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South Korea goes for the modernization of Ka-32 helicopter fleet

Rostec State Corporation will offer its partners from South Korea the modernization of Ka-32 multipurpose helicopter fleet. The program for upgrading this type of helicopters will be presented at Seoul ADEX 2019 (Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2019) on the exposition of Russian Helicopters' official dealer RH Focus Corp. The producer suggests that avionics, engines and a...

Euramec adds Leonardo, Eurocopter and Bell, Specialty Flight Simulator lines

Euramec, the European flight simulation solution providers, announced it has signed a non-exclusive distribution agreement with GeoSim Technologies for the worldwide distribution of GeoSim’s rotary wing simulators and specialty flight simulators.   GeoSim based in Ipswich, Australia, signed a reciprocal arrangement to market EURAMEC’s portfolio of Flight Training Devices in Aust...

Flying Colours Corp. meets increased demand for ADS-B Out installations

North America-headquartered Flying Colours Corp. will be promoting its ADS – B Out expertise during NBAA- BACE 2019 – Booth C7215 - having performed nearly 50 ADS-B Out installations in the last 18 months. As the number of aircraft being equipped trends upwards avionics experts at both its Peterborough, ON. and St. Louis, MO. facilities are still anticipating a last-minute da...

Airline expectations are rising for interiors

Airlines in the Middle East region are actively looking for innovative interiors designs and technology, as passenger expectations continue to drive the industry. When Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME) takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre 25-26 February 2019, the region’s leading airlines will be using the event to research available technologies for their growing fleets. Oliv...

Asia’s Leading Private Jet Charter award goes to Sino Jet

Sino Jet has announced its strategy for continued growth in Asia Pacific. The company, which has just been awarded two coveted World Travel Awards 2019, has also further expanded in the Greater Bay Area, with the addition of ramp-side maintenance services in Hong Kong under its wider investment into the region. The globally recognised World Travel Awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excell...

5th Civil Aviation Training International Forum was Successfully Held

The 5th Civil Aviation Training International Forum was successfully held in Sanya, Hainan from September 24th to 25th, 2019. The forum was approved by Foreign Affairs Office of Hainan Province, the People's Republic of China and Foreign Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipality; Hosted by Shanghai Society of Aeronautics, Civil Aircraft Operation Support Technology Sub-committee of CSAA and...

First Air Astana Airbus A321 Long Range aircraft presented at ceremony in Nur-Sultan

Air Astana presented its first Airbus A321 Long Range (LR) aircraft at a ceremony held in the airline’s technical centre at Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport . The airline is the first operator of the aircraft in the CIS and is scheduled to take a further six Airbus A321LR aircraft on lease from Aercap of the United States. The new Airbus A321LR aircraft will gradually repl...

The development of the first medical aid of the future

Leonardo and Olmedo have announced the signing of a collaboration agreement aimed at the development of technologies and equipment for rotary-wing and motor vehicles globally that conduct rescue missions. The aim of the agreement is to improve the times and effectiveness of emergency medical interventions carried out in a joint mode through the use of helicopter and ambulances in a seamless e...

A very fortunate person to work in aviation which is his passion - Bennet Walsh

Industry events are an amazing source of meetings, of discoveries, of learning new things. Thanks to MEBAA Conference Morocco, 50skyshades had a perfect opportunity to discuss with Mr. Bennet Walsh, IS-BAO Program Director. So, we are sharing the most important and interesting points of our discussion! Q. Your way to aviation – was it a dream since your childhood, yo...

First Germany registered Embraer Praetor delivered

The first Embraer Praetor registered in Germany is delivered!  “Aircraft acceptance is an important and critical part at the very beginning of the aircraft management process. Therefore, experience and reliability are key when choosing a partner,” states Günter Geldhauser, Customer Representative. “Our aircraft was delivered according to schedule and we are pr...

