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Hartzell Presents Beech 1900 Series 4-Blade Props Through Top Prop

Hartzell Propeller has added legacy four-blade structural composite propellers for Beechcraft 1900C and 1900D turboprop aircraft to the company's Top Prop lineup. Hartzell's props were offered as standard equipment on Beechcraft 1900 series aircraft. "We are now offering sp...

10 million flying hours achieved by Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine entered service back in 1987. So by now it has achieved an amazing, incredible milestone - 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights! The engine powers a range of Gulfstream’s highly successful large-cabin business aircraft, such as the Gulfst...


Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet grounded by FAA

Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet grounded by FAA. Sad news. Why? What happened? On April 18 an FAA emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) on the Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet was issued. All Cirrus SF50 single-engine jets grounded for an immediate replacement of the aircraft’s angle of attack (AoA) vane. "This emergency AD was prompted by Cirrus reporting three incidents on C...

Embraer Praetor 600 awarded Type Certification

Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC—Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) grated Type Certificate to new Embraer Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet! So get ready - The Most Disruptive and Technologically Advanced Aircraft to Enter the Super-Midsize Category! It was announced back in October 2018 at at NBAA-BACE and now Praetor 60...

The sky is the limit for Business Aviation in Asia

The ABACE 2019 is almost behind, so organizers are already looking back, analyzing, thinking of the future edition. They said the growing show pointed to a continual increase in speed and altitude for the event, and the broader industry in Asia.  “The excitement and energy were even higher at ABACE this year than previous years,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bole...

According to Asian Sky Group, Sino Jet is fastest growing operator in China

During ABACE 2019 Asian Sky Group has released statistics, proving that Sino Jet is now the fastest growing operator in China. According to the report, there are 292 jets among the top ten operators in Asia-Pacific, with 39 of these within the Sino Jet fleet. Sino Jet now ranks as the third largest operator in mainland China with the fastest growing fleet. Despite challenges in the...

Cessna-AVIC Aircraft signs eight new Cessna Citation XLS+ for Flight Inspection Role

Cessna-AVIC Aircraft (Zhuhai) Co.has signed agreements with the Flight Inspection Center of CAAC (CFIC) for eight new Cessna Citation XLS+ business jets. Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to take place from 2019 to 2021. The two companies held a signing ceremony today during the Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (ABACE) at the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. &ld...

Flying Colours Corp. renews Seletar interiors contract with Bombardier

Flying Colours Corp. is attending this year’s ABACE –  Booth A639 – having confirmed renewal of its agreement with Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Service Centre at Seletar Airport to provide interior services at the OEM’s Singapore facility. The renewed relationship between the two Canadian companies confirms that Flying Colours...

ExecuJet is growing in Asia Pacific and boosts heavy maintenance capabilities in China

Meeting ExecuJet team at ABACE you will find out about at least two important things. First of all - a record year in Asia Pacific. Let's see in In details: fleet additions - three Bombardier Global Expresses, two Challenger and one Gulfstream aircraft added to ExecuJet’s Asia Pacific operations over the last year. extention of Singapore office with a large office...

Metrojet strengthens capabilities and expertise

Good news for Isle of Man-registered aircraft owners from Metrojet Limited! It's Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) in The Philippines – Metrojet Engineering Clark –  is now able to work on and return to service Isle of Man-registered aircraft. “Metrojet has commenced the building of a new state-of-the-art hangar in Clark to accommodate the growing...

Possibilities at APERTUS are sky high with two new World-class jets

For the first time in China, two brand-new Citation Latitude business jets are now available. It represents next step in fulfilling APERTUS Aviation vision of taking private jet travel to new heights. The collaborationsees APERTUS, which provides high-level charter management services in Asia, working in synergy with Emper in offering a world-class and consistent experience to...

Hongkong Jet, UAS and Honeywell partnership deal at ABACE 2019

Already the the opening day of ABACE 2019 makes you quite busy by reading and discovering latest news and announcements! So here it comes, a partnership deal to be formalised at a signingceremony on the opening day of ABACE 2019 on Tuesday April 16that 2 pm - on UAS booth A123. UAS International Trip Support and Honeywell are joining forces to provide global connecti...

It is showtime for ABACE 2019

It's Showtime for ABACE 2019! Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is hosting 2019 edition of the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Are you ready for latest products, services, equipment and announcements in business aviation for Asia? Jus to remind you, ABACE is held each year in partnership with the Shanghai Airport Authority (SAA) and co-hoste...

Sensus MRO chosen by TAG Aviation Maintenance Services

Every company is looking for latest solutions in order to improve operations and functionalities. So it's obvious that TAG Aviation Maintenance Services is working on choosing the best of. This time they have selected Sensus MRO as its future operating system to complement Quantum, its legacy system. What is it and how it will change everyday operations? Sensus MRO is a web-b...

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The inaugural transatlantic flight of La Compagnie’s first A321neo

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Gulfstream design teams and Gulfstream G650ER earn accolades

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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 t...

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&n...

New Nakanihon Air Service helicopter will be dedicated for EMS operations

Nakanihon Air Service took delivery of 20th H135 at an entry-into-service ceremony held at the operator’s hangar in Aichi Prefecture! This new light-twin helicopter will join N...

The Bravo phase of expansion of its Satcom Direct Data Center

The Bravo phase of expansion of its Satcom Direct Data Center is completed! The second stage of a four-part expansion has doubled the existing footprint to 10,000 square feet at the Melbourne,...

Paris Air Show Debut of Gulfstream G600

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