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Skyway and Moonware join forces to advance automated ground solutions for next-generation aircraft

Skyway and Moonware announced a strategic partnership to accelerate ground infrastructure readiness for advanced aerial mobility. Skyway offers air traffic navigation and vertiport airspace management services while Moonware offers automated aviation ground operations through its AI-powered software and autonomous ground vehicles. Moonware is a venture-backed startup developing automated solu...

SG Aéro acquires an ALSIM AL250 simulator

SG Aéro based at the Troyes LFQB airfield, France, has bought an ALSIM AL250 simulator. The AL250 simulator addresses initial phase training needs (PPL, CPL, IR/ME) and is SEP/MEP re-configurable simulator certified as an EASA FNPT II and TC Level 2 IPC. In addition, it offers both classic and glass cockpit for each flight model at the simple flick of a switch. This device has been ext...

AERO Career offers jobs with a perspective

The prospects for a career in aviation have rarely been as positive as they are today. The aviation industry is just taking off again and urgently needs qualified specialists in all areas. With the AERO Career Day on April 21, 2023, the AERO organizers are bringing together interested parties and employers. The AERO aviation trade show from April 19 - 22, 2023 in Friedrichshafen is not only a...

Decarbonation of regional aviation by developing connected avionics solutions - AURA AERO collaborates with Thales

The reinvention of avionics is at the heart of the challenges for safer and more sustainable flights. AURA AERO and Thales are combining their expertise in a project for the development of new generation connected avionics solutions for regional aviation. Partners will jointly develop a new generation connected avionics solution, adapted to electric and hybrid regional aviation. Jére...

Boeing and Atlas Air celebrated the delivery of final 747

Boeing and Atlas Air Worldwide joined thousands of people – including current and former employees as well as customers and suppliers – to celebrate the delivery of the final 747 to Atlas, bringing to a close more than a half century of production. Boeing employees who designed and built the first 747, known as the "Incredibles," returned to be honored at the E...

Peru ATSA signs firm agreement with De Havilland Canada for Dash 8-400 large cargo door freighter conversion

De Havilland Canada and ATSA signed a firm agreement for a Dash 8-400 freighter conversion with a large cargo door. With this agreement, ATSA has become the first South American operator of Dash 8-400 aircraft to join De Havilland Canada’s Cargo Solutions Program and ATSA’s Dash 8-400 F-LCD aircraft will be the first one operating on the continent. ATSA currently operate...

airBaltic farewells the last Bombardier Q400 of its fleet

airBaltic has successfully concluded the redelivery process of its Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft back to the regional lessor Nordic Aviation Capital. Now, airBaltic operates a fully single-type fleet of 39 Airbus A220-300.  The first Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft joined airBaltic back in 2010. Over the years, 12 different&...

A record business year in 2022 - Daher Kodiak and TBM turboprop aircraft family

Daher Aircraft announced the deliveries of 73 aircraft from its Kodiak and TBM single-engine turboprop product lines in 2022, along with record orders during the year for some 100 to be delivered in 2023 and 2024. The results underscore the combination of performance and efficiency provided by the Kodiak and TBM, as well as Daher’s continual improvement strategy for these aircraft...

More women are joining aviation industry, set example for aspiring women aviators

In 2021, female pilots made up around 64,979 of total FAA-certified pilots, accounting for only 9%, a recent survey showed. Professions like mechanics, maintenance crew member, or flight engineers are not breaching 10% as well. While women still remain a minority in the industry, there has been a slow but steady increase of female aviation professionals.  Compared to 2017, there has been...

Ampaire receives order for up to six Eco Caravan upgrades from Azul Conecta

Ampaire signed a LOI for Conecta Grand Caravans upgrade to Ampaire Eco Caravans. The core of the Eco Caravan is  the AMP-H570 hybrid-electric powertrain and battery pack. The regional airline is a subsidiary of Azul, Brazil’s largest airline by passenger volume, departures and cities served. The Azul Conecta order follows the first flight of the Eco Caravan in N...

Aviation CIOs ramp up digital technology investments to meet demands of swift recovery

Faced with increased disruptions, baggage mountains, and staff shortages, airports and airlines are ramping up their investment in technology to digitalize their operations and speed up the passenger journey by offering more self-service options. SITA 2022 Air Transport IT Insights report reveals that with the post-pandemic recovery CIOs want to ensure operations are as agile a...

Piper integrates Agile Manufacturing Robot to assist M600/SLS production line

Piper Aircraft announced delivery and integration of an Agile Manufacturing Robot from Wilder Systems to the M600/SLS production line. This AMR is the result of a collaborative effort between Piper Aircraft and Wilder Systems in order to increase safety, quality, and efficiency throughout the factory. Specifically, the AMR is programmed to drill PA-46-600TP wings. The addition of this AMR wil...