04/10/2018

Garmin announced another addition to its portfolio of G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrades to now include G1000-equipped Piper M500 aircraft. Significant performance enhancements accompany unique features such as SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, geographical map overlay within the HSI and more. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrade for the M500 […]

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04/10/2018

Zunum Aero, a pioneer in electric aviation, selected Safran Helicopter Engines for its hybrid-to-electric commercial aircraft, which will be available in the early 2020s. Safran Helicopter Engines will provide a new generation engine turbine to drive the Zunum ZA10’s electrical generator. This turbo-generator will power this 12-seat, hybrid-to-electric 700-mile commercial aircraft, driving extraordinarily low operating […]

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04/10/2018

Latitude Technologies, the premier global supplier of flight data monitoring, flight following, and satcom solutions has received United States Patent No. 10075228, “Aircraft Flight Data Monitoring and Reporting System and Use Thereof”. First filed in 2013, the newly issued Patent recognizes the unique system and advanced methods invented by Latitude’s engineers and programmers used for […]

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27/09/2018

Customer Delivery Reflects Company’s Heritage Of Exceeding Expectations. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced it has delivered the first all-new Gulfstream G500, officially marking the arrival of a new generation of Gulfstream innovation and design. The North American customer took delivery of the record-breaking aircraft at Gulfstream’s Savannah headquarters, just shy of four years after the aircraft […]

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04/10/2018

West Star Aviation is a sponsor of the NBAA Careers in Business Aviation Day on October 18, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center during the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference. Students are invited to attend and learn more about the global business aviation industry. This student-focused day invites students of all ages to […]

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27/09/2018

Satcom Direct, the business aviation connectivity, software and hardware provider, has broken ground on phase two of SD Data Center expansion plans. The Bravo phase will double the existing Alpha phase’s 5,000 square feet at the Melbourne, Florida headquarters. On completion, at the end of December this year, the Bravo project will add capacity for […]

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04/10/2018

AMSTAT, for 35 years the leading provider of business aircraft market, fleet and operator information, will be demonstrating new services and running two breakout sessions at this year’s National Business Aviation Association – Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). Of note this year is the AMSTAT for Salesforce® app which enables subscribers using both the […]

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27/09/2018

West Star Aviation is expanding its recruiting efforts for their rapidly growing MRO network by attending upcoming career fairs at the National Aviation Academy in Florida on September 27, 2018, Spartan College of Aeronautics in Denver on September 28, 2018, and Utah State University on October 4, 2018. The company is looking for both experienced […]

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04/10/2018

Ahead of this year’s NBAA-BACE, Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider announces the launch of SD Scheduler, a cloud-based software solution. SD Scheduler further enhances the SD ecosystem, providing centralized management of aircraft and flight information, as well as customized reporting and analytics to support the entire flight operation. SD Scheduler optimizes work […]

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27/09/2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the all-new Gulfstream G500 is making its Istanbul Airshow debut from Sept. 27-30 at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport. The recently certified, high-speed G500 joins the flagship Gulfstream G650ER and super-midsize Gulfstream G280 at the annual show. Members of the media attending the Istanbul Airshow are invited to tour the G500, along with […]

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03/10/2018

Bombardier announced another wave of growth for its award-winning service network as it increases its customer service capabilities in the U.S. with a new service center at the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF) in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The new service center will more than double the company’s current customer service footprint in Florida with new […]

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26/09/2018

After months of planning, construction, and renovation, Duncan Aviation announced that its new turbofan engine test cell, affectionately named ‘The Raptor,’ has completed all of the necessary correlation runs certified by Honeywell and is fully operational with many Honeywell TFE731 engines scheduled for CZI inspections throughout the end of the year. Mike Bernholtz, Turbine Engine […]

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03/10/2018

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced a signed teaming agreement with Garmin International, Inc. on the development and integration of the autonomous vehicle management computer (VMC) systems to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. “At Bell, we believe a convergence of technological advancements is enabling the industry to drive solutions […]

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26/09/2018

Flying Colours Corp., the North American MRO business has completed its third 120-month, heavy maintenance check, on a Bombardier Global airframe. The ten-year inspection of the Global Express required the privately-owned aircraft to be stripped back to the airframe to enable a full structural inspection. The interior was also stripped bare, as wall panels, carpets, […]

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03/10/2018

As a direct result of recent efforts, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate recently passed legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which does not contain the controversial plan to “privatize” our nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system. Under the bill, FAA programs and funding are reauthorized for five-years, through 2023. The entire […]

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