19/12/2017

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has received supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for the Gogo AVANCE L5 connectivity system upgrade for its Cessna Citation X business jet. When equipped with the AVANCE L5, the Citation X will deliver faster inflight connectivity speeds and enhanced network capacity for a more […]

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10/04/2018

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, and Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) International are pleased to announce the order of five Cessna Caravan 208 turboprops for its operations in Papua New Guinea (PNG), with the option for purchasing an additional two aircraft. This is the single largest aircraft investment by MAF International in its […]

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23/01/2018

StandardAero has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce to provide engine MRO services for the RB211-535E4 program for the life of the engine type. This award designates StandardAero as the Rolls-Royce end-of-life engine maintenance service partner. Rolls-Royce RB211-535E4 engines are anticipated to remain in commercial airline service until the year 2040. StandardAero will service […]

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29/03/2018

ACS Aviation, Scotland’s leading flying school and aircraft maintenance company has set a course to become one of the leading commercial flying schools in Europe following a £1 million investment in aircraft, airside facilities and online presence. Founded in 2007 the company has increased the number of would-be pilots for its wide range of commercial […]

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19/12/2017

Duncan Aviation has worked tirelessly to get the word out about the FAA’s looming deadline for its Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) mandate. By midnight on December 31, 2019, business aircraft that intend to fly in airspace in the United States will have to have ADS-B. To-date, Duncan Aviation has brought more than 500 aircraft into […]

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10/04/2018

GlobalParts.aero announced this week that the Phillips 66® Aerostars aerobatic team is a new brand ambassador for GlobalParts.aero. The Phillips 66 Aerostars are a precision aerobatic performance team that thrills audiences across the nation, requiring precise communication, navigation, and reliable equipment that allow the team to fly wingtip-to-wingtip at over 250 miles per hour in […]

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23/01/2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that its all-new Gulfstream G500 business jet has begun a world tour to give current and potential customers an opportunity to experience firsthand the aircraft’s cutting-edge technology, unparalleled comfort and superior craftsmanship. The 12-country tour began this month at Dallas Love Field and will conclude in June. “This is a momentous […]

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29/03/2018

FlightSafety International announces the entry into service of a new Boeing 777-300ER full flight simulator the company built for use by the Japan Air Self Defense Force to train crews for operation of their new VIP transport aircraft. The simulator is installed at the Chitose Air Base in Hokkaido, Japan. “We are pleased to have […]

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18/12/2017

Two leaders in supersonic technology, Aerion and Lockheed Martin announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to define a formal and gated process to explore the feasibility of a joint development of the world’s first supersonic business jet, the Aerion AS2. Over the next 12 months, the companies will work together to develop a framework on […]

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09/04/2018

RUAG Aviation has successfully upgraded a Dassault Falcon F2000 to comply with the FANS 1/A+ requirements of the aviation regulatory mandates for 2020. The first modification of this kind completed in Europe, the FANS 1/A+ avionics upgrade was achieved ahead of the compliance deadline. The integration of the avionics upgrade was carried out at RUAG […]

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23/01/2018

Duncan Aviation has completed its second Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Gogo AVANCE L5 system. Designed for the Dassault Falcon 2000 and variants of the airframe, this STC covers the Wi-Fi certification and full equipment and antenna installation required to provide in-flight connectivity to the Gogo Biz® 4G network. While the Falcon 2000 was […]

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29/03/2018

Avion Express, one of the world leaders in the provision of ACMI services on narrow body aircraft, announced that Darius Kajokas is to be named its new CEO, effective April 4th, 2018. Mr. Kajokas joined Avion Express as Deputy CEO in August 2017. He succeeds Gardar Forberg who has served as interim CEO since April […]

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18/12/2017

Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced that James Russell Spray, retired president and CEO of Safran Helicopter Engines USA, is the 2018 winner of HAI’s Salute to Excellence Bell Lifetime Achievement Award. Spray, from Flower Mound, Texas, is honored for his lifetime of service dedicated to the helicopter industry. The award will be presented at HAI’s […]

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23/01/2018

On December 13, 2017, Jetscape Services acquired more than 370,000 square feet of multi‐use property just west of their FBO terminal at Fort Lauderdale‐Hollywood International Airport (FLL). The newly acquired space includes three hangars totaling 70,000 square feet; office space of 19,000 square feet; and ramp space of 6.5 acre, all of which is now […]

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