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Handover of the First PC-21 to QinetiQ

Under the contract concluded with the British company QinetiQ in 2016, Pilatus is to provide two PC-21s to the “Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS)” based in Wiltshire, in the south of England. Operated by QinetiQ, ETPS functions as a training centre for flight test engineers and tes...

Air Service Basel receives certification from Mexican Civil Aviation Authority

Swiss-based maintenance facility, Air Service Basel, has received authorisation from the Mexican Civil Aviation Authority to support small and mid-size business aircraft registered in Mexico including King Air, Textron and Falcon. The handling and maintenance facility located at EuroAirport Basel...

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TAG Aviation Introduces First Bombardier Global 5000 Aircraft Equipped with Premier Cabin Destined for Charter Service in Europe

The long range Global 5000 aircraft will be based in Paris and represents the ninth addition to TAG Aviation’s rapidly growing managed fleet of business jets registered in Europe Premier cabins bring a new level of refinement and craftsmanship to the interior experience with a cutting-edge design, advanced ergonomics, the fastest Ka-band in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity and t...

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim expands managed aircraft fleet

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has added another Bombardier Challenger aircraft to its managed fleet.  The management contract will see DCAF provide full Flight Operational Aircraft Management services, in-house maintenance, Continuous Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO), hangar parking and FBO handling at its facility at Al Maktoum International Airport.  Holger Ostheimer,...

Airbus Helicopters and the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior sign for 55 helicopters

Following the Intergovernmental Agreement signed between France and Ukraine on 8 June, Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior for the purchase of 55 civil helicopters destined for search and rescue (SAR), public services, and emergency medical service (EMS) missions in the country. The 55 aircraft include 21 repurposed H225s, and 10 brand new H145s and 24...

TAG Aviation Proud to Support RAF 100th Anniversary Celebrations

Tuesday 10th July was an historic day for the Royal Air Force as the services 100th Anniversary celebrations came to a dramatic climax in central London. Representatives from TAG Aviation were delighted to be invited to attend the book presentation ceremony of the RAF100 keepsake album at the RAF Museum, which has been produced in support of the RAF100 Appeal and published by St...

Textron Businesses Will Exhibit a Large Array of Products at the Farnborough International Airshow

Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Systems, Textron Airborne Solutions and TRU Simulation + Training, all businesses of Textron Inc., will showcase a vast product portfolio at the Farnborough International Airshow—one of the leading aerospace events in the world. The show takes place July 16-22, and Textron will display...

Class-leading Gulfstream G600 to join Gulfstream fleet at Farnborough International Airshow

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s newest clean-sheet model, the class-leading Gulfstream G600, will make its first appearance at the Farnborough International Airshow on display from July 16–22 in Farnborough, England. The G600 will join the all-new Gulfstream G500, the four-living-area flagship Gulfstream G650ER and the super mid-size Gulfstream G280. More than...

SaxonAir expands midsize fleet with the addition of another Hawker 900XP at a new base of Farnborough Airport

Private air charter operator SaxonAir announces the addition of a Hawker 900XP jet to their aircraft fleet to be based at a new location of Farnborough Airport. This addition brings the Hawker fleet at SaxonAir up to a total of 4, this creates the largest ad-hoc Hawker fleet in the UK and represents continued expansion of the managed aircraft fleet and further growth for SaxonAir. The Hawkers a...

Esterline successfully completes testing of their CMA-5024 GLSSU on the B737NG aircraft family

Esterline Avionics Systems is pleased to announce the successful completion of ground tests and flight tests of their Satellite-based Augmentation Systems (SBAS)-capable CMA-5024 GPS/SBAS Landing System Sensor Unit (GLSSU) on B737NG aircraft with the goal of obtaining a supplemental type certificate (STC) for Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) out and SBAS/GPS Navigation. W...

Piper to Exhibit M-Class and Trainer-Class at EAA AirVenture 2018

Piper Aircraft Inc. will display nearly its entire aircraft product line during EAA AirVenture 2018, scheduled July 23 - July 29.  "Year after year aviation enthusiasts and serious general aviation buyers from around the world come together at EAA AirVenture," said Simon Caldecott, Piper President and CEO. "This unique aviation event on the shores of Lake Winnebago is a...

Bombardier to Introduce Head-up Display and Enhanced Vision System Option on Best-selling Challenger 350 Aircraft

Lightweight Head-up Display (HUD) from Rockwell Collins will make the best equipped cockpit in the super mid-size segment even better The Head-up Display and Enhanced Vision System (EVS) will be available as an option on new Challenger 350aircraft orders and as a retrofit on in-service models The HUD and EVS bring unparalleled situational awareness and improvements in low-visibility co...

Special Purpose Operator status awarded to UK flight test company.

EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) Special Purpose Operator (Part-SPO) status has been achieved by Nova Systems UK, an arm of the Australian Nova Group. Using its EC135 helicopter G-NSYS, the Nova team has worked hard to deliver the safety systems and organisational structures required by the Agency. Nova now adds this important operating declaration to its existing Part 21 Flight Test capa...

Farnborough Airshow: BIRD Aerosystems to unveil advanced configuration of the ASIO solution

Integrating pre-mission intelligence planning tools along with a unique mission sensor configuration and a sophisticated real-timedata analysistools, the ASIO solution automatically alerts the mission operators of suspicious targets and activities Farnborough Airshow 2018, Textron Chalet, Outside Exhibit Area, L2 BIRD Aerosystems, the leading developer of Special Mission Aircraft S...

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Handover of the First PC-21 to QinetiQ

Under the contract concluded with the British company QinetiQ in 2016, Pilatus is to provide two PC-21s to the “Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS)” based in Wiltshire, in the south of...

TAG Aviation Introduces First Bombardier Global 5000 Aircraft Equipped with Premier Cabin Destined for Charter Service in Europe

The long range Global 5000 aircraft will be based in Paris and represents the ninth addition to TAG Aviation’s rapidly growing managed fleet of business jets registered in Europe...

Textron Businesses Will Exhibit a Large Array of Products at the Farnborough International Airshow

Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Systems, Textron Airborne Solutions and TRU Simulation + Training, all businesses of Textron...

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ExecuJet to establish new MRO facility in Malaysia

ExecuJet has today signed a contract with Malaysian Airports at the Farnborough International Airshow to establish a new Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility within Subang Airport, Malaysia...

Handover of the First PC-21 to QinetiQ

Under the contract concluded with the British company QinetiQ in 2016, Pilatus is to provide two PC-21s to the “Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS)” based in Wiltshire, in the south of...

Air Service Basel receives certification from Mexican Civil Aviation Authority

Swiss-based maintenance facility, Air Service Basel, has received authorisation from the Mexican Civil Aviation Authority to support small and mid-size business aircraft registered in Mexico including...

Airbus Helicopters and the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior sign for 55 helicopters

Following the Intergovernmental Agreement signed between France and Ukraine on 8 June, Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior for the purchase of 55 civil hel...

TAG Aviation Proud to Support RAF 100th Anniversary Celebrations

Tuesday 10th July was an historic day for the Royal Air Force as the services 100th Anniversary celebrations came to a dramatic climax in central London. Representatives from TAG Aviation...

Textron Businesses Will Exhibit a Large Array of Products at the Farnborough International Airshow

Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Systems, Textron Airborne Solutions and TRU Simulation + Training, all businesses of Textron...

TAG Aviation Introduces First Bombardier Global 5000 Aircraft Equipped with Premier Cabin Destined for Charter Service in Europe

The long range Global 5000 aircraft will be based in Paris and represents the ninth addition to TAG Aviation’s rapidly growing managed fleet of business jets registered in Europe...