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New Composite 5-Blade Swept Propeller for the King Air 200 Series

  FAA Type Certificate for a new five-blade carbon fiber propeller system for the King Air 200 fleet is secured! These custom designed props will be available through Raisbeck Engineering via STC for King Air 200, B200, and B200GT aircraft. This new propeller system, which increases perfo...

Malta’s biggest ever conference & expo - MACE

Malta Aviation Conference & Expo (MACE), a new B2B and B2C aviation networking event in Malta, will be held between October 30th and November 1st, 2019 at the Grand Hotel Excelsior, Valletta. MACE will include educational and inspiring keynote speakers and an&n...


World first: Vertical Aerospace flies electric air taxi

The future is already here! Seraph, an electric air taxi , capable of carrying loads of up to 250kg, completed its maiden flight already back in August!  Now,  the first company in the world to do so, Vertical Aerospace has revealed flight footage of an eVTOL. The prototype, named Seraph, completed its maiden flight at Llanbedr Airfield in Wales on August 22....

Renowned Cessna and Beechcraft family aircraft will travel on sustainable jet fuel to NBAA-BACE

What you can expect from Textron Aviation at NBAA-BACE in LasVegas? Here you will have all information in details! Attention! Textron Aviation renowned Cessna and Beechcraft jet and turboprop aircraft are scheduled to travel to and from the show utilizing a sustainable alternative jet fuel mixture!  You will see the newly-certified super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude jet, the comp...

10 City-Pair Speed Records and l’Opéra by Bombardier

As one of Key actors of business aviation industry, Bombardier is getting ready to impress during NBAA-BACE 2019, next week in Las-Vegas. Righr before the opening, Bombardier announced new 10 City-Pair Speed Records! Challenger 350 had set speed records for 10 key American city pairings in 20.5 hours. This impressive feat was completed as the aircraft flew a cross country ci...

World’ most rewarding flying experiences by ACH & ACJ

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) are jointly exhibiting an ACJ319 and ACH145 at the NBAA show, giving potential customers the chance to appreciate their benefits at first hand. ACJ and ACH are part of the only manufacturer to offer both corporate jets and helicopters, which are marketed as Business Aviation by Airbus in a partnership which began in 2017. The...

First flight of SyberJet successfully completed

SyberJet Aircraft has successfully completed first flight of its SJ30i aircraft featuring SyberVisionTM, an all-new cockpit based around the Honeywell Epic 2.0 avionics suite, new ergonomic enhancements, electronic standby attitude/heading display, and much more.  SyberJet conducted the flight out of its Engineering and Product Development Center at the San Antonio International Airport...

Important agreement: Hawaii Life Flight & Kona Community Hospital

Kona Community Hospital and Hawaii Life Flight have renewed their five-year preferred provider agreement. The agreement confirms the hospital will call Hawaii Life Flight first for all air medical patient transports within the scope of the air medical provider's services. "Hawaii Life Flight is honored to partner with Kona Community Hospital to serve the needs of its patients and the K...

“The NeXt Big Thing” and more from Pilatus

The business aviation industry is getting ready for NBAA-BACE 2019 in Las Vegas, it is lke big star of the theater waiting for the step to go from backstage to the scene lights. Pilatus Aircraft reserved some surprizes at a special event on the eve of the convention opening. Stay tuned to “The NeXt Big Thing”! Right before the convention, Pilatus celebrates the 50TH d...

European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM

Amazing news for Gulfstream right before NBAA-BACE - European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM! That means that the aircraft can be delivered to European customers and the way for European Union registration is cleared.​ “The G500 has been very well received in Europe,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “Customers in the region have been drawn to the unpre...

More ways of offsetting carbon emissions - VALCORA & Shell Aviation

If you look at the photo and you think it is not really aviation related - it's wrong. Here is why: VALCORA’s collaboration with Shell will contribute to The Cordillera Azul National Park REDD+ Project which aims to protect biodiversity, indigenous populations and 1.6 million hectares of high carbon stock forest VALCORA has signed its first third-party agreement with an avia...

MEBAA Insurance tailor made its medical insurance to suit members in UAE

MEBAA has entered into an Agreement with National General Insurance Company (NGI) UAE, to provide uniquely designed Medical Insurance Scheme for its member companies operating within UAE. This association is strengthened by Surety Global & Allianz Partners, the B2B2C leader in assistance, international health & life, automotive and travel insurance solutions and is supported by a...

Flying Colours Corp. meets increased demand for ADS-B Out installations

North America-headquartered Flying Colours Corp. will be promoting its ADS – B Out expertise during NBAA- BACE 2019 – Booth C7215 - having performed nearly 50 ADS-B Out installations in the last 18 months. As the number of aircraft being equipped trends upwards avionics experts at both its Peterborough, ON. and St. Louis, MO. facilities are still anticipating a last-minute da...

Asia’s Leading Private Jet Charter award goes to Sino Jet

Sino Jet has announced its strategy for continued growth in Asia Pacific. The company, which has just been awarded two coveted World Travel Awards 2019, has also further expanded in the Greater Bay Area, with the addition of ramp-side maintenance services in Hong Kong under its wider investment into the region. The globally recognised World Travel Awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excell...

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Successful launch of Inmarsat GX5 satellite

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1700th PC-12 delivered to Jetfly Aviation

Amazing quote from Pilatus - "Leadership is never self-appointed, Leadership Is Earned!"  This is exactly why PC-12 has clearly earned its leadership position in the segment a...

First European customer took the delivery of Gulfstream G500

First European customer took the delivery of the Gulfstream G500! Congratulations! The G500 earned certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency on Oct. 11 and is in service i...

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Mississauga Welcomes new Bombardier Global Manufacturing Centre

Mississauga will be home to a new global manufacturing centre for its Global business jets. The 41.2 acre facility will be located on Toronto Pearson Lands. "Mississauga is...

Gulfstream moves EU Parts Distribution Center near Amsterdam

Gulfstream Aerospace has moved its European Customer Support Parts Distribution Center from the London area to near Amsterdam. The new center adjacent to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol houses high-us...

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World Travel Awards named Jetex World's Leading FBO Brand

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Tim Fagan joins Aerion Supersonic as chief of interior design

Aerion announced that Tim Fagan has joined Aerion as the company's chief of industrial design and will lead the team for the interior design of the AS2 supersonic business jet....