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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...

21 new Airbus helicopters for Global Medical Response

Global Medical Response is adding a total of 21 Airbus helicopters from the H125, H130 and H135 families to its growing air medical fleet, with options to include up to an additional 23 helicopters, bringing the total order potential up to 44 helicopters. “We fly a variety of Airbus products, but the main thing they have in common – and the most important thing we look for in o...

ACJ319neo from K5-Aviation to be highlighted at NBAA-BACE

Airbus Corporate Jets is exhibiting at NBAA-BACE for the first time ever showcasing an ACJ319neo from K5-Aviation. K5-Aviation is the largest Airbus operator in Europe with four ACJ319s in its fleet and is preparing to operate two ACJ widebodies soon .    “Our ACJ aircraft offer the best comfort, with the most specious cabins that are widely appreciated by our customers and...

Daher Kodiak & TBM aircraft at NBAA-BACE highlighting owner/single-pilot operations

Daher’s family of Kodiak and TBM turboprop aircraft will be showcased at this month’s 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, with a focus on the owner/single-pilot operators who represent a large percentage of the company’s international customers. In addition to Daher’s NBAA-BACE presence in the Las Vegas Convention Center (Boo...

Significant milestone in Garmin G5000 retrofit program for Cessna Citation Excel & Citation XLS

Garmin announced that 10% of the ever-popular Cessna Citation Excel and XLS business jet fleet has now been retrofitted with Garmin’s G5000®integrated flight deck upgrade. The G5000 integrated avionics suite modernizes the cockpit with additional capabilities, significantly reduces operational costs, increases situational awareness of the flight crew and solves long-term c...