08/03/2018

Embraer has released its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 results and outlook for 2018.  The operating and financial information is presented, except where otherwise stated, on a consolidated basis in United States dollars (US$) in accordance with IFRS. The financial data presented in this document as of and for the quarters ended December 31, […]

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08/02/2018

Flying Colours Corp. (Flying Colours), the refurbishment, completion and MRO business, announced that Boston-based private equity firm, New Heritage Capital, (Heritage), has become a minority stakeholder in the Canada-headquartered business. The transaction, structured using Heritage’s Private IPO® solution, was ratified and signed by Flying Colours President, John Gillespie, and Heritage Partner, Judson Samuels, on 31 […]

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06/03/2018

More than 350 customers and partners attended the GE Aviation Waypoint conference in Dallas, Texas focused on digital transformation in the aviation industry. “Waypoint was a tremendous opportunity to bring together airlines and operators across the entire aviation industry,” said John Mansfield, chief digital officer for GE Aviation. “While GE hosts the event, it’s more […]

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07/02/2018

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted European Technical Standard Order (ETSO) authorization for the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) APS2600E auxiliary power unit that will fly aboard the Embraer E190-E2. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). “This is the culmination of a global effort involving Pratt & Whitney operations in […]

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16/03/2018

At the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference (DIMDEX), CAE was awarded a subcontract from Leonardo Helicopters to provide the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) with a comprehensive NH90 helicopter training solution. The contract is valued at more than C$150 million. The QEAF signed a contract with Leonardo Helicopters to acquire a fleet of both […]

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02/03/2018

Jet Aviation recently received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorizing its MRO facility in Hong Kong to support 48- and 36-month inspections on N-registered Dassault Falcon 7X/8X and Falcon 900 series aircraft, respectively. As a fully Authorized Dassault Falcon Line Service Center, this approval permits the Jet Aviation maintenance facility in Hong Kong […]

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15/03/2018

The MRO division of MTU Aero Engines AG secured over 3.7 billion US dollars in contract wins, an impressive 1,5 billion more than in 2016. “There were about 270 contracts signed last year. Of those, 47 were with new customers or existing customers sending new engine types to our MRO facilities,” reports Michael Schreyögg, Chief […]

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01/03/2018

Germany’s leading engine manufacturer and US-based helicop-ter manufacturer Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company have jointly entered into an agreement for MTU to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines for the German Air Force with new heavy lift helicopters to replace its aging CH-53G fleet of aircraft. Sikorsky, MTU Aero Engines and GE Aviation […]

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13/03/2018

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the business aviation industry, announced Jason Schwab has been named president of JSSI Advisory Services. In this new role, Schwab will lead the company’s growing range of aircraft consulting services and subscription products. “Jason joins us with an outstanding […]

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01/03/2018

Duncan Aviation endorses the guidance statement issued in December by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), entitled “Ethical Business Aviation Transactions” and outlined in a short presentation by NBAA’s Business Aviation Management Committee at the NBAA Leadership Conference in San Diego. The statement is designed to serve as a resource for ethical best practices for […]

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09/03/2018

Garmin has celebrated the maiden flight of the first retrofitted Citation XLS featuring the G5000 integrated flight deck. This marks a significant milestone toward completion of the G5000 upgrade for the Citation Excel and Citation XLS. The G5000 integrated avionics suite brings an entirely new flight deck to the aircraft, addressing both obsolescence and mandate […]

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28/02/2018

DART Aerospace and Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) have partnered on the design and development of a Quick Release, Heli-Utility-Basket™ for the Airbus H145  aircraft and have provided the first unit to the lead AHI Customer, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E).   The STC basket has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with European […]

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06/03/2018

Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and aerial services company, contracted with Balfour Beatty to build a transmission line for Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSE), connecting renewable energy from the Dorenell Wind Farm to a transmission network at Blackhillock, Scotland between Aberdeen and Inverness.  The project provides new sources of electricity with minimal impact […]

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27/02/2018

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the introduction of the Bell 407GXi at Heli-Expo 2018. The Bell 407GXi incorporates new avionics, an upgraded engine, and new executive interior design options. “We are always looking at ways to innovate our current product line to provide our customers with the most capable, dependable, […]

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02/03/2018

Lufthansa Technik AG develops end-to-end maintenance concepts tailored to the individual needs of the customer. Its new product called Maintwise is available to customers of Lufthansa Technik as a consulting service. Maintwise allows Lufthansa Technik to address the individual aircraft operator’s highly specific circumstances. In cooperation with the customer’s planning and engineering experts, the Lufthansa […]

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