03/02/2020

Farnborough Airport has launched The Farnborough Airport Flying Scholarship 2020. Under the auspices of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots’ scholarship programme, Farnborough Airport grants one person a scholarship with the aim of supporting individuals to gain flying experience and ultimately achieve their Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL). The Flying Scholarship is part of the airport’s […]

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03/02/2020

Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, announces that its award-winning GX Aviation solution has powered more than one million free inflight broadband sessions for Air New Zealand passengers. The impressive milestone was achieved approximately one year after Air New Zealand switched to a free-of-charge model for its inflight broadband service. GX Aviation […]

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30/01/2020

Avfuel delivered 7,000 gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to Banyan Air Service (KFXE) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on January 30. The fuel accounts for a two metric ton reduction in lifecycle CO2 emissions, furthering sustainability goals for Banyan Air Service and Avfuel. The fuel was allotted to operators via commitments prior to its delivery. […]

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30/01/2020

West Star has practically doubled the size of their AOG/MRT crews within the past year, while also offering services to special events including the big game in Miami and WM golf event in Scottsdale. West Star continues to focus on customer service, ensuring nationwide coverage for all their new and existing customers, recently adding services […]

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30/01/2020

Maxcraft Avionics Ltd, one of the largest avionics shops in Canada, has teamed up with Canadian Helicopters to retrofit the Bell 212 and the Sikorsky S-61 with Astronautics AFI4700 RoadRunner® Electronic Flight Instrument (EFI). It’s form-fit-function EFI that is designed as a replacement for Attitude Director Indicator and Horizontal Situational Indicator primary flight instruments. The […]

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30/01/2020

Kopter Group AG (Kopter) received additional orders in the Southeast Asian region from the leading operator in the Philippines, INAEC Aviation Corporation (INAEC). The SH09 helicopters are to be dedicated to urban air mobility operations with Ascent Flights Global Pte Ltd (Ascent). Kopter has signed an order for the purchase of one SH09 and one […]

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30/01/2020

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a 10-year contract with Portuguese Air Force (Força Aérea Portuguesa) to support Portuguese RTM322-powered EH101 Merlin fleet. Over 38 engines will now be covered by Safran’s Global Support Package (GSP). This new agreement satisfies the Portuguese Air Force requirement for optimum availability during their domestic and international military operations. Lieutenant […]

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30/01/2020

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems company, has been selected by Leonardo and a European Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) operator to equip a fleet of AW169 helicopters with the ClearVision™ Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) suite for helicopters. The integration of the ClearVision system in the AW169 is designed and certified by Leonardo with […]

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30/01/2020

In March 2018, Rainier Heli International (Rainier) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Kopter North America (Kopter) for five (5) firm and five (5) SH09 options. Rainier has continued to monitor the development of the SH09 and, based on the anticipated performance along with the operational cost advantages expected from the helicopter, the company […]

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29/01/2020

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the aviation industry, announced Chris Charnley has been named director of business development, Canada. Charnley brings more than 40 years of aviation industry experience to JSSI, including senior leadership roles at Hawker Beechcraft and Pratt & Whitney Canada. He […]

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29/01/2020

Leonardo has signed a contract with Lynwood (Schweiz) AG to acquire 100% of Kopter Group AG (Kopter). This move allows Leonardo to further strengthen its worldwide leadership and position in the rotorcraft sector; leveraging innovation, new capabilities and engineering skills which have been developed by the young, agile Swiss Company. Kopter’s SH09, a new single […]

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29/01/2020

AVIAA, the expanding group purchasing organization for business aviation, has added TrainingPort.net as another strategic partner for its valued membership. A leading online training provider for nearly 14 years, TrainingPort.net will provide AVIAA members with a wide variety of lessons using an innovative, modern platform. Trainees can access the 15-minute online lessons on any device […]

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29/01/2020

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) recognized and thanked the County of Los Angeles Fire Department, the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue and the State of California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for their commitment to aerial fire-fighting operations with the S-70i™ FIREHAWK® helicopter. Each of the three fire services recently […]

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28/01/2020

StandardAero received the prestigious “FIRST Class Service” award at the annual Rolls-Royce FIRST NetworkTM Recognition Reception event, held as part of Rolls-Royce’s attendance at the 2020 HAI/Heli-Expo in Anaheim, Calif. The awards program recognizes significant achievements of authorized maintenance service centers that provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for M250 helicopter engines operated by […]

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28/01/2020

Football Fans Will Land at Closest FBO to Main Highways at Fort Lauderdale Whether cheering for Kansas City or San Francisco in the big game, fans are in store for a first-class experience at Jetscape. The full-service fixed base operator (FBO) is fully prepared to serve aircraft, crew and owners traveling to South Florida’s super […]

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