21/12/2018

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced its Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize jet has achieved provisional type certification (PTC) from the Federal Aviation Administration. The PTC allows operators to begin Citation Longitude flight training in preparation for deliveries early next year and paves the way for the program’s final phase of certification. “From […]

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08/03/2019

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), recognized the heroic efforts of a CHC Helicopter crew with a Sikorsky Rescue Award, highlighting a successful search and rescue mission conducted with an S-92® helicopter. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz presented the Winged-S Rescue Award in a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. The CHC crew, […]

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27/02/2019

Duncan Aviation’s Engineering & Certification Services department has created a searchable database of the Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) that Duncan Aviation has developed and has available for sale. This database can be accessed at www.DuncanAviation.aero/services/engineering. In the three weeks the database has been live, the company has received 20 requests for quotes for its listed […]

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21/12/2018

Bombardier celebrated the entry-into-service of its award-winning Global 7500 business jet, during a special event held at its recently renamed Laurent Beaudoin Completion Centre, in presence of selected customers, suppliers and representatives from the industry. “Pride and excitement are profound understatements when it comes to the entry-into-service of our flagship Global 7500 aircraft,” said David […]

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08/03/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contract with Aero Asahi Corporation, covering engines powering the operator’s BK117C2, H125, S-76C+ and AS 365 N3 fleets. This 5-year contract supports a total of 55 Arriel 1 and 2 engines. This agreement is the second 5-year SBH® extension contract signed with this Japanese operator, one of […]

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27/02/2019

Aerion has announced a five-member board representing the interests of major shareholders and providing an impressive depth and breadth of industry experience to guide the company’s rapid growth as it pursues a supersonic renaissance. Tom Vice Tom Vice is Aerion’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. He joined Aerion as President and Chief Operating Officer […]

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21/12/2018

Leonardo announced the signing of a contract with Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. (“Sakhalin Energy”) for the supply of three AW189 super medium twin engine commercial helicopters. The aircraft will be used to perform transport operations from Sakhalin Island in Russia supporting the Oil&Gas industry, with deliveries expected to start in the 1Q2020. The contract […]

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08/03/2019

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company announced that Mr. Dror Yahav will be appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer for the company, effective April 10, 2019. Mr. Yahav transitions to CEO as his predecessor, Mr. Paul DeHerrera, retires after 25 years of service with UA. The Company’s Board of Directors accepted the […]

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27/02/2019

Helicopter Foundation International (HFI), the charitable arm of Helicopter Association International, announced the 20 recipients of scholarships for 2019. Available to aviation students around the world, these scholarships support HFI’s long-standing mission to educate the next generation of helicopter professionals. This year’s awards include six scholarships for students in helicopter maintenance technician programs, four scholarships […]

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21/12/2018

• In 1951, Bell broke ground in Fort Worth for the first factory in the world specifically built to manufacture helicopters. Since then, generations of iconic rotorcraft and tiltrotor have been conceived, with more than 35,000 Bell aircraft delivered worldwide to date. • Bell’s Fort Worth Headquarters is the second facility in company history to be designated […]

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08/03/2019

The leading manufacturer of lithium-ion aircraft batteries, True Blue Power, introduced the company’s new, fifth-generation (Gen5) main ship batteries during a press conference today at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo. The ultra-lightweight, TB20 (20 amp-hour), TB30 (30 amp-hour) and TB40 (40 amp-hour) are the company’s first on-condition, lithium-ion, engine-start batteries. Engineered to address the […]

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26/02/2019

Euro Jet is ready to support the flights related to the Presidential Meeting this February 28, 2019 in Kosice, Slovakia. Presidents representing Eastern European NATO countries are expected to attend. The event will take place at Kosice’s DoubleTree by Hilton hotel. The group known as the “Bucharest Nine,” brings together Poland, Romania, Hungary, the Czech […]

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21/12/2018

Universal Avionics (UA) is pleased to announce its Top Dealers of 2018 to be Global Aviation Technologies for Americas Dealer of the Year and Scandinavian Avionics A/S for International Dealer of the Year. Each year, Universal Avionics recognizes two dealers out of several hundred in its Authorized Dealer Network who have achieved outstanding sales performance […]

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08/03/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contract with Icelandic Coast Guard, covering two H225. This contract formalizes a five year Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) agreement supporting a total of 4 Makila 2A1 engines. Commented Höskuldur Ólafsson, Icelandic Coast Guard, Helicopter Director Maintenance: “With this contract, we will benefit from a the best […]

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26/02/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace has expanded its senior leadership team to meet the company’s growing number of aircraft programs, manage its worldwide supply chain and innovate for the future. New appointees to the leadership team include Colin Miller, former vice president of Flight Operations, Gulfstream, and Greg Collett, former vice president, Initial and Final Phase Manufacturing, Gulfstream. […]

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