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Essential news for 06 Nov 2019

We are living interesting times for the business aviation industry - meet David McCown

Events are an amazing place to met people, to find out more about them, to discuss the industry and latest trends. Amazing when there is the "good energy" you share and the same vision of how things goes. We had this chance talking to David McCown, President of Air Partner US subsidiary. We won't even hide the fact that his flying experience in France had a special charm for us...

WZ16 French-Chinese helicopter engine strengthened

Safran and Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) have signed a memorandum of agreement to strengthen their industrial cooperation on the WZ16 French-Chinese helicopter engine. This agreement was signed in Beijing by Alexandre Ziegler, Safran Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Affairs, and AECC Chairman Cao Jianguo, during French President Emmanuel Macron's State Visit...

The aviation is forever changed - Garmin Autoland System

“Today, aviation is forever changed as we introduce one of the industry’s most significant innovations – the first Autoland system for general aviation aircraft,” said Cliff Pemble, Garmin president and CEO. “The unveiling of Autoland demonstrates Garmin’s deep commitment to develop advanced technologies that enhance aviation safety and save lives.” In...

Airbus Charter Service launched with Volotea

Do you now what is Airbus Charter Service? Here is the answer -  a service between Toulouse International Airport and Airbus’ Finkenwerder sites,to commute between both Airbus sites. Volotea has been selected by Airbus to operate the Airbus Charter Service or the next five years. Volotea serves this route from Monday to Friday. Volotea operates this route with two de...

Wednesday`s summary

Looking for a scholarship, Use your chance!

Thousands of dollars in scholarships will be awarded at WAI’s 31st Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, and the time to apply is now. To qualify for a scholarship, the applicant must be a current WAI member and submit the application by November 12, 2019. More than 100 individual scholarships are available in areas ranging from aerospace to engineering, from maintenance to f...

Plus Istanbul Flight Academy chose Alsim AL250

Alsim announced the sale of an AL 250 to Istanbul Flight Academy, a flight school located in Istanbul, Turkey. The ATO is a Zero to ATPL training specialist. The Alsim AL250 is a generic and compact simulator for single & multi engine piston (SEP/MEP reconfigurable) PPL, CPL & IR training. The device meets all current regulatory standards and responds to training requirements...

The endurance of future Bye Aerospace eAircraft to be increased

A 12-month collaborative programme, announced in late July  is began by OXIS Energy and Bye Aerospace. The programme seeks to achieve a 50% to 100% increase in flight time from a single charge on future Bye Aerospace eAircraft. An innovative Lithium Sulfur (Li-S) battery technology, developed by OXIS,offers significant benefits to aviation markets. Compared to existing Li-ion bat...