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Air Service Basel closes maintenance department

In light of economic pressures and the recent global pandemic, the Basel-based FBO has announced that it will close its Maintenance department by latest August 1st 2020.  CEO Claudio Lasagni reports: “Business aviation has undoubtedly been facing challenges for a while no...

Meet new player on general aviation arena -Tecnam P2010TDI

TECNAM announced the introduction of a new player into the General Aviation arena. With the Type Certificate expected by July, the P2010 TDI has been one of the most secret development programs ever! The announcement of the “P Twenty-Ten TDI” was live-streamed via Tecnam’s off...

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EHang obtained World First Commercial pilot operation approval of passenger-grade AAVs for Air Logistics Uses

EHang obtained the world’s first commercial pilot operation approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (“CAAC”) to use EHang 216 passenger-grade AAVs for air logistics purpose.  Thus, EHang became the world’s first AAV company approved by a national aviation authority to carry out commercial pilot operation for the category of 150 kg plus heavy-lift air l...

Pulselite bird strike prevention system STC expanded to include Bell 429 and Bell 505

Precise Flight has expanded its Supplemental Type Certificat from the FAA for the Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System to include approvals for the Bell 429 and Bell 505 variations. The Pulselite® System is an FAA certified lightweight electrical system controller that alternatively pulses the landing and auxiliary lights of a helicopter, thereby increasing visibility an...

Delivery trial for NHS in Scotland to support UK COVID-19 response: Thales, Skyports and Wingcopter

The trial is backed by Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) – the integrated partnership of NHS Highland and Argyll and Bute Council directed by the local Integration Joint Board –  and aims to prove the feasibility of delivering urgent medical cargo, such as COVID-19 test kits and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), between remote medical facilities by...

Business aviation insider - Geneva Airpark the only gateway to western Switzerland

Geneva Airport: the only gateway to western Switzerland According to a decision from the Federal Office of Public Health, Geneva Airport is one of the only 3 Swiss airports, along with Basel and Zurich, with official authorization to receive passengers from abroad. How can Geneva Airpark help you meet your challenges? We are currently leaving nothing to chance to actively continue service...

Wingcopter - one of the winners of German Government €24 million COVID-19 hackathon

Wingcopter, developer of autonomous delivery drones for humanitarian and commercial applications, has been named one of nine winners of the #SmartDevelopmentHack. Through this global hackathon, the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) solicited innovative digital solutions to tackle the challenges caused by the coronavirus outbreak in low- and middle-income countries...

Meet Arctic On-Demand - all-new Alaska specific cargo and passenger air charter solutions provider

Arctic On-Demand, a new Alaska-specific air charter offering, connects cargo and passengers to even the most remote Alaskan locations while delivering pricing visibility across a network of asset-based air cargo and passenger carriers. Arctic On-Demand will facilitate shipments for a variety of industries, from mining and oil to everyday goods, including groceries and medical supplies, to location...

Garden City Airport: key role in Piper HALO safety system autoland certification

If we talk about a certification process for an innovation in general aviation, do you think an airport has a role to play in the process? The answer is positive. Here is a fresh example. Garden City Airport located in Garden City, Kansas, played a key role in the certification flight test for the M600/SLS HALO safety system's Garmin Auto-land feature. The airport was selected in 2019 as...

FAA certification for Garmin Autoland on general aviation aircraft achieved

FAA certification granted to Garmin Autoland system the G3000 integrated flight deck in the Piper M600. Garmin Autoland system is also featured on the Cirrus Vision Jet and Daher TBM 940 and will soon be available on these aircraft, with additional aircraft approvals to follow. In the event of an emergency, Autoland will control and land the aircraft without human intervention....

Expansion of Talon Air ultra long-range fleet

Talon Air expands of its ultra long range fleet with the addition of a Gulfstream G550 and a Gulfstream GV.  Talon now operates 13 heavy jets, including ten Gulfstreams. James Chitty, Talon CEO, commented: "Fleet growth is always an exciting time for the Talon team, and we anticipate that demand for these aircraft will be very strong."   Chitty added, &...

New merging - Dominvs Aviation and Azzura Charters

The business after corona crisis is going on and here is one of first mernig we've hear about - Dominvs Aviation and Azzura Charters. This is a result of new appointment inside Dominvs Aviation. Melanie Blackman appointed as Head of Charter Services tomanage day to day charter sales and operation, for both the Dominvs owned and managed fleet of aircraft, as well as the...

Garmin Autoland equipped Piper M600/SLS to receive type certification

Piper M600/SLS has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration for its new HALO safety system -making it the first Garmin Autoland equipped aircraft in the world to receive certification. Deliveries begin immediately. Piper Aircraft, Inc. made the announcement today at the company's headquarters in Vero Beach, Florida. "We are delight...

Investment in expanding global fleet - AirMed International

AirMed International has added a medically configured Hawker 800XP aircraft to its Birmingham, Ala. base. The dedicated medical transport aircraft joins two other AirMed owned and operated Hawker jets based at Birmingham International Airport. "The addition of this dedicated medically equipped aircraft demonstrates our commitment to reinvesting in our airborne assets and exceptionally tr...

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Meet new player on general aviation arena -Tecnam P2010TDI

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EHang obtained World First Commercial pilot operation approval of passenger-grade AAVs for Air Logistics Uses

EHang obtained the world’s first commercial pilot operation approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (“CAAC”) to use EHang 216 passenger-grade AAVs for air logistics...

Delivery trial for NHS in Scotland to support UK COVID-19 response: Thales, Skyports and Wingcopter

The trial is backed by Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) – the integrated partnership of NHS Highland and Argyll and Bute Council directed by the local Integration Joint...

Business aviation insider - Geneva Airpark the only gateway to western Switzerland

Geneva Airport: the only gateway to western Switzerland According to a decision from the Federal Office of Public Health, Geneva Airport is one of the only 3 Swiss airports, along with Basel and Zu...

Wingcopter - one of the winners of German Government €24 million COVID-19 hackathon

Wingcopter, developer of autonomous delivery drones for humanitarian and commercial applications, has been named one of nine winners of the #SmartDevelopmentHack. Through this global hackathon, t...

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We are keeping you informed regarding new measures commercial airlines are introducing in order to ensure maximum sanitary protection for passengers and crew. What is happening in business a...

Pulselite bird strike prevention system STC expanded to include Bell 429 and Bell 505

Precise Flight has expanded its Supplemental Type Certificat from the FAA for the Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System to include approvals for the Bell 429 and Bell 505 variations.&...

Meet new player on general aviation arena -Tecnam P2010TDI

TECNAM announced the introduction of a new player into the General Aviation arena. With the Type Certificate expected by July, the P2010 TDI has been one of the most secret development programs ever!&...

Air Service Basel closes maintenance department

In light of economic pressures and the recent global pandemic, the Basel-based FBO has announced that it will close its Maintenance department by latest August 1st 2020.  CEO Cla...

EHang obtained World First Commercial pilot operation approval of passenger-grade AAVs for Air Logistics Uses

EHang obtained the world’s first commercial pilot operation approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (“CAAC”) to use EHang 216 passenger-grade AAVs for air logistics...

Delivery trial for NHS in Scotland to support UK COVID-19 response: Thales, Skyports and Wingcopter

The trial is backed by Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) – the integrated partnership of NHS Highland and Argyll and Bute Council directed by the local Integration Joint...

Business aviation insider - Geneva Airpark the only gateway to western Switzerland

Geneva Airport: the only gateway to western Switzerland According to a decision from the Federal Office of Public Health, Geneva Airport is one of the only 3 Swiss airports, along with Basel and Zu...