13/05/2020

Bombardier Aviation and Finnish charter operator Jetflite revealed details of how a freshly delivered Challenger 650 business jet was immediately pressed into service to repatriate dozens of patients impacted by COVID-19 as airports and borders around the world shut down. True to its reputation for tried-and-true performance, the Challenger 650 aircraft performed flawlessly straight out […]

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13/05/2020

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced its award-winning Gulfstream G600™ earned type certificate approval from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), enabling aircraft registrations and deliveries to begin for EU customers. “The Gulfstream G600’s advanced technology, high-speed performance and unparalleled efficiency will serve the intercontinental European business traveler well,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “We are […]

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12/05/2020

The Av8 Group announced the completion of their 10,000 sq. ft. expansion at their Houston location. This will provide additional space for their specialized service of landing gear and other component overhauls. The original facility occupied 20,000 square feet of space, and now with the added square feet will have a combined total of 30,000 […]

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12/05/2020

Duncan Aviation has more than two dozen avionics satellite locations at some of the busiest airports across the United States. These shops, usually a short distance from customer hangars, offer a wide range of avionics line and install services along with a few new additions. One of these new additions includes main ship and emergency […]

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12/05/2020

Daher announced the appointment of two Kodiak aircraft sales representatives for Asia: PT Auvia Gaya Perkasa in Indonesia; and JetHQ providing coverage across the Indian subcontinent. Based in Jakarta, PT Auvia Gaya Perkasa is a consulting company created in 1996 to focus on military aviation as an aircraft parts supplier for the Indonesian Air Force. […]

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12/05/2020

In a significant advancement of its technology team, DRA and sister company 328 Support Services GmbH have appointed Martin Nüsseler as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. Leveraging his significant aviation industry experience, Nüsseler is responsible for product strategy, technology road map and oversight of the engineering development team. “We are delighted to welcome Martin to […]

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11/05/2020

The United States Air Force (USAF) has awarded StandardAero a $237 million multi-year contract to provide engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for General Electric J85 turbojet engines powering the USAF fleet of T-38 trainer aircraft. The multi-year contract will continue into 2028 and all work will be performed at StandardAero’s San Antonio facility, […]

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11/05/2020

FlightSafety International announces that training for the Gulfstream G650 aircraft is now underway at its Dallas Learning Center using a new FlightSafety FS1000 simulator. Dallas is FlightSafety’s fifth G650 training location and this is the sixth full flight simulator the company has built to serve operators of the aircraft around the world. “Our customers who […]

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11/05/2020

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the second and third all-new Gulfstream G700™ test aircraft have taken flight, further advancing toward certification and customer deliveries of the industry’s new flagship. The second G700 flight-test aircraft had its first voyage on March 20, departing Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) and flying for 2 hours and 58 minutes. The […]

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11/05/2020

USAIG and the Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) have teamed up to enhance the utility of safety benefits made available to all Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) policyholders. The insurer’s Performance Vector Unmanned initiative began in 2016 by affording each UAS policyholder the opportunity to obtain a package of safety-focused services during each policy year of coverage. […]

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08/05/2020

COVID-19’s effects have spread to business aircraft manufacturing, with Gulfstream parent General Dynamics announcing recently that the pandemic has dampened the Savannah, GA-based OEM’s deliveries for the first quarter of 2020. Textron Aviation also recently reported a $262 million decrease in total revenue and fewer aircraft deliveries in first quarter 2020 compared to the first […]

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08/05/2020

Rolls-Royce has held its Annual General Meeting, during which it was announced that Rolls-Royce’s top priority remains safeguarding the lives and livelihoods of the people. Proactive measures remain in place at its facilities to help keep people safe and minimize operational disruption, including remote working and modified shifts in its manufacturing facilities, which enable us […]

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08/05/2020

Lufthansa Technik AG has begun working on the cabin conversion of the first of three Airbus A350-900s for the German Federal Government’s Special Air Mission Wing. The aircraft with the temporary civil registration D-AGAF (later military registration 10+03) arrived at Hamburg’s International Airport in Fuhlsbüttel at around 1:30 PM today, where it will be given […]

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08/05/2020

Even with limited travel options, the Bell Training Academy remains open and training customers. Barring any travel restrictions by the U.S. State Department on entry into the country, pilots and instructors continue to offer hands-on flight and maintenance courses that enrich customers knowledge of flight. To adapt to the current environment, Bell’s dedicated team has […]

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