07/03/2019

North Carolina air medical operator Dare County MedFlight will be the  first  customer  in  North  America  to  retrofit  its  helicopter  to  the  new  5-bladed  version, announced at the Heli-Expo tradeshow at the Georgia World Congress Center. The new  version  of  Airbus  Helicopters’   best-selling  H145  light  twin-engine  helicopter  brings  a new, innovative five-bladed rotor to the […]

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15/02/2019

Dassault’s 2019 Falcon Maintenance & Operations (M&O) Seminars will kick off April 9 in Denver, Colorado, and April 10-11 in Paris, France. In all, the seminars will travel to eight cities across North and South America, Europe and Asia and will conclude in Mahwah, New Jersey, on May 21. Dassault welcomed more than 1,800 attendees […]

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16/11/2018

Leonardo announced the signing of a contract with Italy’s Guardia di Finanza for 22 new generation AW169M twin engine helicopters. The contract, valued at 280 million euro, includes a comprehensive support and training package which could be further extended with optional services valued at an additional 100 million euro. Deliveries are expected to start in […]

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15/02/2019

Elliott Aviation, a Phenom 100/300 and Legacy 450/500 Authorized Service Center, has again received Authorization on their recent Embraer factory audit. The company had previously received a 100 percent score on their bi-annual audit in 2016. The Embraer audit involves certification, training, tooling, planning, maintenance tracking, infrastructure, organization, security, and customer care. Since their last audit, Elliott […]

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15/01/2019

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) joins the Business Aviation community, family, and friends in mourning the loss of Michael W. Hohm. As IBAC Director for Liaison to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Michael played a key role as the business aviation industry representative on the Air Navigation Commission (ANC) at ICAO and was […]

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06/12/2018

FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that Joe Ping, Manager, Aircraft Maintenance, Global Integrated Services – Aviation, Cummins Inc., is the 4,000th aircraft maintenance technician to successfully complete the Master Technician training program. Joe earned his Master Technician certificate following completion of a comprehensive multi-year training curriculum for the Gulfstream G280 aircraft. “We are very […]

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06/03/2019

On the first day of the HAI Heli-Expo show in Atlanta, DART Aerospace announced the signing of its latest Approved Maintenance Center (AMC), AeroBrigham LLC. AeroBrigham, a service center presently operating out of Decatur, Texas, specializes in a wide variety of services for rotorcraft aircraft such as maintenance, completions, upscale refurbishments, painting and interior replacements […]

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15/02/2019

Swissport recently agreed to increase its shareholding in Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. (HCH) to 100 percent from 50 percent, which it held in a joint venture.  With the recent agreement to acquire the remaining 50 percent stake in Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. (HCH), Swissport will then fully own this cargo handling company at one of […]

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16/11/2018

Duncan Aviation has resumed modifiying the Rockwell Collins TDR-94/TDR-94D at its Lincoln, Nebraska, facility. On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Rockwell Collins announced that it, too, had resumed modifying the transponders. With the modification to the transponder, which can be performed only by Duncan Aviation’s Avionics Component Shop or by Rockwell Collins, the TDR-94/TDR-94D meets the […]

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15/02/2019

NASCAR’s Daytona 500, a national celebration of automotive speed, engineering and driver derring-do, will once again be supported by one of the most respected providers of aviation services, Sheltair Aviation, as the company welcomes General Aviation aircraft arriving at Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB), in the days and hours leading up to the February 17th […]

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15/01/2019

Piper Aircraft, Inc. and its Community Outreach Committee announced the availability of two scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year. Each year, educational scholarships impact the community by providing financial support for students to pursue higher education. The Freedom of Flight Award and the Bill Cluck Memorial Scholarship were created for students at different stages of […]

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17/12/2018

In order to properly balance the components of your aircraft, you should use field balancing equipment so that you are working on the components when they are in the same position as they are in flight. Performing aircraft maintenance in these conditions will ensure the safest conditions possible and with the FAA estimating that aviation […]

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06/03/2019

FlightSafety International and Air Methods will be adding a new Level D qualified full flight simulator for the Airbus Helicopters EC145 at the FlightSafety Learning Center in Denver, Colorado. “We appreciate the opportunity to expand the services and support we provide to Air Methods at our Denver Center with this new EC145 simulator,” said David […]

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14/02/2019

Vertis Aviation, the Switzerland-headquartered charter specialist, recently had three key regional announcements. The business has opened a new U.S. office in Boston, Massachusetts which will be headed-up by General Manager, Robert Coleman, a well- respected business aviation figure in the region. Coleman will be responsible for promoting the boutique Vertis charter service across the Americas, […]

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16/11/2018

The Paragon Network donated thousands of dollars to breast cancer foundations through their “Think Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness campaign in October. During the month of October, participating members of the Paragon Network handed out “Think Pink” awareness bracelets, t-shirts, hats and pens. Many of them also donated a portion of their fuel or service revenue […]

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