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Liebherr Air Management System selected for Aerion AS2 Supersonic Business Jet

Liebherr-Aerospace announced that the supersonic aircraft company Aerion Supersonic, based in Reno, Nevada (USA) and Melbourne, Florida (USA), has commissioned Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS, Toulouse (France), Liebherr’s center of excellence for air management systems, for the development of...

ASQS expands global presence with opening of Calgary Office

ASQS, the leading provider of high-class aviation safety and quality management software solutions, announced the opening of a new office in Calgary, Canada. This will accelerate growth and strengthen the company’s customer support and partnerships in North and Latin America.  I...


Erickson & Bell signed agreements to initiate transfer of type certificates for Bell 214st And B/B1 helicopters

Erickson and Bell announced the signed agreements to initiate the transfer of type certificates for the model 214 ST and B/B1 helicopters to Erickson Incorporated. The transfer will be processed through the FAA and is expected to be completed near the end of the year.  The agreements replace the previous license and product support agreement signed between the companies in 2015. As one of...

Silver Air Boeing Business Jet is available for global charter now

The Boeing Business Jet managed by Silver Air is now available for charter and uniquely without restrictions by the jet’s owner. Based in West Palm Beach, Florida, this one-of-a-kind BBJ is a state-of-the-art aircraft with global reach, and an expansive 18-passenger configuration designed for personal and business travel. Featuring a custom interior and master bedroom with a large...

Sustainable aviation fuel now available with new Beechcraft and Cessna turboprop and jet deliveries

Sustainable Aviation Fuel for your aircraft? Quite possible  as Textron Aviation is offering customers the option to choose an initial tank containing Sustainable Aviation Fuel with delivery of new Beechcraft turboprop and Cessna turboprop and jet aircraft. SAF delivers a cleaner source of fuel to power turbine aircraft. Customers of Textron Aviation’s service center in Wichit...

Eclipse synthetic vision and autothrottle kit available from IS&S

The FAA certified Innovative Solutions & Support Synthetic Vision installation and Autothrottle Upgrade for the Eclipse Jet, applicable to aircraft with software versions 2.7.8 and 2.7.10.  This installation marks IS&S's first upgrade directly to Eclipse owners and involves substantial pre-orders.  Eclipse owners now have the benefit of a significant avionics equipm...

FAA certified Cirrus Vision Jet Safe Return

FAA granted certification to the Cirrus Vision Jet Safe Return system – a revolutionary system enabled by Garmin’s autoland technology that allows passengers to land the Vision Jet with just the touch of a button. The certification follows tremendous growth of the Vision Jet, including it becoming the world’s best-selling jet in general aviation earl...

OAS Helicopters signed up for Rusada ENVISION

OAS Helicopters, the Nigerian charter operator, has awarded Rusada a contract for the use and implementation of its MRO and Flight Operations software, ENVISION. Odengene Air Shuttle Services Limited (OAS) has operated in the region since 1992. Headquartered in Lagos and operating out of Port Harcourt, OAS recently acquired a new AW139 helicopter for use in supporting oil and gas op...

Flying Colours completes trio of corporate shuttles for North American customer

Flying Colours Corp. has redelivered a third modified Bombardier Challenger 850 to an undisclosed Fortune 500 company. The aircraft was originally completed from green by Flying Colours in an executive VIP layout and returned to Flying Colours for reconfiguration as a 19-passenger corporate shuttle this spring. The latest aircraft in the trio of corporate shuttles perfectly showcases the...

MHS Aviation grows its fleet with a Bombardier Challenger 604

A fully refurbished Bombardier Challenger 604 joined the fleet of Munich based operator MHS Aviation last week, bringing the total fleet size to 19 aircraft complemented by one Agusta Westland 109.  With a stunning anthracite exterior and a state of the art interior finish, the 4th Challenger in MHS Aviation’s fleet embodies luxury travel complemented by 21st century flair. With a...

A Legacy of Trust - Sparfell Aviation Group new venture in the United States

Sparfell Aviation Group is expanding to the United States. They are opening a new branch in Washington DC, led by Brandt Boyle as the Vice President of Aircraft Trading of the group and his son J.P. Boyle as an Aircraft Sales Executive. SPARFELL is creating a bridge between the United States market and the European market to offer to its clients the best of both worlds: a global solution for every...

HondaJet Online Airshow Takes Off

For aviation enthusiasts and those who have missed the chance to visit the HondaJet at airshows, Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it will host an Online Airshow. Our Online Airshow 2020 includes a 360-degree interior tour experience, a walkaround tour to discover the HondaJet's unparalleled performance, comfort and innovative technologies, a virtual city-pair film, and a virtual pho...

