08/10/2018

Lufthansa Technik has set up an Additive Manufacturing (AM) Center with the aim of bundling and expanding the competence and experience the company has gained using this technology in the past. Additive manufacturing is often referred to as 3D printing. In addition to an unrivaled degree of freedom in designing the parts, additive manufacturing produces […]

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08/10/2018

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna has recently received Russian State Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) approval. With this approval, Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna is authorized to support Russian-registered aircraft per its other approvals. “This authorization can lend considerable comfort and convenience to Russian owners and operators flying in the region,” says Hakan Tin, […]

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08/10/2018

GE Aviation’s Accelerator opened to provide a place in the D.C., Virginia and Maryland area for hands-on collaboration with federal and defense customers to achieve mission-critical outcomes.  The accelerator is an innovation space focused on using data and analytics with idea generation, incubation, and development for products and services. GE Aviation Chief Digital Officer John […]

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08/10/2018

Our G1000 NXi upgrade for Citation Mustang aircraft recently reached an important milestone with the completion of the program’s first flight. Since then, the Garmin Flight Test Team has been making great progress toward the completion of this program. The Citation Mustang was the first-ever announced program to adopt the G1000 integrated flight deck back […]

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08/10/2018

The Falcon 8X has been certified by EASA and the FAA for an enhanced flight vision system capability that gives operational credit for poor visibility approaches down to 100 ft, greatly improving access to airports in bad weather and significantly enhancing fleet efficiency. The new EFVS capability, provided through the 8X’s revolutionary FalconEye combined vision […]

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08/10/2018

Bakersfield Jet Center (KBFL), located at Meadows Field Airport, Bakersfield, CA, has successfully completed an International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH™) registration. A full service FBO, the company has been owned and operated by the Loyd family since 1958 and offers aircraft fueling, maintenance, parts, storage, charter, aircraft sales and management. “At Bakersfield Jet […]

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05/10/2018

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, and FEAM Maintenance / Engineering, a U.S. based MRO leader in aircraft line maintenance services, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on joint initiatives aimed at adding value for the current and prospective customers of both companies. In partnering with FEAM, SR Technics will expand its reach […]

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05/10/2018

Duncan Aviation knows that sometimes a video can better convey the absolute wonder of a project when words fall a little short. That’s what happened when faced with describing the incredible details in a Bombardier Global Express that the talented crew in Lincoln, Nebraska, recently renovated. The unique design elements incorporated throughout the interior perfectly […]

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04/10/2018

Garmin announced another addition to its portfolio of G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrades to now include G1000-equipped Piper M500 aircraft. Significant performance enhancements accompany unique features such as SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, geographical map overlay within the HSI and more. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrade for the M500 […]

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04/10/2018

Zunum Aero, a pioneer in electric aviation, selected Safran Helicopter Engines for its hybrid-to-electric commercial aircraft, which will be available in the early 2020s. Safran Helicopter Engines will provide a new generation engine turbine to drive the Zunum ZA10’s electrical generator. This turbo-generator will power this 12-seat, hybrid-to-electric 700-mile commercial aircraft, driving extraordinarily low operating […]

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04/10/2018

Latitude Technologies, the premier global supplier of flight data monitoring, flight following, and satcom solutions has received United States Patent No. 10075228, “Aircraft Flight Data Monitoring and Reporting System and Use Thereof”. First filed in 2013, the newly issued Patent recognizes the unique system and advanced methods invented by Latitude’s engineers and programmers used for […]

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27/09/2018

Customer Delivery Reflects Company’s Heritage Of Exceeding Expectations. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced it has delivered the first all-new Gulfstream G500, officially marking the arrival of a new generation of Gulfstream innovation and design. The North American customer took delivery of the record-breaking aircraft at Gulfstream’s Savannah headquarters, just shy of four years after the aircraft […]

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04/10/2018

West Star Aviation is a sponsor of the NBAA Careers in Business Aviation Day on October 18, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center during the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference. Students are invited to attend and learn more about the global business aviation industry. This student-focused day invites students of all ages to […]

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27/09/2018

Satcom Direct, the business aviation connectivity, software and hardware provider, has broken ground on phase two of SD Data Center expansion plans. The Bravo phase will double the existing Alpha phase’s 5,000 square feet at the Melbourne, Florida headquarters. On completion, at the end of December this year, the Bravo project will add capacity for […]

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