08/03/2019

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, unveiled a new, complete flight deck specifically designed to support helicopter mission execution at night and during challenging weather conditions. UA CEO Paul DeHerrera and Elbit System’s VP of Commercial Aviation, Dror Yahav, presented the new InSight Display System for helicopters + Heli-ClearVision Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) […]

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22/02/2019

Aerion Corporation and Spirit AeroSystems have entered into a collaboration agreement for the preliminary design of the AS2’s forward, pressurized fuselage. “Joining a project team this early allows us to apply our technical expertise and commercial best practices to make the most positive impact,” said Tom Gentile, President and CEO, Spirit AeroSystems. “We can create […]

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06/12/2018

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the business aviation industry, has announced that Wi-Fi coverage is now included as a standard feature on all new airframe programs. Previously an add-on option, customers seeking airframe protection for their aircraft will now automatically benefit from Wi-Fi equipment […]

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21/02/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron, Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced that its Citation aircraft were the most-delivered business jets of 2018 according to the annual shipment and billings report published by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Textron Aviation delivered 188 business jets – including 57 Cessna Citation Latitude aircraft – winning the midsize segment for […]

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29/01/2019

Jack Caloras, formerly of CRS Jet Spares, has put together a group to help create his new company AOne Parts & Logistics, LLC. “This company has been formed to utilize the experience and knowledge of our people, be mindful of the socio-economic factors facing the Business Aviation community and provide customers with P.O.S. (Positively Outrageous […]

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08/03/2019

The next-generation H160 debuted a new air medical interior concept at this year’s Heli Expo trade show, with a cabin-mock up on the Airbus Helicopters booth completed by Metro Aviation. Metro, a longstanding partner of Airbus, developed this specific cabin concept design with needs of North American air medical operations in mind. “At Metro Aviation, […]

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21/02/2019

GE Aviation announced its Aviation Asset Performance Management (APM) solution to help aircraft operators increase maintenance efficiency and significantly reduce operational disruptions. During GE Aviation’s Waypoint event this week, customers are seeing first hand how the Asset Performance Management is benefitting airlines today.   “Asset Performance Management takes elements like full flight data and integrates this […]

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07/12/2018

Planet Nine Private Air (P9PA), the Van Nuys, California based private charter operator announced today a newly ratified collaboration with T&M Protection Resources, LLC (‘T&M’) to provide personal protection for its international customers. Planet Nine is offering the T&M solution on a non-exclusive basis as an added safety enhancement, in response to the increasingly uncertain […]

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21/02/2019

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, appointed Niclas von Planta, Vice President of ExecuJet Europe, as the new President of the Swiss Business Aviation Association (SBAA). The SBAA unites all Swiss-based aviation professionals to help defend the future of the local business aviation industry. The association promotes and supports excellence and professionalism amongst its members, […]

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17/01/2019

Acropolis Aviation of the UK has taken delivery of the first ACJ320neo, which features new-generation engines and Sharklets to deliver a leap forward in range and economy. The aircraft will now undergo cabin-outfitting by AMAC in Basle, Switzerland, receiving a VVIP cabin designed by Alberto Pinto. Its current ACJ livery will also be replaced by […]

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14/11/2018

As California experiences two of the most devastating fires in its history, helicopter crews are working long days to assist with battling the massive conflagrations. There are currently 22 helicopter crews working on the Woolsey Fire that is ravaging Southern California, and another 21 crews fighting the Camp Fire in Northern California. “Helicopters are very […]

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08/03/2019

CAE announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has qualified the first CAE 7000XR Series Airbus A330 full-flight simulator (FFS) for Extended Envelope and Adverse Weather Training. The qualification was obtained in October 2018 and CAE has already completed similar qualifications for Airbus A320 and Boeing 737NG, 777 and 787 platforms, in compliance with FAA […]

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21/02/2019

The Embraer Executive Jets Service Center in Sorocaba, Brazil, performed the first complete renovation of a Legacy 600 business jet. The used aircraft was purchased by a South American customer who chose to customize the whole aircraft with a new interior, systems upgrades and a new paint scheme. This Legacy 600, built in 2006, has […]

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18/12/2018

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire StandardAero, a global provider of aftermarket engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the aerospace and defense industries, from Veritas Capital. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory conditions and is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2019. […]

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