09/05/2018

Helicopter Association International (HAI) applauds Chairman Roy Blunt and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell of the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security for their leadership in engaging stakeholders on the important issue of safely integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS). “We commend Chairman Blunt and Ranking Member Cantwell for […]

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07/03/2018

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, is expanding its managed fleet in Africa with the addition of a Bombardier Challenger 350, to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. The jet has been registered on Luxaviation’s new San Marino aircraft register, and will be one of the first aircraft to be operated on the Luxaviation San Marino […]

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08/05/2018

RBR Maintenance, a Part 145 Repair Station based at Dallas Love Field, has announced that it will relocate its Challenger maintenance program to nearby Dallas Executive Airport (KRBD) to better accommodate rapid growth the program has been experiencing. The additional location will occupy an 18,000 sq. ft. maintenance hangar (150 ft x 120 ft), alongside […]

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06/03/2018

A year after Duncan Aviation delivered the first Citation CJ3 aircraft equipped with the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion® integrated avionics upgrade, the company has seen great demand and is spooling up additional installation locations to make the upgrade even more convenient for customers. The first eight aircraft were completed at Duncan Aviation’s facility in […]

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08/05/2018

Swissport receives a further USD 100 million (approximately EUR 83 million) repayment on its affiliate loan to HNA Group and agrees to a temporary remedies standstill period. Swissport will use funds from the repayment to prepay a portion of its own, existing term-loans, reducing its net debt position and significantly improving its leverage ratio. Swissport […]

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06/03/2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has created a center dedicated to the resolution of aircraft-on-ground (AOG) issues, providing Gulfstream operators with an unprecedented level of integrated support and ensuring faster return to service of their grounded aircraft. The nearly 2,400 square-foot/223 square-meter center is located in the 679,199-sf/63,100-sm Gulfstream Savannah Service Center, the world’s largest and most […]

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07/05/2018

Piaggio Aerospace will participate in the 18th edition of the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), the premier business aviation event in Europe. The Airshow will be staged in Geneva, Switzerland, at the Palexpo, between 29th and 31st May. Piaggio Aerospace will be present at the indoor display (booth T123) and will exhibit its […]

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05/03/2018

Kopter Group AG has experienced extensive interest from customers participating at HeliExpo 2018, held in Las Vegas, NV from 27 Feb to 1 March. Its second prototype (P2) exhibited together with a mock-up fitted with a state-of-the art EMS interior by Metro Aviation have attracted much attention. Customers operating helicopters in different configurations and geographies […]

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04/05/2018

FlightSafety International will offer a wide variety of Unmanned Systems Training programs for commercial operators. “Our Unmanned Systems Training program will include a comprehensive series of Remote Pilot ground and flight training courses designed to help UAS operators achieve the highest levels of safety and proficiency,” said Ray Johns, Executive Vice President.  “As a global […]

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02/03/2018

The results of a study forecasting the U.S. supply of rotorcraft pilots and mechanics over the next 18 years has been released, confirming what many in our industry suspected. Unless there are some fundamental changes in policy, outreach, scholarships, and access to financing, the helicopter industry faces large-scale deficits in the amount of available and […]

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04/05/2018

West Star Aviation recently announced an enhancement to their leadership team by adding Jim Rankin as CEO. Bob Rasberry has been named Chairman of the Board, and Rodger Renaud will remain President and Chief Operating Officer. The company has taken a proactive approach in strengthening its leadership team to ensure its continued success in delivering […]

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02/03/2018

Executive AirShare announces an across-the-board increase of salaries for pilots to meet the growing demand for fractional aircraft ownership. The new salaries are between 18 to 30 percent more for pilots-in-command (PICs) and seconds-in-command (SICs) joining the company. In conjunction with the salary increase, PIC migration to a more favorable 8-On/6-Off scheduling cycle is expected […]

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03/05/2018

Raisbeck Engineering, Inc., has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC) for its Composite Five-Blade Swept Propeller for the King Air 350 series aircraft. “We are thrilled our Brazilian customers are now able to benefit from the advantages the Composite Five-Blade Swept Propellers bring to the King […]

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27/02/2018

Conklin & de Decker has announced they will offer Heli-Expo 2018 attendees a special 10% discount on their most popular data products during the three-day convention from February 27 – March 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show attendees are invited to stop by the Conklin & de Decker Booth #C4135 to see live demonstrations of […]

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02/05/2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., its community partners, program alumni and students recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Savannah-based Student Leadership Program as part of the initiative’s year-end event and graduation. Founded by Gulfstream in 2008 and now supported by a collaboration of more than 40 businesses and community partners nationwide, the Student Leadership Program is […]

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