OEM

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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28/02/2019

As innovators and a leader in smart, digital vertical-lift aircraft, Bell is now the first OEM to introduce a Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) for a light single-engine aircraft. The Bell 407 HUMS monitoring covers drive system, engine, rotors, and it provides estimates of remaining useful life to help bring predictability to maintenance needs. […]

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27/02/2019

Bombardier announced the next major investment in enhancing its global customer service experience with a significant expansion in the growing Asia-Pacific region.   The award-winning Singapore Service Centre will more than quadruple its current footprint, transforming the facility into a high-capacity, one-stop-shop super centre, offering its customers a full gamut of maintenance, refurbishment and modification services […]

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27/02/2019

Airbus Helicopters is gearing up to showcase its mission-ready product and services line at this year’s Heli-Expo trade show, taking place from 5 -7 March at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. On static display at booth C305, show-goers will have a chance to visit the best-selling H145 and to discover its exciting new […]

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27/02/2019

Leonardo has announced the choice for three AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters as part of Victoria Police Air Wing’s fleet modernization effort to provide enhanced airborne capabilities. The helicopters will be supplied by StarFlight Victoria to carry out a range of law enforcement, patrol and surveillance, and maritime search and rescue missions from the Essendon […]

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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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