The fifth anniversary of first delivery of Cessna Citation Latitude

It is time to celebrate - five years since the first customer took delivery of Cessna Citation Latitude! The world’s most-delivered midsize business jet for four consecutive years proved an immediate hit with customers due to its reliability, versatility and impressive 2,700-nautical mile range. With nearly 240 delivered to date, the Citation Latitude jet now comprises more than 40 perc...

Strong recovery in business aviation - Jet Maintenance Solutions

During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, aviation’s future seemed bleak. While airlines are still not operating at full capacity, European business aviation companies saw a strong rebound in the month of July 2020. In the statistical data released by EBAA, some European airports have reported an increase in departures of business jet aircraft. Palma de Mallorca airport has seen a 17% i...

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Latvian aviation industry recovery – point of view with Minister of Transport Mr. Linkaits

There is a life in aviation post covid19, there are countries with aviation industry recovery story more than interesting, as an example in order to see how it is possible to manage to crisis, the pre...

250th Embraer business jet delivery milestone in Latin America

Embraer announced the delivery of a Phenom 100EV and a Phenom 300E to two separate Brazilian customers, marking the company’s 250th business jet delivery in Latin America. The Phenom 100EV...

Millennium club goes bigger with the rollout of Daher TBM 1000th airplane

The 1,000th TBM very fast turboprop aircraft has rolled out from Daher’s Tarbes, France final assembly line, with this milestone airplane – a top-of-the-line TBM 940 version – destin...

Corona impact - aviation conferences will change

“Under the current circumstances, aviation conferences will change. We have seen that a large number of major conferences and conventions had to be cancelled. Disappointment is one thing, at wha...

New projects are keeping AMAC Aerospace busy as usual

Good news, AMAC Aerospace is busy as usual, despite corona crisis. Latest announcement -  a new signed contract for a ‘PPI’ on a Gulfstream G450. Furthermore, AMAC has been selec...

Gulfstream G700 earns International Yacht & Aviation Award for seat design

Congratulations! Gulfstream G700 earned a 2020 International Yacht & Aviation Award for the industry flagship’s all-new seat design. The Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 re...

Be the First to fly with an Electric Air Taxi

At Greentech Festival in Berlin Volocopter announced that the world's first public sale for electrical air taxi flight reservations has started. Effective immediately, Volocopter fans wo...

Welcome the roll-out of New Tecnam P2012 SENTINEL SMP

TECNAM is constantly challenging the status quo regarding technology and design. Sleek, modern and seductive, the P2012 Traveller has been the reference platform to develop the P2012 Sentine...

In preparation for flight trials Ampaire flies second hybrid-electric prototype

Ampaire flew its second technology demonstrator on Thursday, September 10th. The aircraft is a refined version of its Cessna 337 “Electric EEL” hybrid-electric aircraft conversion.&nb...

Extended contract for low-carbon sustainable aviation fuel - Gulfstream

Gulfstream Aerospace has extended its contract with World Fuel Services to continue providing the business-jet manufacturer with a steady supply of sustainable aviation fuel produced by World Ene...

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To accelerate business aviation green recovery, two working groups are launched

Furthering its commitment to help business aircraft operators and companies take substantial action on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the EBAA has launched two working groups tasked with d...

Rostec starts assembling parts for the first Russian offshore helicopter Mi-171A3

Russian Helicopters started production of the first pre-production prototype of Mi-171A3 offshore helicopter. Flight tests of the state-of-the-art rotorcraft are to start on the summer of 2021. The fi...

DC Aviation adapts successful Covid-19 testing strategy

Earlier this year DC Aviation introduced a pioneering programme of rapid Covid-19 pre-flight virus testing for all crew and flight support personnel. The measure was introduced to ensure that passenge...

Vertical Aerospace secures ATI funding for £2.3 million smart charger development project

Vertical Aerospace has received investment from the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) to fund the development of a smart charger for their electric aircraft. The charger will increase Vertical...

Business Aviation & How the Pandemic Has Changed Everything

The last few months have brought so many changes. From the way we travel to how we interact with one another, it’s easy to feel like we’re navigating uncharted territories. Booking a ...

IS-BAH Stage 2 certification for TAG Macau FBO

Just a little over one year after opening its doors, TAG Aviation Macau’s Fixed Base Operation has been awarded for its commitment to safety and quality ground handling by the International...

250th Embraer business jet delivery milestone in Latin America

Embraer announced the delivery of a Phenom 100EV and a Phenom 300E to two separate Brazilian customers, marking the company’s 250th business jet delivery in Latin America. The Phenom 100EV...