09/07/2019

The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has established the Bruce Whitman Trophy in honor of the late aerospace executive and philanthropist who passed away in October 2018. Whitman has been named as the first recipient of the trophy created as a tribute to his significant contributions to the aerospace industry over the past 60 years as well […]

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03/07/2019

APOC Aviation, the innovative aircraft and engines leasing, trading and part-out specialist, recently participated in a trade conference with Chinese Government representatives in Amsterdam.  It is APOC’s intention to expand its global footprint with a trading presence in Asia and it has signed an MOU with its Chinese partners to progress a far-reaching growth plan […]

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03/07/2019

As part of its new strategic alignment, RUAG, the international technology group, is selling its Swiss business aviation sites. The buyer of the sites at the Geneva-Cointrin and Lugano-Agno airports is the French aerospace group Dassault Aviation. All of the 87 employees will be taken over by the new owner. The successful sale of RUAG […]

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28/06/2019

FlightSafety International announces that Suren Meras has been promoted to Executive Director, Operations for the company’s global network of business and commercial aviation Learning Centers.  Suren’s responsibilities include pilot, maintenance, cabin safety, dispatch and instructor training as well as customer support, courseware development and simulator operations. “Suren’s thorough understanding of FlightSafety’s training programs, his focus […]

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26/06/2019

 Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced expanded engine monitoring capability on the G600 TXi/G500 TXi and Engine Indication System (EIS) TXi flight displays to now include single-engine turboprop aircraft. Pratt & Whitney PT6A turboprop engine display compatibility is initially available for several popular aircraft models, including the Cessna 208/208B, […]

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26/06/2019

This summer, Duncan Aviation has welcomed a total of 37 production interns to its three full-service facilities in Lincoln, Nebraska; Battle Creek, Michigan; and Provo, Utah. Each year, Duncan Aviation offers summer internships that allow students the opportunity to learn more about the company and explore possible career paths in business aviation service and support. […]

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24/06/2019

Planet Nine Private Air (“Planet 9”), the Van Nuys, California based private charter operator and aircraft management company, has added a privately-owned Gulfstream G650, to its managed fleet, effective immediately. The aircraft, will be available for third party charter through its aircraft management division. The owner selected Planet 9 to professionally manage the aircraft, citing its […]

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18/06/2019

Daher is showcasing the TBM 940 at the 2019 Paris Air Show following the start-up of deliveries for this newest member of its very fast turboprop aircraft product line (static display area – B4).   Featuring an increased level of automation to reduce the pilot’s workload and optimize performance and safety, the TBM 940 incorporates […]

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18/06/2019

CAE announced at the International Paris Air Show the names of the first three winners of its 2019 CAE Women in Flight scholarship program. CAE’s new Women in Flight ambassadors will help drive awareness and promote the pilot profession among women, as well as diversity in aviation. “We look forward to accompanying our new ambassadors, […]

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13/06/2019

Duncan Aviation announced a free connectivity webinar that takes place July 9 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Given by Duncan Aviation Regional Avionics Sales Manager Michael Kussatz and Gogo Business Aviation Regional Sales Manager Andy Fernandes, Wi-Fi 101 will discuss Gogo systems and answer operator questions about inflight connectivity.  Hosted by Duncan Aviation along with […]

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04/06/2019

Embraer and WEG, two of Brazil’s largest high-tech manufactured products exporters, announced a scientific and technological cooperation agreement to jointly develop new technologies and solutions to enable electric propulsion in aircraft. The partnership, in the context of pre-competitive research and development, seeks to accelerate the knowledge of the technologies necessary to increase the energy efficiency […]

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29/05/2019

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), renamed its military hangar the Sergei I. Sikorsky Flight Center, on May 16, to honor Sergei Sikorsky’s many achievements. Several Sikorsky employees, community members and 40 Coast Guardsmen gathered with Sergei and his family to celebrate the dedication.  “Every helicopter that comes off our final assembly line will […]

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27/05/2019

GDC Technics, an industry leader in aircraft engineering, modification and completion services, announced the completion and delivery of two VVIP B787’s to a confidential head of state customer. Both of these aircraft were completed with the most sophisticated VVIP head-of-state cabins that integrate cutting edge technologies along with state of the art materials and engineering […]

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24/05/2019

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has chosen the A321LR as its private jet for luxury worldwide travel, launching a new role for the Airbus corporate jet family. The aircraft will enter service in 2021.  Airbus’ A321LR is one of the newest aircraft in its NEO[1] family, and features new engines and wingtip-mounted Sharklets – as […]

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