23/05/2018

Manufacture of the first ACJ320neo  has begun, with elements taking shape across Europe and final assembly due to begin in June, followed by the first delivery of the “green” aircraft to Acropolis Aviation of the UK in the last quarter of this year.  A second ACJ320neo will follow by year-end. Deliveries of the first ACJ319neo, […]

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01/03/2018

Kopter Group AG announced that Safomar Aviation (PTY) LTD of South Africa has signed an order of two (2) units of the SH09 single turbine helicopter. Safomar is currently in advanced stage discussions with Kopter of a representation agreement for its products in South Africa which will include sales and after sales support and services […]

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23/05/2018

Kopter has been granted this year’s Aerosuisse Award for its pioneering role in the construction of the first new and innovative light helicopter in Switzerland. Aerosuisse president Thomas Hurter gave this recognition to Andreas Loewenstein, Kopter CEO, at the 50th General Assembly of the Swiss Aerospace Association, which took place on 18 May. M. Hurter […]

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01/03/2018

Luxaviation announced the opening of an additional AOC in San Marino. The new AOC gives business jet and helicopter owners a further solution for aircraft registration, asset management and commercial operation. Building on Luxaviation’s extensive global presence, the conclusion of the San Marino certification means customers now have 15 AOCs available to accommodate their specific […]

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23/05/2018

The Euro Jet Team will celebrate its 10th Year Anniversary at its booth #C63 at this year’s EBACE in Geneva, Switzerland this May 29 – 31, 2018. There will be an opening party on Tuesday, May 29 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm, and then again on Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31 afternoon as the […]

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01/03/2018

Southeast Aerospace, the first company to have partnered to achieve the first ADS-B STC, has announced it’s latest ADS-B solution for the Part 29 market. Southeast Aerospace has partnered with Peregrine and Air Methods (as the ODA) to provide a panel and remote mount fully integrated ADS-B solution for a variety of Part 29 airframes. […]

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23/05/2018

The breakthrough came with the borescope boss for the geared turbofan engine powering the A320neo; now MTU Aero Engines is stepping up its efforts in the field of additive manufacturing. At the beginning of this year, a separate department, headed up by Dr. Jürgen Kraus, was set up to push this technology forward. “By pulling […]

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28/02/2018

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced the signed purchase agreement of the first of four Bell 505 Jet Ranger X aircraft to Brazil based customer, Helisul Táxi Aéreo. The aircraft will be used to conduct panoramic flights of Rio de Janeiro and Foz do Iguaçu. Helisul Táxi Aéreo will also join the growing network […]

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23/05/2018

DART’s Bell 505 Emergency Flotation System, being the first and only such system available on the market, has just recently received certification from the Federal Aviation Association (FAA). With TCCA approval issued in mid-February of this year, the system has started seeing its first deliveries. With the strong, worldwide demand for the Bell 505, this […]

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27/02/2018

GlobalParts.aero will be exhibiting for the first time at the 2018 Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 27-March 1. Planning to further develop their parts business within the rotor-wing market, GlobalParts.aero continues to grow the Kansas-based company from its inception in 2003. Malissa Nesmith, Chief Operating Officer for GlobalParts.aero stated, […]

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22/05/2018

RUAG Aviation recently completed an 8C check on a Bombardier Global Express XRS to full customer satisfaction. The downtime for the heavy maintenance inspection was optimized and included an upgrade to Satcom and WiFi communication technology. The project was completed at the aircraft services provider’s facilities at Munich-Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. RUAG Aviation is a Bombardier Authorized […]

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27/02/2018

StandardAero and Papillon Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 40 retrofittable Crash-Resistant Fuel Tanks (CRFTs) in support of Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters’ fleet of Airbus AS350 B3 and EC130 B4 tour aircraft.  Installation of the first CRFT will take place this April. “Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters has made the commitment to lead […]

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22/05/2018

Elliott Aviation, a leader in Aviation MRO Services, announced their addition to the Tamarack Aerospace Group’s Dealer Network. The agreement authorizes Elliott Aviation to install Tamarack Active Winglets at their facilities in Moline, IL, Des Moines, IA and Minneapolis, MN. Tamarack Active Winglets are the only aerodynamic technology on the market today that can reduce […]

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22/02/2018

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company, has successfully completed ground handling and servicing training for large cabin and mid-cabin Gulfstream aircraft. Gulfstream offers the training in partnership with FlightSafety International, who developed the curriculum for the training courses. The program is designed to raise awareness for aircraft safety during servicing and improve dispatch reliability. The […]

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21/02/2018

New research from Corporate Jet Investor(1) reveals 17% of industry professionals believe there will be a ‘dramatic increase’ in the number of people flying privately for the first time by 2021. A further 67% think there will be a ‘slight’ increase in first-time private jet flyers by then. This year, 37% of business aviation executives […]

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