13/11/2019

CAE’s  President and Chief Executive Officer, Marc Parent, was awarded the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) James C. Floyd Award for his exceptional achievement and contribution to the success of the Canadian aerospace industry. Mr. Parent was honoured by the aerospace community at a ceremony during the Annual Aerospace Dinner held today in Ottawa. […]

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12/11/2019

Texas-based King Aerospace Companies and Pennsylvania-based The Thurmond Group have formed a strategic partnership that unites two reputable names in aviation. The alliance will enable both companies to grow their support for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) specifically and aircraft modifications in general. “This positioning affords King Aerospace greater exposure within our existing government customer […]

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12/11/2019

FlightSafety now offers EASA-qualified initial and recurrent training for Gulfstream G500 aircraft operators at its Learning Center in Savannah, Georgia. “We are committed to provide Gulfstream G500 operators around the world with comprehensive training programs that meet their specific regulatory requirements,” said Dann Runik, Senior Vice President, Operations. “We worked closely with Gulfstream to ensure […]

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12/11/2019

Pentastar Aviation and Avflight have teamed up to provide customers with private jet charter, management, and aircraft maintenance support for their newest Fixed Base Operation (FBO) at Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR). Avflight, a Michigan based company operating at 22 airports across North America and Europe, six of which are in Michigan, will open […]

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11/11/2019

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, signed an agreement with the Army Partnership for Youth Success Program (PaYS) during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Bell Forth Worth headquarters. PaYS helps prepare active-duty soldiers for careers outside the Army by connecting them with potential employers. Bell currently employees more than 1,300 veterans, […]

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11/11/2019

Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport has earned the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 accreditation. IS-BAH developed by the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handlers and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), is a set of global industry best practices for business aviation ground handlers that features at […]

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11/11/2019

FlightSafety International has introduced FlightSmart, a new, fully integrated training tool developed in conjunction with IBM, a world leader in advanced analytics and AI. FlightSmart is designed to increase training effectiveness and enhance safety through automated, intelligent and objective training.  “FlightSmart will set a new higher standard for personalized, highly-effective pilot training,” said David Davenport, […]

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11/11/2019

Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced that the Los Angeles County (California) Fire Department Air Operations LACOFD Sikorsky S-70 Firehawk helicopter teams are the 2020 recipient of the Salute to Excellence Humanitarian Service Award. The award honors the person or persons who best demonstrate the value of helicopters to the communities in which they operate by […]

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11/11/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has made executive vice president appointments. Frédéric Bugeon has been appointed Executive Vice-President Strategy, succeeding Serge Maillé who is retiring. Frédéric Bugeon started his career at Thales in 1995, as chief project CAPE (Computer-aided production engineering) for radars. In 1996, he joined Alstom and took responsibility for supply chain and purchasing for […]

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08/11/2019

Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced that Boise, Idaho, resident Gary Wiltrout is the 2020 recipient of the Salute to Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award. This award, presented by Bell, salutes excellence in management and leadership and is given to an individual for long and significant service to the international helicopter community. It will be presented Jan. […]

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08/11/2019

Bombardier’s 23rd annual Safety Standdown, one of the most comprehensive safety conferences in the aviation industry, is set for November 12-14 in Fort Worth, Texas. This year’s theme, “Elevate Your Standards,” prompts aviation professionals and organizations to establish new standards to put them on the path to a safer, more productive future. “For two decades, […]

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08/11/2019

West Star Aviation has been granted STC approval to install the Falcon 2000 baggage modification. This modification allows West Star to create usable baggage space in the Aft unpressurized area. The forward servicing compartment (FSC) panel enclosure will feature a 21.75 sq.ft. footprint, and 73.5 cu.ft. of usable baggage space. The installation weight of this […]

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08/11/2019

Epic Aircraft announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Type Certification for its E1000 all carbon fiber aircraft design, concluding a rigorous seven-year program that establishes a new industry standard for performance, price and ramp appeal in the personal aircraft marketplace. “This is a remarkable accomplishment for our entire community,” said Epic CEO, Doug […]

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07/11/2019

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) responded to calls from some British political leaders for restricting business aircraft access to airports in the United Kingdom (UK) on emissions grounds. The two associations emphasized that such proposals disproportionately target a single transportation mode with a proven record on carbon […]

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07/11/2019

Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced that Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) Ambulance Service is the 2020 recipient of the Salute to Excellence Golden Hour Award. This award recognizes the efforts of an individual, group, or organization that, through a particular activity or contributions over time, has advanced the use of helicopters in the vital mission […]

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