top of the bill

19/07/2016BELL 505 JET RANGER X SIGNED FOR OPERATION IN BOLIVIA

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Mr. Rodrigo Gutíerrez for a Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. The aircraft will be used for personal corporate transport.
The agreement was signed in Bolivia by Mr. Gutíerrez who owns and operates two large cattle ranches, five sugar cane farms and a sugar mill. This aircraft will play an important role in overseeing the management of these operations.

18/07/2016TEXTRON’S LINEUP AT EAA16 TO INCLUDE DEBUT OF NEW SETP CABIN MOCKUP

Textron Aviation Inc. publicly debut a cabin mockup and announce additional product details of its new single engine turboprop (SETP) aircraft at this year’s Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture, July 25-31.

18/07/2016AIR BP’S SECOND STERLING PILOT SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEE ANNOUNCED

Air BP has awarded its second Sterling Pilot Scholarship to 17 year old, Aberdeen student, Zoë Burnett. This award which is valued at £10,000 will enable Zoë to complete her Private Pilot’s License (PPL) and take the first step towards realizing her ultimate ambition of becoming a commercial airline pilot.

18/07/2016FLYING COLOURS SELECTS ROCKWELL COLLINS VENUE™ FOR CRJ EXECLINER CONVERSIONS

Flying Colours Corp., the North American MRO, completions, and refurbishment company has selected Rockwell Collins’ Venue™ cabin management and high-definition entertainment system for retrofit installation on all future CRJ ExecLiner conversions.

15/07/2016HNA AVIATION TO ACQUIRE MAJORITY STAKE IN SR TECHNICS

SR Technics announced that sole shareholder Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi investment and development company, has agreed to sell an 80 percent stake in the company to HNA Aviation, a global enterprise group based in Haikou, China.

15/07/2016PRO STAR AVIATION NAMED AS AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR SMARTSKY 4G

The SmartSky 4G network is taking off with another partner onboard. Pro Star Aviation will serve as an authorized dealer for hardware sales and installation of SmartSky’s innovative technology. Pro Star will sell and install SmartSky equipment across many business jet models using STC licenses obtained from SmartSky’s earliest distribution partners.

15/07/2016PILATUS BREAKS GROUND ON NEW COMPLETIONS CENTER FOR NORTH, SOUTH AMERICA

Consolidated facility at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Broomfield, Colorado will expand to accommodate growth anticipated with new aircraft sales and deliveries.