16/08/2018

CAE and Abu Dhabi Aviation Training Centre (ADATC) announced today having received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Part 142 training on a new Embraer ERJ 145 full-flight simulator (FFS). The certification enables the centre to conduct FAA-approved training, testing and certification for type-ratings on that platform. In November 2017, CAE and ADATC […]

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15/08/2018

MTU Maintenance Canada, a North American affiliate of German engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines, celebrated its 20th anniversary this weekend with customers, partners, and employees. The event included a ceremony at the facility as well as a trip to local Abbotsford Airshow. In total, MTU Maintenance Canada has seen over 1,100 engine shop visits over […]

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15/08/2018

Textron Aviation Inc. is showcasing its latest product investments at the Latin American Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (LABACE) this week in São Paulo, Brazil with the regional debut of the company’s newest super-midsize business jet under development – the Cessna Citation Longitude. “The Citation Longitude is a revolutionary step forward for the super-midsize business […]

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15/08/2018

Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce the company was recently named a Héroux-Devtek Distributor, one of only five worldwide. This designation gives Duncan Aviation Component Services access to expanded repair and overhaul services. “We are excited to partner with Héroux-Devtek to the benefit of our mutual customers,” says Chris Gress, Duncan Aviation Parts & Rotable […]

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15/08/2018

For the last several years, Duncan Aviation has been on a mission to get the word out about the FAA’s ’s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) mandate deadline. If aircraft have not been upgraded to ADS-B by the deadline, midnight on December 31, 2019, they will either have to fly below 10,000 feet or not fly […]

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15/08/2018

Leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has revealed the company’s half year results for the six months ending 31st July 2018, which show revenue is up 23%, from £195.2m (US$253m) to £240.5m (US$312m). ACS’s CEO, Justin Bowman, commented: “We have had a stunning first six months of the financial year, with record numbers across […]

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15/08/2018

World Fuel Services (World Fuel) is showcasing their Air Elite Network Diamond Service Locations at the 2018 Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE 2018) in booth #2006. 79 uniquely exceptional FBOs comprise the Air Elite Network, with ten locations in Latin America (LATAM) and the Caribbean. The Air Elite Network provides elevated facility […]

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14/08/2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced its award-winning Gulfstream G600, the second aircraft in the company’s dynamic family of all-new ultra-long-range, large-cabin jets, has begun U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification field performance testing. “We continue to make steady progress toward certifying the all-new G600 later this year and beginning customer deliveries in 2019,” said Mark Burns, […]

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14/08/2018

Mente Group aviation advisory firm has formed a talent management business to address shortages of pilots, mechanics and support personnel for the company’s business aviation clientele. “The business aviation industry is currently suffering from a convergence of negative regulatory factors and aggressive hiring practices from airlines,” said Mente Group President and CEO Brian Proctor. “To […]

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14/08/2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently promoted Pedro Ruiz to the position of regional vice president of new aircraft sales for Brazil and southern South America. In addition to Brazil, Ruiz will provide Gulfstream sales expertise to customers in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. He reports to Fabio Rebello, regional senior vice president, Sales, Florida […]

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13/08/2018

Universal Aviation Mexico, a joint venture between Avemex, and Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. to provide ground support throughout Mexico, has officially opened its new $3.5 million, 50,000 square-foot hangar on the property of their FBO at Toluca International Airport (MMTO). “Both based and transient, non-based operators at Toluca have struggled to find parking and […]

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13/08/2018

Satcom Direct, the business aviation connectivity, software and hardware provider is showcasing its expanding suite of professional training courses to the Latin American business aviation community at LABACE, 14 – 16 August 2018 – Booth 2005. Following the successful completion in July of the first round of classes designed for local Brazilian pilots SD is […]

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13/08/2018

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has reaccredited Gallup Med Flight, a Guardian Flight air medical transport operation serving the Four Corners area of Arizona and New Mexico. The CAMTS reaccreditation is approved through March 2021. “Accreditation by CAMTS is the gold-standard seal of approval in our industry,” said Fred Buttrell, Guardian […]

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13/08/2018

Ross Aviation acquired the Oliphant hangar at Jacqueline Cochran Municipal Airport (KTRM) in Thermal, California. The hangar, which was constructed in 2014 by local businessman and aviation enthusiast Richard Oliphant, features 26,000 square feet of hangar space and is large enough to accommodate the largest of today’s long range business jets. Conveniently, the hangar is […]

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13/08/2018

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, will highlight its pioneering carbon offset program for business aviation in Brazil at LABACE, the largest business aviation conference and exhibition in Latin America. Through this program Air BP offsets carbon emissions, via BP Target Neutral, related to the use of aviation fuel supplied to […]

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