19/09/2018

Since 2016, Duncan Aviation has completed 16 Dassault Falcon 7X 1C inspections at its MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul) facilities in Battle Creek, Mich., and Lincoln, Neb. Falcon 7X operators throughout the United States and as far away as Belgium are trusting Duncan Aviation with the most comprehensive inspection for all Falcon aircraft. “They are […]

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19/09/2018

Jet Aviation’s FBO in San Juan is the first in Puerto Rico to qualify for Stage 1 registration to the IS-BAH™ Standard (International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling), ensuring that all customers receive the maximum level of safe and secure ground-handling services. David Paddock, senior vice president and general manager, Regional Operations USA, said achieving […]

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28/09/2018

The first TBM 910 delivered to a Polish owner/operator already attained the flight hour century mark since its December 2017 delivery, and has undergone the standard 100-hour standard inspection at Daher’s TBM Service Center. This aircraft is TBM serial number 1215, flown by Roman Sobczyk – a successful Polish businessman who is CEO of the […]

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19/09/2018

The Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) Avionics Protection Plan has been selected by leading Africa-based helicopter operators Heliconia of Morocco, Caverton of Nigeria and Titan Helicopters of South Africa. These fleet operators will benefit from maintenance coverage on their Honeywell helicopter avionics with reduced exposure to unexpected maintenance costs, leading to better control of annual […]

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28/09/2018

Operation Airdrop last week wrapped up its mission of providing supplies to the communities most immediately impacted by Hurricane Florence, which blew through North Carolina and other parts of the Southeastern U.S. earlier this month. More than 400 pilots volunteered with the organization during Hurricane Florence recovery efforts, delivering about 300,000 pounds of supplies – […]

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28/09/2018

Bombardier announced that HK Bellawings Jet Limited, the third-largest aircraft management company in Hong Kong, has firmed up an order for four Global 6500 and two Global 7500 business jets, and maintains options for 12 Global aircraft. The order follows the LOI signed at EBACE in Geneva earlier this year. The transaction for the firm […]

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18/09/2018

Duncan Aviation and Gogo Business Aviation recently worked together to develop a new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installing the Gogo ST 4300 Iridium Satcom Satellite Telecommunication System configuration for Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS) 1/A+ in a Bombardier Challenger 604 variant (Challenger 605 model). This new STC includes Challenger 605 aircraft, serial numbers 5701 […]

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28/09/2018

Airbus Helicopters has delivered one H135 to Health Commission of Qingdao in China’s Shandong Province, making this helicopter the first of 100 H135s to be delivered to China per a framework agreement signed in June 2016. The H135 was delivered in HEMS configuration, fully equipped with the latest medical interior, and will perform life-saving EMS […]

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18/09/2018

Jetfly, a fractional ownership operator, took delivery of its first Super Versatile Jet during a handover ceremony on 17 September 2018. The PC-24 with serial number 111 is the first of four Super Versatile Jets destined for future operation at Jetfly. Cédric Lescop and Maxime Bouchard, directors of Jetfly, took delivery of the company’s first […]

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28/09/2018

MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, signed a five-year V2500 contract with Asiana Airlines. The contract covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul of 40 percent and engine trend monitoring for all of Asiana Airline and its subsidiaries’ V2500 fleet. The deal is worth around 245 million euros. “We are delighted […]

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17/09/2018

Jet Aviation has formed a new region for Asia-Pacific (APAC) and appointed Joe Reckling SVP Regional Operations APAC, effective immediately. The company also appointed David Best, current VP Business Development, as its new SVP Strategic Global Growth (SGG), effective December 1. Best succeeds Johannes Turzer, who is retiring from this role at the end of […]

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13/09/2018

London based Colibri Aircraft, which specializes in the marketing, resale and purchase of pre-owned private aircraft, says a huge shortage of pilots in the European private jet sector is resulting in owners not always being able to use their aircraft when they need to. The company believes this problem will get worse as airlines are […]

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13/09/2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently delivered a special mission G550 to the United States Navy. Designed and modified at Gulfstream, this aircraft will host a wide array of sensors to support the Navy’s telemetry range support mission. “The G550, with its exceptional reliability and proven performance, is an ideal aircraft for Telemetry Range Support Aircraft and […]

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