27/01/2020

FlightSafety International announces the expansion of its helicopter training programs and services with new Level D qualified simulators for the Airbus Helicopters EC145 and Leonardo AW139. “This significant expansion of the training programs and services we offer to helicopter operators reflects FlightSafety’s commitment to provide a broad range of conveniently located programs that our Customers […]

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27/01/2020

SyberJet Aircraft has successfully completed Aircraft Control Identification Tests (ACID) in support of the development of the all new autopilot for the SJ30i. In addition, SyberJet continues to successfully complete other avionics functional tests required leading to certification of the SJ30i. The all new autopilot is being developed by a joint Honeywell – SyberJet flight […]

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27/01/2020

Here is Helicopter Association International’s (HAI’s) official statement on today’s Calabasas crash: “Helicopter Association International expresses our deepest sympathies to the families, friends, and coworkers of those lost in today’s crash. HAI’s official policy is to refrain from commenting on any accident until authorities complete their investigation.” Additionally, we are sharing the following statement issued […]

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27/01/2020

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced today that aviation industry specialist, Andreas ‘Andy’ Meyer will join the organization as the new Director, ICAO Liaison, for IBAC in Montreal from February. Kurt Edwards, IBAC Director General commented, “Andy’s broad aviation expertise, his business aviation experience, and his understanding and familiarity of the International Civil Aviation […]

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27/01/2020

Kopter pursues its flight test campaign in Sicily with its 3rd prototype (P3) having now reached more than 100 flights and being now equipped with a modified main rotor head and the next generation of main rotor blades. Both were successfully tested at the end of last year on the company’s whirltower in Ennetmoos, Switzerland. […]

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23/01/2020

West Star announced the placement of LaLaina Doudna as Project Manager at their Chattanooga, TN (CHA) location. LaLaina brings more than 22 years of aviation experience in rotary and fixed wing aircraft. She is a U.S. Army Veteran, has her A&P license, holds Inspector Authorization (IA) privileges, as well as being a G5 Master Tech, […]

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23/01/2020

Helicopter Foundation International (HFI), HAI’s charitable arm, is undergoing a name change that more closely identifies the nonprofit organization’s role in supporting HAI missions. Effective January 13, 2020, the name officially changed to the HAI Foundation. “For many years, not everyone realized that HFI is directly connected to HAI, its parent organization,” says HAI President […]

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23/01/2020

FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training announces that Rachel Runner has been promoted to Manager of the Wichita Cessna Learning Center. “Rachel is an outstanding leader who is dedicated to provide our Customers with outstanding service and the highest quality training,” said Rich High, CEO, FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training. “Since joining FlightSafety in 2008, Rachel has developed […]

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23/01/2020

Air Tanzania has commissioned Swissport to handle their entire hub operation at the airports of Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro. The new agreement includes a comprehensive service catalogue for Airport Ground Services, Air Cargo Handling and Aviation Security. Swissport, the global leader in airport ground services and air cargo handling, has been awarded a contract […]

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22/01/2020

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company, announced that Patti Ann Sullivan has been named vice president of Aircraft Management. In her new position, Ms. Sullivan will oversee the sales of aircraft management services and will be responsible for driving the growth of the aircraft management business. Ms. Sullivan has extensive business aviation experience, specializing in […]

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21/01/2020

Elbit Systems completed a successful field demonstration of its patented Hydrop system, an innovative solution enabling high-altitude high-precision aerial firefighting. The field demonstration took place recently as part of an exercise led by the Israel Fire and Rescue Authority. During the exercise two Air Tractor aircraft from the Israeli Fire Fighting Squadron were directed to […]

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20/01/2020

FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training has been selected as the exclusive training provider for Garmin G5000-equipped Cessna Citation Excel and Citation XLS aircraft. Pilot initial and recurrent courses are now offered at the FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training Learning Center in Wichita. Differences training is also available using a Garmin G5000 training kiosk. A Garmin G5000-equipped Level […]

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20/01/2020

Universal Aviation Singapore, based at Seletar Airport (WSSL), has earned Stage 2 accreditaton under the International Standard for Business Aviation Handling (IS-BAH). Universal Aviation, the ground support division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., has more than 50 locations in 20 countries. “We are proud to become the first Universal Aviation® location in the Asia-Pacific […]

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