13/02/2018

Duncan Aviation recently installed LoPresti Aviation’s BoomBeam High Intensity Discharge (HID) lighting system in a Phenom 300, the first in the industry to receive the lighting upgrade. Completed at Duncan Aviation’s Battle Creek, Michigan, facility, the Duncan Aviation installation technicians worked with LoPresti engineers to develop and receive an installation deviation approval to avoid removing […]

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22/05/2018

West Star Aviation announced their satellite location at Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport (CXO), has received FAA Part 145 Repair Station Certification. In operation since 2016, the facility has provided quality maintenance and support services for aircraft at nearby Houston metropolitan airports. As a satellite location for West Star, this location offers 24/7 on-call AOG mobile […]

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08/02/2018

Canadian men’s ice hockey team chose Boeing 737-500, which is specially designed for groups of sportsmen, for their travel to the Olympics that takes place at the Pyeongchang Resort in South Korea. The team arrived on February 8. The private flight was organized by European business aviation company KlasJet in cooperation with aircraft charter broker […]

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22/05/2018

To meet the growing demand from customers, TAG Aviation’s Farnborough Maintenance Services (TFMS), in partnership with its approved suppliers, Zodiac Aerospace Business Aircraft Interiors and Farnborough Aircraft Interiors, (FAI) has recently enhanced its suite of business aircraft interiors and on-site repair capabilities. Services now include discreet woodwork Zodiac Aerospace Business Aircraft Interiors’ Smart repairs which […]

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07/02/2018

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the delivery of two Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters to SECO International. These are the first Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters delivered to a Japanese customer and will be used for passenger transport, sightseeing, aerial photography and television broadcasting. “The delivery of the first […]

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22/05/2018

Duncan Aviation announced its partnership with SmartSky Networks, as the latter company launches its new 4G LTE-based inflight connectivity network. The air-to-ground (ATG) network delivers a true office-in-the-sky environment with unprecedented speed, reliability, and security. With low latency and high bandwidth, passengers will enjoy the same connectivity capabilities they do on the ground: streaming video, […]

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14/03/2018

Elbit Systems Ltd. was awarded a $65 million contract by an Asian-Pacific country to provide a comprehensive Search and Rescue (SAR) solution. The project will be performed over a three-year period. Under the contract, and as part of Elbit Systems’ comprehensive airborne radio communication solutions portfolio, the Company will install Airborne Locator Systems (ALS) and […]

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22/05/2018

Though a last minute amendment to the FAA Reauthorization bill (H.R. 4) being considered in the U.S. House, Chairman Shuster and the big airlines are seeking to create an advisory council that will effectively control our nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system. This is nothing more than a thinly disguised attempt to give control of […]

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13/03/2018

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) welcomed last week the decision by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to raise the weight threshold requirement for aircraft with hardened cockpit doors from 45.5 tonnes maximum certificated take-off weight (MCTOW) to 54.5 tonnes MCTOW for those aircraft where the passenger seating capacity is 19 […]

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21/05/2018

Notable transportation and rescue company, Air Zermatt, commemorates 50 years of high mountain operations in the Swiss Alps and celebrates the delivery of a new Bell 429 aircraft. The aviation organization maintains a close relationship with Bell. “There is no better way for us to celebrate such a significant milestone than with an exciting addition […]

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13/03/2018

Marking a 10-year milestone since first introducing their groundbreaking Air Tanker Information System (ATIS) solution to the aerial firefighting community, Latitude Technologies continues to pioneer innovation in avionics since the inception of aircraft tracking technologies. With multiple STCs available for their approved Additional Telemetry Units (ATUs) and Operational Loads Monitoring System (OLMS) products, Latitude is […]

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21/05/2018

Granite Air Center, Inc. has partnered with Norwich Solar Technologies of White River Junction, Vermont, to install a 218.1-kilowatt DC, Net-Metered Photovoltaic (PV) System on the main hangar rooftop at their facility, and is the largest solar array in the City of Lebanon to date. Completed in early May 2018, the solar array will provide […]

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09/03/2018

Ten years after it was officially opened, CFM International has expanded the capability of the CFM Training Center here to include both the LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines as the fleet in India continues to grow. “We built the Hyderabad CFM Training Center to fill a promise we made to our customers more than a decade […]

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18/05/2018

Euro Jet is ready to assist with flights to the 2018 International Economic Forum. Hosted by the Russian Federation, the forum will welcome over 14,000 participants to St. Petersburg, Russia this May 24–26, 2018 at the Expo Forum Convention and Exhibition Center. Over the last 20 years, the Forum has become a leading global platform […]

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07/03/2018

Norwegian Air will feature Arthur Collins, the founder of Rockwell Collins, as a “tailfin hero” on the airline’s Boeing 737 MAX and 787 Dreamliner aircraft throughout 2018. Collins joins over 80 other tailfin heroes depicted on Norwegian aircraft since the airline began operations in 2002. “Norwegian is a technology-progressive airline that’s pushed aviation forward by […]

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