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JetBlue sharpens competitive edge with FLYR artificial intelligence partnership

JetBlue has partnered with FLYR Labs, the travel industry’s leading innovator in AI-driven forecasting and pricing, to elevate the airline’s revenue optimization capabilities with accurate, real-time decision intelligence and analytics. FLYR’s cloud-native decision intelligence platform, The Revenue Operating System, leverages deep lea...

Archer Maker to achieve transition flight by year end

Archer Aviation announced that based on the recent successes seen in its Maker flight testing program, it is confident it will achieve its goal of flying full transition flights with Maker by year end. The work the team put in during the first half of this year to upgrade and test the aircraft’s Tilt Propeller System (TPS) is proving successful. Archer believes that its progress from first h...

Longest-range Gulfstream G800 launches flight-test program

All-new ultralong-range Gulfstream G800 successfully completed its first flight, officially launching the flight-test program of the industry’s longest-range aircraft. Announced in October 2021, the G800 is the latest addition to Gulfstream’s next-generation fleet to take flight and make progress toward customer deliveries. The G800 departed Savannah/Hilton Head International Airp...

Hartzell Propeller receives STC for Diamond DA40 NG prop with Austro Engine E4-A

Hartzell Propeller has received a Supplemental Type Certificate from the FAA to replace Diamond DA40 NG MT wood/composite propellers with new and higher performance 3-bladed lightweight Polaris composite props. The 74-inch diameter three-blade ASCII carbon fiber prop for the Austro Engine E4-A features a lightweight Bantam aluminum hub and 2,4000-hour / six-year TBO, with Hartzell's warra...

Paramount Business Jets triples growth while assisting clients in uncertain times

As hundreds of thousands of travelers return to the skies with COVID-19 restrictions easing worldwide, Paramount Business Jets  is expanding on its foundation built on strong client relationships, extensive industry knowledge, and global reach. PBJ Founder and CEO Richard Zaher noted the company experienced a 318% increase in business over the past two years and more than...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - decarbonizing traditional aviation - Ampaire

One of CARIBAVIA 2022 most discussed session was presented by Brice Nzeukou, Director of Business and Product Development at Ampaire. How and what is happening in terms of decarbonizing traditional Aviation? What are technologies of the future? What is even more important – what technologies are available already now? Brice remained some very important basic points regarding Ampaire plane...

Airshare turn to Centrik for centralized and scalable operational management support

After being “blown away” by the power and potential of the system, Kansas City-based business aviation operator, Airshare, has implemented Centrik to deliver significant efficiency improvements across every aspect of its increasingly complex operation. The company, which operates 51 business jets within its fleet, was looking for a system capable of streamlining its processes, com...

STC approved for Hartzell Propeller 3-Blade Mooney Bravo Prop

A Supplemental Type Certificate has been approved to replace McCauley propellers on Mooney M20M/TLS/Bravo series single-engine aircraft with Hartzell Propeller's 75-inch diameter three-bladed aluminum props. Airplanes covered by the STC are powered by TIO-540-AF1A and TIO-540-AF1B Turbocharged Lycoming Sabre engines.   “Installing Hartzell’s Scimitar-style prop co...

Gulfstream Aerospace sixth consecutive interior award - Gulfstream G700

Gulfstream G700 has been awarded the 2022 International Yacht & Aviation Awardfor excellence in cabin design. The first fully outfitted G700 garnered the win in the Private Jet Design (Exterior and Interior) category. The all-new seat design on the G700 earned an IY&AA in 2020. Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream., commented: “This award-winning G700 interior is featured on our...

New Boeing ecoDemonstrator program testing 30 sustainable technologies on a 777-200ER

Boeing unveiled its 2022 ecoDemonstrator with a livery that honors a decade of testing to reduce fuel use, emissions and noise. The latest ecoDemonstrator, a Boeing-owned 777-200ER, will test about 30 new technologies aimed at improving sustainability and safety for the aerospace industry, including a water conservation system and technologies to improve operational efficiency. "Boein...

Second Beechcraft Denali successfully completed first flight

Second Beechcraft Denali flight test aircraft successfully completed first flight  . The milestone flight follows the Denali prototype, which completed its first flight in November 2021. The second test aircraft joins the first Denali prototype in the important flight test program that substantiates the segment-leading performance expected of the Denali. The aircraft’s fl...

Cielo Blu appointed Tecnam Aircraft exclusive dealer forCalifornia and Arizona

Tecnam Aircraft appointed Cielo Blu as their Exclusive Dealer for Sales and Service for the states of California and Arizona. Cielo Blu (Italian for Blue Sky’s) is a part of the Threshold Aviation Group based in Chino, California. Threshold Aviation Group, is owned by the DiLullo family and is led by Mark DiLullo, and his daughter Kayla DiLullo. The company has been selling and servicin...