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NetJets took delivery of first Cessna Citation Longitude

NetJets accepted the first delivery of the new Cessna Citation Longitude. The first super-midsize business jet arrived on December 31, 2019, and we anticipate that it will enter service in the coming weeks. This represents a significant milestone for both NetJets and Textron Aviation as we brin...

Hyundai Motor and Uber Announce Aerial Ridesharing Partnership

Hyundai Motor Company and Uber announced a new partnership to develop Uber Air Taxis for a future aerial ride share network and unveiled a new full-scale aircraft concept. Hyundai is the first automotive company to join the Uber Elevate initiative, bringing automotive-scale manufacturing capabi...


The City of the Future revealed by Bell

How do you imagine the City Of Future? Her is the visionof Bell Textron, reveals at CES. A vivid look into the future of the smart city ecosystem. The Bell Nexus air taxi and the Autonomous Pod Transport coexisting to move people, products and information across connected cities.  “With a focus on the passenger experience, we revealed the technology and the vehicl...

The first fully authorized Cirrus Service Center for Vision Jet SF50 in Europe - Air Service Basel

Congratulations Air Service Basel! They just became the first Authorized Service Center for EASA and FAA registered Cirrus aircraft in Europe, to support the Cirrus Vision Jet SF50 for Maintenance and CAMO+services. The company began by achieving the EASA Part-145 Approval for Full Line & Base Maintenance, including the FAA Repair Station Approval at the end of 2019, s...

Tailwind Adds Aerospace Welding Minneapolis and Aerospace Manufacturing to Portfolio

Tailwind Technologies has acquired Aerospace Welding Minneapolis and Aerospace Manufacturing, both headed by President Tom Heid, who will continue in that capacity for Tailwind. Tailwind Technologies is the parent company of Hartzell Propeller, Inc. and Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC. "President Tom Heid founded AWI-AMI in Eagan, Minn., more than 20 years ago. The operation is wel...

Rich on activity end of 2019 and positive outlook for 2020 - AMAC Aerospace

The end of 2019 was quite active for AMAC Aerospace - a successful re-delivery of a Boeing B737 and signing of new contracts for Airbus aircraft. AMAC Aerospace accomplished a project on a Boeing B737. The aircraft underwent a full cabin interior refurbishment and in addition a heavy base maintenance has been carried out by AMAC’s skilled technicians. AMAC could re-deliver the a...

Charles Wemaëre appointed Dassault Aviation Vice President, Worldwide Spares

Dassault Aviation has appointed Charles Wemaëre Vice President, Worldwide Spares, with responsibility for spare parts strategy and logistics efforts for the global Falcon fleet. He will report to Pierre Thielin, VP, Worldwide Customer Service, within Dassault’s Civil Aviation Department. Wemaëre previously served as Deputy Manager to Serge Elias, the former VP Worldwide Spares...

Get ready to the launch of ACH130 Aston Martin Edition helicopter

The ACH130 Aston Martin Edition, the first offering from the recently-announced partnership between Aston Martin Lagonda and Airbus Corporate Helicopters, was revealed today at Courchevel in the French Alps. This stylish special edition of the ACH130 helicopter comes equipped with a range of four interior and exterior designs generated by Aston Martin which will delight he...

New Minister of Aviation appointed in St.Tosia - vision of future development

By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert The almost true stories and almost believable stories of St.Tosia are written by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert who claims that it is what he has experienced while residing on St.Tosia and monitoring what else is going on in the Caribbean.  Today it was officially announced that Dudley Didges will be St.Tosia’s new Minister of Civil and Other Aviation. The island doesn&r...

Ready, Set, Start - DRONEDEK changing delivery by drone

We are living in such an interesting time, the development of latest technologies allows science fiction to become a simple reality, making a lot of task so easy to accomplish. Drones can be extremely disturbing, when used by strange people close to airport, but they can be as well very necessary to get your next Christmas present delivery on time!  DRONEDEK, first position patent hol...

Business Aviation Community Welcomes Congressional Promotion of Aviation Fuel Sustainability

A group of aviation stakeholders welcomed congressional legislation including provisions aimed squarely at promoting the development and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). The House and Senate approved the legislation last week, as part of a fiscal year 2020 appropriations package. The language contains a renewal-and-extension of the biodiesel tax incentive, for which certain fuels are...

Garmin G1000 NXi upgrade available for the Embraer Phenom 100

The G1000® NXi integrated flight deck upgrade for Embraer’s Phenom 100 business jets equipped with the Prodigy Flight Deck is certified! The G1000 NXi offers these aircraft owners and operators an array of modern features, including wireless connectivity, SurfaceWatch™ runway monitoring technology, visual approach guidance, HSI map and more. The displays also preserve the...

Next phase of Cessna SkyCourier development begins

Textron Aviation has successfully mated the wings to the fuselage of the first Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop prototype aircraft, a key milestone in the development of the clean-sheet aircraft. “As expected, the operation was sound as the wings were secured on the fuselage, and the new Cessna SkyCourier took another major step in its development,” said Chris He...

FAA Certification granted to Bombardier Global 5500 and Global 6500 Jets

Two latest additions of Bombardier of Global family, the Global 5500 and Global 6500 business jets, received FAA certification.“This latest milestone is terrific news and starts a new chapter in our Global family story,” said Michel Ouellette, Senior Vice President, Program Management and Engineering, Bombardier Aviation. “With th...

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Daher results 2019 - 68 turboprop aircraft from its TBM and Kodiak product lines

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Milano Prime 2019 traffic growth numbers are more than impressive

Business&General Aviation traffic in Milan in December in the two airports managed by Milano Prime – Linate Prime and Malpensa Prime - registered an overall growth of 19.4%. The gr...

Blingbird Changes the Idea of Luxury in Destination Celebrations

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Full slate of Gulfstream customer-centric support events 2020

Gulfstream Aerospace Customer Support organization will host a comprehensive schedule of customer-focused events in 2020, including its biennial Operators & Suppliers Conference, two Customer...

Toyota became lead investor to develop and produce Joby Aviation eVTOL aircraft

Toyota is exploring a new flight path for mobility through a new collaboration with Joby Aviation, an aerospace company that is developing and commercializing all-electric eVTOL aircraft to enabl...

Daher results 2019 - 68 turboprop aircraft from its TBM and Kodiak product lines

Daher announced business results of 2019 for its expanded turboprop-powered aircraft family, with the company logging sales of 48 TBMs in the TBM 910 and TBM 940 versions, along with 20...

The most advanced transportation method to healthcare raises strategic investment

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