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Essential news for 24 Oct 2021

Aviation recovery, training requirements and equipment - meet ASP Air-Space

These days we all are in need to think positive, to look for the recovery after year and a half of global pandemic crisis. So, let's talk aviation recovery. One very important point to ensure that is training. Can you imagine how many people needs to "remember" everything, pass again the qualification, or just start for real in the industry.  Aviation training obviously...

First Embraer Praetor 500 in Canada delivered to AirSprint

Embraer delivered the first Praetor 500 in Canada to AirSprint Private Aviation. Earlier this year, the company converted two Legacy 450s to Praetor 500s and, with this addition, AirSprint will have three Praetor 500s in its fleet, and a total of nine Embraer jets. The Praetor 500 boasts an impressive, best-in-class range, capable of non-stop flights of 3,340 nm at long-range cruise speed and a...

Rolls-Royce joins Boeing & World Energy for successful 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel flight

Rolls-Royce, working with Boeing and World Energy, has carried out a successful test flight of its 747 Flying Testbed aircraft using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on a Trent 1000 engine. The aircraft flew from Tucson airport in Arizona, passing over New Mexico and Texas, with a Trent 1000 engine running solely on 100% SAF while the remaining three RB211 engines ran on standard jet fuel...

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Garmin announces new pilot training opportunities

Garmin International announce new training opportunities that will benefit novice and seasoned pilots alike. A new eLearning course provides comprehensive, up-to-date instruction on the Garmin G3000® while free video series offer lessons in risk management and SiriusXM® weather products. G3000 Essentials 2.0 eLearning course Designed for pilots who are new to...

Base maintenance services for more than 140 easyJet aircraft - LHT

Lufthansa Technik has renewed a substantial base maintenance contract with easyJet for more than 140 aircraft of the airline's A320 family, which was initially signed back in 2016. This sucessful cooperation was now extended by another five years. The base maintenance services will be performed at Lufthansa Technik's facilities in Sofi...