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Unique Capabilities of the PC-12 NG and PC-24 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

“We love Oshkosh. Not only is it the best venue in the world to highlight the unique aircraft that Pilatus build, but it gives us a great opportunity to meet with customers, prospects and enthusiasts from around the globe. And, it’s just a lot of fun to be here, and remind ourselves why we enjoy working in this great industry.” stated Tom Aniello, Vice President of Marketing...

EAA launches New SkillScore Tracker - immediate feedback on piloting skills

The Experimental Aircraft Association, in cooperation with CloudAhoy, a leader in bringing technology to post-flight debriefing, is releasing at no charge to EAA members the first proficiency tracker for flying skills. The EAA SkillScore Tracker is the first resource that allows pilots to measure flying proficiency on an EAA web portal or their mobile devices. Working through the CloudAhoy mobi...

Final Approval to Form American Airlines and Qantas Joint Business is Received

American Airlines welcomes the U.S. Department of Transportation’s final approval of a joint business agreement with Qantas. American and Qantas now have the opportunity to jointly offer more products that will better serve customers flying between the United States and Australia and New Zealand. This has been a longstanding business objective of the partnership. “We look forward to...

Korean Air Orders 20 787 Dreamliner Airplanes

Korean Air has finalized an agreement with Boeing to order 20 787 Dreamliner airplanes – including 10 each of the 787-10 and 787-9 models – valued at $6.3 billion according to list prices. Along with an agreement to lease 10 additional 787-10 jets from Air Lease Corporation, the carrier will quadruple its Dreamliner fleet as it looks to bring greater efficiency and passenger comforts t...

Small, but so important nowadays - new, powerful USB charger for aircraft

If we ask you to name a small, always invisible but very important detail, device if you want, necessary in every aircraft cockpit? Second clue - a must be to keep working a tablet or mobile device... Quite fast we all will say - USB charger. So Garmin presents a small, lightweight USB charger designed for a wide range of aircraft. The GSB 15 has received FAA certification, as well as Euro...

300th Jet ConneX System installed for Customer Satisfaction

300th aircraft with Jet ConneX... it is a milestone, an achievement, a reason to celebrate and to talk more about that revolutionary inflight broadband service. According to Inmarsat, owner of the satellite network that operates the Ka-band internet service, Gulfstream has delivered more Jet ConneX-equipped aircraft than any other business-jet manufacturer. Deliveries, which began in...

Speed meets adventure at Daher’s EAA AirVenture exhibit

Can't wait for the EAA AirVenture? Let us give you more details from Daher! Get ready to aviation adventure with family of TBM very fast turboprop aircraft! Together with the Kodiak 100 – which will join the company’s product line through Daher’s upcoming acquisition of the Quest Aircraft Company. The exhibit of Daher’s two latest TBM family members &nda...

Get ready For Launch of Lightweight Pathfinder Prop

Hartzell Propeller is developing and launching the lightweight Pathfinder composite three-blade constant speed propeller, in close cooperation with CubCrafters and Lycoming Engines. CubCrafters is Hartzell's exclusive launch customer for the new Pathfinder prop. With updated aerodynamics and internal structure, the Pathfinder is quieter, smoother, and, like the popular two-blade Hartze...

Airbus expands its aircraft deliveries using sustainable jet fuel blends

One of main problems all possible sides are discussing - how to minimize air transportation impact on environmental. Main manufacturers have confirmed their commitment to work on this cause during latest Paris International Air Show edition. Less talking, more actins - this is obviously one of the main points for Airbus. It is the manufacturer, which originated sustainable-fuelled jetliner...

Aerial Shows, Aviation Celebrities, Tech Talks Highlight Hartzell Propeller at EAA 2019

Hartzell Propeller's profile at the 2019 EAA AirVenture, to be held July 22-29 in Oshkosh, Wis., features multiple aviation celebrities, a number of exhilarating air show performances and technical presentations, in addition to the world's best propeller specialists. "Hartzell Propeller's strong lineup at the 2019 EAA AirVenture reflects our position as the world's leading...

Beyond Aircraft Transactions - 10 years of Mente Group success

10 years of success, of growth, of happy clients, of further development, national and international...Mente Group is celebrating its10th anniversary this month!  Since its founding in Dallas by President and CEO Brian Proctor in 2009, the company has successfully handled more than $3.5 billion in aircraft transactions, saving customers more than $200 million. "We have attracted...

The third year Clay Lacy Pilot Scholarship Fund helps Orange Coast College Aviation Students

Now it's third year, Clay Lacy Pilot Scholarship Fund helps students earn private, instrument and commercial pilot license, and pursue careers in aviation. Attention, two newest recipients of the Clay Lacy Pilot Scholarship at Orange Coast College (OCC) in Costa Mesa, Calif are announced - Katie Kirby and Joseph White! They are pursuing their private pilot license through the Oran...