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Gulfstream G500 on schedule for certification

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.'s G500 flight-test program continues to make significant progress toward the aircraft's anticipated 2017 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The five G500 test aircraft, including a fully outfitted production aircraft, have surpassed 2,600 f...

Garmin announces EASA certification for all-in-one ADS-B transponders

Garmin is pleased to announce it has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the GTX 345 and GTX 335 all-in-one ADS-B transponders in fixed-wing general aviation aircraft and helicopters. The GTX 345/335 include Extended Squitter (ES) ADS-B Out with options for built-in WAAS, as...

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Jetex Appointed as Handling Partner for Breitling DC-3 World Tour in the UAE

Jetex is proud to be the handling partner of Swiss luxury watchmaker and aviation chronograph specialist, Breitling, during the UAE leg of the Breitling DC-3 World Tour. The flagship Jetex FBO Terminal, located at Al Maktoum International Airport, plays host to the Breitling DC-3 from the 21st to 24th March, 2017. Jetex will provide a full range of ground support services for the aircraft and...

Marenco Swisshelicopter SKYe SH09 order book hits 101 units at Heli Expo

Following its participation at the 2017 Heli Expo, Marenco Swisshelicopter has reached a new commercial milestone with the 101st engagement signed in Dallas for the SKYe SH09 helicopter. With this seventh participation at the US event, the MSH team has been able to witness the continued interest and strong motivation of the market to get the latest testing and development news, all eager to sta...

FlightSafety Now Offers the Only Factory-Authorized Gulfstream G650 Training

FlightSafety International announces the start of the only factory-authorized Gulfstream G650™ training program located close to operators in Europe, the Middle East, and surrounding regions. The training is provided using the fifth Gulfstream G650 simulator built by FlightSafety. It is installed at the company’s Learning Center located at the Farnborough airport in the United Kingd...

Brandon Mitchener Appointed EBAA CEO

Brandon Mitchener has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), effective 3 April 2017. A French and US citizen, Mitchener’s career as a journalist and public affairs professional spans more than 25 years in Europe, including the last 20 in Brussels.   Before joining EBAA, Mitchener headed corporate communications for Monsanto Co. i...

Vision Systems to showcase croung breaking IFE feature at Hamburg AIX

Vision Systems and PXCom have partnered to offer airlines an unmatched level of flexibility in their GUI management. At Hamburg AIX 2017, Vision Systems will unveil a new release of its IFE solution called Visi-Stream, that ensures a high passenger satisfaction and ancillary revenues. It comprises Wi-Fi AVOD with a rich and varied content including movies, music, games, daily press, extensive t...

Bombardier Business Aircraft Service Centres Earn FAA Diamond Awards

Bombardier bolstered its overall service and support by hiring close to 200 technicians and project managers within the last four months In 2016, Bombardier’s network supported over 9,000 maintenance events, a 20 per cent increase from the prior year Bombardier Business Aircraft’s five U.S.-based Service Centres received the 2016 Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Diamond...

Pilatus PC-12 NG is world's best-selling turboprop business aircraft in 2016

Delivery of 91 PC-12 NG single engine turboprops in 2016 make it officially the top-selling turbine-powered business aircraft in the world. With 91 aircraft delivered to customers around the world in 2016, the PC-12 NG outpaced sales of all other individual models of turbine-powered business aircraft. In mid-2017, Pilatus will deliver the 1,500th PC-12. At this year’s “Annual I...

Momentum builds in Cessna Citation Longitude program

Textron Aviation announced that the third aircraft in the Cessna Citation Longitude flight test program recently completed its first flight. Test pilots Corey Eckhart and UJ Pesonen, along with flight test engineer Mike Bradfield, successfully tested various systems throughout the one-hour and 40-minute flight. The aircraft will be used in the program for avionics and systems development...

First HondaJet in France

As we found out, first HondaJet's business jet in France delivered to a client last week. The owner of the new aircraft is a private customer, whose name is not disclosed by the manufacturer. E.A.T.I.S. Flight Academy, based at Strasbourg Airport and specializing in training pilots, will be taking care of aicraft management. The new HondaJet will receive French registration numb...

Embraer Legacy 450 sets speed records between California and Hawaii with AirSprint

Embraer’s Legacy 450 mid-light business jet set speed records on its recent flights between California and Hawaii, according to the National Aeronautic Association (NAA). The Hawaii trip was a first for both the aircraft and the passengers from Calgary-based AirSprint, which operates Canada’s largest fractional aircraft fleet and was the Canadian launch customer for the Legacy 450. The...

