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Archer took to the skies with first hover flight of Maker aircraft

Maker - Archer Aviation eVTOL demonstrator aircraft completed its first successful hover flight. The flight marks the completion of the company’s first full and complete systems test and validation of every hardware and software component working as intended to move the aircraft...

Airbus Corporate Jets and Four Corners Aviation agreement for an ACJ TwoTwenty

Four Corners Aviation of will market the extra-large cabin ACJ TwoTwenty as the first of an all-new business jet to its clientele for the ‘Freedom by Four Corners Aviation’ product entitled Corporate Jet as a Service (CJaaS). ‘Freedom by Four Corners Aviation’ as well as t...


83% of all-new Gulfstream G700 testing conducted on sustainable aviation fuel blend

The all-new Gulfstream G700 has made great strides in its flight-test program and is capping 2021 with additional accomplishments, including the use of a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) blend on 83% of G700 flights launched from the Savannah-based Gulfstream Flight Test Center. Gulfstream anticipates G700 customer deliveries beginning in the fourth quarter of 2022. “Getting this amazing a...

TAG Aviation fully implements PART CAMO for both its Maltese and UK AOCs

TAG Aviation has fully implemented Part CAMO for both its Malta (EU) and UK AOCs. This change in airworthiness approval introduces a Safety Management System (SMS) into the airworthiness process, which expands the key role of Safety Manager to enhance safety and minimize risks to airworthiness. TAG’s team have worked hard with the regulators and are delighted to have received the Part C...

Time to celebrate - the delivery of the 200th HondaJet

Honda Aircraft Company has marked a major milestone of delivering the 200th HondaJet. Honda Aircraft Company began its first deliveries of the HondaJet soon after the clean-sheet aircraft received its Type Certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in December 2015. In May 2018, the company introduced the HondaJet Elite, with an extended range of 1,437 nm, new avionics...

Qatar Executive took delivery of three Gulfstream G650ERs

Qatar Executive took delivery of a further three Gulfstream G650ER aircraft, reaffirming its position as the largest owner-operator of the ultramodern jet, with a total of 11 in its fleet. All three aircraft will operate on strategic ultra-long-haul routes to Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Qatar Executive is also scheduled to take delivery of its twelfth Gulfstream G650ER b...

Latin-American business aviation specialist SYNERJET became new investor for Wingcopter

Wingcopter has secured its next investment. The capital influx comes from SYNERJET Corp., a business aviation specialist in Latin America, with operations in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Panama, and Guatemala. The new funding follows recently announced investments from Japan-based DRONE FUND as well as UBER co-founder Garrett Camp’s Expa. SYNERJET has made the investment shortly afte...

Electra and flyv to reinvent regional air travel in Europe with on-demand flights on hybrid-electric eSTOL planes

A new generation of cost-efficient hybrid-electric aircraft is making on-demand regional air travel commercially feasible. Electra.aero and flyv have partnered to develop a revolutionary customer-centric air mobility solution that leverages the economic advantages of Electra's sustainable flight technology to offer travelers the quickest, most cost-effective route between locations i...

Leonardo and Falcon Aviation Services to expand AW169 fleet to support energy industry in Africa

Leonardo and Falcon Aviation Services have signed of a Letter of Intent to procure two latest generation AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft are intended to further expand the offshore transport capabilities of Falcon Aviation Services for  energy transport service opportunities in Africa.    As the global launch operator for the offshore-configured...

CTT Systems got IFH VIP system order for Boeing BBJMAX8 aircraft from AMAC Aerospace

CTT SYSTEMS AB announced Inflight Humidification VIP system order from AMAC Aerospace for one Boeing BBJMAX8 aircraft. The IFH VIP system is designed to increase humidity in the entire aircraft cabin, which requires support from three humidifiers. The BBJMAX8 aircraft will be moisture protected with CTT’s unique Anti-Fuselage-Condensation technology. The system is scheduled to be d...

First flight of newly launched ACJ TwoTwenty

The ACJ TwoTwenty launched just over a year ago, completed its first flight from the Mirabel airport on 14 December 2021. The production test flight was performed by Christophe Marchand and Adam Mason as Test Pilots and supported by Romuald Scheling as Flight Test Engineer. The aircraft will be delivered to Comlux in the coming weeks and then outfitted with a VVIP cabin by COMLUX in Indianapoli...

