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European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM

Amazing news for Gulfstream right before NBAA-BACE - European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM! That means that the aircraft can be delivered to European customers and the way for European Union registration is cleared.​ “The G500 has been very well received in Europe,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “Customers in the region have been drawn to the unpre...

Flying Colours Corp. meets increased demand for ADS-B Out installations

North America-headquartered Flying Colours Corp. will be promoting its ADS – B Out expertise during NBAA- BACE 2019 – Booth C7215 - having performed nearly 50 ADS-B Out installations in the last 18 months. As the number of aircraft being equipped trends upwards avionics experts at both its Peterborough, ON. and St. Louis, MO. facilities are still anticipating a last-minute da...

New Learjet 75 Liberty Full Interior Mock-up and much more from Bombardier

Business aviation industry is getting ready to NBAA-BACE Convention & Exhibition to present latest achievements, discuss most importat trends of the industry.  So what we can expect from Bombardier this year? First thing not to be missed - the newest member of the Learjet family, the Learjet 75 Liberty, with a full-size interior mock-up!  “This mock-up wi...

Boeing To Invest In Human Spaceflight Pioneer Virgin Galactic

Boeing will invest $20 million in Virgin Galactic, a vertically integrated human spaceflight company. The companies will work together to broaden commercial space access and transform global travel technologies. “Boeing’s strategic investment facilitates our effort to drive the commercialization of space and broaden consumer access to safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible...

RED Aircraft Brings Lucrative Opportunities to the US Agricultural Sector

RED Aircraft has taken steps that will help drive down costs for agricultural aircraft operators. The engine manufacturer is to introduce its high-performance engine to the US agricultural sector benefiting users with lower running costs while at the same time reducing their ecological footprint   The company’s RED A03 engine opens up lucrative opportunities for agricultura...

New Jet Aviation Teterboro hangar and renovated FBO are open!

New Jet Aviation Teterboro 40,000 sq. ft. hangar and completely renovated FBO are open!  The company held a pre-opening celebration at the hangar in August 2019 and has now received its final operating approval. Built to meet growing demand for long-range business jets, the new hangar can accommodate most large aircraft. The construction is part of Jet Aviation’s efforts t...

20,000 Attendees during Girls in Aviation Day 2019

With 118 individual events presented worldwide, Women in Aviation International’s October 5 Girls in Aviation Day 2019 reached approximately 20,000 attendees. Truly an international event, Girls in Aviation Day was celebrated not just in the United States but in 17 other countries in Canada and Australia as well as countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Girls were introduced to the career an...

More than 500,000 Flight Hours for Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Fleet

The V-22 fleet of tiltrotor aircraft built by Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, and Boeing has topped the 500,000 flight hour milestone. More than 375 Ospreys logged the hours, including the U.S. Air Force CV-22 and the U.S. Marine Corps MV-22. “The V-22 provides unmatched capability for the U.S. Marines and U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command,” said U.S. Ma...

TRAC Series of Flight Training Aircraft unveiled by Cirrus Aircraft

Cirrus Aircraft announced TRAC Series, a purpose-built configuration of the best-selling SR Series line of aircraft developed specifically for flight training institutions. The TRAC Series is thoughtfully crafted with reliability, durability and economy in mind to meet the rigors of high-tempo flight operations, while providing industry-leading safety and performance for both the pilot t...

New Dimension with Cessna Citation Longitude

After the recent FAA certification of New Cessna flagship, Cessna Citation Longitude, the first deliveries of super-midsize business jet are announced, starting a new dimension in business travel. “The newly certified Citation Longitude brings unrivaled technology to the business travel market, for both the passenger and the pilot, offering our customers the most effic...

Jetex is getting ready for NBAA-BACE 2019

Get ready to NBAA - BACE 2019, get ready to meet the JETEX team there, who will be joining a record number of aviation industry professionals!​ Already worldwide market leaders in the private aviation sector, Jetex will be making its presence known at the forward-thinking convention by taking the opportunity to make some industry-shaping announcements linked to its global expansion strateg...

First FAA-Approved Drone Airline - UPS and Matternet drone delivery hospital operations in the U.S.

Matternet, a pioneer in drone delivery for medical applications, announced its drone delivery system is enabling the first FAA-approved drone airline. The full Part 135 Standard certification was granted to UPS allowing the company to operate as a drone airline using Matternet's drone technology to expand on-demand drone delivery operations to hospitals around the country. "We...