13/12/2019

On November 22, 2019, a Beechcraft King Air 250 was delivered to its new owner at Atlas Air Service in Bremen. The twin-turboprop is registered in Germany and its new home airport is Magdeburg-City. The acquisition process for this aircraft took several months. After inspection of the Beechcraft King Air by Atlas Air Service in […]

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13/12/2019

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the delivery of the first of 12 Bell 505 helicopters to Horizon International Flight Academy per an agreement signed in November at the Dubai Air Show. The 505 was configured for flight training, fully equipped with an integrated glass cockpit that enables pilots in training […]

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13/12/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) Type Certification for its Aneto-1K engine, as fitted to the Leonardo AW189K. Intended for super-medium and heavy helicopters, the Aneto family produces between 2,500 and 3,000 shp. The 1K is rated at 2,500 shp and its first flight in the AW189K took place in March […]

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12/12/2019

Duncan Aviation announced the creation of its new PMA Library. This database consists of more than 75 PMAs, all of which are available for sale. You can visit the database here: DuncanAviation.aero/services/specialised-services/pma-library There are three ways to search the PMA Library: by aircraft, by PMA category, or by viewing the full list. Click By Aircraft […]

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12/12/2019

West Star announced Tommi Krell has assumed leadership for marketing the component repair business units, Dallas Aeronautical Services, Flite Components and Avant Aerospace. Avant Aerospace LLC, Dallas Aeronautical Services, LLC (DAS), and FLITE Components, LLC are wholly owned subsidiaries of West Star Aviation Holdings, LLC. Krell will continue to maintain responsibility for corporate communication across […]

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11/12/2019

Southeast Aerospace, a leading Aerospace solutions company, was granted an FAA PMA to manufacture and distribute complex harnesses required for the Garmin G5000 installations. The Garmin G5000 is an Advanced Flight Deck with 3 wide high-resolution displays with integrated engine indicators and crew alerting system.  With full WAAS FMS integration and dual channel digital control […]

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10/12/2019

The newly renovated general aviation terminal (GAT) at Madrid Barajas Airport is now fully open and available to business aviation operators. Refurbishment of the GAT, named Spanish FBO – Madrid, began in April 2019, when Aena SME, S.A., the state-owned company that manages airports and heliports in Spain, selected a consortium consisting of Universal Aviation […]

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10/12/2019

Duncan Aviation recently delivered two aircraft with interior elements that were created with hydrographic printing. The Gulfstream 150 and Challenger 300 are the first aircraft to receive countertops that were created with hydrographic technology, a new finish option recently implemented by Duncan Aviation interior experts. Duncan Aviation Completions and Modifications Sales Rep Jeff Beaudette says, […]

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10/12/2019

Committed to furthering STEM education in schools, Bell launched its third annual Bell Vertical Robotics Competition this past weekend. The 2019 competition theme was On-Demand Mobility which simulated air-taxi movement of people and rapid-delivery of product orders. 17 high school teams from all over the Dallas/Fort Worth, TX area and Virginia were provided a drone […]

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10/12/2019

“Since we started using Air BP’s Airfield Automation platform in August, the fuelling process has become much more streamlined. It is faster and more efficient. Refuelling and turnaround times can be tight when there are two flights close to each other, and the pilot has a short time to land, refuel, do the post-flight and […]

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09/12/2019

FAI Technik GmbH, the expanding German MRO supplier and member of the FAI Aviation Group, has completed two FANS installations on two Bombardier Challenger 604s (D-AFAA and D-AFAG) during October/November. It has also just commenced a further installation, scheduled for completion by mid-December 2019. Simultaneously, FAI Technik GmbH has received an EASA-STC for a Garmin […]

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09/12/2019

StandardAero and Thales announced a signed teaming agreement formalizing a mutual commitment for developing and certifying an advanced autopilot system for the light helicopter market. The system will initially be certified for installation on the popular Airbus Helicopters AS350 platform. Based on extensive autopilot experience, Thales has incorporated the features and safety design architecture usually […]

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09/12/2019

Satcom Direct (SD) Manager of Aviation Tax & Financial Reporting Solutions, Ryan DeMoor, has stepped into the role of NBAA Tax Committee Secretary with immediate effect. A committee member since 2016, Ryan adds the scarce combination of flight department and financial analysis experience to the committee which predominantly consists of legal and accountancy practitioners. As […]

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09/12/2019

Piper Aircraft announced that it has opened the application period for the 2020 Apprenticeship Program. The 2020 group, which will begin in late July will be the second apprenticeship class to begin at Piper Aircraft’s world headquarters in Vero Beach, FL. The two-year program includes a combination of on-the-job training as well as classroom instruction […]

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