10/04/2019

StandardAero recently celebrated the delivery of the company’s 500th CFM International CFM56-7B turbofan engine from its world-class overhaul facility in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.  This milestone engine powered a Boeing 737 Next Generation passenger jet operated by a major North American airline supported by StandardAero via offload agreements with its valued partner GE Aviation. StandardAero launched […]

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19/03/2019

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced that the Luxaviation Group, one of the largest business aircraft operators worldwide, now operates the first Challenger 350 aircraft delivered to a customer in Belgium. This new addition to the Benelux market joins Bombardier’s robust business aircraft fleet in Europe. Bombardier’s more than 600 aircraft in service in the region represent […]

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25/04/2019

Garmin has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 500 autopilot in the Cessna 180/185. Additionally, the GFC 500 autopilot will soon be approved for the 36/A36 Bonanza. Intended for piston single-engine aircraft, the GFC 500 delivers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older […]

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09/04/2019

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is highlighting an ACJ319 at the ABACE1 show, demonstrating the benefits of the best business jet cabin in the sky. The aircraft, which is being shown for the first time, is operated by EVA Airways and available for VVIP charter. It features a stylish Hermes-designed cabin, two spacious lounges, a conference/dining […]

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04/04/2019

Raisbeck Engineering, Inc. (“REI”) and Aerospace Instrument Support, Inc. (“AIS”) announced Aerospace Instrument Support has joined Raisbeck’s global network of Authorized Dealers. Located at the Denton Airport in Denton, Texas, Aerospace Instrument Support specializes in providing aircraft maintenance and avionics installation/support as well as major aircraft modifications for Business Class aircraft. Established in 1995 exclusively […]

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03/04/2019

Satcom Direct (SD) announced the commercial service introduction of Intelsat FlexExec as part of its SD Xperience portfolio. The first high-speed, managed, end-to-end broadband service designed specifically for the business aviation sector, FlexExec is now being commercially delivered in partnership with Intelsat (NYSE: I) and Astronics AeroSat. At service introduction, four aircraft types are utilizing […]

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25/04/2019

Duncan Aviation announced that Trevor Yuschyshyn has accepted the position of Regional Manager Representative for Canada. A lifelong resident of Calgary, Alberta, Yuschyshyn brings more than 23 years of aviation experience and knowledge to his new role. “Trevor’s vast experience as a customer along with his knowledge of the Canadian marketplace will serve him well […]

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09/04/2019

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Volocopter have signed an agreement to jointly test and develop new navigation and automatic landing systems for Volocopter’s vertical takeoff and landing aircraft as the emerging era of urban air mobility moves closer to delivering a new breed of cleaner, safer and smarter air vehicles. This agreement launches Honeywell’s extensive autonomous […]

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28/03/2019

RUAG has announced new financial figures showing that new orders and order backlog have reached record highs, while profitability has been adversely affected by special costs. Against record sales of CHF 1,998 million (+2.2%) and new orders at a record CHF 2,221 million (+13.3%), EBIT stands at CHF 106 million (-10.8 %) and profitability at […]

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24/04/2019

China’s State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC) has taken delivery of one heavy twin-engine Airbus H215 helicopter – a member of the mission-proven Super Puma family – becoming the launch customer for the H215 in China. A subsidiary of the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), the world’s largest utility company, SGGAC performs aerial construction […]

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09/04/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the ultralong-range Gulfstream G650ER once again proved its unrivaled performance, beating a recent competitor speed record while at the same time increasing the distance flown for the farthest business jet flight in history. The G650ER flew from Singapore to Tucson, Ariz., at an average speed of 597 miles per hour/960 kilometers […]

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04/04/2019

Embraer has signed a firm order for 10 E195-E2 jets with Air Peace, Nigeria’s largest airline. The order was announced today, during the Embraer’s Africa Airline Business Seminar, in Mauritius. With this order, Air Peace will become the first E-Jets E2 operator in Africa. The contract includes purchase rights for a further 20 E195-E2. With […]

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19/03/2019

At the 467th meeting of the Association on 14th March 2019, Nick Weston, CEO of Weston Aviation, was appointed as Chairman of BACA. Weston succeeds Richard Mumford who has held the role since 2016, and formally began his new position immediately. Speaking about his appointment as Chairman, Weston said “I am delighted and honored to […]

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24/04/2019

As the global air freight market enjoys a period of strong sustained growth, StandardAero supports a significant new entry onto the cargo aircraft market, the Alpine Air Express Beech 1900D Super Freighter. As a Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) with Distribution rights for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A family, StandardAero is delivering Alpine Air and its […]

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12/04/2019

Augsburg Air Service has brokered successfully an Embraer Phenom 300 Jet to an entrepreneur from the German capital Berlin. The entire process was prepared and accompanied down to the smallest detail by Augsburg Air Service: After a successful pre-buy inspection by an in-house inspector, the aircraft was transferred to Augsburg. On request of the customer, […]

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