26/09/2019

StandardAero and Thales recently signed a long-term partnership agreement for the certification and distribution of the Thales TopMax wearable Head-Up Display (HUD) for use in business aviation aircraft. TopMax is an industry first, resulting from Thales’ decades-long experience in military Helmet Mounted Display Systems (HMDS) and civilian Head-Up Display (HUD). It is the only wearable […]

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26/09/2019

Marathon Aviation broke ground on an expansive new FBO and hangar complex for Florida Keys travelers. A celebratory event took place September 24, with airport officials, the board of county commissioners, local dignitaries and members of the Marathon Aviation team. Newly unveiled plans include an Ernest Hemingway inspired FBO facility with generously-sized relaxation and recreation […]

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26/09/2019

West Star welcomed Robbie Johnson as the new Regional Sales Manager in the Mid-Atlantic sales territory. Robbie has over 22 years of aviation experience as a maintenance technician and program manager with previous positions held at Falcon, MBNA Aviation and Dawn Aero. He also received his A&P license from the Aviation Institute of Maintenance in […]

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26/09/2019

MTU Aero Engines, Germany’s leading engine manufacturer, has been developing and manufacturing brush seals for many years. Made up from thousands of wires – each just a fraction of a millimeter thick – these seals are a highly effective way of reducing leakage in aircraft engines as well as in steam and industrial gas turbines […]

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25/09/2019

Duncan Aviation compiles an internal report each month based on our data and available air traffic control information that gives insight into the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) adoption rate. With only 14 weeks remaining until the FAA’s deadline for upgrading to ADS-B, roughly 65% of the Learjet 31/31As registered in the United States are non-compliant. […]

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25/09/2019

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) and Avflight tossed the first mounds of dirt today at a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new state-of-the-art fixed base operation (FBO) and hangar on a five-acre leased parcel at the Airport. The event included local airport staff, airport authority board members, dignitaries and Avflight […]

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25/09/2019

Airbus Helicopters has reached new heights: the latest version of the H145 has set its skids down on the Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Southern Hemisphere, culminating at 6,962 metres (22,840 feet). This is the first time a twin-engine helicopter has landed at this altitude, confirming the performance and the extensive flight envelope of […]

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25/09/2019

Bombardier announced that its two latest additions to the Global family, the Global 5500 and Global 6500 business jets, have been awarded Transport Canada Type Certification, paving the way for entry-into-service this year. Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) are expected to follow shortly. “Following their dramatic […]

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25/09/2019

StandardAero Component Services recently celebrated the grand opening of the company’s 30,000 sq. ft. expansion of its Hillsboro, Ohio, engine component manufacturing and engine component repair facility. The additional working space and capital improvements included the building and additional equipment to support aerospace engine low pressure turbine vane manufacturing.  The expansion also provides additional space […]

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24/09/2019

MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, has opened an office in the heart of the aviation leasing hub Singapore. The new office is located in the Central Business District and its grand opening is being celebrated during the on-going MRO Asia. Luc Morvan has taken on the role of Chief […]

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24/09/2019

TAG Farnborough Airport, Europe’s leading business aviation airport, has been named the winner in the Energy and Carbon Transition category at the newly launched IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards 2019, recognising the airport’s achievements in energy efficiency and carbon management. The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is the largest professional body for environmental practitioners […]

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24/09/2019

The aviation industry, alongside environmental groups, will request governments to set a timeframe for agreement on a long-term target to reduce CO2 emissions from air transport at a meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) starting this week in Montreal. The aviation sector – including the world’s airlines, airports, air traffic management providers and […]

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24/09/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines, ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH (ZFL) and MT-Propeller have agreed to cooperate on a new turboprop engine intended for European unmanned applications. This 100% European turboprop will be derivated of Safran’s Ardiden 3 and use technologies matured through its Tech TP technological demonstrator, which ran for the first time in June 2019. Within this […]

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23/09/2019

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the aviation industry, has acquired maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) software specialist Tracware Ltd to enhance its growing suite of technology-enabled services. This is the latest in a series of strategic acquisitions for JSSI, which includes Conklin & de […]

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