23/07/2018

Blackhawk Modifications announced Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC) completion of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) allowing the installation and operation of their Flight Data Acquisition, Storage and Transmission System (FAST™) on Blackhawk-equipped King Air 200/300 series aircraft and Caravan 208/208B aircraft. In addition to the FAA signoff, the FAST™ solution has also gained EASA and […]

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23/07/2018

Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced its results for the second quarter of 2018, ending June 30. The company posted Q2 2018 aircraft revenue of $62.3M on 53 deliveries versus $52.1M revenue on 32 aircraft deliveries in 2017. Piper’s growth in both aircraft deliveries and revenue was aided across all segments during the period with M-Class deliveries growing […]

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23/07/2018

MT Propeller has granted Blackhawk Modifications full aftermarket exclusivity to provide the FAA and EASA approved MT 5-blade composite propeller to PT6A-140 and -42A-powered Cessna Caravan’s including the Grand Caravan EX. The MT propellers are made from natural composite materials which saves about 30 pounds of weight and significantly dampens vibration and reduces noise on […]

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23/07/2018

Iridium Communications Inc. and Rockwell Collins have signed an agreement to make Rockwell Collins the newest service provider for Iridium Certus satellite solutions over the Iridium® NEXT network. Rockwell Collins will be adding the service to its comprehensive suite of aircraft connectivity applications for commercial, government and ARINCDirectSM business customers. In addition to being a […]

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23/07/2018

JetReady, a private jet charter operator, continues to grow its existing charter fleet and announced their newest Challenger aircraft addition. The aircraft is now available for domestic and international charter flights. These heavy jets are designed to provide the utmost in passenger comfort with its wide body cabin. The aircraft offers a spacious floor plan […]

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23/07/2018

TAG Global Training was delighted to participate at this year’s ADS Group’s Futures Day which took place on 20th July as part of the Farnborough International Airshow 2018. The ADS Group’s Futures Day is designed to stimulate and encourage young people between the ages of 11-21 into a career in the dynamic sectors of Aviation […]

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22/07/2018

Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. announced the FAA-Approval of the Garmin G1000 NXi with the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade for King Air 350 series aircraft. This Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) allows engine parameters from the Blackhawk upgrade to be properly displayed on the glass panel interface. The Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 panel is also approved for the […]

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22/07/2018

Textron Aviation Inc. will unveil its new full-scale Cessna Denali mockup at EAA AirVenture 2018 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport. The mockup features a complete cockpit with functioning avionics, fully updated interior and the McCauley 105-inch diameter composite, five-blade, constant speed propeller.   “We have made great strides in the design […]

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22/07/2018

Blackhawk Modifications announced the launch of the XP67A Engine+ Upgrade for the King Air 300 Series, which pairs the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) 1200 shaft horsepower (SHP) PT6A-67A engine with the MT 5-blade composite propeller for superior performance, noise abatement, and weight reduction. Blackhawk now has a King Air 300 in experimental category and […]

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20/07/2018

The Gulfstream G500 received both its type certification and production certificate from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). These certifications pave the way for the first completed G500 delivery to a customer as planned later this year. “Receiving the type certification and production certificate on the same day speaks to the rigor inherent in the […]

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20/07/2018

MTU Maintenance, one of the world’s leading provider of MRO services for commercial aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines, has laid the foundation stone for a new logistics center at its Ludwigsfelde location. The total investment for the new building with a workspace of 6,500 square meters is 11.5 million euros. The additional floor space […]

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19/07/2018

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) recently acknowledged the Coulson Group for its accomplishment of Stage 1 registration with the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO™), the industry standard for best safety practices. “Coulson’s achievement once again demonstrates that our program is scalable and applicable to a variety of businesses and not dependent on […]

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20/07/2018

This year’s Farnborough International Airshow proved a major success for MTU Aero Engines. Germany’s leading engine manufacturer secured orders worth around 800 million euros (according to list price), in particular with orders and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for the PW1000G- geared turbofan (GTF) engine family for single-aisle aircraft. It powers  the Airbus aircraft A220 (formerly […]

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19/07/2018

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company,  announced the opening of a new, state-of-the-art hangar at its New Jersey-based headquarters in Teterboro Airport. Construction on ‘Hangar 12’, as it is commonly known, is now complete and the structure is fully operational. The new building replaces the original Hangar 12, which was demolished in the summer of […]

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18/07/2018

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, has announced the opening of a new FBO facility in the Seychelles. ExecuJet’s Seychelles FBO, to be officially opened on 1 August 2018, is located at Seychelles International Airport on the island of Mahé and will be operated by ExecuJet in partnership with Euro Aviation Limited. The new facility […]

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