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World’s First Next-Generation Emergency Beacon for Commercial Aircraft

Orolia, the world leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions, is introducing a world first in aviation safety technology, the Kannad Ultima-S Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) for commercial aircraft. The Kannad Ultima-S, designed to be installed in the cabin of commercial aircraft or in its life raft, is the first ELT capable of notifying the crew about the laun...

Paris Air Show Debut of Gulfstream G600

It is the moment right before making the first appearance in Paris, a step into stage lights for Gulfstream G600. A chance for aviation professionals and aviation lovers to discover that amazing aircraft. During  the International Paris Air Show June it will join the Gulfstream G280, Gulfstream G550 and Gulfstream G650ER on static display. "The European response to the G6...

Etihad Airways partners with Swae to launch artificial intelligence powered crowd sourcing and engagement platform

Etihad Airways and Swae have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform aimed at unlocking the full potential of Etihad’s workforce by enabling every employee to contribute to innovation. Designed to harness the collective creativity of the organisation, the iFikra platform is a pilot aimed at promotingintrapreneurship by allowing...

General Aviation future in the Silicone Valley by Daher

General Aviation future in the Silicone Valley. Sounds interesting? Then you have to find out in details about the hackathon even by Daher. Daher launched an event that challenges innovators to develop computing capabilities, artificial intelligence processes and other software that could further improve its TBM family of turboprop-powered general aviation aircraft. Called the “Ge...

Aircraft data and enhance predictive maintenance capabilities - Airbus and United Airlines

United Airlines has become the latest U.S. airline to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise, following an agreement recently signed between the airline and Airbus. United will leverage Skywise to enhance all aspects of its maintenance and engineering operations on its Airbus fleet. With flexible and visual tools, Skywise enables airlines to store, access, manage and analyse data...

EASA Part 145 Certification for AerFin

AerFin, received EASA Part 145 maintenance organisation approval certification for its engine MRO services at its 100,000 sq.ft UK facility, extending its aftermarket services and move towards enhancing its MRO capability across multiple platforms. The approval will see AerFin’s capabilities expanded to include engine piece part component inspection, testing, certification, borescope insp...

The Bravo phase of expansion of its Satcom Direct Data Center

The Bravo phase of expansion of its Satcom Direct Data Center is completed! The second stage of a four-part expansion has doubled the existing footprint to 10,000 square feet at the Melbourne, Florida headquarters. The extended facility has added capacity for a further 120+ server cabinets providing secure data storage for aviation and terrestrial clients of all sizes. As planned, the Brav...

4 additional Sonaca 200s for Air Academy New CAG

During its initial order, the Air Academy New CAG aviation school had agreed to purchase 8 Sonaca 200 Trainers (including 4 firm orders and 4 options). Denis Petitfrère, the Director of Air Academy New CAG, said "The first two Sonaca 200s, which were put into service in March 2019, gave us total satisfaction. Each plane has had 200 hours of flight and feedback from the instructors and...

Did You Know How Expensive is Flying?

By G.Ziemelis  Over the last decade, with the rise of low-cost airlines, flying became accessible to the masses - over 4.3 billion passengers were carried on scheduled flights in 2018 and the number is still on the rise. Passengers enjoying the historic-low ticket prices do not always perceive the heavy cost burden associated with flying. The expenses start with the planes themselves. C...

New Nakanihon Air Service helicopter will be dedicated for EMS operations

Nakanihon Air Service took delivery of 20th H135 at an entry-into-service ceremony held at the operator’s hangar in Aichi Prefecture! This new light-twin helicopter will join Nakanihon Air Service’s growing fleet of H135s to support emergency medical service (EMS) missions throughout the country. One of the largest aircraft operators in Japan, Nakanihon operates 45 Ai...

Russia to feature MC-21 new medium-haul airliner at MAKS air show

The MC-21 medium-haul airliner, which Russia is developing, will be demonstrated to the public for the first time at the MAKS-2019 air show this summer, President of Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yuri Slyusar told TASS at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2019) on Thursday. This reported by TASS. "Of course, we will demonstrate it," he said, res...

Boeing to Showcase Innovation, Partnerships and Safety at 2019 Paris Air Show

Boeing will showcase its broad range of commercial and defense products, services and technologies at the 2019 Paris Air Show,. The company's presence and activities at the show will demonstrate its commitment to innovation, industry partnerships and safety. At Boeing's exhibit, visitors can immerse themselves in a large 360-degree theater and learn more about the company's...