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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25/09/2018

Piper Aircraft, Inc. has completed delivery of the 100th Piper Archer to go to ATP Flight School. The delivery comes as part of an original agreement made in April of 2013 for up to 100 aircraft to the flight school. ATP, America’s largest flight school, specializes in airline pilot training and pilot career development. The […]

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03/10/2018

Duncan Aviation has performed an industry-first installation of a Rosen Tablet Holder in a Dassault Falcon 2000. The installation, which went flawlessly, was completed at the company’s full-service facility in Battle Creek, Michigan. Once the holder is installed, it sits in a non-skid cradle with an adjustable slide. Because the holder includes a single USB […]

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25/09/2018

Duncan Aviation announced that its Engineering and Certification Department has developed six Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for the Gogo AVANCE L5 system. The STCs cover the Wi-Fi certification and full equipment and antenna installation required to provide in-flight connectivity for the following makes/models: • Challenger 601-3A, 601-3R, 604, 605, and 650 • Challenger 300 and […]

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03/10/2018

Executive AirShare delivers again on its commitment to customer safety by securing certification from leading third-party organizations. Today, the fractional, charter and management aircraft provider announces that ARGUS International has awarded EAS and its subsidiary Executive Flight Services its Platinum rating, the highest offered. The Internal Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) also renewed its […]

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25/09/2018

Kopter announced the deepening of its partnership with Safomar Aviation (PTY) LTD of South Africa, which has placed an order of two SH09 helicopters earlier this year. Safomar Aviation has been appointed distributor of the single engine SH09 helicopter for South Africa during an event that took place at the AAD (Africa Aerospace and Defence) […]

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03/10/2018

At the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva today, airlines and aircraft operators around the world were reminded about upcoming milestones for the ICAO Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). Michael Gill, Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) Executive Director, said: “operators will need to start monitoring fuel use and CO2 emissions from […]

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25/09/2018

Universal Avionics (UA) announces that 10 Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-200 aircraft are undergoing a modernization program for state-of-the-art avionics and glass displays. The aircraft upgrade includes 4 UA EFI-890R Advanced Flight Displays and the addition of a second UA UNS-1Lw Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)-Flight Management System (FMS). The first upgrade is complete and the aircraft […]

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03/10/2018

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the delivery of three Bell 429s to Mercy Flight Inc. “The Bell 429 delivers exceptional speed and aircraft readiness when minutes matter. Bell is incredibly proud to provide aircraft to support the men and women of Mercy Flight who dedicate their lives to serving others, and […]

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25/09/2018

Latitude Technologies, the premier global supplier of flight data monitoring, flight following, and satcom solutions has received an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) with an Approved Model List (AML) for Part 23 Aircraft. The approval has been issued for Latitude’s SkyNode S200 suite of satellite communication and tracking solutions as well the key component necessary […]

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03/10/2018

EPIC Fuels provided expertise in fuel blending as well as technical and logistical support to Virgin Atlantic and LanzaTech to enable the first-ever commercial flight using a unique blend of petroleum-based jet fuel and alcohol-to-jet synthetic paraffinic kerosene (ATJ-SPK) fuel produced from waste gases. LanzaTech’s pioneering technology captures carbon-rich industrial waste gases such as those […]

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25/09/2018

Duncan Aviation is pleased to have the largest independent business aviation AOG service network in the world with satellite avionics shops and workaway stations that number 27 as well as 16 engine Rapid Response team launch offices. In 2018, Duncan Aviation added a satellite avionics shop in Bedford, Mass., and upgraded its Austin workaway to […]

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25/09/2018

New inflight service concept, ‘Senses of Luxaviation’. Luxaviation Group, one of the largest private aircraft operators worldwide, is announcing the launch of ‘Cité Privée® for Luxaviation’, a signature scent exclusively created for use onboard its aircraft and at its ExecuJet-managed FBO facilities. A first for the private aviation industry, Luxaviation developed the scent with Geneva-based […]

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02/10/2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has acquired The NORDAM Group Inc. manufacturing line that produces nacelles for the Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600. Gulfstream had been operating the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based line since early September as part of an agreement with NORDAM to address its July bankruptcy filing. NORDAM had been producing the nacelles for Gulfstream’s G500 and […]

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