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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...

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 acquisiti...

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World Circumnavigation Speed Record has been Beaten

Today, at 12:12:23 UTC the history was made - beating the world record for any aircraft flying over the North and South poles!  Action Aviation Chairman Hamish Harding, Astronaut Terry Virts and crew on board of Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER aircraft with record time of the mission of 46 hours, 39 minutes and 38 seconds! “Our mission, titled One More Orbi...

Visit the Heart of African Business Aviation

Are you ready for MEBAA Show Morocco? It's only a couple of month away! It's the ideal time to set your goals, to schedule all meeting and use all opportunities this show is offering! MEBAA Show Morocco is the ideal platform for business aviation as the country is the centre of the aerospace industry in Africa. The show is held under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed...

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...

Caribbean Aviation Meetup discoveries – Proximity Matters

I guess you can ask each and everyone of Caribbean Aviation Meetup participants if there is any speaker who is totally different from others, you will get the same answer - Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace. It’s just impossible to stay indifferent, not to listen and not to get involved in the discussion when Mr. Vanderpool is on stage.   To those who did not had the chan...

Piper Malibu and its UK pilots to claim new World Record

  16 countries in 24 hours with Piper Malibu light aircraft!  Intrepid British pilots Mike Roberts and Nicholas Rogers are awaiting formal verification of their feat from the Guinness World Record Organisation. Currently it lists the most countries visited by fixed wing aircraft in 24 hrs as 11, achieved by James van der Hoorn and Iain Macleod b...

PC-24 Lands on Grass Runway in Goodwood for the Festival of Speed

A first in England at the legendary Festival of Speed: the Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet landed on the grass runway at Goodwood Aerodrome and will be on display for the general public to admire throughout the Festival of Speed from 4 to 7 July 2019. The PC-24 is the first ever business jet to land at this field. Goodwood Aerodrome (EGHR/QUG) is located northeast of Chichester in the sou...

Breitling ends sponsorship contract with Apache Aviation

For the 2020 season and beyond, Jacques Bothelin, Apache Aviation President, is setting up a sponsor research strategy using unique know-how, developed over 37 years of aerial demonstration. His team’s future will be hopefully ensured either through an exclusive sponsor or a pool of co-sponsors. Apache Aviation announced that from the end of the season 2019, its seven L-39 Albatros team w...

Caribbean Aviation Meetup discoveries – Aviation Outside the Box

We’ve already mentioned that the second day of the 4th Caribbean Aviation meetup was hold at the l'Esperance Airport Grand Case Saint-Martin. All participants had the opportunity to share the everyday operations, to see what is done in the best way, as well as what has to be done. By what has to be done I mean not only what has to be done after the devastating Irma of 2017, but m...

1st European Helicopter Day

If we talk about aviation, how many of you will immediately think about helicopters? I guess that would be the second thought. In fact, helicopters are used in so many every day missions, we are just too used to have the priviledge of that to think how important this job is. So when I saw the information about 1st European Helicopter Day, of course I needed to find out much more in order to s...

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...

Caribbean Aviation Meetup discoveries - Aviation Insurance

  I am sure you can imagine, that 3 day Caribbean Aviation Meetup rased many many questions and a lot of topics were discussed. Insurance in aviation. A very important point. I had the opportunity to discuss what's happening in aviation insurance with Robert J. Peres, the Managing Director of  Southeast Insurance Group.  Q. Aircraft insurance...

Reinforced customer trust for Embraer technical expertise

Each big event can be judged successful looking back at the agreement and contracts signed. So, Paris International Air Show was quite good for Embraer - a pool maintenance and parts agreements with European carriers, reinforcing the customer trust and state-of-the art support of the original manufacturer in maintaining an efficient operation through the TechCare technical expertise....

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

22/07/2019 - 29/07/2019
United States, Oshkosh

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World Circumnavigation Speed Record has been Beaten

Today, at 12:12:23 UTC the history was made - beating the world record for any aircraft flying over the North and South poles!  Action Aviation Chairman Hamish Harding, Astronaut T...

Visit the Heart of African Business Aviation

Are you ready for MEBAA Show Morocco? It's only a couple of month away! It's the ideal time to set your goals, to schedule all meeting and use all opportunities this show is offering!...

Caribbean Aviation Meetup discoveries – Proximity Matters

I guess you can ask each and everyone of Caribbean Aviation Meetup participants if there is any speaker who is totally different from others, you will get the same answer - Vincent Vanderpoo...

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Premier Summit Returns to London- 5th Aerotropolis World Summit

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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......

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 1...