19/04/2019

Embraer’s new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC—Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil), having been announced in October 2018 at NBAA-BACE and becoming the only super-midsize business jet to be certified since 2014. The Praetor 600 is the best performing super-midsize jet ever developed, surpassing all […]

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19/04/2019

Cutter Aviation announced the completion of the Advanced Performance Modification Group package (APMG) on a HondaJet HA-420 classic at the Cutter Aviation Phoenix Sky Harbor Authorized Service Center. A few of the APMG package modifications include the extension of the horizontal stabilizer, removal of vortex generators on the tail and winglets, elimination of the mid-aileron […]

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19/04/2019

With  the  delivery  of  the  first  two  AW139  intermediate  twin  engine helicopters, Leonardo and the Italian National Fire Corps (Vigili del Fuoco, part of the Ministry of the  Interior)  announced  a  major  step  forward  in  strengthening  their  collaboration  delivering advanced, more effective emergency response services in Italy. The event, celebrated during an official ceremony held […]

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19/04/2019

Professional visitors, very good visitor response and internationality underline the leadership claim of AERO as the world’s leading trade fair for General Aviation.  For the first time, Atlas Air Service initiated a Business Aviation Conference in cooperation with the fair organisers – to highlight the strength and missions of business aviation in Germany and its […]

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18/04/2019

This year’s Asian Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (ABACE) is the 8th consecutive show to be hosted at the Shanghai Hawker Pacific facility, a joint venture between Shanghai Airport Authority (SAA) and Hawker Pacific, a Jet Aviation Company. Thousands of business aviation professionals reportedly attend the annual ABACE convention in China’s largest city, Shanghai. Managed under the […]

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18/04/2019

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and Embraer are celebrating a significant milestone as the E195-E2 aircraft receives Type Certification from three regulatory agencies, the Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) in Brazil, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and from the European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA). The aircraft is […]

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18/04/2019

Airbus Helicopters has expanded its industrial footprint and partnership with China with the opening of the H135 final assembly line in Qingdao. The factory is the first helicopter FAL built by a foreign manufacturer in China, as well as the first H135 FAL outside of Europe. The opening of this FAL follows a cooperation agreement […]

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18/04/2019

Solomon Airlines, the national airline of the Solomon Islands, has selected StandardAero to continue supporting the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120A engines powering its Dash 8-100 regional turboprop fleet.  Under the multi-year follow-on agreement, StandardAero will support Solomon Airlines’ engines on a pay-per-hour basis, providing the airline with the assurance of predictable, low-risk engine maintenance […]

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18/04/2019

Universal Avionics (UA) Authorized Dealer, Skyservice Business Aviation Inc., has received TCCA and FAA approval for Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its Bombardier Learjet 45 ‘NextGen and Beyond’ upgrade. EASA approval for certification is imminent. Completed for a corporate customer, the certification covers the addition of a UA UniLink™ UL-801 Communications Management Unit (CMU) and […]

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17/04/2019

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine, which entered service in 1987, recently achieved another incredible milestone by reaching 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights. The engine powers a range of Gulfstream’s highly successful large-cabin business aircraft, such as the Gulfstream GIV, GIV-SP, G300 and G400, and has established a reputation for outstanding dependability, […]

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17/04/2019

At ABACE 2019, Ameco and Lufthansa Technik will present a jointly developed narrow-body aircraft cabin for the first time. ‘Nature’s Touch’ is based on an Airbus ACJ320 Business Jet as cabin concept, but the design anticipates the adaption to a Boeing 737 BBJ configuration as well. The VIP cabin is one of the first concrete […]

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17/04/2019

ExecuJet Haite Aviation Services China is adding extensive new heavy maintenance capabilities at its facility at Tianjin Binhai International Airport, China. To better meet the growing demand for maintenance on long-range and ultra-long-range aircraft in Asia Pacific, ExecuJet Haite is adding to its long list of CAAC and EASA approvals. These include authorization for CAAC […]

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17/04/2019

Jet Aviation has recently completed the integration of Hawker Pacific’s Aircraft Management business, creating a Flight Services location for Jet in Singapore effective immediately. The new Singapore branch office will operate as Jet Aviation Business Jets Singapore (JBJS) and report to Jet Aviation Business Jets Hong Kong (JBJH).  Jet Aviation Business Jets Singapore will provide […]

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17/04/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced that Cessna-AVIC Aircraft (Zhuhai) Co., Ltd., a Textron Aviation joint venture in China, has signed agreements with the Flight Inspection Center of CAAC (CFIC) for eight new Cessna Citation XLS+ business jets. Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to take place from 2019 to 2021.The two […]

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17/04/2019

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has appointed Citic Offshore Helicopter Co., Ltd. (COHC) in Shenzhen, China as a Designated Maintenance Facility to maintain PT6C-67C engines for Leonardo AW139 helicopter customers in China. COHC will offer line maintenance and Mobile Repair Team (MRT) services. “Listening to the needs of our […]

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