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Daher launches the enhanced Kodiak 100 Series III

The Kodiak 100 Series III version of Daher’s turboprop-powered sport and utility aircraft was unveiled, incorporating enhancements and standard features for improved flight safety, greater cabin comfort, augmented operational capabilities from both unimproved strips and on water with floats, a...

Piper Aircraft announces participation at Sun-n-Fun 2021

After more than one year since the last tradeshow event, Piper Aircraft is excited to announce that it will exhibit at the 2021 SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo, to be held in Lakeland, Fla. April 13-18. Piper’s presence will be appropriately sized and will include the implemen...


The time has come - Luxaviation launches US market expansion

Luxaviation Group is launching an expansion of its Luxaviation brand in the US market. With the establishment of a new base in Miami, which brings access to a new fleet of planes, Luxaviation is doubling down on the US market for the first time in the heritage company’s rich history, opening its renowned, impeccable service in the sky to a broad range of high-net-worth clientele across...

Hartzell 3-Blade Navigator Composite Prop STC approved for Bonanza fleet

Hartzell’s new Navigator, a three-blade advanced structural composite scimitar propeller, is now approved for thousands of Beechcraft Bonanza single-engine airplanes.  The new STC applies to Bonanza models including most 35-C33A, E33A, E33C, F33A, F33C, S35, V35, V35A, V35B, 36 and A36 aircraft. Available as part of Hartzell Propeller’s Top Prop™ program, the Navigator&rs...

Welcome to Hangar N 5 - AMAC Aerospace new hangar is operational

This is the event we were waiting for since our last discussion with AMAC Aerospace TOP management. Finally it happened! After only 12 months of construction time, the latest hangar of AMAC Aerospace has opened its doors to welcome the first mid-size jets. The new building offers space for up to 7 mid-size jets and adds 4’850m2 respectively 30’000m2 of new apron to...

Cirrus Aircraft keeps top positions in high-performance piston and jet aircraft markets

Cirrus Aircraft announced an impressive year of new aircraft deliveries in 2020, with the SR Series continuing to be the best-selling high-performance piston aircraft for the nineteenth year in a row, and the Vision Jet also continuing as the best-selling jet in general aviation for the second year in a row. In addition to delivering 346 SR Series aircraft and 73 Vision Jets in 2020, Cirrus A...

Chip Mong Group purchases First Bell 429 helicopter in Cambodia

Bell announced the sale of one Bell 429 helicopter to Cambodia’s Chip Mong Group Co., Ltd. It is the first Bell 429 sale in Cambodia. Chip Mong, a leading real estate, hospitality, beverages, retail and banking conglomerate, intends to use the Bell 429 for corporate transport and chartering purposes. “Our acquisition of the state-of-the-art Bell 429 demonstrates...

Liverpool City Region set to become a global driving force in drone technology

Drone Major Group has announced the launch of the first ever drone technology ‘Test and Development Area’ project, to be created in the Liverpool City Region. The project is to be delivered in partnership with Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) and is expected to put the region&...

Des Moines Flying Service moves into new facility at DSM Airport South Cargo

Des Moines Flying Service moved into a new 26,100 square foot facility located on the south side of the Des Moines International Airport. The move was completed and DMFS opened for business in the new facility Monday, March 22, 2021. The airport’s new terminal programming plan necessitated the relocation. The Des Moines Flying Service facility is connected to the new terminal project...

100th delivery of next-generation aircraft - Gulfstream Aerospace

Another success, another milestone - the 100th customer delivery of the next-generation Gulfstream G500™ and Gulfstream G600™ program. The 100th aircraft is a G500.  “Gulfstream saw great demand for the all-new G500 and G600 right out of the gate,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “Once they entered service, interest in these innovative aircraft soare...

Michimasa Fujino, Honda Aircraft Company President & CEO, will receive the 2021 AIAA Reed Aeronautics Award

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced that Michimasa Fujino, lead HondaJet designer and President and CEO of Honda Aircraft Company, will receive the 2021 Reed Aeronautics Award "for the invention of advanced aerodynamic and structural techniques." Fujino will be presented with the award during the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala on A...

Detailed evaluation of Tamarack Active Winglets - former astronaut Dr. Byron K. Lichtenberg

Former NASA astronaut, commercial airline pilot and professor Dr. Byron K. Lichtenberg has concluded a detailed evaluation of Tamarack’s revolutionary Active Winglet technology, and has made the evaluation available to the public. Overall, Dr. Lichtenberg concluded that “due to the synergies inherit in wingspan increase and winglets, plus an active load alleviation system, performance...

