19/05/2020

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that Charlesbank Technology Opportunities Fund, a fund managed by Charlesbank Capital Partners, invested approximately $70 million in Elbit Systems’ Israeli subsidiary, Cyberbit Ltd., of which approximately $22 million was invested in Cyberbit and approximately $48 million was paid in consideration of a portion of Elbit Systems’ shares in Cyberbit. As a […]

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19/05/2020

Euro Jet has announced that over the past few days, Slovenia has eased certain measures that restricted air travel into the country. The restrictions have been loosened for international travel from both the European Union and other countries. Certain safety measures must be adhered to by airport operations and airlines flying into the country. There […]

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19/05/2020

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) along with Europe’s leading aviation associations call on the European Commission to develop an inclusive and cooperative approach to ensure the safe integration of drones in the  European airspace. The joint signatories of the ‘We are all ONE in the sky’ initiative (see note to editors) sent an open […]

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18/05/2020

Garmin International, Inc. announced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification and availability of the Garmin Autoland system in the G3000® integrated flight deck in the Piper M600. In the event of an emergency, Autoland will control and land the aircraft without human intervention1. The award-winning Garmin Autoland system is also featured on the Cirrus Vision Jet […]

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18/05/2020

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the successful first flight of its new twin utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier. The milestone flight is a significant step toward entry into service for the clean-sheet aircraft, and it kicks off the important flight test program that validates the performance of the Cessna SkyCourier. “Today […]

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18/05/2020

Constant Aviation has installed the Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion® flight deck in 25 Bombardier Challenger 604 aircraft since launching the program in 2018. The MRO provider has many more installations scheduled this year and is on pace to install the in-demand avionics package in more than 35 604s by early 2021. This represents nearly […]

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18/05/2020

The latest Global Market Tracker report from industry data analyst firm WingX Advance offers some encouraging signs that global business aviation activity has begun to claw its way back from April’s downfall as the COVID-19 pandemic devastated traffic across the U.S. and around the globe. Global business aviation traffic remains down 58% through the first […]

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15/05/2020

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of aviation market intelligence, has released March 2020 and first quarter 2020 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, piston, helicopter, and commercial airliner markets. Market Summary Highlighted in Table A are key worldwide trends across all aircraft market segments, comparing March and first quarter of 2020 to March […]

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15/05/2020

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s versatile super-midsize offering, the Gulfstream G280TM, displayed its superb performance and steep-approach capability recently while setting another city-pair speed record. On Feb. 16, the aircraft departed Vermont’s Burlington International Airport, arriving 6 hours and 10 minutes later with a steep-approach landing at London City Airport. The 2,735-nautical mile/5,065-kilometer trans-Atlantic journey was completed […]

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15/05/2020

A new partnership between the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and GE Aviation is improving aviation safety education by providing students and faculty with access to a leading flight data analytics platform — opening doors to additional applied learning and research opportunities. “Embry-Riddle intends to use the software on all campuses in our aviation safety education courses […]

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15/05/2020

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, Rolls-Royce continues to ensure world-class support for our global customer base. As part of its IntelligentEngine vision, it is further expanding the use of immersive Virtual Reality technology for customer training. The latest addition to the remote training programme is an instructor-led distance learning course, providing a comprehensive overview of […]

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15/05/2020

Pilatus reported another very successful business year in 2019, exceeding the one billion mark yet again with turnover of approximately 1.1 billion Swiss francs. Operating income totalled 153 million Swiss francs, incoming orders amounted to 1.1 billion Swiss francs. Pilatus staff enjoyed a share in this success with a generous bonus payout – even in […]

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15/05/2020

Within the first half of 2020, the management of seven departments of Lufthansa Technik AG were newly appointed within the course of internal rotation. Already on February 1, Dr. Alexander Feuersaenger took over the management of the Fleet Services product division in Frankfurt. Since 1 March, Stephan Drewes has been heading in double-function the “IT […]

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14/05/2020

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) introduced the temporary option for remote auditing in March to its International Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) and International Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) organizations to aid in continued safe system operations in spite of COVID-19 limitations. An Alaskan based corporate carrier and Carlsbad Jet Center were the first organizations to […]

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14/05/2020

Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. has launched a new COVID-19 standards program for preferred suppliers across the top 100 destinations where its trip support customers travel. The initial program covers three core logistical components within a mission that physically touch passengers and crew — FBO ground services, inflight catering, and ground transportation. “As the only […]

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