27/07/2020

Bye Aerospace announced that Skyborne Airline Academy has completed purchase deposits for six eFlyer 2 and four eFlyer 4 all-electric airplanes to be added to its current fleet of UK-based training aircraft. Bye Aerospace paid purchase deposits now total 360 eFlyer units. “We are radically redefining every aspect of airline pilot training, and that includes […]

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27/07/2020

In Neuquén, the northernmost region of Patagonia in Argentina, a 12-day emergency search ended with the rescue of two families. With the use of a Bell 407, authorities were able to locate the lost families stranded in a snowy mountain range and supply them with food, blankets and warm apparel. In regions with sprawling terrain […]

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26/07/2020

The first of six PC-24s for the Swedish Air Ambulance Organization took off from Buochs Airport for its maiden flight on 22 July 2020. Sporting the national colors of Sweden – blue and yellow – the Super Versatile Jet will cut a dash across Swedish skies. Less than a year after the agreement between the […]

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26/07/2020

Epic Aircraft has received FAA Production Certificate (PC) for its E1000 all carbon fiber six-seat, single-engine turboprop. This allows Epic to accelerate aircraft deliveries by enabling them to manufacture, flight test and issue airworthiness certificates with reduced FAA presence. “Achieving FAA Production Certificate is tremendous milestone,” said Epic CEO, Doug King. “It is a rigorous […]

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26/07/2020

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC (Stevens) Greenville, S.C. (GYH) facility successfully completed a multi-day surveillance audit with zero nonconformances earlier in July. This audit marks a four-year anniversary of Stevens’ registration commitment to the AS9110 and ISO9001 Quality Management System standards. Commitment and adherence to these standards furthers Stevens’ goals of continuous improvement and […]

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26/07/2020

Daher announced the certification of HomeSafe™ on its TBM 940, authorizing the availability of this emergency autoland system that would automatically bring the aircraft to a runway touchdown if the pilot becomes incapacitated.   HomeSafe™ received its approval from both the European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) and U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airworthiness authorities.   […]

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23/07/2020

Gama Aviation, the global business aviation service provider, has been awarded new special mission contracts for air ambulance provision by the Government of Guernsey and by the Government of Jersey. The contracts have an initial term of five years with options to extend by up to five years. Operating Beechcraft King Air B200 aircraft, the […]

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23/07/2020

Marshall Advanced Composites has been named Aerospace Company of the Year in the Corporate Live Wire North England Prestige Awards 2020. The awards recognise independent businesses that ‘are extremely successful and hardworking on a local level’. General Manager, Carl Morse said: “We are absolutely delighted and proud to have achieved this recognition, “Everyone here works […]

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23/07/2020

Data released by WingX, data research and consulting company, shows that since the start of July, most travel restrictions for flights between countries in Europe have been lifted, and the result has been a much stronger recovery in all aviation activity. Business aviation is still far out-pacing commercial airlines, with bizav sectors coming within 15% of […]

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22/07/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)’s latest webinar shows that illegal air charter operations are a top safety concern for the FAA, with the agency placing additional focus on identifying illegal charter operations and educating operators, pilots and consumers on how to avoid illegal operations. The Safe Air Charter Symposium covered a number of factors […]

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22/07/2020

As the Business Aviation industry recovers, aircraft operators are increasingly turning to Constant Aviation’s AOG (aircraft on ground) mobile response team to help return idled aircraft to service. That is because aircraft parked for even a few weeks often develop system issues that need to be addressed. Mechanical malfunctions, engine troubles, electrical problems and software […]

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22/07/2020

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company, has received Safety 1st Clean registration from the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) for both its Teterboro (TEB) and Hayward (HWD) FBO facilities. The recognition demonstrates Meridian’s commitment to following best practices and guidelines from both the NATA and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) around cleaning, disinfecting and […]

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22/07/2020

Duncan Aviation faced a challenge to significantly reduce the overall weight of a customer’s Falcon 900EX EASy aircraft while increasing passenger capacity. During a pre-buy inspection at Duncan Aviation’s MRO facility in Battle Creek, Michigan, a customer requested his 14-seat Falcon 900EX EASy be reconfigured to sit 17 comfortably. He also wanted the aircraft’s overall […]

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22/07/2020

Garmin International Inc. has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification of the G3X Touch™ flight display for hundreds of single-engine certificated aircraft. The G3X Touch offers a variety of scalable panel configurations and a superior feature set that includes wireless connectivity and synthetic vision as standard, as well as advanced features such as display […]

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22/07/2020

Safran Helicopter Engines and ZF Aviation Technology have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) strengthening their collaboration to offer a turboprop engine suitable for European military applications – specifically the unmanned, training and transport sectors. ZF Aviation Technology is also confirmed as a strategic partner for the propeller reduction and accessory gearbox of the Ardiden […]

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