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An Attempt of World Circumnavigation Speed Record on Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER Aircraft

Action Aviation Chairman Hamish Harding and Astronaut Terry Virts will attempt to beat the world record for circling the globe via both poles from July 9-11, 2019 on board a Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER aircraft. The mission, titled One More Orbit, pays tribute to the achievements of the Apollo missions by highlighting how humans push the boundaries of aeronautics. The mission will la...

300th Cessna Citation CJ4 delivered

There are facts, proving the leadership without any additional information needed - 300th Cessna Citation CJ4 delivered. The milestone aircraft was delivered today to McNeilus Steel, based in Dodge Center, Minnesota.  “The Citation CJ4 continues to be a standout in the light jet segment due to its combination of high performance, low operating costs and class-leading cabin a...

Strategic Partnership to advance safe urban air mobility - Boeing and Kitty Hawk

There is no need ,to explain the importance of shaping the future of urban air mobility. The science fiction we've seen in "The 5th element" and similar movies is right around the corner. One more strategic partnership to collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility - Boeing and Kitty Hawk Corporation. They will bring together the innovation of Kitty Hawk&rsq...

Caribbean Aviation meetup discoveries - Tropic Ocean Airways

One of the main topics during Caribbean Aviation Meetup was the lack of connections between island in the region. Where came the company actually offering a solution – amphibious aircraft. Tropic Ocean Airways, the largest amphibious airline with a fleet of 13 aircraft.  “We love what we do — just ask our passengers who fly with us time and again. Additionally, we are hon...

New partnership to Develop Interior for Overture, Mach-2.2 Airliner

Boom Supersonic has partnered with JPA Design to develop the cabin interior for Overture, its Mach-2.2 commercial airliner. JPA Design has created interiors for the most prestigious airlines, trains and hotels in the world. Working in collaboration with Boom's internal team, JPA Design will reimagine the onboard passenger experience and create a tranquil, stress-free journey from...

General Aviation future in the Silicone Valley by Daher

General Aviation future in the Silicone Valley. Sounds interesting? Then you have to find out in details about the hackathon even by Daher. Daher launched an event that challenges innovators to develop computing capabilities, artificial intelligence processes and other software that could further improve its TBM family of turboprop-powered general aviation aircraft. Called the “Ge...

Safran and Uber unveil a full-scale cabin mockup based on a vision of on-demand urban air mobility vehicle

Urban Air Mobility - we are getting used to head a lot and to see latest projetcs and concepts. This time, let's have a look at eVTOL cabin, presented by Safran and Uber.  The cabin that will ensure a consistent passenger experience, no matter the vehicle manufacturer. Safran achieves such a concept thanks to its own expertise as the world's #1 cabin interior provider and ut...

New Flying Vehicle Concept for Future Urban Air Mobility by EmbraerX

Welcome a new electric flying vehicle concept by EmbraerX!​ The aircraft concept, with electric vertical take-off and landing capability, known as eVTOL, is part of the EmbraerX multi-project approach. Embraer’s disruptive business subsidiary is working on a collaborative effort to enable and accelerate the urban mobility ecosystem. “As a market accelerator committed to developin...

Advances Biofuels, Recycling and Conservation by Boeing

Biofuel, recycling - we are more than sure that you hear these words more and more used in aviation related discussions. How important it is? Why it is so important? What major actors of the industry have done already and what are challenges in the very near future? Back in 2018, Boeing unveiled its new environment strategy through 2025 with ambitious goals to innovate products for environ...

Gulfstream design teams and Gulfstream G650ER earn accolades

Do you agree if we say that getting International Yacht & Aviation Awards for the third consecutive year is quite an achievement? Bravo! Congratulations!  Gulfstream got International Yacht & Aviation Awards for its interior and industrial design! “The consistent performance Gulfstream has had in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards is further proof...

Panasonic Avionics Opens First Innovation Studio

Panasonic Avionics has opened its first Innovation Studio in Pleasanton, California. Breaking ground as the first of five planned locations worldwide, Panasonic’s new Innovation Studio in Pleasanton will serve as a hub for innovation, ideation, and solution-building. It is designed as a space where airlines and partners will gather and co-create the future of travel experience. David B...

Wheels Up strategic acquisition of Travel Management Company

Every industry is demanding. Business aviation is especially demanding: you have to analyse market tendences, demand, changes... To respond to increasing demand from members for high-quality light jets Wheels Up had to act. So an acquisition is announced, adding complementary aircraft to bolster Light Jet Offering and Charter Marketplace. Wheels Up announced the acquisition of Travel...