07/02/2018

Daher inaugurated its new plant in Tangier at a ceremony attended by Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Morocco’s Minister of Industry, Trade and the Digital Economy, along with Daher’s CEO, Didier Kayat, and Chairman, Patrick Daher. The new site strengthens the company’s position in Morocco as an aircraft manufacturer, equipment supplier and service provider. It follows a […]

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16/03/2018

The GE9XTM engine lifted off on March 13 under wing of GE Aviation’s 747 flying testbed in Victorville, California, for its first flight test. The engine that will power Boeing’s new 777X aircraft took to the air around 10:40 a.m. Pacific standard time and flew for more than four hours on its first flight. During […]

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15/03/2018

FAI Technik GmbH, part of the FAI Aviation Group, have signed a dealership agreement with Rockwell Collins to become one of its accredited dealers. Effective immediately, the agreement means FAI Technik can sell, install and maintain Rockwell Collins’ avionics and cabin electronics equipment from its headquarters at Albrecht Dürer International Airport in Nuremberg, Germany. The […]

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05/03/2018

TAG Aviation Europe has announced the appointment of Karl Mills as charter manager for the UK with immediate effect. In his new role Karl will be responsible for providing direction, training and development to the UK-based Charter team whilst overseeing the ongoing expansion of charter opportunities. Karl joined TAG Aviation Europe as a Charter Sales […]

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13/03/2018

The Scandinavian based aircraft broker and dealer European Aircraft Sales ApS has been authorized as Sales representative for the French produced aircraft Daher TBM. The authorization will give potential TBM customers in Scandinavia a contact closer to home. European Aircraft Sales Aps is a strong dealer in turboprop aircraft. On an average they sell around […]

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09/03/2018

PPG has been awarded the contract by Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company and major global helicopter manufacturer, to produce heated pilot and co-pilot windshields for the Bell 525 Relentless commercial helicopter. The PPG windshields will be available for customer specification on helicopters operating in mountainous areas and cold environments and for off-shore rescues. […]

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28/02/2018

Helisim, Joint Venture between Airbus and Thales and Europe’s premier training center for Helicopter pilots, is staking its first claim on North American soil by announcing the creation of a new facility in the US. At an event hosted by Airbus Helicopters a the HAI Heliexpo show in Las Vegas today, Thales, Airbus and Helisim […]

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08/03/2018

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc has released its 2017 full year results, reporting revenue of £16,307m. •       The report underlies profit before tax up 25% to £1,071m. According to the report, the free cash flow improvement has been driven by improved profits and good working capital management. The 2016-17 transformation program achieved £200m run-rate savings. Strong recovery […]

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28/02/2018

CONNECTJETS DELIVERS FIRST AVANTI EVO IN UK February 27, 2018 – ConnectJets, Piaggio Aerospace’s exclusive sales agent for the British Isles, today confirmed the first delivery of an Avanti EVO to a UK customer. The aircraft will be available in Europe for charter through ConnectJets supplementing private use by the owner. The aircraft departed Riviera […]

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07/03/2018

StandardAero Component Services has announced a significant investment and expansion at three of the company’s U.S. sites during 2018 and will increase shop capacity by a total of 260,000 square feet (sq. ft.) collectively, with expansion of facilities in Cincinnati & Hillsboro, Ohio, and Miami, Florida locations. Overall investment to fund the expansions exceeds $16 […]

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27/02/2018

Robinson Helicopter Company produced 305 helicopters in 2017. The R44 led the way with 174, ranking as the world’s best-selling helicopter according to GAMA’s*  General Aviation Aircraft Shipment 2017 Year End Report. Seventy-seven R66s came off the line and, according to data supplied by Rolls Royce, the R66 fleet logged approximately 185,000 hours in 2017, […]

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02/03/2018

Just five years after breaking ground, GE Aviation is investing an additional $105M in its Asheville, NC, production facility to meet growing demand for the revolutionary ceramic matrix composite (CMC) components produced at the plant. As part of the investment, GE Aviation will create 131 new jobs at the Asheville facility, a significantly increasing its […]

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26/02/2018

BLR Aerospace announced that the first factory installation of an Airbus Helicopters H125 FastFin® System has been completed and the aircraft will be delivered in June to Heli-Austria. The company also announced that 25 Airbus Helicopters Customer Centers worldwide have been authorized to sell and install the FastFin System. Heli-Austria is a long-time FastFin System […]

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01/03/2018

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), delivered the 300th S-92® helicopter. Era Group Inc. signed for the aircraft, configured for offshore oil worker transportation, in a ceremony at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz (left) and Era Group President and CEO Chris Bradshaw (right) participate in a ceremony at the […]

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