24/02/2020

Volocopter and DB Schenker announced an investment by the global logistics service provider into the pioneer of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) as Volocopter extends its Series C funding to now total € 87 million. Besides DB Schenker, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group, TransLink Capital join the round as new investors, existing investor Lukasz Gadowski and btov […]

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24/02/2020

This certificate confirms Kopter as a duly recognized Production Organization. It is attesting that Kopter has in place qualified personnel, the necessary methods, processes and procedures, as well as a reliable quality system. It is a major milestone for Kopter making it eligible to produce and ramp up its light single-engine SH09 helicopter. The handover […]

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24/02/2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has awarded Swissport’s warehouse operations in Nairobi with the CEIV certificate for pharmaceutical logistics. CEIV is IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators. Swissport is the first globally operating air cargo handler to receive the CEIV Pharma certification for a facility in Africa. IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent […]

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21/02/2020

Safran Helicopter Engines has celebrated the opening of CAP 2020, its new industrial campus in Tarnos, southwest France. Present were Florence Parly, French Minister of the Armed Forces, Geneviève Darrieussecq, Secretary of State to the Minister of the Armed Forces, Ross McInnes, Safran Chairman, Philippe Petitcolin, Safran CEO and Franck Saudo, President of Safran Helicopter […]

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21/02/2020

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will expand its operations in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with the construction of a service center at Fort Worth Alliance Airport. The facility, which will complement Gulfstream’s presence at Dallas Love Field, is expected to open by the fall of 2021 and will create approximately 50 new jobs. To help meet […]

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21/02/2020

Universal Aviation, the FBO ground services division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., has partnered with Cayman Dispatch Service (CDS) to join its growing global network of 50+ locations in 25+ countries, as a Universal Aviation Certified location—Universal Aviation Cayman Islands. Universal Aviation expands presence in the Caribbean with new Cayman Islands location CDS is […]

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21/02/2020

Jetex announced the appointment of Julie Goodridge in a newly created role of vice president of Sales, USA. In this new role, Goodridge will be responsible for leading all sales and marketing efforts within the market. Goodridge has 25 years of aviation experience. Prior to joining Jetex, she held senior-level roles with Jet Aviation, CAE, […]

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21/02/2020

Honda Aircraft Company announced that the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2019, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). During 2019, Honda Aircraft Company delivered 36 aircraft to customers globally, becoming the most delivered very light jet for the third consecutive year. “We are pleased that […]

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21/02/2020

Elliott Aviation, Garmin’s leading retrofitter and a leader in business aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, has completed their industry-leading, 10th Garmin G5000 equipped Citation Excel/XLS aircraft. The aircraft work scope also included a Doc 6, engine hot sections, cabinets, Gogo Avance L3 along with Elliott Aviation’s WiFi enablement STC. The Garmin G5000 for the […]

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21/02/2020

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced that it will open its doors to more than 2,300 female students across the globe in an effort to inspire the next generation of female engineers. With the help of over 1,000 employee volunteers, the company will be hosting 55 ‘Introduce a Girl […]

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21/02/2020

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, named four Cessna Pilot Centers (CPC) to its 2020 Top Hawk program that partners the world’s leading training aircraft with top pilot training programs around the country, promoting general aviation and encouraging young people to pursue aviation as a career. The 2020 Top Hawk participants are Academy […]

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21/02/2020

Lufthansa Technik AG is now using a new, faster and more environmentally conscious process to maintain aircraft fire extinguishers at its Hamburg component shop. A test facility for this work was dedicated recently and put into regular service. The new process primarily reduces environmental risks while also significantly cutting turnaround times. The job of inspecting […]

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20/02/2020

Duncan Aviation recently announced the appointment of Frank Logsdon as the the company’s Technical Representative for Textron products. In this position, he will provide troubleshooting and technical support for customers who operate Citation and Hawker aircraft, as well as company airframe maintenance teams. As a long-time Duncan Aviation employee, Logsdon has continuously advanced, taking on […]

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20/02/2020

Leonardo has revealed that two King Air 350ERs, equipped as Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), have gone into service with an African Navy following their delivery by the Company, which acted as prime contractor and systems integrator for the aircraft. The MPAs, equipped with Leonardo’s ATOS mission system and full complement of sensors including its Seaspray […]

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