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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19/03/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. premiered the first episode of its all-new documentary, “Creating Symmetry,” a series that showcases the making of the Gulfstream Symmetry Flight DeckTM — the industry’s most technologically advanced flight deck, currently in service on the clean-sheet Gulfstream G500. “Viewers can expect a captivating look into the extraordinary commitment and effort involved in […]

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19/03/2019

Lee Aerospace has earned an impressive list of OEM approvals and accreditations in the aviation industry.  Now, Lee Aerospace can add the new Nadcap Aero Structure Assembly accreditation to its long list of credentials.  “As an active member of Nadcap, when the opportunity to be the first company for accreditation in a pilot program presented […]

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19/03/2019

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, invites Authorized Dealers and Integrators to join the company’s training sessions during the AEA’s 2019 Annual International Convention and Trade Show in Palm Springs. The company’s first training session focuses on Data Comm Requirements for NextGen and covers: What ‘Data Comm’ is and why it is important to […]

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18/03/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced its first sale of sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to a Gulfstream operator. The customer, a U.S.-based multinational corporation, purchased 20,000 pounds of SAJF from Gulfstream’s Long Beach, California, facility for its Gulfstream G550. “This sale is a direct result of our efforts to increase the visibility and availability of sustainable […]

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18/03/2019

Universal Avionics (UA) announces that Mr. Marc Bouliane has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice President of Strategic Business Development. In this position, Marc will work with UA’s senior leadership team to enhance the strategic planning process at UA and lead market development activities at the corporate level towards OEMs (airframe and […]

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18/03/2019

Garmin’s latest version of Garmin Pilot – version 9.6 – includes an expanded feature set designed to increase integration with FltPlan.com, and provide pilots with additional information about their destination airport prior to flight, en route, or upon arrival. New to version 9.6, pilots can seamlessly synchronize flight plans between Garmin Pilot and FltPlan.com. The upgrade also […]

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15/03/2019

Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards realizing the ambition to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation, with successful ground tests of a hybrid system using the M250 gas turbine – a highly successful engine usually powering helicopters. The tests are part of one of the world’s most comprehensive hybrid aerospace […]

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15/03/2019

Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) announced the appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective May 1, 2019. Mr. Robitaille will succeed Daniel Desjardins who will continue to serve as a special advisor to Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc., and as Chairman of Bombardier Transportation’s […]

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14/03/2019

Shannon Group has welcomed the Irish government’s signing of a revised agreement with the United States on Air Transport Preclearance. The agreement was signed on behalf of Ireland by the Irish Ambassador to the United States, Mr Dan Mulhall, today in Washington and will now be referred to the Dáil for final approval before coming […]

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14/03/2019

CAE has concluded the previously announced acquisition of Bombardier’s Business Aircraft Training (BAT) business for an enterprise value of US$645 million. All the required conditions for closing have been met.    The acquisition of Bombardier’s flight and technical training operations expands CAE’s ability to address the training market for customers operating Bombardier business jets, which […]

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