Textron Aviation launches Signature Special Olympics airlift event in support of 2022 USA Games

Textron Aviation launched the company signature industry endeavor — the Special Olympics Airlift (SOA) — and began its call for Cessna Citation, Beechcraft King Air, Beechcraft Premier, Beechjet and Hawker owners and operators to help transport more than 4,000 athletes and coaches from across the nation to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Fla. &ldq...

First FBO in Europe with IS-BAH Stage III certification - ABS Jets

Congratulations ABS Jets Prague! It just became the first European FBO to receive IS-BAH Stage III certification. Since launching as a full FBO service provider at Bratislava airport last year, the company has also been awarded IS-BAH Stage One certification for its Bratislava base. The three-day-long audit was conducted remotely because of the ongoing pandemic. It again proved an effect...

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First fully outfitted Gulfstream G700 - interior elements join flight-test program

Gulfstream G700 aircraft dedicated to testing the cabin experience has flown for the first time and now joins the five other test aircraft already in the steadily maturing certification program.&...

Modern technology & Retro styling- Special 75th anniversary edition Beechcraft Bonanza

Textron Aviation has turned to an aviation legend and founding member of the Beechcraft brand to commemorate a milestone for one of its most iconic aircraft. The company announced a special edition 75...

FAA Certified Piper 100i on display for the first time at Sun-n-Fun

Piper Aircraft announced that for the first time a FAA certified Pilot 100i will be on display at Sun-n-Fun. The Pilot 100i received type certification from the Federal Aviation Adminis...

Daher showcases its Kodiak and TBM turboprop aircraft families at the Sun ’n Fun Aerospace Expo

Daher is to highlight its aircraft product line during next week’s Sun ’n Fun Aerospace Expo at Lakeland Linder International Airport with a side-by-side presence of the Kodiak and TBM sin...

Sheltair partners with SUN ‘n FUN, pledges to fuel the future generation of aviation professionals

Sheltair proudly announces that it has agreed to an official partnership with SUN ‘n FUN, supporting the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) while becoming the official fuel provider for the w...

Development of private air transport for COVID-19 vaccines - Embraer

As demand for the COVID-19 vaccine transportation increases around the world, Embraer has released technical information to assist customers on how its business jets can be optimized to transport thes...

Philippines - next expansion of Daher Kodiak 100 aircraft international sales network - NeBeSci as its dealership

NeBeSci has been appointed as Daher’s Kodiak 100 dealership in the Philippines, providing an in-country sales presence for this multi-mission turboprop-powered utility aircraft at the south...

The fastest connection to Venice - Pilatus PC-24

For the first time, a business jet lands on the grass runway of the airport closest to the world-famous Italian city of Venice- A premiere for Venice-Lido! The flight aboard a PC-24 provides...

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CAAC established EH216 Type Certification team to further advance certification process

EHang Holdings Limited announced that the Civil Aviation Administration of China has established a “type certification” team for the EH216 passenger-grade AAV. The kickoff meetin...

Piper Aircraft news during SUN-n-FUN Aerospace Expo 2021

Last week was quite active with good news from Piper Aircraft! The aircraft which was on display at the annual Sun-n-Fun Aerospace Expo and will join Piper’s demo fleet was the 1,000th...

Gary Jet Center becomes Cirrus Aircraft authorized service center

Gary Jet Center (GJC) is proud to announce today that it entered into an agreement with Cirrus Aircraft to be an Authorized Service Center (ASC) for the aircraft manufacturer and its growing base of c...

FAI renews multi-year partnership with McLaren Racing

FAI Aviation Group has renewed its partnership with world-famous race team, McLaren Racing. Most recently, FAI organised the trip which departed from Farnborough Airport, Hampshire, the UK’...

Completion of 100th Global 7500 business jet wing manufactured in Texas

Bombardier celebrated the completion of the 100th wing for its Global 7500 business jet, a significant milestone for the industry-leading aircraft and for the company’s facil...

Modern technology & Retro styling- Special 75th anniversary edition Beechcraft Bonanza

Textron Aviation has turned to an aviation legend and founding member of the Beechcraft brand to commemorate a milestone for one of its most iconic aircraft. The company announced a special edition 75...

Constant Aviation got FAA Safety Management System Certification

Constant Aviation announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has accepted its fully functional SMS as being in “Active Conformance” with the FAA’s Part 5 Voluntary...