16/01/2019

gategroup is to invest in Cockpit Innovation, an Israeli-based industry venture fund that specializes in identifying new, ground-breaking innovations related to digital travel, aviation and aerospace. gategroup joins major investors and partners such as Boeing and EL AL. Cockpit Innovation was established in 2015 in Tel Aviv, Israel’s startup center, as EL AL’s hi-tech investment […]

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16/01/2019

AVIAÂ, the international group purchasing organisation (GPO) for business aviation, is expanding their suite of insurance offerings for its growing membership of aircraft owners and operators. The goal is to offer lower costs, increased efficiencies, and reinvestment into risk management programs for their members. AVIAÂ’s insurance offerings include hull and liability, but also employee benefits, […]

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16/01/2019

Our customers include pilots flying a diverse range of aircraft from many differing backgrounds. Similarly, the 14 elite pilots of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship come from all over the world, and their backgrounds are as varied as their nationalities. But which kind of experience gives these highly skilled aviators the edge? The […]

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16/01/2019

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, presented a check for $10,000 to the Make-A-Wish® Foundation. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz presented President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Connecticut Pamela Keough with the donation from funds raised by the Sikorsky Air Fire Department from T-shirt sales over the 2018 holiday season. Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for children with critical […]

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16/01/2019

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the GTR 200B, a comm radio and Bluetooth-enabled intercom designed specifically for experimental and amateur-built aircraft. In addition to advanced auto-squelch, stereo intercom, alert inputs, standby frequency monitoring and more, Bluetooth connectivity allows pilots to connect a smartphone or tablet to the comm radio, […]

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16/01/2019

West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Tommi Krell has been named Director of Corporate Communications.  Krell will be responsible for managing internal employee communications channels, as well as assisting Human Resources with enhancing and expanding corporate recruiting strategies. Krell has 5+ years of aviation marketing and communications experience, previously holding various marketing positions […]

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16/01/2019

Lufthansa Technik AG has developed the first robot for fully automated tests of cockpit controls in the world. The test procedure is called RoCCET, which stands for Robot Controlled Cockpit Electronics Testing. In the future, RoCCET will be used to check the functionality of LED lights and switches on the basis of concrete, standardized measurement […]

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15/01/2019

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) joins the Business Aviation community, family, and friends in mourning the loss of Michael W. Hohm. As IBAC Director for Liaison to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Michael played a key role as the business aviation industry representative on the Air Navigation Commission (ANC) at ICAO and was […]

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15/01/2019

Piper Aircraft, Inc. and its Community Outreach Committee announced the availability of two scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year. Each year, educational scholarships impact the community by providing financial support for students to pursue higher education. The Freedom of Flight Award and the Bill Cluck Memorial Scholarship were created for students at different stages of […]

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15/01/2019

Luxaviation Group, one of the largest private aircraft operators worldwide, proudly announces the introduction of two new aircraft to its fleet. The large cabin Challenger 350 aircraft, which joins the Luxaviation fleet in Brussels, is a first for the Benelux market. Meeting the high-standards of its kind, the Challenger 350 provides a state-of-the art cabin […]

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15/01/2019

Dassault Aviation announced the appointment of Jean Kayanakis to a newly created position, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Falcon Customer Service & Service Center Network. The new role encompasses responsibility for customer service activities, Dassault’s service center network organizations, plus the Operational and Pilot Support Department. Kayanakis was most recently General Manager of Dassault Falcon Service […]

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15/01/2019

Dassault Aviation announced that Pierre-Etienne Aubin has been appointed General Manager of Dassault Falcon Service (DFS), the company-owned Falcon service centers based in Paris-Le Bourget and Bordeaux-Mérignac. He succeeds Jean Kayanakis, who was named Senior VP Worldwide Falcon Customer Service & Service Center Network, at Dassault Aviation. Aubin moves up from VP Maintenance Operations at […]

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15/01/2019

Collins Aerospace is helping Norwegian passengers experience free and premium Wi-Fi onboard Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and 737 MAX long-haul flights with its CabinConnect™ high speed, broadband connectivity solution. The new service, which will debut on the majority of Norwegian’s transatlantic flights, enables passengers to stream video and music content, browse the web, access social media, […]

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15/01/2019

Flying an aircraft is a privilege that not many people will get to enjoy in their lifetime. Becoming a pilot is a huge responsibility! You’re responsible not only for the aircraft you’re flying, but the passengers inside. Not to mention, you’re in the air. Aviation maintenance is a matter of life and death if it’s […]

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