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20/05/2019

Individuals and teams from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT) were recognized with several awards from the Vertical Flight Society during the 75th Annual Forum & Technology display. This year’s awards mark nearly three-quarters of a century of celebrating rotorcraft innovation. Sikorsky’s founder, Igor Sikorsky, was named one of the first Honorary Fellows during the […]

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16/05/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the high-performing Gulfstream G550 recently established a new city-pair speed record, connecting Shanghai with Seattle in 10 hours and 29 minutes, bringing the number of records the jet has earned to 55.  The aircraft departed Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport at 2:09 p.m. local time on April 19 and arrived at Seattle’s […]

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16/05/2019

Catherine Guillouard, President and CEO of the French RATP Group and Guillaume Faury, Airbus Chief Executive Officer (CEO) have signed a partnership agreement to explore the feasibility of urban air mobility services (UAM : Urban Air Mobility) in Île-de-France. This project aims to provide point-to-point services to travelers by offering them the best service innovations […]

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14/05/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will showcase its record-breaking, award-winning fleet at the upcoming European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva. The event will take place May 21-23 at Palexpo and Geneva International Airport. Gulfstream will bring the super-midsize Gulfstream G280™; the high-performing Gulfstream G550™; the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G500™ and Gulfstream G600™; and the […]

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14/05/2019

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced that Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH North), a subsidiary of state-owned helicopter operator Vietnam Helicopter Corporation, has launched the first ever helicopter tourism flights with the Bell 505 in Vietnam’s iconic Ha Long Bay. Vietnam Helicopter Corporation and VNH North operate a fleet of modern helicopters […]

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08/05/2019

Bombardier announced that an undisclosed customer has purchased five industry-defining Learjet 75 aircraft. The transaction is valued at approximately US$69 million dollars based on 2019 list prices. Today’s announcement follows the landmark achievement Bombardier’s fleet of trailblazing Learjet aircraft set earlier in 2019, when the fleet surpassed the 25 million flight-hour mark, adding yet another […]

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01/05/2019

The Extraordinary Commissioner of Piaggio Aerospace, Vincenzo Nicastro, wants to implement an initial analysis in order to evaluate the market’s interest in buying the company or one of its business units (Aircraft and Engines) or to conduct a reorganization, in accordance with the “Marzano Law”. Piaggio Aerospace (in Extraordinary Receivership since last December) published today […]

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01/05/2019

Piper Aircraft has completed delivery of ten (10) new Piper Archer TX single-engine trainers to San Diego based, Coast Flight Training. The Garmin G1000 equipped Archer TX is the first in a series of new aircraft acquisitions Coast is undertaking to expand its fleet to meet growing training demand. These aircraft will primarily serve students […]

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30/04/2019

Daher’s internship initiative, which provides first-hand aviation industry experience to two US college or university students each year who have participated in the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles (YE) program, has selected Benjamin Van Handel and Jordan Paulson as the internship’s 2019 recipients.  Both Van Handel and Paulson are from Wisconsin, home to EAA  – which […]

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30/04/2019

In a ceremony at Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd’s facility in Broomfield, Colorado, the Swiss aircraft manufacturer delivered the first of two PC-24 Super Versatile Jets to US customer U-Haul International. In a stylish paint scheme featuring the distinctive U-Haul orange livery, the 27th production PC-24 aircraft took to the skies for its new home base […]

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26/04/2019

The Commonwealth of Australia has taken delivery of the first of three very long range Falcon 7X trijets it has acquired from Dassault Aviation to be operated by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) for government VIP service. The other two aircraft will be handed over in the following months.  The VIP units are being delivered […]

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24/04/2019

China’s State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC) has taken delivery of one heavy twin-engine Airbus H215 helicopter – a member of the mission-proven Super Puma family – becoming the launch customer for the H215 in China. A subsidiary of the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), the world’s largest utility company, SGGAC performs aerial construction […]

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19/04/2019

Embraer’s new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC—Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil), having been announced in October 2018 at NBAA-BACE and becoming the only super-midsize business jet to be certified since 2014. The Praetor 600 is the best performing super-midsize jet ever developed, surpassing all […]

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19/04/2019

With  the  delivery  of  the  first  two  AW139  intermediate  twin  engine helicopters, Leonardo and the Italian National Fire Corps (Vigili del Fuoco, part of the Ministry of the  Interior)  announced  a  major  step  forward  in  strengthening  their  collaboration  delivering advanced, more effective emergency response services in Italy. The event, celebrated during an official ceremony held […]

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17/04/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, will be showcasing its range of business and general aviation aircraft solutions with a static exhibit at this year’s Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (ABACE) April 16-18 at the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. With nearly 1,500 jet and turboprop aircraft positioned throughout the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, the […]

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