08/07/2020

Jeff Lake, formerly Chief Operating Officer for Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln, Nebraska, facility, took over day-to-day responsibility for the entire company on July 1 as former President Aaron Hilkemann stepped back to the newly created, part-time role of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Duncan Aviation Board of Advisors. President Jeff Lake Lake joined Duncan […]

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08/07/2020

HeliOffshore announced the appointment of Tim Rolfe as HeliOffshore Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Bill Chiles, HeliOffshore Chairman, said: “After a rigorous recruitment process and considerable deliberation by the HeliOffshore Board, we are thrilled to announce Tim Rolfe will become HeliOffshore’s CEO effective Monday 13th July. “Tim was a core founder member of HeliOffshore, co-leads our […]

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08/07/2020

FLYINGGROUP, one of Europe’s leading business jet operators with headquarters in Antwerp and Luxembourg, has added a Cessna Citation M2 jet to its fleet. Based in Kortrijk, this aircraft is housed in FLYINGGROUP’s 4000m² state of the art hangar at Flanders International Airport where they provide executive ground handling services. The 5-seater aircraft built in […]

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08/07/2020

Leonardo announced that the EMS operator Life Link III, based in the upper-midwest United States, has placed an order for one IFR-certified AW119 single engine helicopter with a future option for a second aircraft. The aircraft will be added to an existing fleet of ten AW119Kx helicopters delivering in-flight critical care and transporting patients in […]

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08/07/2020

Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO) will lower the altitude at which passengers can begin using its connectivity services from 10,000 feet above ground level (AGL) to 3,000 feet AGL for a significant portion of its air-to-ground (ATG) fleet beginning July 20, 2020. By enabling connectivity to begin at 3,000 feet, passengers will receive up to an additional […]

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08/07/2020

Embraer announced a series of breakthrough cabin enhancements for its Praetor 500 midsize and Praetor 600 super-midsize business jets, consolidating the Praetor position as the best cabin environment among all medium jets. In addition to the lowest cabin altitude in the class (5,800 feet) and 100% fresh air capability, Embraer is now making the HEPA […]

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08/07/2020

Zeusch Aviation, the Netherlands-based aerial services provider, has taken the next major step in its quest to earn its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC). On 17 June 2020, it was named a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO). Zeusch operates a King Air fleet which is used for broadcast relay services, aerial surveillance, medevac, transplant flights and […]

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08/07/2020

Air 7 (www.flyair7.com) announces the promotion of Matt McKee as Facilities Manager. Matt’s new responsibilities will include oversight, maintenance and coordination of the organization’s office facilities, FBO facilities, aircraft hangar facilities as well as all ground support equipment. With over 10 years of FBO and aviation experience, Matt has worked in FBO line service operations, […]

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08/07/2020

StandardAero recently completed the successful consolidation of the company’s Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Helicopter Center of Excellence (COE), after accelerating the final phase of integration of helicopter MRO engine operations into one site. In addition, the company’s transition program included the integration of two additional COEs located Langley, British Columbia, and Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada, […]

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08/07/2020

CubCrafters has chosen two of Hartzell Propeller’s next generation carbon fiber structural composite propellers as the sole options for the airplane manufacturer’s new nosewheel NXCub, which is headed to certification and production. “The Hartzell team is very pleased to continue our excellent and longstanding relationship with CubCrafters,” said Hartzell Propeller President JJ Frigge. “The new […]

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07/07/2020

Helping the business aviation industry get back to work is the focus of a new effort launched today by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). BizAv Back to Work is the association’s expanded, targeted effort to help members and the overall business aviation industry reopen and get back in the air after the devastating effects […]

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07/07/2020

Although XOJet Aviation has not been immune to the effects on business aviation charter traffic from the pandemic, the company has kept its focus on the post-COVID environment, and some creative thinking permitted the company to maintain its existing workforce through the crisis without layoffs or furloughs. “We moved some folks out of back office […]

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07/07/2020

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced certification of the G1000® NXi integrated flight deck upgrade for the Embraer Phenom 300 business jet equipped with the Prodigy Flight Deck. The G1000 NXi boasts an array of modern features, including wireless connectivity, SurfaceWatch™ runway monitoring technology, visual approach guidance, HSI map […]

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07/07/2020

In just three years since acquiring its Orlando Sanford International Airport facility, Constant Aviation has added nearly 35,000 square feet of hangar space and invested more than $2 million in physical improvements. Today, the company that specializes in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul is ensuring its continued success at the site by extending its hangar […]

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