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20/04/2016CORPORATE ANGEL NETWORK CELEBRATES MILESTONE FLIGHT AT MERIDIAN

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company based at Teterboro Airport, was honored to be part of an historical milestone event last week when the Corporate Angel Network (CAN) celebrated its 50,000th flight on Thursday, April 14, 2016. The empty leg flight, which departed from Meridian Teterboro, was arranged for toddler Baron Yerby and his parents Jonathan and Casey. Baron had been in New York City receiving cancer treatments at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, and the family was traveling back to their home in Georgia.

20/04/2016SEGMEN FLIGHT ACADEMY BEGINS FLIGHT TRAINING OPS IN TURKEY WITH CESSNA

Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced that Turkey-based Segmen Flight Academy, a subsidiary of Güneydoğu Havacılık (GDH), recently began flight training operations after taking delivery of five new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft in 2015. These five Skyhawks are being used for primary flight training, featuring the proven and dependable G1000 avionics system.

19/04/2016AEROCHINE AVIATION PURCHASES BELL 407GXP FOR CORPORATE AND VIP TRANSPORT

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the sale of a Bell 407GXP to Aerochine Aviation at the Asian Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (ABACE) held last week. The aircraft will be outfitted for corporate and VIP transport, which continues to be a strong market segment

19/04/2016BLACKHAWK GAINS EASA APPROVAL OF THE PT6A-140 FOR THE CESSNA CARAVAN UPGRADE

Blackhawk Modifications, the leading provider of engine upgrades for turboprop aircraft, announced the continued growth of their portfolio of worldwide certified engine upgrades with the European Aviation Safety Alliance (EASA) approval of the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-140 engine upgrade for the Cessna Caravan and Grand Caravan. The added performance and value associated with the Blackhawk XP140 Performance Upgrade continues to attract Cessna Caravan operators wisely investing in their plane’s safety and long-term value.

18/04/2016ABU DHABI AVIATION’S BELL HELICOPTER FLEET REACHES 1 MILLION HOURS OF OPERATION

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Abu Dhabi Aviation, are proud to announce reaching 1 million hours of successfully operating of their Bell Helicopter Fleet.

18/04/2016RBR MAINTENANCE, INC. HAS BEEN DESIGNATED ELITE PARTNER STATUS BY LOPRESTI AVIATION

RBR Maintenance, Inc. is pleased to announce that they have been designated as an Elite Partner by LoPresti Aviation to provide its next generation lighting products to its customers. Effective immediately, RBR Maintenance, Inc. will handle sales and installation of LoPresti lighting packages for business aircraft.

15/04/2016TRINE AERO REFINES FOCUS ON BUSINESS AVIATION LEGACY AIRFRAMES

TRINE AERO has renewed their dedication on business aircraft maintenance, modification and engineering with a distinct focus on legacy airframes including Learjet, Citation and Hawker.