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Potez Aéronautique will be the supplier In the development of Aerion Supersonic AS2

Aerion Supersonic has selected Potez Aéronautique to design the doors of the AS2, the first privately built supersonic business jet.  "As innovation is in POTEZ's very DNA, we are very proud and enthusiastic about partnering with Aerion to contribute to the success of th...

HK Bellawings took delivery of first Bombardier Global 6500 aircraft

HK Bellawings Jet Limited took delivery of first Bombardier Global 6500 aircraft! This annoncement follows the Global 6500  recent entry-into-service on September 24, 2019, and its public debut at NBAA-BACE.  “The Global 6500 aircraft is t...


Congratulations - 600th Gulfstream G550 delivered

Gulfstream Aerospace achieved another milestone - its 600th Gulfstream G550 has been delivered to a customer! The delivery was celebrated by Gulfstream employees at the company’s Brunswick, Georgia, completions and maintenance facility. Entering service in 2003, the G550 introduced the award-winning PlaneView™ flight deck featuring Gulfstream’s Enhanced Flight Vision Sy...

Three categories finalist at the 2019 SACAA Awards - ExecuJet

ExecuJet became a finalist in three categories at the 2019 South African Civil Aviation Association (SACAA) Awards. ExecuJet was nominated by aviation industry professionals for three awards – People Development, Aircraft Operator and Aviation Customer Services. ExecuJet was first runner-up in the Aircraft Operator category, competing against three local airlines; and second runner...

Flexjet took delivery of First Embraer Praetor 500 business jet

The first Praetor 500 was delivered to Flexjet, a global leader in private jet travel, which is introducing the aircraft into its fractional fleet through a purchase agreement with Embraer, announced at NBAA-BACE 2019. The deal is valued at up to $1.4 billion, at current list prices, and comprises a fleet of Embraer business jets. With this order, which includes the Phenom 300 light jet and the re...

Five more aircraft joined Metrojet managed fleet

Metrojet Limited has welcomed five additional business jets to its managed fleet in 2019, increasing its fleet of Gulfstream jets to 16.   Mr. Scott Neal, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Gulfstream Aerospace commented “Gulfstream is delighted to see this latest addition to Metrojet’s managed fleet, which reflects the continued growth and popularity of Gulfstream...

Vahana became the inspiration for next generation of eVTOLs at Airbus

It has been four years agon, when Vahana concept was sketched on a napkin. This flagship programme that launched the urban air mobility initiative at Airbus. Now it has come to a close. Vahana’s key learnings are now providing Airbus Urban Mobility with invaluable insight on the design of its future urban air vehicle. “It all started with a sketch on a napkin…&rdq...

Unified Traffic Management solution for drones and general aviation aircraft - Altitude Angel & Airmate

Altitude Angel, the Unmanned Traffic Management technology provider and general aviation flight planning platform Airmate, have today announced a partnership which will enable general aviation aircraft to see drones, and vice versa, safely and securely. The real-time exchange of aircraft telemetry data between the two organisations will allow the aviation industry to move ever closer tow...

EASA Design Organisation Approval granted to Volocopter

Volocopter became First eVTOL Startup to Receive Design Organisation Approval by EASA,following a series of thorough audits. The approval is a confirmation by EASA that Volocopter is performing its tasks as an aircraft manufacturer in a controlled and safe manner. As an approved Design Organisation, Volocopter has a competitive edge in development speed, while guaranteeing the highest safety stand...

Aerion Supersonic & Safran became major partners for AS2 supersonic

New industry partnership - Aerion Supersonic and Safran, which brings world class technology design to full braking and landing gear system and nacelle of the AS2 supersonic business jet. By joining forces, these companies will bring over a century of aerospace experience to support the preliminary design of the first-ever modern supersonic business jet. Two Safran compani...

The first step in becoming the world’s first all-electric commercial fleet is made

  Harbour Air and magniX announced the successful flight of the world’s first all-electric commercial aircraft! The inaugural flight is the first step in becoming the world’s first all-electric commercial fleet.  The successful flight of the ePlane, a six-passenger DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver magnified by a 750-horsepower (560 kW) magni500 propulsion system, t...

Reducing Gulfstream Carbon Footprint - more than 1 Million Nautical Miles flown

Gulfstream Savannah-based fleet  has flown more than 1 million nautical miles/1.85 million kilometers on sustainable aviation fuel! This milestone clearly demonstrates  sustainable aviation fuel's viability as well as company's commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. Since March 2016, Gulfstream has used SAF for its corporate, Demonstration, Customer Support and Flight...

First Bombardier Customer Aircraft Fueled with SAF delivered to Latitude 33 Aviation

The first Bombardier customer aircraft to fly away on sustainable aviation fuel is delivered! Latitude 33 Aviation will manage and charter the best-selling Challenger 350 business jet in Seattle, WA, on behalf of the aircraft owner. “We are very pleased that the customer and Latitude 33 Aviation joined us in demonstrating that SAF can become a mainstream, drop-in alternat...

AS2 supersonic business jet Electrical Power System provider chosen - GE Aviation

Aerion Supersonic announced that GE Aviation has been selected as the Electrical Power Systems provider for its AS2 supersonic business jet. GE Aviation will design and develop the electrical power system for the AS2. The system includes electrical power generation, distribution, conversion and energy storage. In 2018, Aerion announced that GE's Affinity™, the first c...

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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...

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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

A strategic investment was announced by Matternet, a pioneer in drone delivery for medical applications. The round of funding will provide Matternet with access to a broad set of opport...

Special Davos event support by Dassault Aviation

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