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New venue and date announced for the Eighth Annual European Business Aviation Safety Conference

Industry Leading European Safety Conference for the Business Aviation Community changes location to accommodate increased levels of interest EBASCON, the industry’s key European Business Aviation Safety Conference is proud to announce that the 2018 conference is to take place in Vienna from February 20 to 21, 2018. Previous conferences have been held in Munich, the move to a new venue...

FACC signs major contract with Airbus

Contract value more than 500 mill. euros  FACC is technology partner in developing overhead stowage compartments and ceiling panels for new A320 “Airspace” cabin  Start of series production planned for late 2018 Airbus once again relies on high tech from FACC for its new “Airspace“ cabin in the A320 family: FACC AG has concluded a contract with Airbus...

European Flight Academy chooses Diamond Aircraft DA42-VI fleet

European Flight Academy, a brand of Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT), based in Rostock has signed a contract with Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH for the purchase of five DA42-VI multi-engine training aircraft with the option of adding five more DA42s. Deliveries will start in January 2018. Trainee pilots at Lufthansa Aviation Training’s base in Rostock have been learning their skills s...

Austrian Airlines Celebrates Two Million Embraer Passengers

Austrian Airlines integrated the first Embraer jet in its fleet in January 2016. In the meantime, 16 aircraft of this type are being deployed on European short- and medium-haul routes to more than 60 different airports. Austria’s red-white-red flag carrier celebrated its surpassing the threshold of two million Embraer passengers on today’s flight OS 335 from Vienna to Oslo. The passeng...

Diamond Aircraft discovered forest fires

The flight crews of the Austrian aircraft manufacturer Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH, based in Wiener Neustadt, have discovered a starting forest fire during a test flight with the DA42 MPP (Multipurpose Platform) remote sensing aircraft equipped with a new camera system that has been tested for disaster relief , After assessing the situation and assessing the situation, the crew immediately co...

easyJet Europe now operational after award of Austrian AOC and licence

New airline “easyJet Europe” now operational First Austrian-registered aircraft flying from Luton to Vienna this morning Thomas Haagensen appointed Managing Director of easyJet Europe Remaining EU27 based aircraft to be re-registered by March 2019 easyJet can confirm that it has been awarded an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by Austro Control and an airline operating lice...

Qatar Aeronautical College selects Diamond Aircraft for Pilot Training

On the 6th of July 2017 Qatar Aeronautical College (QAC), in the presence of Qatar’s HE Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti and the CEO of QAC Sheik Jabor bin Hamad Al-Thani, signed a contract with Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH (DAI) for the purchase of 14 training aircraft and two simulators at their headquarters in Doha, Qatar. The state-of-the-art,...

Patria Flight School receives new Diamond training aircraft

In January 2017 Patria has purchased five training aircraft and two flight training devices from the Austrian manufacturer Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH. The purchase consists of four DA40 NG, one DA42-VI and two DA42-VI Flight Navigation and Procedures Trainers (FNPT II). Patria receives the four new Diamond single DA40 NG trainers in June. The DA42-VI will be delivered by the end of August 20...

Diamond Aircraft together with PIDSO developed an all-new antenna solution

Two Austrian high-tech companies, the aircraft manufacturer Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH and PIDSO-Propagation Ideas & Solutions GmbH, producer of antennas, jointly developed a brand-new antenna solution. For the first time reception of S-band and C-band frequencies has been combined in just one antenna, whereas until now two antennas were needed. Diamond Aircraft was in the need for su...

Diamond Aircraft’s DA62 MPP Special Mission Aircraft

The Diamond DA62 MPP (Multi Purpose Platform) builds on the well proven and successful multi-mission turnkey DA42 MPP, offering increased performance, space and capability. In operation since 2016, the fully composite DA62 MPP features the latest in tracking and sensor technology and sets the benchmark as the most cost-effective, powerful and versatile airborne platform in its class today....

Aero-Dienst Vienna Appointed Falcon Authorized Service Center

Dassault Aviation has approved Aero-Dienst’s Vienna, Austria facility as an Authorized Service Center (ASC), allowing it to perform line maintenance, AOG support and other services for Falcon 900EX, 900EX EASy, Falcon 2000EX and 2000EX EASy models. Approval for the Falcon 7X and 8X is coming soon. Located at Vienna International Airport, the 5,500 square-foot facility is equipped to provi...

Flight Calibration Services Ltd buys fourth DA62

At AERO Friedrichshafen 2017 Diamond Aircraft and Flight Calibration Services Ltd (FCSL), a UK based flight inspection service provider and flight inspection system manufacturer, signed a firm order for a fourth DA62. This order for a fourth Diamond DA62 in less than two years reflects the strong growth experienced by FCSL, both in the UK and overseas. International growth has been especially s...