17/06/2020

Euro Jet announced that on June 15, 2020, the EU Commission recommendation to ban all non-essential travel into the European Union and associated countries expired. This recommendation for countries to impose temporary travel restrictions has been in place since March 16, 2020. These countries include the Schengen Member States, including Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus and Romania, […]

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17/06/2020

Embraer started its restructuring process with the reintegration of the commercial aviation business and announces Arjan Meijer as the new President and CEO of Embraer Commercial Aviation, succeeding John Slattery. Arjan will report directly to Embraer President and CEO Francisco Gomes Neto, and the move will be effective immediately. Arjan, 47, has been Chief Commercial […]

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17/06/2020

Leonardo announced that the AW109 Trekker light twin engine helicopter has been chosen as the new helicopter to support Emergency Medical Service (EMS) operations from Rouen Hospital in Normandie, France. One aircraft, with a specially customised EMS interior, is expected be delivered by the end of 2020 from Leonardo’s Vergiate final assembly line in Italy, […]

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16/06/2020

Flying Colours Corp., the North American MRO and completions business, has completed a 240 month inspection for a Bombardier Global Express aircraft. The intense check took place at Flying Colours Corp’ Peterborough, ON. headquarters where a technical team with extensive heavy maintenance experience completed the twenty-year inspection. Completely stripped back to the air frame a […]

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16/06/2020

The Boeing Company has named King Aerospace the 2019 Boeing Supplier of the Year in its Collaboration category. “It’s a blessing and an honor that our company was recognized for our passion and commitment to serve Boeing, their customers and our nation,” says Jarid King, president, King Aerospace. “We look forward to a positive working […]

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16/06/2020

The Duncan Aviation engine Rapid Response Team (RRT) network has experts strategically stationed around the country offering services to assist operators in getting their aircraft in flight-ready condition for when their flying activity resumes.  Airplanes are designed to fly, not sit. The longer these complex machines sit idle, the more likely issues will develop, and […]

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15/06/2020

Zeusch Aviation, the Netherlands-based aerial services provider, has reached a major milestone by recording its first aircraft registration on The Netherlands registry. The Beechcraft B200 Super King Air – new registration PH-ZAZ – was already configured to support medevac and charter missions and now the aircraft is also equipped with a brand new AVCON removable […]

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15/06/2020

Piper Aircraft and Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology (“Spartan”) announced an order for its first tranche of 22 factory-new training aircraft. To date, Spartan has taken delivery of 10 Piper Archers and 2 Piper Seminoles, with 10 additional Piper Archers expected to be delivered in Q4 2020. According to Beau Schrader, Spartan’s Chief Pilot […]

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15/06/2020

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) recently conducted its annual International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH™) standards board meeting where it virtually introduced the members for 2020-2021. Board members from around the world participated, including the new Chair, Allison Markey, from WYVERN, Ltd, and the new Vice Chair, Marc Pieters, with Jet Aviation EuMEA. […]

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12/06/2020

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is honoring the 65th anniversary of the first flight of the most popular single-engine aircraft in aviation history, Textron Aviation’s Cessna Skyhawk. Since the aircraft first took to the sky, more than 45,000 Skyhawks have been delivered to customers around the world—more than any other aircraft in […]

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12/06/2020

In a press release, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has announced that as COVID-19 continues to dramatically impact day-to-day flight operations, the unanticipated downtime has allowed US and Canadian customs officials to carefully examine – and in some cases, make meaningful changes to – their respective policies. “The post-pandemic landscape and other hot topics […]

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12/06/2020

As of 15 June 2020, Rajat Bhattacharya will take over the management of RUAG International’s IT department as Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this function, he is responsible for secure applications and workplace systems for the Swiss technology group with a focus on the aerospace industry with 6,500 employees in 14 countries. He is also […]

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12/06/2020

Rolls-Royce has delivered the 8,000th engine made at our site in Dahlewitz, Germany. The engine, a BR725, will be shipped to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation in Savannah, Georgia, USA, to power its current flagship business jet, the G650ER. The Dahlewitz site, located south of Berlin, started production in June 1995 and today employs approximately 3,000 people. […]

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