24/01/2018

Aerion, the leader in supersonic flight, has named former Gulfstream president Bryan Moss to its board of directors. Moss has led the development of successful, top-of-the line business jets at Gulfstream and Bombardier, and has played a prominent role in advancing business aviation through his involvement in major trade organizations. “Aerion has made huge strides, […]

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11/04/2018

Piper Aircraft and ATP Flight School announced during the annual Sun-n-Fun Fly-In the signing of a second 100 aircraft fleet order. ATP, which holds the distinction of being the largest private flight school in the United States and leading supplier of pilots to the nation’s regional airlines, is now the larges Piper fleet operator in […]

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20/12/2017

Making good things even better – under the European Clean Sky 2 research program, long-term partners MTU Aero Engines, German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)), and GKN Aerospace Engine Systems, Sweden have joined forces to enhance an engine’s compression system and make it lighter. The new technologies could already go into […]

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11/04/2018

UK based Jota Aviation has taken delivery of the first of four 146-300 QT pure Freighter aircraft in a multi-million dollar deal which is set to substantially increase its market share and position the company as a market leader in the cargo charter sector. The first aircraft (registered G-JOTE) will enter service on 1st June […]

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24/01/2018

Piper Aircraft Inc. and Piper Dealer, Wings Over Asia are collaborating to participate in the Singapore Airshow and will display the M600, the company’s flagship product, at Seletar Airport during the upcoming event, to be held February 6-11. This will be the first time that an M600 has been on display and available for demos […]

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11/04/2018

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, has completed its first fuelling at Muenster-Osnabrück International airport (FMO/EDGG), Germany. Air BP fuelled an Airbus A319 on April 5th marking the official start of operations. In addition to jet fuel, the company is supplying avgas 100LL and for the first time at an Air […]

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20/12/2017

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has begun delivery to CanWest Air, a division of Nor-Alta Aviation Leasing, Inc. When completed, this delivery will include nine Beechcraft King Air turboprop aircraft —eight King Air 250 and one King Air 350 aircraft—which CanWest is purchasing to provide air ambulance support to Alberta Health Services […]

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11/04/2018

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is showcasing its leading piston aircraft at this year’s Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-in & Expo scheduled for April 10-15 in Lakeland, Florida. The company is displaying its Beechcraft Baron G58 and Bonanza G36 and Cessna Skylane 182 and Turbo Stationair HD 206 aircraft at the show. […]

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24/01/2018

FlightSafety International and Gulfstream announce that the first full flight simulator for the new Gulfstream G500™ aircraft has received interim Level C qualification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration. “We are pleased to announce the FAA qualification of the first simulator for the new Gulfstream G500,” said Bruce Whitman, Chairman President & CEO. “Our […]

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11/04/2018

Av8 PMA, a leader in the reverse engineering, certification and manufacturing of PMA aircraft parts, is pleased to announce it will expand their current operation by adding a 3,320 sq. ft. facility in Dallas, TX, dedicated to the company’s engineering activities. The new location is scheduled to be operational in April 2018. The facility will […]

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19/12/2017

Eastern Michigan University Aviation announced today that it has acquired an Ascend 172 from Suburban Aviation for use in its pilot education program. The Ascend 172 is a remanufactured Cessna Skyhawk which has been updated to “nearly new” status with state-of-the-art avionics, new paint, interior and components by Yingling Aviation of Wichita, KS. EMU Aviation […]

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10/04/2018

Globetrotting G500 To Join Class-Leading Gulfstream Fleet In Shanghai. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s newest offerings, the Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600, will join the Gulfstream fleet on display at China’s Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport next week for the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). The show will mark the G500’s 19th stop on a world […]

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24/01/2018

National Skydive Center found that the original PT6 engine in its Cessna Grand Caravan 208 lacked horsepower for climbing performance and ran a little bit too hot. The center decided to upgrade to the Honeywell TPE331-12JR engine from Texas Turbine Conversions, Inc. “The original Honeywell engine was 1,100 horsepower but it’s de-rated for the Supervan […]

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10/04/2018

Business aviation workforce issues are currently a hot topic, especially in connection to industry pilot and aircraft technician shortages. Duncan Aviation cites its support for ongoing education as a huge employment benefit and one way the company is preparing for the potential shortages. “Duncan Aviation has always been a company that has hired for attitudes […]

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19/12/2017

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has received an order for two Beechcraft Baron G58 and two Beechcraft Bonanza G36 aircraft from Egyptian Aviation Academy. These aircraft will join the academy’s exclusive Textron Aviation fleet as they continue to modernize their training platforms. “The Beechcraft Bonanza and Baron are proven […]

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