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Phase one of MSB Global Resources Wichita expansion plans

The American division of Montreal-headquartered MSB Global Ressources, MGR has begun implementation of phase one of an ambitious strategic growth plan, which will see the company evolve both in terms of office size and number of employees. The Wichita, KS. facility has already moved to a 4,500 squar...

Caribbean Aviation meetup discoveries - Tropic Ocean Airways

One of the main topics during Caribbean Aviation Meetup was the lack of connections between island in the region. Where came the company actually offering a solution – amphibious aircraft. Tropic Ocean Airways, the largest amphibious airline with a fleet of 13 aircraft.  “We love...


Dream Big - The U-Dream Global’s Cape To Cairo Programme gets ExecuJet support

Each of us has a Dream, bigger or smaller, but it's a human nature, to dream. In fact, there is a very constructive way of dreaming - to move step by step forward to reach your Dream. Along the way you risk to make mistakes, but also you will have a rewarding experience, receiving support, sometimes very important from big companies. That's the case with U-Dream Build a plane initi...

Fast-growing Chinese aviation market welcomes expanded partnership - Air BP and CNAF

A joint venture agreement to operate a general aviation fuel business in Southwest China was signed between Air BP and China National Aviation Fuel Group (CNAF). It will cover Sichuan Province, Guizhou Province and Chongqing Municipality.  The agreement was signed by Alan Wilson, China strategic project director of Air BP and Shi Haiping, executive director of CNAF GA Develo...

Caribbean Aviation Meetup discoveries - Aviation Insurance

  I am sure you can imagine, that 3 day Caribbean Aviation Meetup rased many many questions and a lot of topics were discussed. Insurance in aviation. A very important point. I had the opportunity to discuss what's happening in aviation insurance with Robert J. Peres, the Managing Director of  Southeast Insurance Group.  Q. Aircraft insurance...

CMR Programs to save several billion dollars per year

A lot of discussions in business aviation industry are about cost effectiveness, cost savings, operational costs management. So this is the information which might be very important, read it carefully. Having refined the concept over the course of a decade, Wolf Industries Pacific Pty. Ltd, have created and launched CMR (Cost Management and Reduction) Programs to reduce the global spend of aro...

Two more Gulfstream Jets joined Qatar Executive fleet

Qatar Executive confirmed the delivery of two new state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets providing even more passengers with a luxurious, unique and refined flying experience. The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group added one G650ER and one G500 aircraft to its fleet earlier this month, bringing the total number of Qatar Executive aircraft up to 18. Executive Vice President of...

Higher and faster - Kopter’s SH09 third prototype flies in Sicily

P3 reaching an overall 100 flight test hours? Yes, with 34 flights in Sicily!  Flight envelope has been opened beyond 10,000 feet and at an airspeed of 135 knots. In March 2019, Kopter transferred its third prototype (P3) together with a team composed of 20 flight test engineers, pilots and mechanics to Sicily to set up an additional flight test base in Pozzallo. Pozzallo provides...

China ACH160 launch customer - Shenzhen Eastern General Aviation Company

It's official - Shenzhen Eastern General Aviation Company has signed an agreement for one ACH160, becoming the launch customer for the VIP version of this medium helicopter in China. The aircraft will be used to perform mainly private and business aviation (PBA) missions around the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area of China, which is home to approximately 70 million peopl...

Qatar Airways Ultra-Modern Airbus A350-1000 and Gulfstream G500 at the Paris Air Show 2019

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that two of its state-of-the-art fleet will be on display at the Paris Air Show. Building on a year where the award-winning airline took delivery of its 250th aircraft, introduced a raft of new routes and unveiled a stunning new Economy Class product, the airline will once again take centre stage at one of the world’s biggest air shows, where it w...

Jetex Le Bourget 10th Anniversary and Paris Le Bourget Centenary as a Commercial Airport

June is very rich in events and anniversaries! One of them - 1O years of Jetex Paris Le Bourget FBO. Don't miss the celebration during Paris International Airshow!  Founded in 2005, Jetex quickly expanded to open its first FBO in 2009 at Paris Le Bourget, securing the largest market share at the airport. The launch of the Le Bourget FBO marked an opportunity for Jetex to expa...

Paris Air Show Debut of Gulfstream G600

It is the moment right before making the first appearance in Paris, a step into stage lights for Gulfstream G600. A chance for aviation professionals and aviation lovers to discover that amazing aircraft. During  the International Paris Air Show June it will join the Gulfstream G280, Gulfstream G550 and Gulfstream G650ER on static display. "The European response to the G6...

General Aviation future in the Silicone Valley by Daher

General Aviation future in the Silicone Valley. Sounds interesting? Then you have to find out in details about the hackathon even by Daher. Daher launched an event that challenges innovators to develop computing capabilities, artificial intelligence processes and other software that could further improve its TBM family of turboprop-powered general aviation aircraft. Called the “Ge...

UAS delighted to receive fourth Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Award

Congratulations! UAS International Trip Support (UAS) has been lauded as winner of the Innovation in Business Aviation Category at the 2019 fourth annual Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Awards.  Established in 2000, UAS has continental headquarters in Houston, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, and Dubai, and regional offices in Beijing, Nairobi, and Lagos.  The award is the f...

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1,000th Trainee Graduated by Falcon Practical Training Course

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ZeroAvia Emerges from Stealth with the Largest Zero-Emission Airplane Flying Today

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Bell 407GXI earns IFR Certification

Bell Textron Inc. announced the FAA has issued an IFR STC for the Bell 407GXi. The certification is a requirement for the Navy Advanced Helicopter Training System competition, enab...

New Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization presented at LABACE

Do you feel yourself ready to be a designer of your future business jet? Because now it's more than possible with Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization! Embraer presentedTechCa...

Embraer Praetor 500 awarded Brazilian certification

Congratulations Embraer! During a ceremony at LABACEE new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was awarded its Type Certificate by Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority. If you remember, it wa...

HondaJet became the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the First Half of 2019

Congratulations! HondaJet became the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the First Half of 2019, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). During th...

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Impossible Aerospace announced that its US-1 "flying battery" quadcopter became the first aircraft of its kind to cross the northern Nevada desert without recharging in repeat...

Six Pilatus PC-24s for Swedish Air Ambulance

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A new way of how drones are used - HEISHA launches new pilot free VTOL fixed wing

HEISHA has recently launched the new unattended system. D.NEST F300, combined the auto-charging station C300 with VTOL fixed wing is available for sale. It's expected to revolutionize the way...