27/03/2019

Nuremberg, Germany-based MRO, FAI Technik GmbH, part of the FAI Aviation Group, has selected Collins Aerospace’s latest VenueTM cabin management system and high definition entertainment system for its latest Bombardier BD700 Global Express cabin refurbishment project, named “Project Pearl.”  Project Pearl represents one of the most extensive refurbishment projects for the type. The five month […]

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18/03/2019

Garmin’s latest version of Garmin Pilot – version 9.6 – includes an expanded feature set designed to increase integration with FltPlan.com, and provide pilots with additional information about their destination airport prior to flight, en route, or upon arrival. New to version 9.6, pilots can seamlessly synchronize flight plans between Garmin Pilot and FltPlan.com. The upgrade also […]

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02/04/2019

Jet Aviation announces that Dave Paddock has been appointed as the new President of the Jet Aviation Group, effective July 1, 2019. Paddock succeeds Rob Smith, who has served the company in this role since 2014. Smith is leaving Jet Aviation to join General Dynamics’ Marine Systems business unit. A 20-year industry veteran, David Paddock […]

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27/03/2019

Responding to the operators’ requests for a reduction in the operating cost of the carbon brakes currently installed in the worldwide fleet of P.180’s, Piaggio Aerospace has teamed with Parker Aerospace to develop a steel variant which would maintain the excellent performance of the current version, but guaranteeing lower acquisition and overhaul cost. In late February, […]

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15/03/2019

Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards realizing the ambition to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation, with successful ground tests of a hybrid system using the M250 gas turbine – a highly successful engine usually powering helicopters. The tests are part of one of the world’s most comprehensive hybrid aerospace […]

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27/03/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, was recognized for its expertise in installing connectivity systems today when the company accepted the 51,500 Five award as a 2018 Dealer of the Year from Gogo Business Aviation – the company’s highest honor – at the 62nd annual Aircraft Electronics Association Convention. Textron Aviation continues to be one of Gogo’s top aftermarket partners with Gogo AVANCE system installations, recently achieving […]

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22/03/2019

MTU Maintenance once again broke records in 2018. The MRO division of MTU Aero Engines AG secured around 4.4 billion US dollars in MRO contract wins, surpassing the 4 billion mark for the first time in its history. Over 300 contracts were signed in 2018, of which 46 were with new engine MRO customers.  “We […]

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15/03/2019

Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) announced the appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective May 1, 2019. Mr. Robitaille will succeed Daniel Desjardins who will continue to serve as a special advisor to Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc., and as Chairman of Bombardier Transportation’s […]

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02/04/2019

FlightSafety International and TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, have formed a new company called FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training. This new joint venture will provide training services for Textron Aviation‘s broad product line of business and general aviation aircraft. “Our main goal in establishing FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training is to further enhance […]

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27/03/2019

Jet Maintenance Solutions (Jet MS), a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) solutions for business and regional aviation, a part of Avia Solutions Group, became one of the first MRO companies worldwide to complete the 7800 landings inspection on a Bombardier Challenger 604 (CL604) type aircraft as there are only 5-10 […]

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14/03/2019

Shannon Group has welcomed the Irish government’s signing of a revised agreement with the United States on Air Transport Preclearance. The agreement was signed on behalf of Ireland by the Irish Ambassador to the United States, Mr Dan Mulhall, today in Washington and will now be referred to the Dáil for final approval before coming […]

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27/03/2019

Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, named the organizations to receive the company’s highest dealer honor for 2018 – the Gogo Business Aviation 51,000 Five. The award recognizes the highest-performing organizations in the company’s global dealer and distributor network, as chosen by the Gogo […]

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22/03/2019

USAIG, a leading international aviation insurance underwriter, now adds more value to its coverages with Performance Vector (PV) PLUS. Since its inception in 2013, PV PLUS has incentivized safety best-practices among USAIG’s business aviation policyholders with this good experience return (GER) program. This individual GER program returns 5 percent of premium to business aviation operators […]

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14/03/2019

CAE has concluded the previously announced acquisition of Bombardier’s Business Aircraft Training (BAT) business for an enterprise value of US$645 million. All the required conditions for closing have been met.    The acquisition of Bombardier’s flight and technical training operations expands CAE’s ability to address the training market for customers operating Bombardier business jets, which […]

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01/04/2019

Collins Aerospace is launching the M-Flex™ Duet, a revolutionary cabin monument, at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany. This 2019 Crystal Cabin Award finalist transforms a seldom optimized area of the cabin – an aircraft doorway – into a self-serve social zone or cabin attendant working area. Collins Aerospace is a unit of United […]

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