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Helitech International 2015 - Diversity and Internationality

Diversity and internationality are the key themes of Helitech International 2015, which opens today at ExCeL London. Exhibitors from 23 countries will be displaying platforms, systems, components, equipment, materials and services that span a broad spectrum of the civil and parapublic rotorcraft sec...

Museum of Aviation Gets Fully-Restored P-51

After finally getting a B-17 bomber in its arsenal of attractions, the Museum of Aviation now has the plane that protected it. The museum staff has reassembled a fully restored P-51 Mustang fighter and rolled it into the Century of Flight Hangar. It will remain there on display for the time being...


inter airport Europe 2015 opens with exhibitor record

The 20th anniversary edition of inter airport Europe, International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design & Services, was officially opened today at the Munich Trade Fair Centre. Until Friday, 9th October 2015, a total of 676 exhibitors from 44 countries will present a unique variety of the latest airport equipment on a total net exhibition space of 30,000 square metres. This re...

Biggin Hill gives figures for BGAD 2015

Biggin Hill is reporting that BGAD had over 700 visitors, 60 exhibitors and 20 aircraft and helicopters in the static display. The show highlighted the UK debut of the Cessna Citation Latitude; the launch of TBM dealer Flying Smart’s new sales base at Biggin Hill; Globeair’s promotion of its new collaboration with BACA and Zenith Aviation’s new charter fleet. Charter broker...

Jennifer Aniston is star of Emirates' latest product campaign

Emirates has unveiled its highly anticipated television commercial (TVC) featuring Hollywood actress, director and producer Jennifer Aniston. This marks the first time Emirates has collaborated with the international star in a global digital and TV campaign.  The Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning actress showcases her impeccable comedic timing in the global airline’s light-heart...

For GCC economy, ATC Global raises some key questions

John Swift, Director, NATS Middle East looks at the key issues that will be raised at today's ATC Global event in Dubai. The emergence of the Gulf, over the past decade, as the dominant hub in global aviation has been astounding. The natural geographic advantage of the region has been matched by unprecedented levels of investment in airport infrastructure, and the world’s newest fleet...

Chkalov State Flight Test Center turned 95

State Order of Lenin and Order of the Red Banner Flight Test Center named after V.P. Chkalov celebrated its 95th anniversary, press-service of Russian Ministry of Defense reports. Today the center possesses unique test facilities and equipment. Only here a new or upgraded aircraft as well as new weapons may be tested in full in terms of compliance with the performance specification. The...

Aerospace and aviation seek to take off in Mentor

Ohio’s Aerospace Industry was the topic of a recent event in Mentor that was geared toward fostering growth both locally and across the state. As part of the City of Mentor International Trade Initiative’s quarterly symposium series, about 75 people gathered Oct. 1 at Noah’s Event Center for Aerospace Industry Opportunities & Updates.  Hosted by a partnership betwe...

Congress to hold UAV safety hearing Oct. 7

The US House of Representatives will hold an Oct. 7 hearing on unmainned aerial vehicle (UAV) safety issues. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s aviation subcommittee said in a statement that increasing UAV sightings by pilots and air traffic controllers “have raised safety questions among stakeholders and the public. This hearing will enable the s...

More than 5,000 expected at Air & Sea Cargo Americas

More than 5,000 delegates are expected to attend this year’s Air & Sea Cargo Americas conference and exhibition in Miami from November 4-6. Air Cargo Week is a media partner for the event and will be attending the Miami Airport & Convention Center for the three days. Held every two years, the event in 2013 was the largest attending air and maritime cargo show in the Wester...

Symposium on medical challenges in air sports to take place at FAI World Air Games

A symposium on medical challenges in extreme air sports and aviation will act as a side event to the FAI World Air Games in Dubai. Aeromedical doctors and experts and speakers will discuss issues relating to the medical challenges in air sports and aviation.   The event is organised by the FAI Medico-Physiological Commission and the Dubai medical authorities, and is the first symposi...

Aviation Achievement Awards Debut. And the winners are…

The first Aviation Achievement Awards took place this week as part of the Gulf Aviation Networking Event 2015 held at the Burj Al Arab, Dubai. Organisers ITP have introduced the annual honours to recognise the region's most innovative and inspirational organisations and individuals. The awards follow an application process which was then judged by a committee which focused on unique and exc...

UAE Space Agency seeks cooperation opportunities with Indian space research organisation

The UAE Space Agency carried out an official visit to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to discuss opportunities of cooperation between the two organizations within the space sector. This falls in line with the Agency's efforts to build strategic partnerships and achieve goals of regional and international cooperation within the industry.  The delegation was led by Dr. K...

DAE announced as Presidential Sponsor of Aerospace Supply Chain Summit 2016 hosted by Dubai South

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) will host the second annual “Aerospace Supply Chain Summit” on 25-26th of May 2016, at Dubai South (formerly known as Dubai World Central) headquarters auditorium . The event organised by Arabian Reach FZ LLC, will be attended by industry leaders and top-level executives in the aerospace industry from across the globe. It will focus on various opport...

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Looking back at LABACE 2019 - Dassault’s Falcon 8X and Falcon 2000LXS

Last week São Paulo hosted Latin America most important business aviation event - The Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Let's have a look on Dassault Aviati...

New Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization presented at LABACE

Do you feel yourself ready to be a designer of your future business jet? Because now it's more than possible with Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization! Embraer presentedTechCa...

Embraer Praetor 500 awarded Brazilian certification

Congratulations Embraer! During a ceremony at LABACEE new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was awarded its Type Certificate by Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority. If you remember, it wa...

LABACE Debut for Embraer Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 Business Jets

50 years of amazing success story of Embraer... The very same month Embraer is participating at LABACE, the largest business aviation show of Latin America. Be ready, new Praetor 500...

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MAKS 2019 - The Cosmonaut Training Centre will present an IL-76MDK laboratory aircraft

The Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (CTC) has formed a large-scale program of participation in the International Aviation and Space Salon. In particular, the L-39 training aircraft, the AS-350B3E Eu...

Looking back at LABACE 2019 - Dassault’s Falcon 8X and Falcon 2000LXS

Last week São Paulo hosted Latin America most important business aviation event - The Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Let's have a look on Dassault Aviati...

Gualter Helicopteros appointed as Kopter Group distributor for Brazil

Kopter Group started the active promotionof SH09 in Brazil with the appointment of Gualter Helicopteros as its representative & distributor. The partnership between the two companies...

The expansion of Air BP carbon offset program for business aviation

 From today to August 15 Air BP is Brazil at the largest business aviation conference and exhibition in Latin America. What are their most important news you can't miss? First of al...

New Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization presented at LABACE

Do you feel yourself ready to be a designer of your future business jet? Because now it's more than possible with Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization! Embraer presentedTechCa...

Embraer Praetor 500 awarded Brazilian certification

Congratulations Embraer! During a ceremony at LABACEE new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was awarded its Type Certificate by Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority. If you remember, it wa...