09/12/2019

StandardAero and Thales announced a signed teaming agreement formalizing a mutual commitment for developing and certifying an advanced autopilot system for the light helicopter market. The system will initially be certified for installation on the popular Airbus Helicopters AS350 platform. Based on extensive autopilot experience, Thales has incorporated the features and safety design architecture usually […]

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09/12/2019

Satcom Direct (SD) Manager of Aviation Tax & Financial Reporting Solutions, Ryan DeMoor, has stepped into the role of NBAA Tax Committee Secretary with immediate effect. A committee member since 2016, Ryan adds the scarce combination of flight department and financial analysis experience to the committee which predominantly consists of legal and accountancy practitioners. As […]

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09/12/2019

Piper Aircraft announced that it has opened the application period for the 2020 Apprenticeship Program. The 2020 group, which will begin in late July will be the second apprenticeship class to begin at Piper Aircraft’s world headquarters in Vero Beach, FL. The two-year program includes a combination of on-the-job training as well as classroom instruction […]

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09/12/2019

ASL Group is proud to announce the introduction of an immaculate 2008-built Cessna CJ1+ to its charter fleet. The aircraft offers seating for 5 passengers and features an iridium sat-phone, in-flight infotainment system, refreshment center and an enclosed lavatory. It will be operated and managed out of Brussels, Belgium, one of ASL Group Home Bases. […]

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09/12/2019

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced a $30 million US investment in its engine services facility in Bridgeport, West Virginia for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of PW800 engines. Specifically, the site will service the market leading PW814GA and PW815GA engines that power the Gulfstream G500 and G600 […]

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09/12/2019

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, is pleased to announce the extension of its partnership with PT Garuda Maintenance Facility AeroAsia (GMF). As per the agreement, effective November 1, 2019, the two parties will be providing Integrated Component Services (ICS) for Garuda Indonesia’s fleet of Airbus A330neo and Airbus A330ceo aircraft. As the […]

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09/12/2019

Kopter continues to expand the performance and flight envelope of the SH09 Prototype 3 (P3), while simultaneously increasing flight test activities in the flight test center located at Pozzallo, Sicily. P3 has now completed a full year of flight tests covering a wide range of adaptations and improvements all focused on delivering performance and enhancing […]

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09/12/2019

RUAG MRO International, the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of the Dornier 228, has completed the 72-month inspection on Bangladesh Navy’s (BN) Dornier 228-212 special mission aircraft. The maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of the Dornier 228 was fulfilled on time and within budget at the OEM’s aircraft production facilities in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. The aircraft has […]

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09/12/2019

JetHQ has been accepted into an elite group of the world’s most successful aircraft dealers. The aircraft transaction and brokerage company announces that it has become a member of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA). IADA conducts the world’s only aircraft dealer accreditation program, which requires companies to undergo a thorough and rigorous vetting process. […]

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06/12/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. delivered the 400th aircraft from the record-breaking, ultralong-range Gulfstream G650™ family to a customer. The extended-range Gulfstream G650ER™ will be based in the U.S. “Business jet travelers the world over have long recognized the G650ER as the leading combination of speed and range in the business aviation sector,” said Mark Burns, president, […]

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06/12/2019

Elliott Aviation has announced their remote-mount, Garmin-based ADS-B solution has now been installed in over 600 business aircraft. These aircraft include Citations, Hawkers, Beechjets, Premiers, Falcons, Learjets, Challengers, Astras, ERJ’s and many others. Although hardware is available for immediate installation through any Garmin dealer, aircraft owners are encouraged to take advantage of dealer bulk purchases […]

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06/12/2019

In order to support its newly-created Communications & Corporate Affairs function, which will go live on 1 January 2020, Airbus has appointed a new Communications leadership team who will work together to bring the next chapter of the company to life while ensuring business proximity, reinforcing audience centricity and growing digital, editorial and visual content […]

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06/12/2019

Bombardier has signed a long-term lease agreement with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) to build its new state-of-the art Global Manufacturing Centre located at Toronto Pearson International Airport. With preliminary site work underway in Mississauga and first production activities set to begin in 2023, the cutting-edge facility will optimize final assembly operations for all […]

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06/12/2019

Air Astana completed its first independent C-check at its base at Almaty Airport, Kazakhstan in November 2019. Its Airbus A320neo aircraft, registration P4-KBH, delivered three years ago, was selected for this C-check. Air Astana received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in October to perform this advanced level of maintenance. The certificate allows […]

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06/12/2019

Avfuel Corporation welcomed Premier Aviation at Elmira-Corning Regional Airport (KELM) to its branded network of FBOs. The brand-new FBO option at KELM offers guests flying to New York state-of-the-art facilities, including expansive passenger and pilot areas, a quiet room, meeting space, and ample hangar space. As a full-service FBO, the Premier Aviation team provides fueling […]

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