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Jetex Expands FBO Network in Mexico and Japan

Jetex Flight Support is expanding its presence in the Mexican market by announcing a partnership with local company Eolo to co-brand its FBO at Toluca International Airport. The facility is now being run jointly by the partners at what is Mexico’s main business aviation gateway....

Honeywell acquires Satcom 1 to strengthen connectivity offer

Technology giant Honeywell has signed an agreement to buy Satcom1, provider of on board communications routing software and a satellite communications provider of airtime and consulting services. The acquisition positions Honeywell to offer operators a seamless experience with an all-in-one conne...


Elliott unveils Beechjet 400A refurbishment

Elliott Aviation is introducing its newly launched 400E refurbishment programme for the Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP at the show. The refurbishment includes a Garmin G5000 avionics suite with a Lumatech LED master warning panel, Gogo WiFi with Gogo Vision (On-Demand-Movies), an innovative exterior paint design and a completely redesigned, weight-saving interior. The interior includes a newly d...

FBO Software Provider Vessix Plans Expansion

FBO operations software provider Vessix is currently operating at five U.S. locations since its launch at last year’sNBAA show, but the Los Angeles company expects that number to increase significantly over the next few months. The cloud-based business platform automates the handling of many elements of FBO business management, including flight operations, ramp...

Embraer boosts range of Legacy 450

Embraer is extending the range of its Legacy 450 by over 10%. The move is designed to strengthen the Brazilian airframer’s position in the crowded and increasingly competitive superlight and midsize sectors and to exploit the anticipated rebound in these niche segments. The new Legacy 450 boasts a range of 2,900nm (5,370 km) – 325nm more than the current version. This will enable th...

NBAA2015 a Boon to Southern Nevada Economy, Says Clark County Commissioner

Surrounded by more than 80 business airplanes arrayed on Henderson Executive Airport (HND) for NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2015), Nevada's Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak said his community was pleased to serve as the show’s host. “Clark County appreciates our longstanding relationship with NBAA and what they bring to our community...

New Ultra Long Range Falcon 8X Debuts in Las Vegas

Dassault Aviation’s new flagship, the Falcon 8X, is making its debut at the NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (BACE) in Las Vegas.  Since first taking to the air last February, the three aircraft in the flight test program have accumulated 380 flight hours over 185 flights, and are now more than two thirds of the way towards FAA and EASA approval. The flight en...

Five Things Not to Miss at NBAA2015

When planning a schedule for NBAA's 2015 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2015), Chris Strong, NBAA's senior vice president, conventions and membership, suggests the following five events are not to be missed. 1. The Largest Indoor Static Display to Date NBAA2015 will feature 15 aircraft and two mockups inside the convention center, enabling attendees to explore...

Abu Dhabi Air Expo doubles in size for 2016

Al Bateen Executive Airport has said that it has doubled the exhibition space for Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2016 in response to huge demand from key industry professionals to participate. Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2016 is being held from March 8th to 10th, as part of Abu Dhabi Aviation and Aerospace Week.  The event will occupy nearly 60,000 square meters of space at Al Bateen Executive Airport. Dass...

Saudi signs MoU to take Antonov deal to the next stage with 10 aircraft

The partnership between Ukraine and Saudi Arabia was boosted at the final day of the Dubai Airshow by the signing of MOUs for ten Anotonv aircraft that are being developed in the Kingdom VIP visitors to the Antonov display on Thursday included HH Prince Turki bin Saud Mohammed Al−Saud, president of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and other official KSA representativ...

Deals Worth Around $40 Billion Signed at Dubai Airshow 2015

The Dubai Airshow 2015 resulted in the signing of agreements worth a total of $39.8 billion, as compared to $200 billion at the 2013 exhibition, the organizers of the show said Thursday. The agreement signed between the UAE Emirates airline and the US General Electric company for maintenance of 100 Boeing-777 engines became the largest contract announced at the airshow. T...

MedAire Celebrates 30th Anniversary

At the MedAire booth, convention visitors can see a demonstration of MedAire Trip Ready, the first app of its kind focused on the aviation industry, and meet MedLink doctors and security specialists. MedLink operates from Banner–University Medical Center Phoenix (formerly Good Samaritan Hospital), where doctors are available to respond to calls from anywhere in the world, around the clo...

These two guys spent 40 years building a working jetpack that uses real jet engines

When it comes to “the technology of the future” – whether it be flying cars, teleportation, or robot maids – many still wonder when the inventions dreamed up by Hollywood will become a reality. But JetPack Aviation has finally created something that's only been done a couple of times since 1919: build a working jetpack that's powered by actual je...

Dubai aviation district looks to attract aircraft manufacturers

Dubai plans to attract plane makers to manufacture aircraft parts at its aviation district in Dubai South, aiming to draw them closer to their major customers in the region, including the three biggest airlines in the Arabian Gulf. Tahnoon Saif, the vice president of aviation at Dubai South, said yesterday: “2020 to 2025 this is when our original equipment manufacturer [OEM] initiative is...

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A very fortunate person to work in aviation which is his passion - Bennet Walsh

Industry events are an amazing source of meetings, of discoveries, of learning new things. Thanks to MEBAA Conference Morocco, 50skyshades had a perfect opportunity to discuss with Mr....

New Learjet 75 Liberty Full Interior Mock-up and much more from Bombardier

Business aviation industry is getting ready to NBAA-BACE Convention & Exhibition to present latest achievements, discuss most importat trends of the industry.  So what we can expect from B...

20,000 Attendees during Girls in Aviation Day 2019

With 118 individual events presented worldwide, Women in Aviation International’s October 5 Girls in Aviation Day 2019 reached approximately 20,000 attendees. Truly an international event, Girls...

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World’ most rewarding flying experiences by ACH & ACJ

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First flight of SyberJet successfully completed

SyberJet Aircraft has successfully completed first flight of its SJ30i aircraft featuring SyberVisionTM, an all-new cockpit based around the Honeywell Epic 2.0 avionics suite, new ergonomic enhancemen...

VIAexpo 2019 - Vietnam's Largest Inaugural Aviation Exhibition

VIAexpo 2019 will officially take place from 20th to 22nd November 2019 at 5th floor, Tan Son Nhat Pavillon convention center, 202 Hoang Van Thu, Phu Nhuan district, Ho Chi Minh city.  With an...

“The NeXt Big Thing” and more from Pilatus

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Leonardo promotes its helicopters and defence electronics at Seoul ADEX 2019

Leonardo is promoting new solutions aiming to meet the Country’s demanding requirements for technology and industry cooperation. The Company’s AW159 already provides world-cla...

European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM

Amazing news for Gulfstream right before NBAA-BACE - European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM! That means that the aircraft can be delivered to European customers and the way for Europ...

Flying Colours Corp. meets increased demand for ADS-B Out installations

North America-headquartered Flying Colours Corp. will be promoting its ADS – B Out expertise during NBAA- BACE 2019 – Booth C7215 - having performed nearly 50 ADS-B Out installat...