23/02/2018

Safran and Albany inaugurated, in Mexico, a third joint manufacturing plant to make composite parts for the LEAP aircraft engine. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Francisco Domínguez Servién, Governor of the State of Querétaro, Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Mexico’s Minister of Communications and Transport, Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer of Safran, Olivier Andriès, Chief Executive […]

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22/02/2018

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has signed a five-year contract with Bristow Helicopters for its Honeywell Avionics Protection Plan (HAPP). The agreement will cover 26 of Bristow’s Leonardo AW139 helicopter fleet. Under the agreement, Bristow Helicopters will benefit from full maintenance protection coverage for the avionics suite of its search and rescue fleet, providing improved cost forecasting. […]

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21/02/2018

Kopter Group AG received from EASA the certificate granting the Design Organization Approval (DOA). This certificate confirms Kopter as a duly recognized Design Organization. It is attesting that Kopter has united qualified personnel, implemented the necessary methods, processes and procedures, as well as a reliable design assurance system. It is a major milestone for Kopter […]

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08/02/2018

Piper Aircraft Inc. has named Fanmei Aviation Technologies Ltd, as its dealer for the sales of new aircraft in Greater China, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Fanmei Aviation Technologies joins a growing network of dealers and representatives throughout the region. “We welcome Fanmei Aviation into the worldwide Piper family,” said Piper President […]

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08/02/2018

Jet Aviation announced its third hangar project at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore is now in operation. The company hosted a grand opening ceremony at the facility during the Singapore Airshow on February 7, 2018. With this third hangar, the company has total hangar space in Singapore of 11,650 square meters. Jet Aviation tripled its […]

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07/02/2018

Piper Aircraft, Inc. has received an order for 152 aircraft from Fanmei Aviation Technologies, Piper Aircraft’s exclusive dealer in China. This is the largest single trainer order received by Piper Aircraft in company history. Fanmei Aviation Technologies is a subsidiary of Sichuan Fanmei Education Group co. Ltd which is a leading provider of aviation education […]

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13/03/2018

In collaboration with the Frankfort/Clinton County Airport Authority, First Wing Jet Center (formerly Montgomery Aviation) has announced the grand opening of a new, 12,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art aircraft hangar at Frankfort/Clinton County Municipal Airport (FKR). The airport is located on State Road 28 in Frankfort, roughly 20 miles from Lafayette. With more than 12,000 sq. […]

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09/03/2018

FlightSafety International announces a new leadership workshop designed specifically for flight department personnel. Leadership Elements for Flight Department Professionals was developed in conjunction with ServiceElements. This new three-day workshop is offered by FlightSafety and ServiceElements at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas. “Leadership Elements for Flight Department Professionals is designed to enhance the skills of […]

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08/03/2018

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the business aviation industry, has released the JSSI Business Aviation Index for the fourth quarter of 2017. The index, which tracks utilization of approximately 2,000 business aircraft worldwide, reports average flight hours in the fourth quarter of 2017 to […]

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08/03/2018

Series production of the L 410 NG (New Generation) aircraft has begun on the basis of certification from the EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) to Aircraft Industries, a.s. Production started with the construction of the first aircraft, which will be finished by the end of this year. The certification for the innovated L 410 NG […]

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02/03/2018

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) released the following statement regarding H.R. 2997, the 21st Century AIRR Act: “Many, including myself, continue to believe that the air traffic control provisions of the 21st Century AIRR Act are good government reforms, and necessary for the future efficiency, effectiveness, and safety of our entire Nation’s […]

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01/03/2018

StandardAero was the recipient of two awards at the prestigious Rolls-Royce FIRST Network Recognition Reception, an annual event held as part of Rolls-Royce’s attendance at the 2018 HAI Heli-Expo in Las Vegas.  The awards program recognizes significant achievements of authorized maintenance service centers that provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for M250 helicopter engines […]

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28/02/2018

Safran Helicopter Engines introduces e-Spares, a new service that allows customers to order new spare parts and tools on-line. With its user-friendly interface, e-Spares helps users identify and select the right spare parts and tools easily and efficiently. Prices are instantly displayed, and availability statuses are calculated in real time so that an order can […]

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27/02/2018

The Supervisory Board of MTU Aero Engines AG today accepted the Executive Board’s proposal to raise the company’s dividend to €2.30 per share. This proposal, which represents an increase of 30 euro cents, or 21%, compared with the previous year’s dividend, will be presented to the voting members of the Annual General Meeting on April […]

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27/02/2018

FlightSafety International announced that training has begun using  the new Airbus Helicopters EC130T2 full flight simulator located at its Learning Center in Denver, Colorado. The Center is also equipped with Level D qualified simulators for the Bell 407GXP, Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3 and EC135. “We are pleased with the response to our Level D qualified […]

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