29/03/2018

FlightSafety International announces the entry into service of a new Boeing 777-300ER full flight simulator the company built for use by the Japan Air Self Defense Force to train crews for operation of their new VIP transport aircraft. The simulator is installed at the Chitose Air Base in Hokkaido, Japan. “We are pleased to have […]

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09/04/2018

RUAG Aviation has successfully upgraded a Dassault Falcon F2000 to comply with the FANS 1/A+ requirements of the aviation regulatory mandates for 2020. The first modification of this kind completed in Europe, the FANS 1/A+ avionics upgrade was achieved ahead of the compliance deadline. The integration of the avionics upgrade was carried out at RUAG […]

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29/03/2018

Avion Express, one of the world leaders in the provision of ACMI services on narrow body aircraft, announced that Darius Kajokas is to be named its new CEO, effective April 4th, 2018. Mr. Kajokas joined Avion Express as Deputy CEO in August 2017. He succeeds Gardar Forberg who has served as interim CEO since April […]

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27/03/2018

Taking to the stage following the start of The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) conference in Las Vegas, Latitude President Mark Insley will announce the unveiling of his team’s latest innovation. Introducing the ENode, Latitude’s new engine data acquisition unit built to enable engine condition trend monitoring (ECTM), flight data monitoring (FDM), and fuel management programs […]

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06/04/2018

Leading private jet charter marketplace Victor, in collaboration with Air BP and BP Target Neutral, has officially opened its carbon offset programme to operators and customers following a trial phase which began late last year. The programme aims to put the company, and participating aircraft operators, ahead of the curve in terms of meeting important […]

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23/03/2018

With net sales of CHF 1,955 million (previous year: CHF 1,858 million), RUAG once again topped its record prior-year performance – this time by 5.2%. However, the international technology group was unable to uphold last year’s record result. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) fell to CHF 119 million (CHF 151 million) and net profit […]

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06/04/2018

Brazilian airframer Embraer has delivered the first E-Jet E190-E2 to its launch customer, Norwegian regional carrier Widerøe. The aircraft has technologies made by MTU Aero Engines on board: MTU has a program share of 17 percent in the PW1900G geared turbofan engine, contributing technologies in which it excels – the unique high-speed low-pressure turbine and […]

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21/03/2018

Advent Aircraft Systems has unveiled its concept for a new self-contained electric power brake system, a follow-up to the company’s eABS anti-skid braking system. The Advent Electric Power Braking System (ePBS™) would be aimed at new all-electric aircraft designs, new aircraft with traditional hydraulics but desiring an electric braking system, or as a retrofit for […]

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06/04/2018

Executive AirShare has named John Owen as its president and chief executive officer after serving as the company’s interim president the past two months. Owen, formerly the chief financial officer, succeeds Keith Plumb, who announced he was stepping down from the company in February. “We’re confident in John’s leadership during a critical point in the […]

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28/03/2018

JetSupport BV has extended the part 145-approved maintenance organization approval with the Beech King Air 200 series. JetSupport’s MRO is able to provide their activities with this approval for all the Beech 200 series next to the 18 aircraft types it currently serves as EASA / FAA and TCCA maintenance organization. JetSupport is now fully […]

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05/04/2018

Blackhawk has launched their latest aircraft modernization program; Phoenix by Blackhawk. The program encompasses a complete nose-to-tail customization of legacy aircraft including new or low-time Blackhawk XP Engine+ Upgrades, new or low-time propellers, fresh paint, top-of-the-line interiors, glass cockpit avionics, and fresh inspections. To qualify for the program, the aircraft must be of a high […]

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27/03/2018

Hartzell Propeller Inc. named Brinkley Propeller Services, one of Europe’s leading propeller repair and overhaul operations, as its newest Recommended Service Facility in the United Kingdom. Based 40 miles north of Central London in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, Brinkley’s modern 14,250 sq. foot campus was designed for quality, efficiency and meeting on time delivery schedules. “As a […]

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05/04/2018

Duncan Aviation, the largest family-owned aircraft parts and components service organization in the business aviation industry, recently announced that its parts search/capabilities and myDuncan website pages are now available in several different languages. The new feature allows users to choose their language with a drop-down menu accessed through the Translate menu option found on the […]

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23/03/2018

Rolls-Royce welcomed Business Secretary, Greg Clark to Derby to celebrate the start of work on its new testbed facility. The plans for the testbed were announced in June 2017 as part of a wider £150m investment in UK aerospace facilities. The new testbed, which is expected to be commissioned in 2020, will support Rolls-Royce’s ongoing […]

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