21/08/2008CESSNA MUSTANG FLEET REACHES 100

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Cessna Aircraft Company delivered Citation Mustang unit 100 recently during a ceremony at the company's manufacturing facility in southeast Kansas.

21/08/2008NEW OFFICE & CHALLENGER 300 FOR AVCON JET

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Austrian based Business Aviation company Avcon Jet AG (plc.) announced the opening of its new branch office in the Persian Gulf. The office is based in the capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Manama, and will be responsible for chartering out the business jets of the Austrian Business Aviation company to new worldwide customers with focus on the Middle East. Accompanied by that, Avcon Jet recently signed a partnership agreement with MAE Jet Charters WLL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MENA Aerospace Enterprises WLL, both based in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The companies will cooperate on various activities. The new office and the collaboration are supported by a Bombardier Challenger 300, which fits perfectly in the market and will be based in Bahrain.

20/08/2008GROB FILES FOR INSOLVENCY

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Late Tuesday afternoon, Grob Aerospace GmbH CEO Niall Olver released a letter announcing that Grob Aerospace GmbH of Germany has filed for insolvency. According to the letter, this decision was forced.

20/08/2008FIRST FLIGHT FOR CESSNA CITATION CJ4 FIRST PRODUCTION

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Cessna Aircraft Company completed the first flight of the first production Citation CJ4 today, just more than three months after the CJ4 prototype initially flew May 5.

20/08/2008StandardAero RECEIVES NEW FAA STC

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StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC-SA02603CH-D) to remove Pratt & Whitney Canada (PWC) PT6A-41 series engines on the Beechcraft King Air 200 and replace them with new or serviceable PT6A-42 engines. StandardAero is the only PT6A designated overhaul facility that can offer customers both maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and engine upgrade options.

19/08/2008GENERAL DYNAMICS ACQUIRES JET AVIATION

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Jet Aviation, one of the leading Business Aviation services companies in the world, based in Zurich, announces change in its ownership structure: General Dynamics and Dreamliner Lux S.a.r.l., a company controlled by the Permira Funds, which acquired a majority stake in Jet Aviation in October 2005, signed a sale and purchase agreement yesterday. As part of this agreement, General Dynamics will acquire all shares of the Jet Aviation Group. This transaction will expand General Dynamics Aerospace Business Aviation operations into global flight support services.

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