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New logistics center of MTU Maintenance at Berlin-Brandenburg

MTU Maintenance inaugurated a new logistics center at its Ludwigsfelde site today. The company has invested 11.5 million euros in the new building, which totals 6,500 square metres of operating space across two levels and can house 105 employees. The relocation of all relevant departments to the new building is scheduled for completion in September this year. The expansion became necessary...

Lufthansa Technik SkyRetreat concept for the Airbus A220

Amazing thing to discover: Lufthansa Technik AG is ready to offer cabin completions for Airbus' smallest commercial aircraft family, the A220. The company has already developed a first VIP cabin interior concept, parts of which will be showcased for the first time on this year's EBACE in Geneva. The full concept will be unveiled during the Monaco Yacht Sh...

SafeDrone: Comprehensive contracts with drone manufacturers

SafeDrone by Lufthansa Technik has signed comprehensive contracts with drone manufacturers Matternet and SwissDrones. Both companies will use SafeDrone Health to improve the efficiency of their maintenance programs. SafeDrone Health helps to reduce maintenance efforts SafeDrone Health is a holistic and manufacturer-independent diagnostic solution especially for flight-critical components of...

Profitable growth of MTU Aero Engines in the first quarter of 2019

MTU Aero Engines reported increased revenues and earnings as well as that business prospects remain positive. In the first quarter of 2019, MTU Aero Engines AG saw its revenues  increase by 11 % from € 1,016.4 million to € 1,131.2 million. The group’s operating profit grew by 7 % to € 187.6 million (1-3/2018: € 175.1 million), resulting in an adjus...

Latest from Daher at AERO Friedrichshafen general aviation show

So, what are latest news and updates from daher participation atAERO Friedrichshafen general aviation show ths year? First of all, TBM 940 got a warm welcome for its public debut. And second great news - the sale of a TBM 910 very fast turboprop aircraft in the Model Year 2019 version to a European customer. Let's start by TBM 940! This ninth evolution of the TBM product line is...

Discover Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro at the Aero Friedrichshafen

For the 4th consecutive year, Sonaca Aircraft will be present at the Aero Friedrichshafen European general aviation exhibition (Germany) to present the glass cockpit version of the Sonaca 200: The "Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro". To ensure the security and longevity of its aircraft, Sonaca Aircraft has chosen to use proven technologies only from certified manufacturers: Rotax engine (Austria...

Lufthansa Aviation Training extends simulator fleet and expands training centers

Great news, seven new full flight simulators will upgrade Lufthansa Aviation Training fleet until 2020. Training centers in Munich and Vienna will be expanded. This will be the largest investment in pilot training in company's history - a total of   EUR 89 million in pilot training equipment and in the infrastructure of its own training locations. ​ Currently, Luftha...

Aviation Experts to Discuss Brexit Plans at Routes Europe 2019

As the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the EU continues, aviation experts prepare to meet in Germany to debate the issue in front of many of the sector's senior representatives. Brexit has serious implications for the aviation market, affecting air service agreements, aviation safety and security, border management and the envir...

FAI Aviation Group celebrates 30 years of operations

FAI Aviation Group will return to EBACE next month (Avinode Stand #B71) as itcelebrates 30 years of business jet operations.  Founded in 1987 as a private repatriation club flying helicopters, FAI moved into business jet flying two years later.  Over the past three decades, Nuremberg-based FAI has grown its fixed wing fleet from a single Citation 500 and two rescue...

Garmin will demonstrate datalink weather broadcast for pilots in Friedrichshafen

Attention! A datalink weather broadcast through a technology demonstration by Garmin will be available in Friedrichshafen!  Using a ground-based Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) that is comprised of Garmin hardware at the EDNY airport, weather information is broadcast and received by aircraft equipped with select Garmin ADS-B In products and displayed on Garmin avionics and portable...

Prop of Choice for Europe's OEMs Hartzell Attends Aero Friedrichshafen

Hartzell Propeller's comprehensive line of carbon fiber composite props for key European aircraft manufacturers will be featured at the company's exhibit at the upcoming Aero Friedrichshafen, the global air show for General Aviation. Hartzell will have an exhibit in Hall/Stand No. A3-116 April 10-13. "Our world class structural composite portfolio offers myriad advantages for many...

Panasonic Avionics launches Arc Inflight Map Platform

Welcome Arc Inflight Map Platform – a revolutionary 3D inflight map application and service for Panasonic Avionics NEXT and X Series inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) systems. Arc brings a wide range of innovative new features to the traditional inflight map application, while expanding that concept into a fully integrated experience within the IFEC system, in parti...