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Daher introduces Garmin’s latest G3000 features and functionality on the TBM 930 at Sun'N'Fun

Daher announced its introduction of the latest features and functionality on Garmin G3000 all-glass integrated flight deck configuration for TBM 930s – the high-end model in Daher’s very fast turboprop aircraft family. Nicolas Chabbert, Senior Vice President of the Daher Airplane Business Unit, unveiled the TBM 930’s upgraded cockpit during a press conference at Lakeland, Flor...

Boeing Announces Global Fleet Care Agreements for Singapore Airlines and Scoot

Boeing and SIAEC also finalize agreements for BAPAS to enter full operations Boeing announced that on March 7, 2018, two previously signed integrated Boeing Global Fleet Care agreements for Singapore Airlines' fleet of 27 777-300ERs (Extended Range) and Scoot's fleet of 20 787 Dreamliners were transferred to Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services Pte. Ltd., (BAPAS), a join...

ATP Flight School Places Second Order for 100 Archer TXs

Piper Aircraft and ATP Flight School announced today, during the annual Sun-n-Fun Fly-In, the signing of a second 100 aircraft fleet order. ATP, which holds the distinction of being the largest private flight school in the United States and leading supplier of pilots to the nation's regional airlines, is now the larges Piper fleet operator in the world. ATP's original Archer order was p...

Garmin announces G1000 NXi upgrade for Phenom 100/300 business jets

There are two new members in the G1000 NXi upgrade club — the Embraer Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 equipped with the Prodigy Flight Deck. This integrated flight deck upgrade includes significant performance enhancements, plus unique features such as SurfaceWatch, visual approaches, geographical map overlay within the HSI and more. Supplemental Type Certificate for the G1000 NXi integrated...

Rolls-Royce selects StandardAero for 20-year MRO Services Agreement for AE 2100, AE 1107 and T56 Series IV engines

StandardAero has signed a 20-year Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Rolls-Royce to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the AE 2100, AE 1107 and T56 Series IV engine models through the year 2038.  The MOA, with a projected value exceeding $15 billion over the twenty year period, designates StandardAero as the primary provider of MRO services, following a competitive bi...

Boeing, American Airlines Sign Major Order for 47 787 Dreamliners

World's largest airline to more than double its Dreamliner fleet with 47 firm orders and 28 options Order is valued at $12 billion; includes 787-8 and 787-9 models American cites 787 family's performance, commonality, market success for repeat order Boeing and American Airlines today announced the world's largest airline will more than double its 787 Dreamliner fleet with a ne...

Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet Wins Prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy

 The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced that the Cirrus Aircraft Vision® Jet has been awarded the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy for developing the world’s first single engine Personal Jet™ and implementing the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) on the aircraft. The Collier Trophy is selected by a committee that includes 25 industry leaders and is...

Boeing KC-46 Tanker Program Completes Fuel On-load Certification Testing

Boeing recently achieved a major certification milestone following a successful refueling flight between two KC-46 tankers. The company's tanker program has now completed its required Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) fuel on-load testing.  During the three-hour, forty-eight minute flight, a KC-46 successfully transferred 146,000 pounds of fuel to a second KC-46, while achie...

Boeing, Air Lease Corporation Sign Order for Eight 737 MAX Airplanes

Order from leading airplane lessor reflects strong market demand for new and improved 737 jet  Boeing and Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced they have finalized an order for eight more 737 MAX 8 airplanes, valued at $936.8 million at list prices. Air Lease Corporation (ALC), one of the world's leading airplane lessors, has been a big buyer of the improved 737 airpl...

Jeppesen Teams with Bad Elf to Integrate Wireless Flight Data Transfers for General and Business Aviation Pilots

 New Jeppesen technology combines with Bad Elf Wombat device to update avionics data cards directly from the cockpit Boeing, through its subsidiary Jeppesen, today introduced a new mobile version of its Jeppesen Distribution Manager (JDM) flight data update technology, and announced a new strategic alliance with Bad Elf, a leading provider of aviation hardware and software solutions. Toget...

PC-24 Super Versatile Jet to Authorized Pilatus Center Western Aircraft Delivered

The Authorized Pilatus Sales and Service Center Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, took delivery of the first PC-24 Super Versatile Jet to the Pilatus dealer network. In a ceremony at Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd’s facility in Broomfield, Colorado, Western Aircraft, an Authorized Pilatus Sales and Service Center since 1996, took delivery of PC-24 serial number 102. It is th...

Gulfstream Aerospace extends successful student program to Dallas-Fort Worth

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has announced it is extending its Student Leadership Program to Dallas-Fort Worth, home of the company’s mid-cabin completions facility and a service center. The multicity student program leverages community and business partnerships to introduce high school students to careers in aviation, manufacturing, science, technology, engineering and math. More than 300...