT NEW INCENTIVES FOR KING AIR 350 PRO LINE FUSION®

Rockwell Collins announced that its Pro Line Fusion® avionics upgrade for King Air 350s equipped with Pro Line II™ has been expanded to include Flight Management System (FMS) navigation database updates and coverage under its Corporate Aircraft Service Program (CASP℠) at no additional charge for three years.

20/05/2016DUNCAN AVIATION DELIVERS A FALCON 7X MAJOR MILESTONE AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

Duncan Aviation delivered the company’s first Falcon 7X 1C inspection, with added interior refurbishment and complete paint, two days ahead of schedule.

19/05/2016TAG AVIATION ENHANCES ITS MAINTENANCE SUPPORT TO CLIENTS

TAG Aviation now operates a Mobile Repair Team (MRT) and can dispatch an expert team to provide global AOG support services from any one of its seven European Maintenance Centres within hours of any reported issue, keeping downtime and inconvenience to a minimum.

19/05/2016BANYAN PROVIDES ADVENT EABS FOR KING AIR 300S

Banyan Air Service is approved as an authorized dealer and installation facility for Advent Aircraft System’s recent FAA STC for the advanced-technology GPS/digital anti-skid braking system (Advent eABS™). This STC is for Beechcraft King Air B300/B300C equipped with Rockwell Collins Pro Line GPS 4000S or Garmin G1000/430W/530W avionics.