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Deutsche Aircraft commences construction of the Final Assembly Line for D328eco turboprop

Deutsche Aircraft has started preparations for the construction of the new Final Assembly Line at Leipzig/Halle Airport. Together with local partners, initial progress is currently underway at the construction site. With this development, Deutsche Aircraft has reached a new milestone in the D328eco programme as construction moves forward for the new 40-seater turboprop in the Free State of Sa...

Eve names suppliers for eVTOL windows, doors and fuselage components

Eve Air Mobility named four additional suppliers for its eVTOL aircraft. KRD Luftfahrttechnik GmbH (KRD) will supply its KASIGLAS polycarbonate windows, Latecoere will supply the aircraft’ doors while, RALLC and Alltec will both supply fuselage components. KRD, which is headquartered in Germany, will supply custom designed KASIGLAS windows including the cockpit and p...

Rampmaster and Signature Aviation introduce industry's first zero emissions full electric 5,000 gallon jet refueler in US

Rampmaster and Signature Aviation announced they are building on their partnership by delivering the industry’s first zero emissions full electric 5,000 gallon jet refueler truck to Signature’s Vail location at Eagle County Regional Airport in Colorado. Signature has ambitious targets in developing sustainable solutions for  aviation throughout its global network, a...

GA Telesis continues its leadership position in the USM market with a record number of CFM56-7B engine disassemblies

GA Telesis announces a significant expansion to their inventory of Used Serviceable Material with the disassembly of a record number of CFM56-7B engines. GAT Flight Solution Group will manage the distribution of the USM from these engines, building on their reputation as the world’s leading independent aftermarket used serviceable material supplier. With the exceptional growth of CFM56-7B...

Tecnam P-Mentor deliveries begin in United States

Tecnam Aircraft began customer deliveries for P-Mentor Single Engine IFR Part 23 certified two seat platform. This aircraft is equipped with the latest Garmin G3X Touch Screen avionics suite, providing students and instructors with a modern and intuitive interface to enhance the flight training experience. The P-Mentor offers a very low fuel consumption of (3.7 GPH) while delivering...

Turkish Airlines Flight Academy chose ALSIM to meet its single-engine simulator needs by supplying 2 units of AL172

Turkish Airlines Flight Academy, the well-known subsidiary of Turkish Airlines, has once again chosen ALSIM as its trusted partner for its flight training needs by purchasing two AL172. The ALSIM AL172, already certified as a FNPT II (EASA), is a replica of a brand-new Cessna 172SP Skyhawk with a real Garmin G1000 NXI and GFC700 autopilot. The TAFA CEO, Assoc. Prof. İbrahim Zeki AKYURT, co...

Nolinor acquires a second Cessna 172 for its Become a Pilot program

Nolinor Aviation acquires a second Cessna 172 for its Become a Pilot program. This Cessna 172 (C-172), rich in history and carefully restored, will be made available to Nolinor Aviation employees, offering an exceptional pilot training opportunity.  Launched in 2020, the Become a Pilot program has already enabled more than twenty employees to obtain their profess...

Pilatus and Synhelion launch partnership for fuels produced from solar energy

Pilatus and Synhelion are launching a strategic cooperation aimed at accelerating the scaling of solar fuels for the aviation industry. Pilatus intends to use Synhelion solar fuels for its own operations and also offer them to its own customers in the medium-term. With that in mind, Pilatus has become a shareholder in Synhelion, underpinning its commitment to proactive defossilization of air...

Lilium and eVolare confirm the signing of sale and purchase agreements for 4 Lilium Jets

Lilium and eVolare signed binding sale and purchase agreements for the acquisition of 4 Lilium Jets. The purchase agreements include delivery schedules, guarantees, and warranties along with deposits and pre-delivery payments. The parties have also agreed on terms for the reservation of up to an additional 12 Lilium Jet production slots for eVolare and its customers. Based in O...

Lufthansa Technik strengthened partnership with Saudi low-cost airline flyadeal

flyadeal has entrusted Lufthansa Technik with enhancing its maintenance and engineering processes and by selecting Swiss-AS’s AMOS Airline Edition software package and Aircraft Engineering Services. The Jeddah-based airline is well positioned to achieve operational excellence and increase productivity through the digitalization of its technical operations. AMOS serves the airline as a centra...

Sustainable aviation takes flight in Latvia

On 27th May 2024 a Letter of Intent was signed between EVIA-AERO GmbH, a Bremen-based aviation company, and owners of SIA “Sky Port”, Jurmala Airport, to start the journey towards sustainable aviation. EVIA-AERO, in partnership with Jurmala Airport, plans to transform it into the first airport in the Baltic States for sustainable aviation. The project is highly ambitious, wit...

Airbus next-generation H160 gets CASA approval

Airbus has received certification from the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority for the twin-engine H160, heralding a new chapter for helicopter operations in Australia. The H160 has already been certified by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, the US Federal Aviation Administration, Japan Civil Aviation Bureau, Transport Canada Civil Aviation, Civil Aviation Authority of Ma...