24/03/2017GULFSTREAM G500 ON SCHEDULE FOR CERTIFICATION

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s G500 flight-test program continues to make significant progress toward the aircraft’s anticipated 2017 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The five G500 test aircraft, including a fully outfitted production aircraft, have surpassed 2,600 flying hours and accumulated more than 600 flights.

24/03/2017SKYe SH09 ORDER-BOOK HITS 101 UNITS

Following our participation at the 2017 HeliExpo, MSH reports back on having reached a new commercial milestone with the 101st engagement signed in Dallas for the SKYe SH09 helicopter.

24/03/2017TRUENOORD CLOSES FINANCING FACILITY FOR FOUR EMBRAER E190 AIRCRAFT

TrueNoord, the regional aircraft lessor, has closed the first tranche of a term financing facility with DVB bank and PK AirFinance of Luxembourg for four of the six Embraer E190 aircraft that it purchased from BOC Aviation in January with leases attached.  These four aircraft are operated by AeroMexico and TUI (Jetairfly) Belgium.

23/03/2017INNOV8 CABIN SOLUTIONS EARNS STC FOR CABINFLEX USB CHARGER

Innov8 Cabin Solutions LLC offers economical upgrades to cabin management and entertainment systems. CabinFLEX Simplicity features affordable products that enable customers to efficiently use their everyday personal electronic devices (PEDs) on their aircraft and replace older monitors with their own PEDs. Innov8 has obtained an STC for its CFLEX Charge USB base and PMA approval is expected in April of this year.

22/03/2017DUNCAN AVIATION’S LINCOLN FACILITY CERTIFIED BY ARUBA

Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln, Nebraska, facility was recently approved by Aruba’s Department of Civil Aviation as an approved aircraft maintenance organization.

22/03/2017FLIGHTSAFETY OFFERS THE ONLY FACTORY-AUTHORIZED G650 TRAINING

FlightSafety International announces the start of the only factory-authorized Gulfstream G650™ training program located close to operators in Europe, the Middle East, and surrounding regions.

21/03/2017ASSOCIATED AIR CENTER REDELIVERS 21ST AIRBUS VVIP AIRCRAFT COMPLETION

Associated Air Center (AAC), StandardAero's Large Transport Category VIP Completions Center, has completed the company's 21st Airbus completion project with the  redelivery of an ACJ 320 aircraft.  In addition to this milestone, this redelivery also represents the company’s 22nd total completion – including both Boeing and Airbus wide body and narrow body aircraft programs – for Head of State Customers around the globe.

20/03/2017MOMENTUM BUILDS IN THE CESSNA CITATION LONGITUDE PROGRAM

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced that the third aircraft in the Cessna Citation Longitude flight test program recently completed its first flight. Test pilots Corey Eckhart and UJ Pesonen, along with flight test engineer Mike Bradfield, successfully tested various systems throughout the one-hour and 40-minute flight. The aircraft will be used in the program for avionics and systems development, as well as collecting flight simulator data.

17/03/2017TRU SIMULATION + TRAINING CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS PROFLIGHT® PILOT TRAINING CAPABILITIES

TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it will continue to expand its pilot training capabilities throughout 2017 to include several popular Textron Aviation business jet models including the Cessna Citation Longitude, Citation Sovereign+, Citation Latitude and Citation CJ3+.

17/03/2017LEGACY 450 SETS SPEED RECORDS BETWEEN CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII WITH AIRSPRINT

Embraer’s Legacy 450 mid-light business jet set speed records on its recent flights between California and Hawaii, according to the National Aeronautic Association (NAA). The Hawaii trip was a first for both the aircraft and the passengers from Calgary-based AirSprint, which operates Canada’s largest fractional aircraft fleet