13/07/2016AIRBUS HELICOPTERS DELIVERS THE FIRST H175 IN VIP VERSION

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first VIP version of the H175, the company’s new medium class twin-engine helicopter, which entered service in 2014 for offshore transportation.

13/07/2016CAE REACHES VALIDATION PHASE OF ITS NEXT GENERATION TRAINING SYSTEM

CAE announced at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow the launch of the validation phase of its Next Generation Training System with its longstanding partner AirAsia. Leveraging years of training innovation advances, CAE launched earlier this year the development of its next breakthrough in pilot training referred to as Next Generation Training System.

12/07/2016HONDA AIRCRAFT COMPANY RECEIVES FAA PRODUCTION CERTIFICATE

Honda Aircraft Company announced that it has earned a Production Certificate from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Honda Aircraft Company is building the HA-420 HondaJet, an advanced light jet, at its world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina.

12/07/2016ASSOCIATED AIR CENTER RECEIVES 145 REPAIR STATION CERTIFICATION FROM INDIAN GOV’T

Associated Air Center (AAC) has received approval for 145 Repair Station Certification from the Director General of Civil Aviation from the government of India. The certification was received on June 20, 2016.

12/07/2016BELL HELICOPTER NAMES RUAG AVIATION AS CSF IN SWITZERLAND

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, named RUAG Aviation as Bell Helicopter’s newest Customer Service Facility (CSF). This latest Customer Service Facility agreement reconfirms RUAG Aviation’s participation in the Bell global network and marks an important milestone for the aviation company.

12/07/2016TAG FARNBOROUGH AIRPORT ANNOUNCES WINNER OF FLYING SCHOLARSHIP DURING FIA16

During this year's biennial Farnborough International Airshow, TAG Farnborough Airport announced that 22-year-old Emily Smith has been awarded the TAG Flying Scholarship 2016, which will provide training towards a National Private Pilot's Licence (NPPL). 

12/07/2016PRATT & WHITNEY AND LUFTHANSA TECHNIK SIGN STRATEGIC AGREEMENT TO STRENGTHEN MRO SERVICES

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, and Lufthansa Technik, a global leader in aircraft engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), together announced that Lufthansa Technik has signed a strategic network agreement to become a key member of the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine MRO network offering the full scope of MRO services on PW1100G-JM and PW1500G engines. 

12/07/2016JAPAN’S NCA EXPANDS ITS DORNIER 228 FLEET, ORDERS ADDITIONAL AIRCRAFT

RUAG Aviation and its longstanding partner Sojitz Aerospace Corporation (SOASCO) have concluded a purchase agreement for a new Dornier 228 aircraft to be delivered to New Central Airservice (NCA), expanding the Tokyo-area-based airline’s Dornier fleet.

12/07/2016AVIALL AWARDED EXPANDED DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT OF ESTERLINE PARTS

Aviall, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has entered into an expanded agreement with Esterline Corporation to market and distribute their Korry, Mason and Janco product lines. The agreement expands Aviall’s product support to include all airline products in the Esterline Control & Communication Systems (ECCS) catalog (approximately 5,000 part numbers) and includes products such as flight controls, flight deck panels and rotary switches.

11/07/2016SAFRAN SELECTED TO POWER NEW UK’S TRAINING ROTORCRAFT

Safran has been selected to supply engines for the training aircraft selected for Rotary Wing training under the UK’s Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) programme. Safran Helicopter Engines will provide Arrius 2B2Plus and Arriel 2E turbines for the fleet of Airbus Helicopters H135 and H145.