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28/03/2013ECLIPSE RECEIVES PRODUCTION CERTIFICATE FOR EA550 FINAL ASSEMBLY

Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. (EAI) received today from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) an amended Production Certificate authorizing the final assembly, test, and certification of the new production Eclipse 550 Twin-Engine Jet. In order to earn this amended Production Certificate, EAI demonstrated all assembly, quality, inspection, and flight verification processes required by the FAA.

28/03/2013JET AVIATION TO HELP CUSTOMERS WITH EU ETS

Jet Aviation has expanded its management support service offerings to help aircraft owners and operators comply with the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for aviation.
To meet the first trading phase requirements for flights as mandated by the EU ETS in 2012, all operators that are required to surrender emission allowances must open a Union Registry Account in their appointed member state and submit the allowances by April 30, 2013. A penalty of 100 euros ($130) per ton of CO2 emissions will be levied against operators who fail to submit sufficient allowances to cover excess emissions in 2012.

27/03/2013GULFSTREAM LAUNCHES IPAD APPLICATION FOR CUSTOMER MAGAZINE

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently introduced a mobile version of Nonstop magazine. The Nonstop app is available now as a free download from the Apple App Store.

27/03/2013RUSSIAN HELICOPTERS AND DENEL AVIATION LAUNCH SERVICE CENTER IN SOUTH AFRICA

Russian Helicopters, part of state defense holding Oboronprom and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, and Denel Aviation of South Africa have opened a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre in South Africa for Russian-built helicopters, strengthening Russian Helicopters’ position in the African market.

27/03/2013AIR BP BEGINS INTO-PLANE FUELLING SERVICES AT MADRID-BARAJAS AIRPORT

Leading international aviation fuel supplier, Air BP, has launched into-plane services for all general and business aviation traffic at Madrid-Barajas Airport (LEMD) through its partnership with Spanish aviation fuel supplier, SCLA.

27/03/2013DASSAULT AIRCRAFT SERVICES OPENS NEW SATELLITE SERVICE STATION

Van Nuys Location Ideal for High Concentration of Operators in Southwest
Dassault Aircraft Services (DAS) has expanded its footprint of service with a new satellite service station in Van Nuys, California.

27/03/2013PIPER DISPLAYING M-CLASS, TWIN and TRAINERS at SUN 'N FUN

Piper Aircraft's static aircraft display at the 39th Annual Sun 'n Fun Fly-In & Expo, held in Lakeland, Fla. April 9-14.2013 will feature representative aircraft from the company M-Class, Twin Class and Trainer Class offerings.