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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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17/04/2019

Jet Aviation announced that Jeremie Caillet has been appointed Vice President VIP Completion Programs, effective immediately. Caillet succeeds Neil Boyle, SVP Global Completions, who is retiring at the end of May 2019. Boyle will remain active with the company through its senior advisory board. In his new role, Caillet will be responsible for the successful […]

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16/04/2019

At a ceremony held at the Company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer received the Type Certificate for the E195-E2 from three regulatory authorities: ANAC, the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil); the FAA (U.S. Federal Aviation Administration) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency). The E195-E2 is the biggest of the […]

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16/04/2019

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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15/04/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the all-new Gulfstream G500 in-service fleet has already amassed nearly 2,000 flight hours around the world, demonstrating the aircraft’s maturity, capabilities and popularity. “From the beginning of the G500 program, we worked to design and deliver a mature, proven performer,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream Aerospace. “As the in-service G500 fleet […]

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15/04/2019

Bombardier announced that Hong Kong aircraft management company HK Bellawings Jet Limited firmed up an order for four Global 7500 business jets. This news comes as the flagship Global 7500 aircraft arrives at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), its first airshow since entering service. “We are proud to announce this firm order […]

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