03/12/2018

Leonardo and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace, the official distributor in Japan for the AW169, AW139 and AW189 helicopter models, announced yesterday a contract for four additional aircraft during an official ceremony held at the Japan Aerospace 2018 exhibition. This contract further strengthens the partnership between Leonardo and Mitsui, and is a key factor in the continued […]

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16/10/2018

FlightSafety International and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles campus, enter into an agreement to provide a comprehensive series of courses for aircraft maintenance department managers. “We are pleased to now offer our Customers a new series of Human Factors, Safety Management and Accident Investigation courses through the University of Southern California,” said Steve […]

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18/10/2018

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, launched Certified Training Facilities (CTFs) to expand its global training offering. CTFs such as Helideal, a Bell Independent Representative based in southern France, will provide the highest standard of initial and recurrent pilot training under the umbrella of the renowned Bell Training Academy. “The Bell 505 has been a […]

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16/10/2018

Satcom Direct (SD) at NBAA launches SD Xperience to simplify and improve business aviation connectivity and operations. The new fully-synchronized, end-to-end solution combines cabin and cockpit communications services, aircraft connectivity hardware, and flight operations software. SD Xperience will deliver purpose-built technology that satisfies the unique, evolving requirements of business aviation, allowing SD to create tailored […]

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28/11/2018

Leading global aerospace and defence supply chain solutions provider, Pattonair, has awarded Gold Standard status to four of its suppliers.  Pattonair launched its industry leading Gold Standard programme that supports the company’s drive towards Zero Defects and Perfect Customer Performance 18 months ago. The four suppliers, Apel Ltd, Lisi Aerospace Canada, Lisi Aerospace Izmir and […]

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16/10/2018

Signature TECHNICAir has successfully launched five new mobile service unit (MSU) operations across the United States. Each is based at a Signature Flight Support location including Teterboro Airport (TEB), Dallas Love Field (DAL), Scottsdale Airport (SDL), Greensboro’s Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) and Kansas City’s Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC) complementing three existing operations […]

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16/10/2018

Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO) has surpassed 5,000 systems activated across the AVANCE platform and its other ATG (air-to-ground) systems. Today, Gogo has nearly 450 Gogo AVANCE systems flying on business aircraft, including AVANCE L5 and L3, which is the fastest adoption of connectivity systems across the broadest range of business aircraft models in the […]

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10/12/2018

Jetex is bringing the next-generation in advanced private jets to the Middle East after striking an agreement with Honda Aircraft Company to become the exclusive authorized dealer for the region. The deal means Jetex is now the manufacturer’s sole representative for the new HondaJet offering sales and support across the Gulf and Middle East region. […]

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16/10/2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the Gulfstream G650 family has now achieved more than 75 city-pair records, just a few weeks after the ultra-long-range aircraft demonstrated steep approach capabilities at London City Airport. “Even with more than 315 G650ER and G650 aircraft in service around the world, we continue to enhance the utility, flexibility and real-world […]

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18/10/2018

Kopter is proud to announce the appointment of Swiss Helikopter Norway AS as its Nordic distributor, on the second day of Helitech. Swiss Helikopter Norway AS will act as distributor of the SH09 helicopter in Scandinavia, Finland, Iceland and Greenland. In order to maintain available SH09 delivery slots for the region and considering the ramp-up […]

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16/10/2018

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed new guidance from the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) allowing pilots at Part 135 operators to train at certified training centers using a standardized curriculum. The guidance, published in draft Advisory Circular 142-SCC, was issued in response to recommendations from an […]

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28/11/2018

West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Jeff Yeager has been promoted to Program Manager, Landing Gear / Accessory Program at our GJT facility. Jeff was hired in 2011 and has been instrumental in helping to develop West Star’s Grand Junction Landing Gear Program which includes service for Challenger, Hawker/Textron and Phenom, while also […]

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16/10/2018

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, and NetJets® Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, today announced fleet agreements for the option to purchase up to 175 super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude® aircraft and up to 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere® aircraft. NetJets has operated a fleet of nearly 500 Cessna Citations since 1984, and this agreement […]

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