Mil and Kamov Design Bureaus to team up as National Helicopter Center

The Board of Directors of Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has taken a decision to unite JSC “Mil Moscow Helicopter plant” and JSC “Kamov” to establish JSC “National Helicopter Center named after Mikhail Mil and Nikolay Kamov” (NHC). National Helicopter Center shall combine the potential of two helicopter design schools for...

FACC Innovation recognized by Airbus

Innovation has been firmly anchored in the DNA of FACC ever since the company was founded 30 years ago. Numerous national and international awards confirm the technological leadership of the globally active aerospace group. Just recently, the company received a very special recognition for its innovative strength, as part of its contribution to the Wing of Tomorrow project: Airbus honored FACC wit...

Premium Urban Air Mobility Market - Porsche and Boeing sign MOU

Urban Air Mobility market' development speed is just outstanding! Two manufacturers had signed an MOU and are joining forces to o explore the premium urban air mobility market - Porsche and Boeing. They will work on the extension of of urban traffic into airspace. With this partnership, both companies will leverage their unique market strengths and insights to study the future o...

New CAE and easyJet training centre inaugurated in Milan

CAE Milan centre for training more than 2,000 easyJet pilots from all over Europe is open! CAE and easyJet inaugurated the new centre alongside local Italian and Canadian government officials.  After London Gatwick and Manchester, this is the third new training centre that CAE has inaugurated in the last month to support the pilot training needs of easyJet across Europe and...

Lufthansa Technik Malta has started technical services on Airbus A350

Lufthansa Technik Malta started to carry out technical services on the Airbus A350. A first aircraft, an Airbus A350-1000 from an undisclosed customer, received a cabin modification in September. The first A350-900 is expected to arrive in the next weeks for a C-check. So far, three international carriers, amongst them Air Mauritius, have signed MRO (maintenance, repair & overhaul) con...

Azerbaijan Airlines introduces mobile application for iPhone and Android devices

Azerbaijan’s national air carrier - AZAL rolled out its own mobile application for iOS (version 9.0 or later) and Android (version 5.0 or later) smartphones. The mobile application with user-friendly interface allows users to purchase air tickets to all destinations, including flights operated jointly with other airlines under a code-share agreement. Passengers who have already pu...

New Learjet 75 Liberty Full Interior Mock-up and much more from Bombardier

Business aviation industry is getting ready to NBAA-BACE Convention & Exhibition to present latest achievements, discuss most importat trends of the industry.  So what we can expect from Bombardier this year? First thing not to be missed - the newest member of the Learjet family, the Learjet 75 Liberty, with a full-size interior mock-up!  “This mock-up wi...

British Airways First UK airline to offset Carbon Emissions on flights within the UK from 2020

From January 2020, British Airways will become the first UK airline to offset carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK.  All customers flying within the UK next year on flights operated by British Airways will have the carbon emissions from their flights offset by the airline and invested in carbon reduction projects around the world*. These quality assured projects will include r...

PMI Project of the Year Award goes to ... Embraer E190-E2!

Congratulations Embraer! E190-E2 just received 2019 PMI Project of the Year Award! The PMI Project of the Year Award recognizes a large and complex project that best delivers superior performance in terms of project management practices, superior organizational results, and positive impacts on society. The Institute also highlighted Embraer’s challenge to bring a family of comme...

UAS Boosts Ground Service Offering Across China

UAS International Trip Support (UAS) has expanded its capabilities in China and bolstered its client offering by becoming a domestic handling agent providing handling services across the country. With the new UAS China network of dedicated local agents in position, foreign operators will now have easier access to all categories of business airports in the region. Dedicated UAS China agents are...

Lufthansa Aviation Training increases Diamond DA42-VI training fleet at Rostock Airport

Lufthansa Aviation Training invests in a further expansion of pilot schools under the European Flight Academy brand. Since Friday, 27 September 2019, two additional Diamond DA42-VI aircraft complement the flight training fleet at Rostock-Laage. In April 2018, five new efficient and state-of-the-art DA42-VI aircraft were added to the fleet, replacing ten-year-old Piper PA-44. Within the...