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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27/03/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is debuting several of its leading piston aircraft with the recently updated Garmin G1000 NXi avionics next-generation integrated flight deck at this year’s Sun ‘N Fun International Fly-in & Expo in Lakeland, Fla. The four piston aircraft on display are the Beechcraft Baron G58, Beechcraft Bonanza G36, […]

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14/03/2019

Bombardier’s best-selling Challenger 350 business jet continued to outperform the competition in 2018 as the world’s most delivered business aircraft, leading in the super mid-size segment deliveries. As detailed in the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s (GAMA) annual shipment and billings report published in the first quarter of 2019, Bombardier also led deliveries in the super […]

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27/03/2019

Embraer jet operators now have access to SmartSky Networks’ best-in-class inflight connectivity.  StandardAero, via its Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), was awarded the first Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for multiple Embraer aircraft models.  The prestigious maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider and trusted SmartSky installation and distribution partner now can […]

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21/03/2019

Aerion, the leader in supersonic aircraft, announced that Hal Martin has been named Vice President, Global Supply Chain, and will oversee a growing network of world-class suppliers contributing to the AS2 supersonic business jet program. Martin brings substantial experience in managing international supply chains at major aerospace companies, and in driving continuous improvement in supply […]

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14/03/2019

Greenbriar Equity Group, L.P. (“Greenbriar”) and First Aviation Services Inc. (“FAvS”) today announced the acquisition of DART Aerospace (“DART” or “the Company”), a leading provider of mission equipment and aftermarket components for the helicopter and fixed-wing industries. DART has operated as a subsidiary of Eagle Copters Ltd. (“Eagle Copters”) and Era Group Inc. (“Era”) for […]

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01/04/2019

Flying Colours Corp. held its first Peterborough, ON. recruitment event on Friday 22 March and Saturday 23 March to attract new and existing talent to the expanding North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions company. More than 230 people sent resumes prior to the event, and of those 50 face-to-face interviews were held with pre-screened […]

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26/03/2019

The newest member of GE’s CT7 engine family, the CT7-2F1, achieved type certification by the Federal Aviation Administration. This milestone is a big step forward for entry into service of the CT7-2F1-powered Bell 525 Relentless, the world’s first fly-by-wire commercial helicopter, designed to operate safely and reliably in austere environments and with decreased pilot workload. […]

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14/03/2019

Located near the geographical center of the US, Yingling Aviation at Wichita’s Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (KICT) is not only a convenient stopping point for cross-country flights, but their extensive list of MRO services and award-winning service also makes it a logical stop for aircraft in need of service or repair. One of the […]

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