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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...

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...