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Exxaero expands and adds two Falcon 7X aircraft to its fleet

Exxaero has welcomed the first of two brand new Falcon 7X aircraft to its fleet. The business jet flew from the Dassault Aviation factory in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, where it was welcomed on Saturday morning. At the beginning of February, the Eindhoven-based company expects delivery of the second aircraft of this very same type. With these two new additions to its...

Growing number of drones requires uniform European regulations

The rapidly increasing number of complex flights undertaken by drones makes the adoption of further European regulations on U-Space more critical than ever. In order to integrate all the various types of drones and drone-operations into the urban airspace, right-of-way rules will apply, with manned flights generally having right-of-way over unmanned flights. EASA will present the main pr...

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-usage items and provides timely support to company-authorized maintenance facilities in the European Union. “We made this move to ensure the continued speedy delivery of parts and materials to...

PAL-V partners with ASL Group for the Future of Air Mobility

The partnership was marked by the signature of a contract between the two companies by their respective CEO's during a ceremony held at the ASL premises in Antwerp, Belgium on August 27, 2019. For this special occasion, the PAL-V Liberty Pioneer edition was presented in front of the ASL Hangar.  Through this partnership, ASL will become the official and exclusive dealer of PAL-V in...

KLM Orders Two Boeing 777 Jets

New purchase, valued at $751 million at current list prices,will grow KLM's 777 fleet to over 30 airplanes, increasing network flexibility. "KLM is one of the world's leading network carriers and an aviation pioneer and we are delighted the airline has once again selected the Boeing 777-300ER to strengthen its long-haul fleet for the future," said Ihssane Mounir...

Flying-V to make aviation more sustainable, a joined force - KLM and TU Delft

Sustainability in aviation, a topic discussed last times realy a lot. How and what needs to be done in order to ake aviation more sustainable. Manufacturers, aviation fuel supliers, airlines, everyone is looking for the best way to work on this important issue. Let us present you latest news regarding a new joined force - KLM and TU Delft A new cooperative agreement was signed between &...

First broadcast relay flight successfully completed by Zeusch Aviation

First broadcast relay flight successfully completed by Zeusch Aviation! It was done working with media technology company NEP The Netherlands (NEP) to support live television coverage of this year’s Volta Limburg Classic single-day bicycle race in Limburg. The aircraft flew above the circular route as live images were captured from the ground, relayed to the base station which i...

Flying car within 10 years - PAL-V and NLR are starting the Development

The goal is quite clear and ambitious: a market introduction of the flying car within 10 years. There is a road to make. On the 8th of April 2019,a MoU for a mutual cooperation to develop an autonomous eVTOL flying car was signed between PAL-V and Royal Netherlands Aerospace Centre. Autonomous flying with an eVTOL (electrical Vertical Take-Off and Landing) should be mad...

Happy "Landing" of Corendon Boeing 747 in hotel garden

Get ready for 5D aviation experience! A Corendon Boeing 747  at Corendon Village Hotel for such experience for public! After a five-day mega transport from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Badhoevedorp, the Corendon Boeing 747 has arrived in the garden of the Corendon Village Hotel this morning. There the plane will be converted into a 5D-experience about the 747 and the history...

Corendon will place Boeing 747 in its hotel garden

Mega transport will bring airplane in five days from Schiphol to Amsterdam Travel agency, airline company and hotelier Corendon will have a complete Boeing 747-400 transported from Schiphol airport to the Corendon Village Hotel in Amsterdam this February. There the plane will be placed in the hotel garden.  For this mega job Dutch specialized transport company Mammoet has been...

STG Aerospace wins order from Volotea for 45 full-colour liTeMood® LED cabin lighting systems

STG Aerospace, the pioneering aircraft cabin lighting specialist, is delighted to announce that its full-colour Airbus liTeMood® LED cabin lighting system has been chosen by Volotea, the Spanish low-cost operator. Currently operating a mixed fleet of A319s and Boeing 717s, the airline plans to move to an all-Airbus fleet over the next five years, resulting in this current order with STG Aer...

Kopter announces a first firm order with SAS from Malaysia

On the occasion of Helitech 2018, Systematic Aviation Services (SAS) from Malaysia has signed a firm order with Kopter for one SH09 helicopter in passenger transport configuration that will based out of the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport at Kuala Lumpur. To promote this new customer, Kopter has wrapped its first prototype (P1) using the paint scheme of SAS, and is exhibiting it on the Kopter bo...