20/03/2019

Garmin has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) in several aircraft models for the GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots. The GFC 500 and GFC 600 deliver superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems. The GFC 500 is intended for single-engine piston aircraft, while […]

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20/03/2019

Duncan Aviation announced that Nate Darlington has accepted the position of Director of Modifications at the company’s full-service facility in Battle Creek, Michigan. Darlington will continue in his role as Manager of the Battle Creek Paint department, and he will also assume responsibility for the Avionics and Interior shops. In addition to his current and […]

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20/03/2019

Garmin has received approval of a CASR 175.C Data Service Provider (DSP) certificate from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), enabling expanded aviation database coverage in Australia. In addition to the integration of Airservices Australia data into the suite of Garmin databases, Garmin Pilot within Australia has also expanded to offer additional data and supports […]

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20/03/2019

Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva concludes his tenure at the end of April and will support the transition process of the company as Senior Advisor of the Board of Directors Embraer, following shareholder approval of the transaction with Boeing, announces that the current President and CEO of the company, Paulo Cesar de Souza e […]

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20/03/2019

The 5-year partnership of SR Technics Training Services and MATA will bring to South Africa a recognized engineering training expertise, such as but not limited to EASA Basic Training, Type Training, Specialized Training and Web Based Training. MATA is part of Safomar Holdings Group, a South African Aviation Group active in Sub-Sharan Africa which will […]

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20/03/2019

The 16th Aerial Firefighting Europe event returns to Nimes, France, 19th & 20th March with a new entry, the C-27J in firefighting configuration. The C-27J firefighter with roll-on/roll-off Fire Attack System (FAS) made by Simplex Aerospace – the world leader of advanced aerial application systems – represents an effective solution in airborne firefighting technology and […]

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20/03/2019

Global Jet Services has been selected by Dassault Aviation as an authorized technical training provider for out-of-production Falcon aircraft, including the Falcon 10, 20, 20-5, 50, 50EX, 2000, 2000EX, 900 and 900EX models. The agreement will increase the options for technicians seeking to improve their knowledge and skills for maintaining ‘Classic’ Falcon aircraft. Global Jet […]

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20/03/2019

Paving the way for future drone traffic increase, SESAR Joint Undertaking (SESAR JU) is supporting the European Commission U-space initiative by researching and developing new services for safe, efficient and secure access to airspace of a large number of drones. The Geosafe project is part of the founding services for the development of drones operation. […]

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20/03/2019

Planet Nine Private Air (“P9PA”), the Van Nuys, California based private charter operator and aircraft management company, announced the addition of its fourth ultra long-range Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft to its Part 135 certificate.  The aircraft, registration no. N996MS, is a low-time aircraft with less than 500 hours flown.  It is offered with the distinctive […]

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20/03/2019

StandardAero has been selected by Air Senegal to provide a comprehensive range of engine services for its new fleet of ATR 72-600 regional turboprop aircraft.  Under the multi-year contract with the Senegalese flag carrier, StandardAero will provide engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for Air Senegal’s ATR 72-600s from its OEM-authorized Designated Overhaul Facilities […]

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19/03/2019

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced that the Luxaviation Group, one of the largest business aircraft operators worldwide, now operates the first Challenger 350 aircraft delivered to a customer in Belgium. This new addition to the Benelux market joins Bombardier’s robust business aircraft fleet in Europe. Bombardier’s more than 600 aircraft in service in the region represent […]

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19/03/2019

At the 467th meeting of the Association on 14th March 2019, Nick Weston, CEO of Weston Aviation, was appointed as Chairman of BACA. Weston succeeds Richard Mumford who has held the role since 2016, and formally began his new position immediately. Speaking about his appointment as Chairman, Weston said “I am delighted and honored to […]

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19/03/2019

Qatar Executive (QE), the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, can now fly to Samedan, Switzerland; Chambery, France; and Innsbruck, Austria. These destinations have a special designation as they require additional certification, including full flight simulator training, to prepare the flight crew because of the mountainous environment of these destinations. Executive Vice President […]

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19/03/2019

Quest Aircraft announced the appointment of American Kodiak as the authorized dealer for the Kodiak throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. American Kodiak has offices in Denton, Texas and Forth Worth, Texas. John Hunt, Vice President of Sales for North, Central and South America for Quest Aircraft, noted the importance of the […]

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19/03/2019

At its meeting on 15 March 2019, the Federal Council approved RUAG’s proposals and decided to further develop RUAG International into an aerospace technology group and fully privatize it in the medium term. Further steps in the unbundling of RUAG’s Armed Forces division were also approved. RUAG’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee welcome these decisions […]

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