12/04/2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently delivered the 300th aircraft in the Gulfstream G650 family. This milestone comes just over five years after the aircraft entered service in December 2012. “The continued popularity and demand for the G650 affirms its position as the leader in the ultra-long-range segment,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “The aircraft amassed an […]

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21/12/2017

DART’s industry-leading 412 Emergency Flotation System has recently been certified through TCCA/FAA/EASA for the new increased gross weight (IGW) upgrade to 12,200 lbs. DART has focused much of its energy throughout the years into developing emergency flotation systems that can cater to a wide range of platforms, including their capability upgrades. This emergency flotation system […]

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12/04/2018

At ILA Berlin 2018 Germany’s leading engine manufacturer will present one of the world’s most eco-efficient engines, the PurePower® PW1100G-JM geared turbofan engine powering the A320neo. From April 25 to 29, MTU will showcase technological highlights from all of its business sectors – commercial and military engine technologies and new maintenance procedures – at the […]

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30/01/2018

The two newest aircraft from Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will make their Asia debut at the upcoming Singapore Airshow. The Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 flight-test aircraft will be part of the Gulfstream static display Feb. 6-11, joining the flagship Gulfstream G650ER, the high-performing Gulfstream G550 and the class-leading Gulfstream G280. “Customers based in the Asia-Pacific […]

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12/04/2018

Duncan Aviation completed installation of the newly released Gogo AVANCE® L3 Wi-Fi system in a Citation 560XLS in January. Duncan Aviation prides itself on staying informed about the best and most technically advanced equipment available for its customers. “We were excited to install this new Gogo AVANCE L3 Wi-Fi system within days of the equipment […]

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21/12/2017

A Bombardier Challenger 604, D-AMSC, made its final journey on December 19, 2017 aboard an Antonov 124.  The flight, from Muscat in Oman to Albrecht Duerer International Airport, Nuremberg, Germany was arranged by FAI Germany, which purchased the aircraft for parting out. Formerly operated by Munich-based operator MHS, the 604 made an emergency landing at […]

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11/04/2018

TrueNoord, the regional aircraft lessor, has closed the purchase of three Embraer E190 aircraft from GECAS. These aircraft are under lease with and operated by HOP!, the regional operator for AirFrance-KLM in France. This additional group of three regionally operated E190 aircraft adds to the significant investment in TrueNoord’s Embraer fleet under lease and increases […]

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30/01/2018

Avfuel Corporation announced a banner year in 2017, providing momentum for further growth in the new year. The nation’s leading independent supplier of aviation fuel and services experienced a remarkably good year in the addition of branded locations. In total, the company added more than 30 branded FBOs in strategic locations across North America and […]

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11/04/2018

MTU Maintenance Canada and Lockheed Martin have signed two contracts covering the maintenance, repair and overhaul of CF6-50C2 engines as well as accessory repair for the engines. Combined, the contracts have a value of around 135 million U.S. Dollars. These contracts support Lockheed Martin in their maintenance program for KC-10 Extender refuelling tanker aircraft program […]

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20/12/2017

First Factory-Owned Service Center In China Established As Valuable Customer Resource Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently celebrated five years of successful operations at Gulfstream Beijing, its company-owned service center in China. The facility, a joint venture between Gulfstream and HNA Technic, was the first factory-owned business-jet service center in China when it opened in November 2012. […]

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11/04/2018

Elbit Systems Ltd. completed the acquisition of the assets and operations of the privately-owned US company Universal Avionics Systems Corporation (“Universal Avionics”) for a purchase price of approximately $120 million. Headquartered in Tucson Arizona, and operating in several facilities across the U.S., Universal Avionics is a developer and manufacturer of commercial avionics systems for the […]

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30/01/2018

SmartSky’s best-in-class, future-ready airborne network got a boost today from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Avidyne Corporation, SmartSky’s avionics manufacturing partner, was awarded the first supplemental type certificate (STC) that provides for the installation and operation of a SmartSky 4G LTE system, in this case, on a Cessna Citation Excel. Avidyne CEO Dan Schwinn stated, […]

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11/04/2018

Jet Aviation and Hawker Pacific announced that Jet Aviation has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Hawker Pacific, a leading provider of integrated aviation solutions across Asia Pacific and the Middle East, for US$250 million. “The acquisition of Hawker Pacific represents a significant step in expanding our footprint, capability and customer offer across Asia […]

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20/12/2017

Piper Aircraft Inc. achieved double-digit growth in new aircraft revenue and deliveries for 2017 as demand for trainer aircraft and M-class products continued to expand. The increase in demand for Piper products and resulting increase in production volume has driven the company headcount to over 900 employees located at the Piper world headquarters in Vero […]

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11/04/2018

Operating an H125 in New Caledonia, HELICAL recently opted for Airbus Helicopters’ HCare Smart support package, becoming the first South Pacific operator to use the service. HELICAL, a member of the HCM Group of New Caledonia, recently became the first South Pacific company to choose Airbus’ HCare Smart contract. Under the service, scheduled and unscheduled […]

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