31/10/2019

TrueNoord has closed a new revolving warehouse finance facility of US$360 million with an uncommitted US$150 million accordion feature. This will be used by the specialist regional aircraft lessor to finance business development and expand its portfolio of 50-150 seat aircraft which includes regional jets and turboprops from Embraer, ATR and deHavilland Canada. The new […]

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31/10/2019

West Star announced their first Aft Canted Bulkhead Modification for a Citation 680 at their East Alton (ALN) facility. This modification can be performed at any of the three, full-service West Star Aviation Textron Aviation Inc. Authorized Independent Service Facilities. Textron Aviation’s Mandatory Service Bulletin (SB680-53-08R2) for the Aft Canted Bulkhead Modification is applicable to […]

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31/10/2019

Luxaviation Group, one of the largest private aircraft operators worldwide, headquartered in Luxembourg, announced that François Pauly, President of Compagnie Financière La Luxembourgeoise, has joined Luxaviation Group as Director. Patrick Hansen, CEO of Luxaviation Group says: “We are delighted to welcome François Pauly to our Board of Directors. His expertise in the financial sector and […]

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31/10/2019

Gama Aviation Signature, the largest aircraft management company in the United States, has announced the expansion of its managed fleet with the addition of eight aircraft: five large cabin and three midsize/super-mid jets. The new aircraft that have been integrated into the fleet include: a Hawker 900XP, a Citation Sovereign and Citation X, a Falcon […]

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30/10/2019

King Aerospace has named Analia Vaca to the role of people department leader, tapping into her 15 years of industry experience and a deep-rooted passion for teambuilding. “Whether our team members are working on a VVIP aircraft or serving in a hostile location on the other side of the world, they must have excellent skills […]

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30/10/2019

Aircraft manufacturer Piper Aircraft Inc. has announced the groundbreaking aviation safety system, the ”HALO Safety System” – a safety system which is factory installed in the new Piper M600 SLS. This enables the aircraft to land without human interference! The system is run by the newest technology from Garmin, ”Garmin Autoland” which, after pressing a […]

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30/10/2019

Garmin International, Inc. announced a revolution in general aviation – the first Garmin Autoland system. In the event of an emergency, Autoland will control and land the aircraft without human intervention1. The Autoland system determines the most optimal airport and runway, taking into account factors such as weather, terrain, obstacles and aircraft performance statistics. Autoland […]

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30/10/2019

Simplex, a company of DART Aerospace, has received FAA approval for the Approved Models List (AML) extension of their STC SR02657SE. This certification applies to the UH-60/S-70 Black Hawks’ Simplex Model 370i Internal Fire Attack System (FAS). This AML extension adds 11 eligible UH-60/S-70 Type Certificates (TCs) to the existing STC, bringing the total to […]

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30/10/2019

Duncan Aviation’s Fixed Based Operator (FBO) facilities in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, Michigan, have received Stage I accreditation from the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH). Duncan Aviation’s other two main facilities in Lincoln, Nebraska, and Provo, Utah, had previously earned this accreditation. IS-BAH certification means that the FBOs have met all international standards […]

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29/10/2019

CAE announced the launch of the Loganair Graduate Pilot Program, and the signing of a new 3-year pilot training contract with Loganair. The announcement was made during the 2019 European Aviation Training Symposium (EATS). “The launch of Loganair’s Graduate Pilot Program is a great opportunity for aspiring professional airline pilots” said Maurice Boyle, Chief Operations […]

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29/10/2019

Inflite The Jet Centre, part of the Inflite group of companies, announced that its London Stansted Airport FBO will become the new European home of Embraer’s business jet demo fleet.  With immediate effect, Inflite will look after the manufacturer’s demo fleet, including both Phenom and Legacy demonstrators (and eventually the new Praetor 500 and 600), […]

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29/10/2019

New York City airspace is one of several highly complex and congested airspace regions in the United States.  To ensure that operations are as safe and efficient as possible requires the expertise of regulatory and technical safety experts as well as industry professionals. Helicopter Association International (HAI) strongly opposes today’s announced “Improving Helicopter Safety Act […]

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28/10/2019

Duncan Aviation’s Engineering & Certifications Services Department (ECS) has received validation from the Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGAC) in Mexico for more than a dozen of Duncan Aviation’s Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs). Duncan Aviation’s ECS has made all of the STCs available for sale for work on aircraft registered in Mexico. Ten of the […]

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