Luxaviation UK welcomes Athens-based Challenger 604 to fleet

Luxaviation UK, the UK’s largest private jet charter operator, is welcoming a Bombardier Challenger 604 to its fleet, available for charter from April 2017. The Challenger 604 (G-MOCL) will be based at Athens International Airport with a full-time crew, allowing for last-minute charter requests. Purchased by an existing Luxaviation UK customer for private and charter use, it will be...

CAE launches year of celebrations for 70th anniversary

- Starting with 18 employees in a vacant hangar in the suburbs of Montreal, CAE is now an 8,000-people strong global company focused on training - Unique public company with over $5 billion equity market capitalization Founded on Saint Patrick's Day in 1947, CAE is launching today a year of celebrations with its 8,000 employees worldwide to commemorate its 70th anniversary. CAE...

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Garmin announces EASA certification for all-in-one ADS-B transponders

Garmin is pleased to announce it has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the GTX 345 and GTX 335 all-in-one ADS-B transponders in fixed-wing general aviation aircraft and helic...

Pilatus PC-12 NG is world's best-selling turboprop business aircraft in 2016

Delivery of 91 PC-12 NG single engine turboprops in 2016 make it officially the top-selling turbine-powered business aircraft in the world. With 91 aircraft delivered to customers around the worl...

Momentum builds in Cessna Citation Longitude program

Textron Aviation announced that the third aircraft in the Cessna Citation Longitude flight test program recently completed its first flight. Test pilots Corey Eckhart and UJ Pesonen, along w...

First HondaJet in France

As we found out, first HondaJet's business jet in France delivered to a client last week. The owner of the new aircraft is a private customer, whose name is not disclosed by the manufact...

Embraer Legacy 450 sets speed records between California and Hawaii with AirSprint

Embraer’s Legacy 450 mid-light business jet set speed records on its recent flights between California and Hawaii, according to the National Aeronautic Association (NAA). The Hawaii trip was a f...

CAE launches year of celebrations for 70th anniversary

- Starting with 18 employees in a vacant hangar in the suburbs of Montreal, CAE is now an 8,000-people strong global company focused on training - Unique public company with over $5 billion equity...

Avanti EVO - the fastest turboprop in the world

For last couple of decades, the face of world aviation has not changed. Banal forms ans similar types replaced design solutions of the past. During the visit,organized by Strasbourg International A...

Jet Aviation and VistaJet join forces for a smooth flying experience

Jet Aviation and VistaJet, two leading global business aviation companies, announced that Jet Aviation Flight Services will operate and manage a U.S.-based fleet of Bombardier Challenger 350...

Vision Systems unveils second generation of electronically dimmable window and latest smart interactive window

Following the establishment of Smart Lite, a new division devoted to the design, production and commercialization of electronically dimmable solutions last September, Vision Systems is proud to disclo...

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Hawker Pacific Malaysia Appointed Falcon Authorized Service Center

 Dassault Aviation has approved Hawker Pacific’s Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia facility as an Authorized Service Center (ASC) for Falcon 8X, Falcon 7X, Falcon 2000 EX Easy- and Falcon 900 EX EASy-...

Brandon Mitchener Appointed EBAA CEO

Brandon Mitchener has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), effective 3 April 2017. A French and US citizen, Mitchener’s career as a journa...

Marenco Swisshelicopter SKYe SH09 order book hits 101 units at Heli Expo

Following its participation at the 2017 Heli Expo, Marenco Swisshelicopter has reached a new commercial milestone with the 101st engagement signed in Dallas for the SKYe SH09 helicopter. With this...

Gulfstream G500 on schedule for certification

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.'s G500 flight-test program continues to make significant progress toward the aircraft's anticipated 2017 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)....

Momentum builds in Cessna Citation Longitude program

Textron Aviation announced that the third aircraft in the Cessna Citation Longitude flight test program recently completed its first flight. Test pilots Corey Eckhart and UJ Pesonen, along w...

FlightSafety Now Offers the Only Factory-Authorized Gulfstream G650 Training

FlightSafety International announces the start of the only factory-authorized Gulfstream G650™ training program located close to operators in Europe, the Middle East, and surrounding regions....

Bombardier Business Aircraft Service Centres Earn FAA Diamond Awards

Bombardier bolstered its overall service and support by hiring close to 200 technicians and project managers within the last four months In 2016, Bombardier’s network supported over 9,000 m...