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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04/10/2018

AMSTAT, for 35 years the leading provider of business aircraft market, fleet and operator information, will be demonstrating new services and running two breakout sessions at this year’s National Business Aviation Association – Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). Of note this year is the AMSTAT for Salesforce® app which enables subscribers using both the […]

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27/09/2018

West Star Aviation is expanding its recruiting efforts for their rapidly growing MRO network by attending upcoming career fairs at the National Aviation Academy in Florida on September 27, 2018, Spartan College of Aeronautics in Denver on September 28, 2018, and Utah State University on October 4, 2018. The company is looking for both experienced […]

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04/10/2018

Ahead of this year’s NBAA-BACE, Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider announces the launch of SD Scheduler, a cloud-based software solution. SD Scheduler further enhances the SD ecosystem, providing centralized management of aircraft and flight information, as well as customized reporting and analytics to support the entire flight operation. SD Scheduler optimizes work […]

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27/09/2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the all-new Gulfstream G500 is making its Istanbul Airshow debut from Sept. 27-30 at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport. The recently certified, high-speed G500 joins the flagship Gulfstream G650ER and super-midsize Gulfstream G280 at the annual show. Members of the media attending the Istanbul Airshow are invited to tour the G500, along with […]

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03/10/2018

Bombardier announced another wave of growth for its award-winning service network as it increases its customer service capabilities in the U.S. with a new service center at the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF) in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The new service center will more than double the company’s current customer service footprint in Florida with new […]

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26/09/2018

After months of planning, construction, and renovation, Duncan Aviation announced that its new turbofan engine test cell, affectionately named ‘The Raptor,’ has completed all of the necessary correlation runs certified by Honeywell and is fully operational with many Honeywell TFE731 engines scheduled for CZI inspections throughout the end of the year. Mike Bernholtz, Turbine Engine […]

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03/10/2018

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced a signed teaming agreement with Garmin International, Inc. on the development and integration of the autonomous vehicle management computer (VMC) systems to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. “At Bell, we believe a convergence of technological advancements is enabling the industry to drive solutions […]

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26/09/2018

Flying Colours Corp., the North American MRO business has completed its third 120-month, heavy maintenance check, on a Bombardier Global airframe. The ten-year inspection of the Global Express required the privately-owned aircraft to be stripped back to the airframe to enable a full structural inspection. The interior was also stripped bare, as wall panels, carpets, […]

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03/10/2018

As a direct result of recent efforts, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate recently passed legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which does not contain the controversial plan to “privatize” our nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system. Under the bill, FAA programs and funding are reauthorized for five-years, through 2023. The entire […]

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25/09/2018

Piper Aircraft, Inc. has completed delivery of the 100th Piper Archer to go to ATP Flight School. The delivery comes as part of an original agreement made in April of 2013 for up to 100 aircraft to the flight school. ATP, America’s largest flight school, specializes in airline pilot training and pilot career development. The […]

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03/10/2018

Duncan Aviation has performed an industry-first installation of a Rosen Tablet Holder in a Dassault Falcon 2000. The installation, which went flawlessly, was completed at the company’s full-service facility in Battle Creek, Michigan. Once the holder is installed, it sits in a non-skid cradle with an adjustable slide. Because the holder includes a single USB […]

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25/09/2018

Duncan Aviation announced that its Engineering and Certification Department has developed six Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for the Gogo AVANCE L5 system. The STCs cover the Wi-Fi certification and full equipment and antenna installation required to provide in-flight connectivity for the following makes/models: • Challenger 601-3A, 601-3R, 604, 605, and 650 • Challenger 300 and […]

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03/10/2018

Executive AirShare delivers again on its commitment to customer safety by securing certification from leading third-party organizations. Today, the fractional, charter and management aircraft provider announces that ARGUS International has awarded EAS and its subsidiary Executive Flight Services its Platinum rating, the highest offered. The Internal Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) also renewed its […]

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25/09/2018

Kopter announced the deepening of its partnership with Safomar Aviation (PTY) LTD of South Africa, which has placed an order of two SH09 helicopters earlier this year. Safomar Aviation has been appointed distributor of the single engine SH09 helicopter for South Africa during an event that took place at the AAD (Africa Aerospace and Defence) […]

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