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EHang 216 received long-term trial flight permit across Austria National Airspace

EHang achieved a significant milestone on the path to offering UAM services worldwide.  On December 9, the Civil Aviation Authority of Austria issued a trial flight permit for the EH216 passenger-grade AAV.  The permit allows trial operation of full unmanned flights in Austrian national airspace.  This is the first flight permit for EHang’s passenger-g...

FACC starts test flights with autonomous aerial vehicle EHang 216

FACC is setting another important milestone in the development of future urban mobility together with its strategic partner EHang. The EHang 216 autonomous aerial vehicle produced by FACC has completed a successful test flight under the supervision of Austro Control and was granted an experimental flight permit by the Austrian authorities based on the tests performed. This milestone enables FACC t...

Single Seat STC on DA62 MPP received - Diamond Aircraft

After a massive development commitment, kicked off back in 2019, Diamond Aircraft received its EASA Supplemental Type Certificate STC 62-002, EASA Reference Number 10073494 REV. 2. This Major Change is a direct result from an intensive market research where Diamond collected and analyzed feedback from DA42 MPP operators around the globe. Diamond’s Special Mission design team goal was to...

FACC receives Gold Innovation Award of the State of Upper Austria

FACC not only ranks among the international technology leaders in the aerospace industry, but also belongs to the pioneers in the field of Urban Air Mobility. Together with the Chinese start-up EHang, the company is producing a highly innovative autonomous air taxi, the EHang 216. In recognition of its innovative strength and concentrated competence, FACC has now been honored with first place of t...

FACC certified as a maintenance, repair and overhaul company according to EN 9110

FACC figures among the international technology leaders in the aerospace industry and is renowned within the industry as a high-performing development and manufacturing partner for innovative lightweight components. An increasingly important field of activity for FACC is the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of aircraft components and systems. Having recently obtained EN 9110 certification, F...

One Million Jet Card - GlobeAir for extreme travel flexibility and comfort

Do you want to feel like One in a Million? In case of positive answer - this information is exactly for you. GlobeAir is introducing an exclusive private jet card dedicated to one smart traveller or company. The One Million Jet Card is an exclusive private jet card which is tailor-made for one private jet traveller or company. The owner will benefit from the best travelling conditions wh...

FACC delivers first entrance area for the new A320 Airspace cabin

FACC ranks among the world's leading suppliers of lightweight components and interiors for modern passenger aircraft. For more than 25 years, Airbus has ordered a major portion of the passenger cabin of its A320 family, today's most successful aircraft type, exclusively from FACC. With the first delivery of the complete entrance area of the A320 Airspace cabin, FACC is not only expanding i...

Now you can book your flight with GlobeAir on all online platforms worldwide

While COVID-19 is still impacting the tourism industry, the private jet company GlobeAir is filling the gap left by airliners which are expected to operate only 40% (EUROcontrol) of their usual number by January 2021. The Austrian airline is pioneering the integration of preferred routes including London City-Amsterdam, Geneva-Paris and Munich-Hamburg into the Global Distribution System (GDS), pow...

Relaunched Diamond DA20-C1 with new instrument panel

The high demand for single engine training aircraft has led to the return to production of the Diamond DA20-C1, powered by a 125HP Continental IO-240 engine and equipped with new state-of-the-art G500TXi Avionics. With over 1,000 DA20’s already operating worldwide, the strong desire for lower cost new single engine aircraft in training environments continues. The DA20 is proven to be the...

EASA Certification granted to Diamond Aircraft DA50 RG

Diamond Aircraft announced EASA certification for its exciting new DA50 RG single engine piston with retractable gear. This achievement marks a significant milestone in Diamond’s history as well as for the General Aviation community and paves the way for initial EASA customer deliveries in Q1/2021. General Aviation’s new first class piston single impresses with retractab...

Successfully delivery of DA42 MPP GeoStar

Flycom Technologies took delivery of a DA42 MPP GeoStar Special Mission Aircraft.  On June 24th, 2020 Diamond’ Special Mission Division handed over the aircraft to Flycom and successfully completed the FAT at Diamond’s HQ in Wiener Neustadt. The aircraft is configured to carry various Riegl LIDAR sensors as well as Medium Format Camera payloads, all mounted in the dedica...

EHang drives forward UAM implementation in Europe

EHang announced the latest progress of implementing a trial UAM operation in Austria’s third largest city of Linz, the first of its kind in Europe, under its UAM pilot city partnership with Linz AG. At the recent global Urban Air Mobility Virtual Conference held by the Aviation Week Network, the Chief Marketing Officer of EHang Europe Andreas Perotti also shared the Company's U...