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04/05/2016STANDARDAERO COMPONENT SERVICES FURTHER EXPANDS/INVESTS IN COMPONENT REPAIR CAPABILITIES

StandardAero has completed a major wave of investment and expansion for its aerospace component repair capabilities at the company’s facilities located in Winnipeg, Canada and Cincinnati, Ohio.

04/05/2016CESSNA MODEL 525 CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF INNOVATION AND LEADERSHIP IN THE LIGHT JET MARKET

Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the maiden flight of the Model 525 CitationJet prototype, the aircraft that would become the foundation of the light jet segment.

03/05/2016DART AEROSPACE AMC NETWORK EXPANDING TO AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND

DART Aerospace expands customers’ reach by establishing its new Approved Maintenance Center (AMC) network in Australasia to offer very competitive aftermarket solutions. After six years of working with an exclusive distributor in that region, DART will now service the market directly.

03/05/2016MECAER AVIATION GROUP SIGNS BRAZILIAN AGENT

Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) has signed an agreement with CJW Aviation and Mr. Carlos Jorge. CJW will represent MAG’s Cabin Comfort System division in Brazil.

03/05/2016FIRST BELL 505 JET RANGER X IN SRI LANKA SIGNED FOR BY FAIRWAY HOLDINGS

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Fairway Holdings for a Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. This is the first Bell 505 signed for in Sri Lanka. The aircraft will be used for private travel and tourism across multiple destinations around the island.

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.