20/06/2019

MTU Maintenance Canada has taken possession of a brownfield site adding capacity to the Vancouver operations. The building is located next to Boundary Bay airport, in the Vancouver suburb of Delta and was originally designed and operated as a maintenance facility for helicopters and helicopter engines. The facility will immediately provide much-needed additional expansion space […]

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20/06/2019

Airbus Helicopters, the world’s largest civil helicopter manufacturer, and Safran Helicopter Engines, the global leader in helicopter turbines, are teaming up to prepare the future of cleaner, quieter and more efficient vertical flight, ahead of the upcoming Horizon Europe research programme which should be carried out during the next decade. A Letter of Intent (LoI) […]

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19/06/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) Type Certification for its Arrano 1A engine, installed in the Airbus Helicopters H160. Arrano is a new generation engine in the 1,100 to 1,300 shp power range, perfectly suited for new four-to-six tonne helicopters. The H160 made its first flight with the Arrano in January […]

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19/06/2019

MTU Aero Engines AG, a leading engine manufacturer and one of the world’s largest engine maintenance providers, has chosen the municipality of Nova Pazova, about 25 kilometers north of Belgrade International Airport as the location for its new repair facility. The company will establish a parts repair shop with a capacity of approximately 400,000 annual […]

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19/06/2019

StandardAero recently signed a multi-year agreement with Island Aviation Services Limited (IASL) to provide support for the Pratt & Whitney (P&W) PT6A-27 and PW123 turboprops.  These engines power the fleets of Twin Otter and Dash 8 aircraft operated by Maldivian, the national airline of the Maldives.  StandardAero will support IASL’s engines from its PT6A Designated […]

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19/06/2019

Known for their innovation in aviation transparencies, Lee Aerospace is gaining recognition for their CoolView® window technology. Lee Aerospace has just earned Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) for the side cockpit windows on Beechjet 400, 400A and 400T. “The interest in CoolView® has been overwhelming. I think as a follow-on to the previous PMA’s we have […]

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18/06/2019

XJet, the luxury FBO operator at London Stansted Airport continues to revolutionise the private aviation industry with its vision of what a truly world-class FBO can provide for its clientele with the roll out of its new ‘tailored branding’ service.  XJet has introduced an immersive experience at its London Stansted FBO which can be tailored […]

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18/06/2019

StandardAero is now celebrating the 10th anniversary of its support of the CFM International CFM56-7B turbofan engine from its world-class overhaul facility in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.  This anniversary comes just two months after StandardAero delivered its 500th CFM56-7B engine, which powers the Boeing 737 Next Generation family of single-aisle airliners. StandardAero launched its CFM56-7B program […]

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18/06/2019

Safran introduces Add+, an engine technological demonstrator with 30 % of its components made using additive manufacturing (3D-printed) techniques. The result of a partnership between several Safran companies, Add+ will enable 3D-printed parts to be used in Group production engines. Development started in early 2018 and assembly is now in progress. The demonstrator will be […]

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18/06/2019

Elbit Systems has started operating the maritime UAS patrol service available to countries in the European Union (EU) under a contract between the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) and the Portuguese company CEiiA. Iceland is the first EU country to use this particular long-range UAS patrol service. The Icelandic maritime authorities based the Hermes 900 […]

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18/06/2019

StandardAero has signed an exclusive 3-year maintenance services agreement with GKN Fokker Services, covering the provision of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support for turboprop engines.   StandardAero will support GKN Fokker Services from its Designated Overhaul Facilities (DOFs) in Gonesse, France; Summerside, PE, Canada; and Seletar, Singapore. Headquartered in the Netherlands, GKN Fokker Services – […]

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18/06/2019

The Air Service Basel team rolled out the red carpet for traffic headed to the city for its annual international art fair: Art Basel from 10 – 16 June. This year, the FBO saw a record 10-times the average daily movements on the first day of the show to kick off the festivities. And still […]

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18/06/2019

CAE announced at the International Paris Air Show the names of the first three winners of its 2019 CAE Women in Flight scholarship program. CAE’s new Women in Flight ambassadors will help drive awareness and promote the pilot profession among women, as well as diversity in aviation. “We look forward to accompanying our new ambassadors, […]

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