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Master takeoffs and landings with Cirrus Approach complimentary course

Cirrus Aircraft announced a complimentary Cirrus Approach course available to all aircraft enthusiasts and pilots regardless of the aircraft type they fly. Now through the end of the year, the Cirrus Approach SR Series Takeoffs and Landings flight training course is complimentary to those who register. Takeoffs and Landings provides in-depth, digital instruction on procedures to ensure eve...

The 1000th activation of Inmarsat Jet ConneX

During recent NBAA-BACE 2021 Inmarsat celebrated the 1,000th installation and activation of its Jet ConneX inflight connectivity solution, and also coincides with the fifth anniversary of Jet ConneX. Since entering commercial service in November 2016, Jet ConneX has quickly developed into the business aviation industry’s gold standard inflight connectivity service, offeri...

First airport to be built from the ground up post-pandemic - Pittsburgh International

Pittsburgh Airport of the future - now officially under way. Officials broke ground on a new 700,000 square-foot terminal project, marking Pittsburgh International Airport as the first terminal in the country to be built from the ground up in a post-pandemic world. Built with a focus on public health and technology, the new facility will incorporat...

Looking back at NBAA-BACE 2021 - new heights, sustainability & shaping the future

NBAA concluded the NBAA-BACE 2021, which was among the most exciting and impactful ever. The show galvanized the industry behind an era of strong growth, fast-paced innovation, a deep commitment to sustainability and a shared desire to shape the future. “Being together at NBAA-BACE was truly exhilarating, from the packed exhibit floor, to the stunning aircraft display, to the epic ke...

We know it now - Gogo 5G launch customer is Jet Edge

Jet Edge International has signed an agreement with Gogo Business Aviation to become Gogo’s 5G launch customer.Jet Edge has AVANCE L5 installed across the majority of its managed, large-cabin fleet and will upgrade 50 of those aircraft to Gogo 5G over a 24-month period. “Choosing Gogo was an easy decision because of their proven track record of meeting their commitments and del...

The launch a new Phenom 300 full-flight simulator for U.S. market - Embraer & CAE

Embraer and CAE announced that Embraer-CAE Training Services  will offer a new full-flight simulator for the Phenom 300E during the second half of 2022 to meet the growing demand for business jet training in the U.S. This new FFS will be operated by ECTS, a joint venture between Embraer and CAE. The FFS’s location will be defined by ECTS in the coming months. “Our pur...

Welcome HondaJet 2600 Concept

Welcome HondaJet 2600 Concept -freshly unveilled at a special event hosted by Honda Aircraft Company at the 2021 NBAA-BACE. Presented as the next generation of business jet, Honda Aircraft displayed a mockup of the HondaJet 2600 Concept to collect customer feedback and validate market demand. The HondaJet 2600 Concept inherits Honda Aircraft’s aeronautical breakthroughs, includi...

Sustainability focus - Signature Flight Support launched renew book & claim program

At NBAA-BACE 2021, Signature Flight Support has launched the Signature Renew Book & Claim program. The program which gives private aircraft operators the flexibility to purchase the carbon reductions created by sustainable aviation fuel regardless of physical availability. This allows operators to claim offset credit for SAF at any airport using any FBO.  Signature Renew Book &...

Design and technology - New Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 & Citation XLS Gen2

Textron Aviation announced the next generation Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 and Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 business jets. Unveiled on the eve of NBAA-BACE, the updates to the entry-level light jet and the midsize business jet usher in the next generation of aircraft design and technology, increasing comfort and productivity for passengers and pilots. “With the mindset th...

Tamarack Aerospace announces U.S. military & civilian aircraft aftermarket modification

Responding to customer interest, Tamarack Aerospace has announced its current demonstration and validation tests for the King Air Tamarack Performance SMARTWING, a new military version and civilian version of the patented sustainability supporting Active Winglet™ load alleviation technology. This modification process is being held in partnership with Dynamic Aviation and is under review by U...

Strong demand in business & general aviation markets - Pilatus

Exhibiting both the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet and the advanced PC-12 NGX turboprop at the National Business Aviation Association’s annual Convention & Exhibition Pilatus confirm a strong backlog of orders. While global health concerns and their impact on travel and supply chains continue to impose recovery challenges for all businesses, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd Chief Executive Offi...

Expanded Gulfstream customer showroom - immersive G400 interaction

Gulfstream Aerospace has expanded the customer showroom located at its Savannah-based worldwide headquarters to include the all-new Gulfstream G400. The innovative G400 experience features a full-size mock-up of the aircraft, immersive multimedia content and an interior design display. “The expanded showroom brings a new level of interaction and customer immersion to the G400 and offers g...