16/11/2017

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has selected the following universities for the 2018 Top Hawk program: Middle Tennessee State University, University of Dubuque, Lewis University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Prescott and California Aeronautical University. Each university will take delivery of a new, custom branded Cessna Skyhawk 172 to support […]

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08/03/2018

The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC), a joint venture of CAE and the Ministry of Finance of Brunei Darussalam, announced that Thai Aviation Services has begun Sikorsky S-92 helicopter simulator training at the CAE Brunei MPTC. Under a multi-year contract, Thai Aviation Services S-92 helicopter aircrews have started conducting their S-92 simulator training at […]

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13/11/2017

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced the signed purchase agreement for three additional Bell 429s to Mercy Flight Inc. “Mercy Flight and Bell Helicopter have shared a rich history since they started their business more than 35 years ago using a Bell 206 Jet Ranger,” said Anthony Moreland, vice president, North America. “Today, Mercy […]

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05/03/2018

AMAC has welcomed an Airbus A319 aircraft at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, for a heavy base maintenance check and a KA band installation, and a head-of-state Airbus 330 has entered AMAC Aerospace’s hangar doors in Basel. A C-check in conjunction with a full IFE upgrade to large 4K monitors, new switch panels and further […]

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16/11/2017

Egyptian flag carrier EGYPTAIR announced that it will lease 15 new Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine from AerCap.  The airline is scheduled to begin taking delivery shortly. “We have been impressed with everything we have seen about the LEAP engine in service,” said Mr. Safwat Musallam, chairman & CEO of EGYPTAIR.   […]

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01/03/2018

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) celebrates the delivery of a new, custom-configured MD 530F with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO). Officially accepted into operation in February, it is an honor to deliver EAGLE 1 to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office fleet, Sheriff Margaret Mims, and the Fresno County Board of Supervisors. With this delivery, the […]

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13/11/2017

Quest Aircraft Company has announced a new joint venture agreement between Quest parent company Setouchi Holdings, Inc and the Maldives-based company Island Aviation Services Ltd. The agreement establishes a new seaplane operation, Sky Atoll Private Ltd, and an initial order of four Kodiak 100s has been placed to kickstart the new program. Made up of […]

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01/03/2018

Daher announced the appointment of Aero Standard, an EASA Part 145 maintenance organization based at Zadar International Airport, as the Croatia Service Center for its TBM very fast turboprop aircraft. This latest member of Daher’s global TBM service center network will perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for all TBM versions. Equipped with a mobile workshop […]

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16/11/2017

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, is announcing that its Dubai FBOs, located at Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC), have gained the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage I accreditation. Ettore Poggi, Group FBO Director, Luxaviation Group, says: “It makes me very proud that our Dubai FBOs have […]

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28/02/2018

At the 2018 HAI Heli-Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) will proudly display two of its most beloved single-engine helicopter models, each featuring an advanced all-glass cockpit. The cornerstones of MDHI’s booth (N5505) will be the Virginia Beach Police Department’s new MD 530F alongside one of six (6) MD 530G Attack Helicopters […]

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13/11/2017

Leading global business aviation group Deer Jet has granted its strategic partner UAS International Trip Support (UAS) the exclusive global charter management of the “Dream Jet”, the world’s only BBJ 787 in VVIP configuration. The Dream Jet has attracted international attention throughout its “Dreams Encounter the World” tour which saw the one-of-a-kind aircraft welcome UHNW […]

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28/02/2018

Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. is excited to announce a Time Between Overhaul (TBO) baseline extension from 3600 hours to 4000 hours for the Cessna Caravan XP140 Engine+ Upgrade. With this 400-hour TBO increase, the Hot Section Inspection (HSI) interval is also extended from 1800 hours to 2000 hours. Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced in Service […]

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16/11/2017

Embraer announced the enhancement of the flight experience aboard its Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 mid-cabin business jets. The cabin altitude of these two revolutionary aircraft is already considered among the lowest on the market, but the maximum cabin altitude has been further reduced to a best-in-class 5,800 ft (1.768 m). This announcement was made […]

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23/02/2018

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company and major global aircraft manufacturer, has rebranded to be known as simply “Bell.” The new brand strategy and modernized logo are rooted in the company’s focus on innovation and customer experience. Bell will roll out the rebrand over the next year.   “BELL HAS ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT […]

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13/11/2017

TAG Aviation’s Farnborough Maintenance Services Centre (TFMS) will offer Line Maintenance support services from 10th November for its Airbus A320 Corporate Jet series customers who use TAG Farnborough Airport. A healthy increase in movements of the Airbus Corporate Jet series (ACJ) using TAG Farnborough – the only London gateway airport dedicated exclusively to business aviation […]

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