06/03/2019

Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation (NAAF) has become the launch customer in the emergency medical services (EMS) sector for the new H145 helicopter unveiled at the Heli-Expo 2019 exhibition. The Foundation, parent of Norwegian Air Ambulance Services (NOLAS), has ordered a single H145 which will be used for advanced research and development purposes. Airbus announced at […]

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11/02/2019

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, announced that as the result of an eight-year collaboration with the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA), it has made important contributions to the measurement and regulation of particulate emissions from aircraft engines. The collaboration between SR Technics and FOCA dates back to 2010, when FOCA […]

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14/12/2018

The German Federal Police (Bundespolizei) has taken delivery of three heavy H215 helicopters, with a fourth to follow in June 2019. These twin-engine multi-role Super Pumas will enter operation at the beginning of 2020 supporting the Central Command for Maritime Emergencies (CCME), which oversees maritime missions off of Germany’s coast. “The H215’s speed, long-distance performance […]

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11/02/2019

Falcon Aviation, a leading business aviation services company in the UAE, has been awarded new accreditation to handle business jet and regional aircraft MRO at its UAE bases by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).  “This is a significant endorsement for Falcon Aviation to be recognised by GACA and we look forward to […]

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14/01/2019

BRS Aerospace, the leading whole aircraft rescue parachute system manufacturer in the world, named International Aviation Equipment & Investment Ltd., headquartered in Hong Kong, as a distributor for the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). International Aviation Equipment & Investment will represent BRS Aerospace as its non-exclusive distributor of products to include promoting, marketing and selling […]

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08/11/2018

FlightSafety International announces that the Embraer E-170 aircraft simulator it built for S7 Airlines of Russia has received EASA qualification. This European Aviation Safety Agency qualification includes Issue 2 upset prevention and recovery training capability. “The EASA Issue 2 qualification of the Embraer E170 simulator built for S7 Airlines demonstrates FlightSafety’s ability and commitment to […]

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06/03/2019

Leonardo announced at Heli-Expo 2019 a substantial reinforcement of its helicopter training capabilities and services in the USA with the establishment of a new Training Academy within its production facility in Philadelphia. The new purpose-built campus is expected to be completed in 2020.   With a 65 million USD multiyear investment, the new Training Academy […]

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11/02/2019

Operators flying to Stuart Jet Center will benefit from the convenience of U.S. Customs at KSUA for streamlined international travel to and from South Florida beginning Monday, February 11, 2019. “We’ve been continuously increasing our amenities and services to better support a diverse group of operators,” said Dan Capen, president of Stuart Jet Center. “Adding […]

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06/12/2018

Airbus and the French Civil Aviation University, ENAC, have obtained EASA certification for a co-developed ab initio Pilot Cadet Training Programme that will be used by a worldwide network of partner flight schools, starting with the first customer Escuela de Aviacion Mexico (EAM) in Mexico city early 2019. Pilot Cadets worldwide will now be able […]

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08/02/2019

FlightSafety International will deliver Unmanned Aircraft Systems practical flight training in conjunction with Praxis Aerospace Concepts, Inc.  “Our Unmanned Systems Training program developed in conjunction with Praxis, will help commercial operators achieve the highest levels of safety and proficiency,” said Ray Johns, Co-CEO, President, Government and Manufacturing. “As a global leader in aviation training with […]

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14/01/2019

Over the past four decades the Sikorsky S-70/UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter has established itself as an icon of versatility in aviation. It can be found in the service of nations all around the world. It’s a symbol of rescue for those in an emergency at sea or in remote locations, and a warrior against wild […]

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08/11/2018

CAE has agreed to acquire Bombardier’s Business Aircraft Training (BAT) business for an enterprise value of US$645 million, expanding its ability to address the training market for customers operating Bombardier business jets, which at more than 4,800 aircraft, is one of the largest and most valuable in-service fleets of business aircraft in the world. The […]

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06/03/2019

Longstanding Airbus Helicopters customer Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH) will add a total of 21 helicopters to its fleet for air medical transport missions, announced at the Heli-Expo 2019 trade show in Atlanta. The agreement consists of a mix of single-engine H125 and twin-engine H135 helicopters, with nine of the orders confirmed in 2018 and […]

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08/02/2019

West Star has completed a new 60,000 sq. ft. facility at the East Alton, IL (ALN) location. The state of the art facility is now operational and accepting customers for service. The facility features 40,000 sq. ft. of hangar space and 20,000 sq. ft. of back shop and office space which will support its growing […]

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14/12/2018

RUAG Australia is working together with leading Australian researchers to investigate the use of laser metal deposition (LMD) production technology for faster and more cost-effective aircraft repairs. The collaborative project focuses on using LMD technology to manufacture spare parts from steel and titanium. The team includes experts from the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) […]

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