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American Airlines and British Airways mark the official start of the JFK Redevelopment Plan

Atlantic Joint Business partners American Airlines and British Airways joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to announce the start of construction on a $344 million investment at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Terminal 8 at the Association for a Better New York luncheon in Midtown. “Our investment will put th...

The City of the Future revealed by Bell

How do you imagine the City Of Future? Her is the visionof Bell Textron, reveals at CES. A vivid look into the future of the smart city ecosystem. The Bell Nexus air taxi and the Autonomous Pod Transport coexisting to move people, products and information across connected cities.  “With a focus on the passenger experience, we revealed the technology and the vehicl...

Tailwind Adds Aerospace Welding Minneapolis and Aerospace Manufacturing to Portfolio

Tailwind Technologies has acquired Aerospace Welding Minneapolis and Aerospace Manufacturing, both headed by President Tom Heid, who will continue in that capacity for Tailwind. Tailwind Technologies is the parent company of Hartzell Propeller, Inc. and Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC. "President Tom Heid founded AWI-AMI in Eagan, Minn., more than 20 years ago. The operation is wel...

Airbus is now offering Gentex electrochromic windows

Gentex Corporation announced that Airbus is now offering the Company’s latest generation of electrochromic windows on its aircraft. More details of the roll-out will be revealed this spring. The EDWs will allow passengers to selectively darken the aircraft windows as desired while still enabling them to view the scenery outside. Not only do these EDWs eliminate the need for traditional...

TECT Aerospace acquired Triumph Nashville Operations

The sale of Triumph Group Nashville based structures assembly operations to TECT Aerospaceis completed, as it continues to execute on its multi-year transformation plan to reshape its portfolio. "In 2019, we made great progress in reshaping our portfolio, reducing costs so that we can invest in our core businesses, and pursuing new growth opportunities," said Dan Crow...

Ready, Set, Start - DRONEDEK changing delivery by drone

We are living in such an interesting time, the development of latest technologies allows science fiction to become a simple reality, making a lot of task so easy to accomplish. Drones can be extremely disturbing, when used by strange people close to airport, but they can be as well very necessary to get your next Christmas present delivery on time!  DRONEDEK, first position patent hol...

Business Aviation Community Welcomes Congressional Promotion of Aviation Fuel Sustainability

A group of aviation stakeholders welcomed congressional legislation including provisions aimed squarely at promoting the development and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). The House and Senate approved the legislation last week, as part of a fiscal year 2020 appropriations package. The language contains a renewal-and-extension of the biodiesel tax incentive, for which certain fuels are...

Next phase of Cessna SkyCourier development begins

Textron Aviation has successfully mated the wings to the fuselage of the first Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop prototype aircraft, a key milestone in the development of the clean-sheet aircraft. “As expected, the operation was sound as the wings were secured on the fuselage, and the new Cessna SkyCourier took another major step in its development,” said Chris He...

Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 receives US certification

The Pearl® 15, the exclusive engine option for Bombardier’s Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft, has received its official certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The engine, which was developed at the Rolls-Royce Centre of Excellence for Business Aviation engines in Dahlewitz, Germany, has previously been certified by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (...

Potez Aéronautique will be the supplier In the development of Aerion Supersonic AS2

Aerion Supersonic has selected Potez Aéronautique to design the doors of the AS2, the first privately built supersonic business jet.  "As innovation is in POTEZ's very DNA, we are very proud and enthusiastic about partnering with Aerion to contribute to the success of the ambitious and pioneering AS2," said Roland and Antoine Potez, President and CEO respectively...

Congratulations - 600th Gulfstream G550 delivered

Gulfstream Aerospace achieved another milestone - its 600th Gulfstream G550 has been delivered to a customer! The delivery was celebrated by Gulfstream employees at the company’s Brunswick, Georgia, completions and maintenance facility. Entering service in 2003, the G550 introduced the award-winning PlaneView™ flight deck featuring Gulfstream’s Enhanced Flight Vision Sy...

Reducing Gulfstream Carbon Footprint - more than 1 Million Nautical Miles flown

Gulfstream Savannah-based fleet  has flown more than 1 million nautical miles/1.85 million kilometers on sustainable aviation fuel! This milestone clearly demonstrates  sustainable aviation fuel's viability as well as company's commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. Since March 2016, Gulfstream has used SAF for its corporate, Demonstration, Customer Support and Flight...