09/03/2020

In the fourth quarter of 2019, Blackhawk Aerospace Composites (BAC), sister company to Blackhawk Aerospace Upgrades (BAU), celebrated their tenth year in business. The Kentucky-based company was established September 17, 2009 and manufactures aftermarket composite components for the business and military aviation markets as well as provides research and development services for several Original Equipment […]

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09/03/2020

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has announced that its 2020 Annual Meetings event, scheduled to take place in Brussels from 19-20 March 2020 will not go ahead as planned following the escalation of the Coronavirus outbreak in Europe. EBAA’s announcement is as following: “The effects, actual and projected, of Coronavirus are becoming evident across […]

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09/03/2020

Gazpromneft-Aero, the aviation fuel business operator of Gazpromneft, has become the first Russian company to join Joint Inspection Group Ltd (JIG), the world-leading organisation for the development of aviation fuel supply standards covering the entire supply chain for Aviation Fuels from refinery to wing-tip. The JIG Standards are followed by over 120 member organisations operating […]

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09/03/2020

Paragon Aviation Group announced the addition of nine Ross Aviation FBO locations to The Paragon Network – SDL (Scottsdale, AZ), ANC (Anchorage, AK), FAI (Fairbanks, AK), BED (Bedford/Boston, MA), SRQ (Sarasota, FL), HYA (Hyannis, MA), ORH (Worchester, MA), FAT (Fresno, CA), and BAF (Westfield, MA). These Ross Aviation locations join their counterparts – KHPN (White […]

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09/03/2020

GKN Aerospace delivered a strong performance in 2019, with sales up 7% and operating margin up to 10.6% (from 9.9% in 2018), coupled with new contract wins, technology developments and more than £50m invested in key sites. During the year, GKN Aerospace obtained a contract for a large workshare on the all-new Gulfstream G700 Business […]

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09/03/2020

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), and United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, announced deliveries of three new S-70i™ FIREHAWK® helicopters to California fire agencies: one each to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), and the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. […]

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06/03/2020

EAA is one of several dozen aviation organizations to support bipartisan legislation introduced by Sens. Jim Inhofe and Tammy Duckworth that would create a National Center for the Advancement of Aviation to promote aviation and aerospace as a whole. “What I think is important is this becomes a national center with public and private support […]

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06/03/2020

The Av8 Group has developed and certified an STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) for the Rain Erosion Shield on the vertical stabilizers leading edge of B737 series aircraft. Currently the vertical stabilizer leading edge of the B737 series aircraft is a one-piece composite structure made from aluminum and fiberglass. Over time, the fiberglass abrades and wears […]

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05/03/2020

Cutter Aviation will be exhibiting at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference (S&DC) March 10-13. Cutter Aviation’s traditional S&DC exclusive giveaway this year includes a Tiffany Airplane Charm necklace and a MARQ Aviator Modern Tool Watch. Also, the company’s team will be at booth 815 to help with FBO and charter […]

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05/03/2020

Air BP’s Low Carbon Global Offer Development Manager Samantha Webb explains what carbon offsetting is and how it reduces carbon footprint. With airline passenger numbers projected to double over the next two decades to 8.2bn passengers, the aviation industry is coming under increasing pressure to cut its carbon emissions. In this feature, we address questions […]

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05/03/2020

ACI Jet, announced at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) San Jose, California Regional Forum that, following a greater than $1 Million investment in parts inventory, accompanied by additional stock inventoried by Bombardier Business Aircraft, the company has established a brand new 5,000-sq-ft parts depot from its San Luis Obispo Regional Airport headquarters. The factory-approved […]

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05/03/2020

CAE announced at the International Women in Aviation conference the opening of its second edition of the CAE Women in Flight scholarship program, with its first airline partner in this edition: Southwest Airlines. The objective of this unique annual scholarship program is to inspire a new generation of professional pilots among women, as well as […]

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05/03/2020

Air Partner plc (“Air Partner”), the global aviation services group, has once again worked alongside the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to deliver a unique, fully-integrated and holistic solution for the evacuation and repatriation of UK and Irish nationals onboard the cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Yokohama in Japan. The project was complex, […]

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05/03/2020

Jim Busha, an experienced pilot and aviation writer who has been with the Experimental Aircraft Association since 2014, has been promoted to Vice President of Publications, Marketing, and Membership for the organization. In this role, Busha continues his leadership of EAA’s editorial, photo/video, and marketing teams, with added responsibility for membership services. He will report […]

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