OEM

19/02/2019

Kopter Group will have a high-profile participation at this year’s  Heli-Expo  show  in  Atlanta,  Georgia,  USA,  displaying  a full-scale mock-up  of  its  new  SH09 helicopter  outfitted  with  a  seven-seat  transport  configuration  (five  passengers  and  two  pilots) engineered and manufactured by Metro Aviation. After developing SH09 law enforcement and EMS interiors, Metro Aviation has extended its […]

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19/02/2019

The Swiss government officially took delivery of the Pilatus PC-24 ordered in 2014 on 18 February 2019. The brand-new PC-24 Super Versatile Jet replaces a business jet supplied by a North American manufacturer and previously used for government flights. Ueli Maurer, President of the Swiss Confederation, took delivery of the PC-24 at a simple handover […]

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18/02/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced its newest aircraft, the class-leading, award-winning Gulfstream G600, will make its Australian debut at the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition from Feb. 26 to March 3 in Geelong, Victoria. Joining the Gulfstream G600 on static display will be the high-performing Gulfstream G550 and the four-living-area, flagship Gulfstream G650ER. […]

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15/02/2019

Dassault’s 2019 Falcon Maintenance & Operations (M&O) Seminars will kick off April 9 in Denver, Colorado, and April 10-11 in Paris, France. In all, the seminars will travel to eight cities across North and South America, Europe and Asia and will conclude in Mahwah, New Jersey, on May 21. Dassault welcomed more than 1,800 attendees […]

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14/02/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, will highlight a robust line of products — including the best-selling Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet — at the upcoming Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defense Exposition, scheduled Tuesday, Feb. 26, to Sunday, March 3, 2019, at the Avalon International Airport in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. […]

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12/02/2019

Sikorsky’s subsidiary Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) and Fly Blade, Inc (“BLADE”), a digitally-powered aviation company, announced an agreement to provide a new on-demand urban mobility option in the New York City metro area. AAG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT). Through the agreement, AAG will provide and operate […]

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06/02/2019

Piper Aircraft has signed an agreement with FLYING Smart to become the exclusive Piper Dealer for France, Belgium, Luxemburg, and Monaco. With a sales office located at Le Touquet airport (LFAT), FLYING Smart is ideally situated to support aircraft owners and pilots throughout the region.   David Fabry, CEO of FLYING Smart, lives in Belgium […]

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06/02/2019

The five-year contract awarded by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) in 2017 to King Aerospace Commercial Corporation (KACC) has begun to gear up. The contract for USCG HC-144 and HC-27J aircraft paint services was to have covered nine aircraft a year. To date, KACC has completed its sixth aircraft.  “Things are picking up now and […]

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06/02/2019

Boeing announced a partnership with Aerion, a Reno, Nev.-based company pioneering next-generation supersonic aircraft. As part of the agreement, Boeing made a significant investment in Aerion to accelerate technology development and aircraft design, and unlock supersonic air travel for new markets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boeing will provide engineering, manufacturing and flight […]

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05/02/2019

Alain Flourens, 61, currently Head of Engineering for Airbus Helicopters, has been appointed Head of Industry for Airbus Helicopters, following Christian Cornille’s  departure  from  Airbus.  Alain  will  be  replaced  in  his  current  position  by  Stefan Thomé,  47, currently  Head  of  New  Business  Models  &  Services  at  Airbus  Defence  and Space. These management changes are effective […]

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04/02/2019

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has received Transport Canada validation of their model 480B helicopter on January 25, 2019. The 480B joins the other Enstrom models listed under FAA Type Certificate H1CE which have been approved for operation in Canada including the F-28A, 280, F-28C, F-28C-2, 280C, F-28F, 280F, and 280FX. “Enstrom has a long history in […]

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04/02/2019

Piper Aircraft announced the warranty for all M600 aircraft will be increased from five years / 1,000 flight hours to five years / 1,500 flight hours effective immediately.  Piper originally launched the M600 program with a five year / 1,000 hour warranty.  However, after three years of deliveries, nearly one-hundred aircraft in service and over […]

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15/11/2017

Bell Helicopter announced today the signed purchase agreement for a Bell 407GXP to a private customer in Nova Scotia, Canada. “At Bell Helicopter, we are committed to providing our customers with the most reliable, capable and innovative aircraft to support their mission,” said Anthony Moreland, vice president, North America. “This customer required integrated avionics, technology […]

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16/11/2017

Embraer announced the enhancement of the flight experience aboard its Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 mid-cabin business jets. The cabin altitude of these two revolutionary aircraft is already considered among the lowest on the market, but the maximum cabin altitude has been further reduced to a best-in-class 5,800 ft (1.768 m). This announcement was made […]

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