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Deutsche Aircraft expands horizons at ILA 2024 Talent Hub

With a strong base in Oberpfaffenhofen, Munich, Deutsche Aircraft is now expanding its operations and creating new job opportunities in the Leipzig region. The establishment of the Final Assembly Line at Leipzig/Halle Airport, where the 40-seater sustainable turboprop, the D328eco, will be manufactured, will position Deutsche Aircraft as a prominent player in the aerospace sector and offer excitin...

Farnborough International Airshow 2024 to host largest ever Box4Kids event

Farnborough International Airshow is hosting the biggest Barrie Wells Trust’s Box4Kids charity event as part of its Pioneers of Tomorrow day, on 26 July 2024. With more than 200 guests and 30 volunteers in attendance from the charity, Farnborough International and its clients are planning money can’t buy experiences for seriously ill and disabled children and their families supported b...

Piper Aircraft M700 Fury achieves FAA FIKI certification

Piper Aircraft received Flight into Known Icing (FIKI) certification from FAA for its new flagship aircraft, the M700 FURY. The FIKI system comes standard on all M700 FURY aircraft, and is an electromechanical expulsion deicing system located on the tail as well as the leading edge of the wing. International certifications for the M700 and FIKI are progressing as planned and on trac...

Simaero enters India with $100 million investment to train around 5000 pilots over 5 years

International flight simulator provider, Simaero, will invest $100 million in India to train up to 5,000 pilots over the next five years. The firm will bring in the investment in a phased manner to create training infrastructure and install flight simulators to meet the growing demand for pilot training in India and the South Asian region. The move comes at a time when the Indian aviation sec...

World’s first in-flight study of commercial aircraft using 100% sustainable aviation fuel show significant non-CO2 emission reductions

Results from the world's first in-flight study of the impact of using 100% sustainable aviation fuel on both engines of a commercial aircraft show a reduction in soot particles and formation of contrail ice crystals compared to using conventional Jet A-1 fuel.  The ECLIF3 study, in which Airbus, Rolls-Royce, the German Aerospace Center and SAF producer Neste collaborated, was the fir...

Decades of excellence in service – interview with Sir Jorge Colindres Marinakis

An industry leader with over thirty years of varied aviation expertise, from aircraft sales and acquisitions to aircraft certification and regulation. Two more things to say, The Registry of Aruba and The Registry of San Marino, and I guess you will immediately know whom we are talking about. Sir Jorge Colindres Marinakis.  Combined, the Registry of Aruba and the San Marino Aircraft Registry...

IAE AG and FTAI Aviation sign strategic V2500 engine maintenance services agreement

FTAI Aviation and IAE International Aero Engines announced a five-year EngineWise maintenance services agreement for V2500 engines. The agreement includes over 100 full-performance restoration shop visits. FTAI Aviation focuses on engine leasing, revolutionizing the approach to how lessors serve operators by offering a variety of standalone engines and unique maintenance products to supp...

XTI Aerospace announces Mesa Airlines' investment in XTI and conditional pre-order for 100 TriFan 600 aircraft

XTI Aerospace announced that Mesa Air Group is the purchaser under a previously disclosed conditional purchase order for up to 100 TriFan 600 aircraft, a fixed-wing, vertical lift crossover airplane, which is currently in development. If all conditions are met and the order is fully exercised, it could represent up to approximately $1 billion in revenue for XTI Aerospace....

MTU Aero Engines advances technological development of the Flying Fuel Cell

Zero emissions are the major goal of commercial aviation as well as the vision of MTU Aero Engines. With its Flying Fuel Cell Germany leading engine manufacturer is steadily advancing the complete electrification of the powertrain, leaping from one milestone to the next. A test campaign of the tank system was successfully completed at MT Aerospace, while in Munich test cells are being built for th...

Airbus partners with Avincis on Advanced Air Mobility

Airbus and Avincis have signed a MoU to partner on the development of Advanced Air Mobility. Companies will collaborate to explore opportunities for operating eVTOL aircraft throughout Europe. Airbus and Avincis will focus on defining the concept of operations for eVTOLs in Europe and beyond. Both parties will jointly work to define mission profiles for eVTOL operatio...

MixJet made flying simple, as the cause they work for - interview with Shukri Khalifa, Executive Vice President

Founded more than 10 years ago, MixJet has firmly established its reputation within the aviation sector. Boasting a consistent record of success, MixJet emerged as an acknowledged leader in business aviation industry. A team of professionnals, passionate about creating a world, where international flights are as easy, cost-effective and enjoyable as possible. EBACE 2024 wa...

Archer receives FAA certification to begin operating commercial airline

Archer Aviation subsidiary, Archer Air, has received its Part 135 Air Carrier & Operator Certificate from FAA. This certificate allows Archer to begin operating aircraft commercially to refine its systems and procedures in advance of launching Midnight into service for airlines like United Airlines when it receives Midnight Type Certification. Receiving the Part 135 certificate signals th...