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Greenpoint Technologies Contracts Sixth 787 VIP Modification

Greenpoint Technologies signs a contract for a Boeing 787-8 V-VIP Interior Modification with a confidential customer. The interior will be designed by the Greenpoint Design Team in partnership with the client. Greenpoint is an industry leading 787 completion center. Greenpoint delivered the first...

Re-delivery of Boeing B777-200LR after VVIP Completion and 6 returns to service after extensive Maintenance input

A wide body A340-200 is successfully returned to service after an extensive Maintenance input at AMAC Aerospace, Basel, Switzerland. A head of state Airbus A340-200 VVIP aircraft was redelivered to AMAC’s esteemed client after a 12-year base maintenance inspection. The base maintenance chec...

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EAN Aviation becomes first West African IS-BAH Stage 1 registered company

EAN Aviation, the Lagos-based business aviation services company, has become the first West African IS-BAH Stage 1 registered Fixed Based Operator, and only the second organization to earn the status in all of Africa. The IS-BAH Stage 1 certificate was awarded by IBAC on March 31, 2017. The certification is the culmination of a nearly three-year process which began in 2014 when EAN embarked on...

Bombardier Business Aircraft Expands its Challenger 300 Aircraft Training Capabilities in Dallas

Bombardier Challenger 300 series aircraft are the best-selling business jets of the last decade More than 5,300 pilots and technicians have received training from Bombardier’s Montreal and Dallas training centres in 2016 – a total of 34,400 hours of flight and technical training Additional Challenger 300 aircraft simulator now available at Bombardier&rsq...

Vision Systems' electronically dimmable window at PGG stand

Following PPG and Vision Systems’ recent announcement to develop aircraft window shading applications, PPG will showcase Vision Systems’ dimmable solution Nuance V2, the second-generation Electronically Dimmable Window (EDW) at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017, Wisconsin, USA. Vision Systems' electronically dimmable solutions enable passengers to tune the tint of their window from cl...

Daher TBM 910 makes its U.S. public debut at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Daher is showcasing the latest member of its very fast turboprop aircraft family for the first time publicly in the U.S. with the TBM 910’s appearance during this week’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in at Wittman Regional Airport, Wisconsin through July 30. Equipped with the new Garmin G1000 NXi all-glass integrated flight deck, the TBM 910 is being exhibited in the main aircraft sta...

Kaman Announces Customer Acceptance of Two K-MAX® Aircraft

Kaman Corporation, subsidiary Kaman Aerospace Corporation (Kaman) announced that its launch customer Lectern Aviation Supplies Co., Ltd. of Hong Kong has formally accepted the first two production K-MAX® aircraft built on Kaman’s re-opened production line. The aircraft are scheduled to be delivered to Guangdong Juxiang General Aviation Co. Ltd, in China, who will operate t...

H215 in action during China demo tour

The H215 wraps up its two-week demo tour in China. The heavy twin is the latest member of the Super Puma helicopter family and known for its multi-mission and long-range capabilities. The demo tour included flights in Zhuhai, Shenzhen and Lijiang, covering more than 2,000 km across China and demonstrated its capabilities for firefighting, power line missions, law enforcement, and passenger transpo...

Dassault Delivers 2,500th Falcon Business Jet

Dassault Aviation recently delivered its 2,500th business jet, marking yet another landmark event in the storied saga of the Falcon line. The aircraft, a Falcon 900LX, was handed over at the Little Rock Completion Center to a longtime Falcon customer based in the United States. The delivery represents a significant milestone for both the company and the Dassault Falcon line which has lead th...

Russian Helicopters presents light multirole VRT500 helicopter at MAKS-2017 for first time

Russian Helicopters holding company, part of Rostec State Corporation, has presented the light multirole VRT500 helicopter developed by the VR-Technologies design bureau at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017. The VRT500 is a light single-engine helicopter with coaxial propellers and 1,600 kg of take-off weight. The aircraft will have the largest passenger and cargo c...

Zenith Aviation almost doubles hours flown in half year performance report

Biggin Hill based corporate jet operator, Zenith Aviation has reported a staggering year on year increase in the number of hours flown in both Q1 and Q2 of 2017 in comparison to the same period last year. Managing director of Zenith Aviation, Stuart Mulholland commented: “We saw a 37% increase in June compared to the previous year and our Jan-June period saw a huge 83% increase. This, add...

Garmin announces third-party autopilot support for the G5 electronic flight instrument

Garmin is pleased to announce the G5 electronic flight instrument will soon be compatible with a wide-range of third-party autopilots available on the market. Utilizing the new GAD 29B adapter, the G5 directional gyro (DG)/horizontal situation indicator (HSI) can interface with a variety of autopilots to provide heading and course error to drive the autopilot. With a compatible navigation source,...

Leonardo AW189 to support oil and gas operations in Russia from Sakhalin Island

The addition of this AW189 operated by Aviashelf expands the success of the type as the bestselling helicopter in its weight category and in the Oil&Gas market both in Russia and internationally The aircraft will be equipped with Full Ice Protection System for outstanding all weather operations Agreements for more than 150 AW189s, including orders and options, have been signed by custom...

GULFSTREAM DELIVERS 550TH G550

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that it has delivered its 550th Gulfstream G550, solidifying the aircraft’s position as one of business aviation’s most popular jets. “This milestone delivery affirms the continued demand for the G550, one of the most dependable and sought-after aircraft in the world today,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “The G550...

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Re-delivery of Boeing B777-200LR after VVIP Completion and 6 returns to service after extensive Maintenance input

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H215 in action during China demo tour

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Dassault Delivers 2,500th Falcon Business Jet

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Russian Helicopters presents light multirole VRT500 helicopter at MAKS-2017 for first time

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First PC-24 Series Aircraft Successfully Married and Now Standing on Own “Legs”

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Global 7000 Aircraft Program Surpasses 500 Flight Test Hours

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Greenpoint Technologies Contracts Sixth 787 VIP Modification

Greenpoint Technologies signs a contract for a Boeing 787-8 V-VIP Interior Modification with a confidential customer. The interior will be designed by the Greenpoint Design Team in partnership with th...

Safety awards highlight Deer Jet’s unmatchable excellence in service

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recently announced the recipients of its 2016 Flying Safety Awards and granted Deer Jet a series of awards including the signature “Commercial F...

Re-delivery of Boeing B777-200LR after VVIP Completion and 6 returns to service after extensive Maintenance input

A wide body A340-200 is successfully returned to service after an extensive Maintenance input at AMAC Aerospace, Basel, Switzerland. A head of state Airbus A340-200 VVIP aircraft was redelivered to...

Vision Systems' electronically dimmable window at PGG stand

Following PPG and Vision Systems’ recent announcement to develop aircraft window shading applications, PPG will showcase Vision Systems’ dimmable solution Nuance V2, the second-generation...

EAN Aviation becomes first West African IS-BAH Stage 1 registered company

EAN Aviation, the Lagos-based business aviation services company, has become the first West African IS-BAH Stage 1 registered Fixed Based Operator, and only the second organization to earn the status...

Bombardier Business Aircraft Expands its Challenger 300 Aircraft Training Capabilities in Dallas

Bombardier Challenger 300 series aircraft are the best-selling business jets of the last decade More than 5,300 pilots and technicians have received training from Bombardier’...

Kaman Announces Customer Acceptance of Two K-MAX® Aircraft

Kaman Corporation, subsidiary Kaman Aerospace Corporation (Kaman) announced that its launch customer Lectern Aviation Supplies Co., Ltd. of Hong Kong has formally accepted the first two prod...