27/08/2018

Comair Flight Services (CFS) has been accredited with IBAC’s International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage One certificate. IS-BAO, IBAC’s voluntary code of best practice, enhances operational safety through predictive and proactive methods, improves safety culture, efficiency and effectiveness and increases executive level appreciation of aircraft operations. The IS-BAO Stage One certificate confirms that […]

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24/08/2018

As a company with Part 145 repair station authority for many of its facilities, Duncan Aviation has been working closely with the FAA in the development of a Safety Management System (SMS) for all operations of its Lincoln, Nebraska, location. A Safety Management System refers to a set of formal processes and tools used to […]

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24/08/2018

FlightSafety International has been awarded Bell TH-57 Aircrew Training Services and Boeing C-17 Aircrew Training System contracts. “The TH-57 and C-17 contracts FlightSafety has received clearly demonstrate our ability and commitment to provide the highest quality products and training services,” said Ray Johns, Executive Vice President. “All of us with FlightSafety are proud to be […]

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24/08/2018

Thanks to the vision of a mayor, an encouraging task force study, an enlightened airport advisory board and supportive businesses and operators, Akron’s newly re-branded general aviation airport is being revitalized – to the benefit of the entire region. “I have witnessed, first-hand, that in most thriving cities the regional general aviation airport plays a […]

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23/08/2018

FlightSafety International and HAITE Aviation Safety and Training Pte. Ltd. have signed an agreement for the purchase of a full flight simulator for the Airbus A320. The simulator will replicate both the CEO and NEO versions of the A320 aircraft. The FlightSafety FS1000 simulator will be qualified to Level D and enter service at the […]

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23/08/2018

Nolinor Aviation sees real-time flight data as key to proactive safety management and a recommended best practice for operators throughout the aviation industry. The specialists in remote charter flights to Canada’s North and other under-served international destinations presented their global tracking and real-time event management solution to industry stakeholders this week at the AEEC Global […]

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22/08/2018

Duncan Aviation is giving aviation maintenance students a chance to win a Snap-on Master Series 13-drawer roll cabinet. The toolbox is valued at $10,000 and was purchased by Todd Duncan at an auction this spring for the National Business Aviation Association’s Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarship (TRACS) program. At the NBAA’s Maintenance Conference in […]

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22/08/2018

Executive AirShare, one of the nation’s largest fractional aircraft companies, has named Andy Tretiak chief marketing officer. Tretiak, most recently managing partner and co-founder of digital marketing agency Brand Propulsion, brings more than two decades of experience in marketing, strategic planning and brand development to this new role. He has developed and executed marketing programs […]

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22/08/2018

Comair Flight Services (CFS) recently received approval from the South African Civil Aviation Authority to operate worldwide, expanding on the previous approved territories of Africa, Middle East and Indian Ocean Islands. In addition, CFS also received “Third Country Operator” (TCO) approval from EASA this month, allowing the company to operate commercial air transport operations into, […]

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21/08/2018

Satcom Direct Brazil, the regional headquarters for business aviation connectivity, software and hardware provider SD, appointed São Paulo-based Avionics Services as the first SD hardware dealer and installer in Latin America during LABACE 2018. The deal gives Latin American business jet owners and operators a single, local, source for purchasing, installing and supporting SD equipment […]

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21/08/2018

Gama Aviation Signature, a leading aircraft management and charter company, announced the addition of two HondaJet aircraft to their ever-growing fleet. “Our managed fleet has been growing exponentially in the large cabin category over the past few years, but so has the charter demand for more efficient solutions for regional trips – and the HondaJet […]

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21/08/2018

Jet Aviation recently received EASA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for ADS-B Out compliance for the B747 series aircraft, some 2 years ahead of EASA and FAA 2020 mandates. With this approval, Jet Aviation’s MRO and Completions facility in Basel is authorized to configure and install ADS-B Out systems on B747 aircraft subject to specific equipment […]

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21/08/2018

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has certified Appareo’s Vision 1000 in the Enstrom 480B turbine helicopter.  FAA certification for the Vision 1000 was granted in June followed by EASA and the Brazilian DAC.  Approval is in process with the Chinese CAAC and the CAA of Argentina. The Vision 1000 is Appareo’s FAA-certified cockpit recording device that captures […]

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21/08/2018

Mente Group will bring aircraft brokerage, sales, flight operations, finance, marketing and talent management professionals to the upcoming National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Regional Forum at the San Jose International Airport in Calif. on Sept. 6. Mente President and CEO Brian Proctor will co-present the Golden Rules for Business Aircraft Transactions at 1 p.m., covering […]

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21/08/2018

The FAA approved Robinson’s R66 cargo hook installation. The optional cargo hook carries external loads up to 1200 lb and, for external load operations, the R66’s maximum gross weight increases from 2700 lb to 2900 lb. The cargo hook installation includes an Onboard Systems hook, right and left-seat controls (allowing for solo flight from either […]

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