05/09/2019

Duncan Aviation’s ADS-B countdown is on. As of today, the FAA’s mandate to upgrade your business aviation aircraft to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is 17 weeks away. Duncan Aviation holds or has access to 42 Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for FAA-approved ADS-B equipment for more than 100 models. One of those models is the Gulfstream […]

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05/09/2019

Duncan Aviation has received FAA approval for a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that will allow installation of SmartSky’s air-to-ground connectivity system for Challenger 601, 604, 605 and 650 aircraft. SmartSky’s network brings new, high-performance Wi-Fi to business aircraft, powered by a mix of advanced 4G LTE and 5G technologies. Among the many engineering services Duncan […]

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05/09/2019

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will bestow its 2019 Meritorious Service to Aviation Award, the association’s highest honor, to pilot, businessman and aviation champion Ross Perot, Jr. at this year’s NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), taking place Oct. 22-24 in Las Vegas, NV. Perot is a longtime pilot and aviation advocate, who […]

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04/09/2019

AVIAA, the expanding group purchasing organization for business aviation, is pleased to announce the launch of AVIAA Cares, a brand new charitable initiative enabling the business aviation community to help patients and their families in need of medical transport. AVIAA Cares’ first partner will be Corporate Angel Network (CAN), the only charitable organization in the […]

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04/09/2019

Kansas aviatrix Amelia Earhart once famously said, “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” Greteman Group, a Kansas-based agency specializing in aviation marketing, recently took that advice to heart. “We’re publishing the history of the Air Capital – a daunting but delightful project,” says Sonia Greteman, agency president and creative director. […]

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04/09/2019

Since rebranding the National Aircraft Resale Association to the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) in September 2018, IADA has made tremendous strides in unleashing an exclusive and verified online listing service for pre-owned airplanes, growing the organization, driving ethical aircraft transactions, and creating trusted processes to accredit dealers, certify brokers, and verify products and services […]

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03/09/2019

Baltic Ground Services CZ, a daughter company of Baltic Ground Services (BGS), the international provider of ground handling, aircraft fueling, passenger services belonging Avia Solutions Group, has signed 1.2 million euros worth operational financing contracts with Raiffeisen Bank group. Baltic Ground Services CZ currently operates in Ostrava airport where it provides into-plane fueling service. Until […]

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03/09/2019

South Africa’s Pegasus Universal Aerospace, pioneer of the Vertical Business Jet (VBJ®) Pegasus One, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with UK-based, technical aviation consultancy, Callen-Lenz Group. The agreement brings the two companies together to exclusively collaborate on the design and development of the flight control systems for the Pegasus One aircraft. The flight […]

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03/09/2019

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com), a premium business aviation service provider part of the Kadoorie Group, is delighted to welcome Mr. Dave Yip in the new role of Director, Business Development commencing in August 2019. Dave will oversee all aspects of business development, including aircraft management, charter, aircraft sales, client relations and special customer projects. […]

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03/09/2019

CAE announced at the Asia Pacific Airline Training Summit (APATS) that it’s expanding its training capacity in Asia with a brand-new training centre in Bangkok, Thailand, to support Thai AirAsia’s growth in the region. In addition, CAE will open a brand-new training centre in Gurugram, National Capital Region (NCR) to support pilot training needs in […]

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29/08/2019

FlightSafety International Unmanned Systems Training now offers a specialized sUAS Civil/Government Services Remote Pilot Course. “Our sUAS Civil/Government Services Remote Pilot course is designed to assist federal, state, and local government agencies to establish a UAS program, or to increase the effectiveness of their existing capabilities,” said Clint Strong, Manager of FlightSafety’s Unmanned Systems Training […]

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29/08/2019

StandardAero has completed Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for installing Viasat Ku, Ka or KuKa SATCOM systems on Bombardier Global 5000/6000/GEX model business jets. The system is the fastest Ka SATCOM solution currently available. The new STC product, including radome, was certified on August 22 with the first article being completed by StandardAero’s Organizational Delegation […]

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28/08/2019

Early August, the second prototype of the new five-bladed H145 took off for its maiden flight at the Airbus Helicopters site in Donauwörth. The helicopter will be used for additional flight tests to achieve EASA certification of the new five-bladed H145 in early 2020. The first prototype is currently performing a high altitude test campaign […]

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27/08/2019

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the aviation industry, has appointed business aviation industry veteran Gary Strapp to the role of senior vice president, global program management and technical services. Strapp brings 30 years of NetJets experience to this newly created leadership position at JSSI. […]

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27/08/2019

West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Rusty Gardner as the new Avionics Install Manager at their East Alton (ALN) location. Rusty has over 19 years of aviation experience and formally served as a project manager in the avionics department at West Star, along with previous positions held at Flying Colours, Jet Aviation and Duncan. […]

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