OEM

19/11/2019

Bell Helicopter’s Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) 70 has conducted envelope expansion with a 60lb payload in tow with plans to expand to 70lbs, the maximum payload for the vehicle.   The demonstration was in response to PMA-263 Tactical Resupply Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TRUAS) Challenge. The challenge will be hosted in Yuma, Arizona early next year. “We’re […]

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11/11/2019

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, signed an agreement with the Army Partnership for Youth Success Program (PaYS) during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Bell Forth Worth headquarters. PaYS helps prepare active-duty soldiers for careers outside the Army by connecting them with potential employers. Bell currently employees more than 1,300 veterans, […]

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22/10/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has received supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for the Gogo AVANCE L5 connectivity system upgrade for its Cessna Citation X+, Citation Sovereign+ and Citation Latitude business jets. Aircraft equipped with Gogo AVANCE L5 will experience faster inflight connectivity speeds and an enhanced network to support on-the-go business needs. This […]

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22/10/2019

Daher’s latest member in its family of TBM very fast turboprop aircraft – the TBM 940 – has logged 35 orders since its official launch in March of this year, with more than 20 of these autothrottle-equipped airplanes already delivered. The TBM 940 program update was provided today during Daher’s media briefing at the 2019 […]

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22/10/2019

Embraer, an industry leader in adopting connectivity solutions, has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the Gogo AVANCE L5, the most capable inflight Wi-Fi system from Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO), on the Phenom 300. The Phenom 300 is the first aircraft from Embraer to receive an FAA approval for an in-service fleet STC for […]

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23/09/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has achieved Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its innovative super-midsize jet, the Cessna Citation Longitude, paving the way for customer deliveries. “With the broadest lineup of business aviation platforms available worldwide, today Textron Aviation welcomes the Longitude into the esteemed […]

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08/07/2019

Intrepid British pilots Mike Roberts and Nicholas Rogers have successfully flown a Piper Malibu light aircraft (G-TFAM) to 16 countries in 24 hours to claim a new World Record.    Mike, owner of flying club and flight training school Take Flight Aviation, based at Wellesbourne Airfield, Warwickshire and Nicholas Rogers, a B737 Captain based at […]

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28/06/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc.  (NYSE:TXT) company, celebrated its leadership of the light jet segment with the delivery of the 300th Cessna Citation CJ4, the industry’s top performing aircraft in this segment. The milestone aircraft was delivered today to McNeilus Steel, based in Dodge Center, Minnesota. “The Citation CJ4 continues to be a standout […]

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25/06/2019

The American division of Montreal-headquartered MSB Global Ressources, MGR has begun implementation of phase one of an ambitious strategic growth plan, which will see the company evolve both in terms of office size and number of employees. The Wichita, KS. facility has already moved to a 4,500 square feet location and plans include recruiting a […]

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27/06/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced its flagship Gulfstream G650ER™ as well as the Gulfstream G650™, Gulfstream G550™ and Gulfstream G450™ now have US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for touchdown and rollout using an Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS). These aircraft join the company’s new large-cabin Gulfstream G500™, which was certified for this operational capability in […]

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18/06/2019

Daher is showcasing the TBM 940 at the 2019 Paris Air Show following the start-up of deliveries for this newest member of its very fast turboprop aircraft product line (static display area – B4).   Featuring an increased level of automation to reduce the pilot’s workload and optimize performance and safety, the TBM 940 incorporates […]

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14/06/2019

In March 2019, Kopter transferred its third prototype (P3) together with a team composed of 20 flight test engineers, pilots and mechanics to Sicily to set up an additional flight test base in Pozzallo. Pozzallo provides the perfect operational conditions to conduct the SH09 intensive flight test campaign needed in the frame of certification. It […]

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13/06/2019

Daher launched a hackathon event that challenges innovators to develop computing capabilities, artificial intelligence processes and other software that could further improve its TBM family of turboprop-powered general aviation aircraft. Called the “General Aviathon”, this event is the creation of Daher’s Silicon Valley-based innovation program – Armstrong by Daher – and is tailored for students […]

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05/06/2019

This year marks a special anniversary for both Bell and Bell Independent Representative, National Airways Corporation (NAC). Thirty years ago, in 1989, they teamed up to offer helicopter solutions to go above and beyond flight in the southern part of Africa. One of the most prominent markets on the African continent is South Africa. With […]

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04/06/2019

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced Type Certification for performance information expansion at up to 22,500 feet density altitude, setting the bar for high altitude operations for aircraft in its class. “The Bell 505 is the most advanced short light single helicopter in the world, and we are proud to bring more […]

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