14/05/2018

Just in time for the spring flying season we’ve introduced a host of new Garmin Pilot features for iOS devices. Version 9.3 adds airspace alerting, icing in the flight profile view, weather and traffic enhancements, mile markers for extended centerlines plus support for the iPhone X. For our European users with Garmin Pilot Europe Premium, […]

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14/05/2018

Building on the successful and award-winning SESAR Augmented Approaches to Land (AAL) project, a consortium of key aviation stakeholders (airports, airspace users, airframe manufacturers, avionics manufacturers and regulatory bodies) has come together to launch AAL2. It aims to demonstrate augmented approach and landing operations and will run from 2018 to 2020. Specifically, AAL2 will work […]

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14/05/2018

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has received certification for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. This is a major milestone for the international expansion of the Bell 505, as anticipation is growing in country to receive the deliveries of over 110 aircraft. “We are thrilled […]

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11/05/2018

Oriens Aviation, the exclusive British Isles Pilatus Centre, is looking forward to a busy EBACE later this month, hard on the heels of completing three aircraft deliveries this Spring.  It is currently working on one sale which should be ratified later this summer.  Oriens’ London Biggin Hill-based demonstrator (G-DYLN), which replaced G-RABB, will feature on […]

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09/05/2018

Latitude Technologies Corporation announced that Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation in Savannah, Georgia, has finalized STC certification of the Latitude DL150 Satellite Data Unit (SDU) for Gulfstream G450 and G550 series aircraft. Supporting CPDLC/ADS-C/ACARS satellite data link services, the DL150 is a TSO-C159b approved communications link enabling Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS 1/A+). Already required for some […]

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09/05/2018

Flying Colours, the North American MRO, completions and avionics business based in Peterborough, ON announced a major expansion and investments of $30,000,000 in its facility at Peterborough Airport creating 60 new jobs over the next several years and helping to retain 250 existing jobs.  The expansion includes construction of a new manufacturing and operations hangar, […]

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09/05/2018

EmbraerX, an Embraer organization dedicated to developing disruptive businesses, unveiled its first electrical Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft concept. The unveiling was made during Uber Elevate 2018, in Los Angeles, California. EmbraerX is engaged in several projects, including the development of eVTOL concepts through a cooperation with Uber and other companies to explore business […]

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09/05/2018

Bombardier Business Aircraft and Duncan Aviation have collaboratively received Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for the Gogo AVANCE L5 system on Challenger 300 and Challenger 600 series aircraft. The AVANCE L5 system can also be installed as a retrofit option on Challenger 300 and Challenger 600 series aircraft at any of Bombardier’s five FAA Diamond award-winning […]

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09/05/2018

Duncan Aviation welcomes John Spellmeyer as the company’s new Regional Avionics Sales Manager. Spellmeyer will rely on his extensive knowledge and 40 years of aviation experience to help support Duncan Aviation’s customers in the western United States. “It’s a pleasure to join the Duncan Aviation team, where I’ll be working alongside many long-time friends” says […]

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09/05/2018

Helicopter Association International (HAI) applauds Chairman Roy Blunt and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell of the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security for their leadership in engaging stakeholders on the important issue of safely integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS). “We commend Chairman Blunt and Ranking Member Cantwell for […]

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08/05/2018

RBR Maintenance, a Part 145 Repair Station based at Dallas Love Field, has announced that it will relocate its Challenger maintenance program to nearby Dallas Executive Airport (KRBD) to better accommodate rapid growth the program has been experiencing. The additional location will occupy an 18,000 sq. ft. maintenance hangar (150 ft x 120 ft), alongside […]

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08/05/2018

Swissport receives a further USD 100 million (approximately EUR 83 million) repayment on its affiliate loan to HNA Group and agrees to a temporary remedies standstill period. Swissport will use funds from the repayment to prepay a portion of its own, existing term-loans, reducing its net debt position and significantly improving its leverage ratio. Swissport […]

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07/05/2018

Piaggio Aerospace will participate in the 18th edition of the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), the premier business aviation event in Europe. The Airshow will be staged in Geneva, Switzerland, at the Palexpo, between 29th and 31st May. Piaggio Aerospace will be present at the indoor display (booth T123) and will exhibit its […]

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04/05/2018

FlightSafety International will offer a wide variety of Unmanned Systems Training programs for commercial operators. “Our Unmanned Systems Training program will include a comprehensive series of Remote Pilot ground and flight training courses designed to help UAS operators achieve the highest levels of safety and proficiency,” said Ray Johns, Executive Vice President.  “As a global […]

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04/05/2018

West Star Aviation recently announced an enhancement to their leadership team by adding Jim Rankin as CEO. Bob Rasberry has been named Chairman of the Board, and Rodger Renaud will remain President and Chief Operating Officer. The company has taken a proactive approach in strengthening its leadership team to ensure its continued success in delivering […]

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