From idea to creation - UAS International Trip Support story Episode 1

When a company celebrates certain age, is stable and constantly successful in the development and progression, it is more than interesting to look back at the very beginning. In my opinion, such “case study” is quite enriching. Dubai Airshow was a perfect opportunity to visit UAS International Trip Support home, meet the team and talk with Mr. Omar Hosari and Mr. Mohammed Husary, Co...

New exclusive partnership for seamless jet and yacht travel experience - TAG Aviation & Edmiston

TAG Aviation and Edmiston announced a new and exclusive partnership. Both companies pride themselves on operational excellence, faultless customer service, and high attention to detail, and this new collaboration offer clients an inclusive service to provide yacht and aircraft quotations in one seamless conversation, making the journey from home to yacht completely stress free, away from the...

First operator of the five-bladed H145 in Argentina - Helicópteros Marinos

Helicópteros Marinos is the first operator of the five-bladed H145 in Argentina. The two new helicopters, which have arrived in South America, will perform offshore SAR and Oil & Gas operations in the world’s most southernmost region: Tierra del Fuego. Helicópteros Marinos has been based in Tierra del Fuego in southern Argentina for more than 34 years, operating f...

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AutoFlight starts in Europe, targeting Prosperity I airtaxi certification by 2025

The continuity of global expansion of AutoFlight is marked with the establishment of its first location in Europe: a team led by former Airbus manager Mark R. Henning is now ramping up at Au...

Jetex & Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport joint venture to develop World First Pure Green FBO

Jetex and Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport announce the signing of a Joint Venture Agreement whereby both parties will work towards the development of a world-class executive aviation terminal and fi...

Successful year of expansion and continued investment - Gulfstream Customer Support

Gulfstream recognized the many accomplishments achieved by Gulfstream Customer Support in 2021, including facility and service expansions, increased investment in customers and continued success in su...

UTG PA sums up 2021 and announces plans for the future

Last year marked the appearance of a new player in the Russian business aviation market. In April 2021, UTG PA, a part of UTG Group, became the new operator of the Domodedovo Business Aviation Center....

Cirrus Aircraft reveals the 2022 G6 SR series

Cirrus Aircraft revealed the 2022 G6 SR Series featuring a refined aircraft design with reduced drag for increased fuel efficiency, Cirrus IQ™ mobile app updates and the free...

Eve & Falko partnership to develop global operator network with a potential order for 200 eVTOLs

Eve and Falko Regional Aircraft announced today a Letter of Intent which contemplates a potential order for 200 of Eve’s electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft and a commercial par...

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Jet Edge International to establish Teterboro Airport base with Signature Aviation

Signature Aviation and Jet Edge International have signed an agreement to occupy Signature’s East facility at Teterboro Airport (TEB) in New Jersey. The New York City area base will gr...

EHang received a pre-order for 50 Units of EH216 in Japan

EHang  announced that AirX Inc., a leading Japanese air mobility digital platform company, has placed a pre-order for 50 units of the EH216 AAV, marking the biggest pre-order EHang has received i...

Jet Aviation received IS-BAH Stage II safety registration certificates for The Netherlands

Jet Aviation has received IS-BAH Stage II Safety Registration for its Amsterdam and Rotterdam FBOs in The Netherlands. The company currently operates 27 IS-BAH-registered FBOs around the world. I...

Bristow Group to provide search and rescue helicopter services to Netherlands Coastguard

Bristow Group announced that the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has awarded Bristow their prestigious contract to provide search and rescue helicopter capacity to the Netherlands Coas...

30 years of crucial coverages for the aviation community - Avsurance

Avsurance - Avfuel Corporation in-house aviation insurance subsidiary—celebrated a banner 30th anniversary with its best year to date providing crucial coverages for the aviation commu...

Garmin Smart Glide now available for the G3X Touch flight display and G5 electronic flight instrument

Garmin Smart Glide technology, a revolutionary safety tool that helps pilots in loss of engine power emergencies by automating tasks to reduce pilot workload, is now available as a free1 sof...

Jetex & Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport joint venture to develop World First Pure Green FBO

Jetex and Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport announce the signing of a Joint Venture Agreement whereby both parties will work towards the development of a world-class executive aviation terminal and fi...