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Public premiere - Fraundorfer Aeronautics TENSOR 600X at European Rotors

Fraundorfer Aeronautics is presenting its newly developed "TENSOR 600X" aircraft to the public for the first time at European Rotors in Cologne. The aircraft has a range of 600 kilometers and a maximum cruising speed of 200 km/h. The TENSOR 600X is intended for personal mobility: Medium...

Dassault Aviation at Dubai Airshow 2021

Dassault Aviation is participating in Dubai Airshow 2021, from 14 to 18 November. The static display features a Rafale C combat aircraft and a Falcon 8X business jet (which flew from France with sustainable aviation fuel). The Rafale will take part in the flying display every day. It will be present...


Kuwait International Aircraft Leasing purchases Bell 429 to boost Ministry of Health Emergency capabilities

Bell Textron Inc.,announced the sale of a Bell 429 helicopter in Kuwait to Kuwait International Aircraft Leasing (KIAL) to be used by the Ministry of Health (MOH) for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS). This marks the third 429 HEMS sale in the country. The aircraft is expected to be delivered in August 2022. KIAL and Bell representatives gathered at the Dubai Air Show to celebrate...

Shared vision on sustainable aviation -Rolls-Royce and Etihad Airways

Rolls-Royce and Etihad Airways agreed to formalise their common interest in decarbonising air travel by signing a comprehensive agreement facilitating the development of sustainable aviation as part of Etihad’s broader strategic sustainability programme. Extending from Rolls-Royce’s Pathway to Net Zero strategy and related announcements at the recent COP26 event, Rolls-Royce be...

Demand for VIP commercial aircraft picks up in the Middle East

VIP Commercial airline specialist Global Jet, operator of 15 VIP Airbus and Boeing aircraft has seen the level of interest from the Middle East increase substantially over the past few months.  “We have received a number of qualified enquiries from a number of buyers’, states Hardy Sohanpal Head of Aircraft Sales and Acquisitions at Global Jet Monaco.  “This i...

An order of 255 A321neo family aircraft by Indigo Partners portfolio airlines

 Wizz Air (Hungary), Frontier (United States), Volaris (Mexico) and JetSMART (Chile, Argentina), Indigo Partners portfolio airlines, have announced an order for 255 additional A321neo Family aircraft under a joint Indigo Partners agreement. The firm order was signed at the Dubai Airshow. This order brings the total number of aircraft ordered by the Indigo Partners’ airlines to 1,145...

Welcome World best smart basic trainer – Pilatus PC-7 MKX

With a new glass cockpit, new avionics, improvements in the area of crew comfort and other technical innovations, the PC-7 MKX offers smart state-of-the-art training capability in the Basic Training segment at unrivalled cost, with outstanding robustness and unmatched reliability. The smart Basic Trainer is now available to take on a new generation of student pilots and turn them into first class...

Support of the industry - MACE 2021 - Dr. Ian Borg, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects

Once again, we're back to Malta Aviation Conference & Expo 2021. Honestly, the quality of speakers and variety of topics we've discussed is very important, so we keep sharing the best with you. An obvious point for 50skyshades was an opportunity to ask some essential questions to Dr. Ian Borg, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects. Once again, we thank Mr. Mi...

Airbus Helicopters product & service solutions at the first European Rotors

European Rotors will enable Airbus Helicopters to reconnect with its customers, partners, suppliers, and other industry players in person. Showgoers will have the opportunity to stop by and learn all about the different initiatives launched by the Company to pioneer sustainable aerospace from the use of sustainable aviation fuel, to hybridisation and Urban Air Mobility. A scale model of the C...

Ka-226T Climber will make its international debut at Dubai Airshow 2021

The deeply modernized Ka-226T light helicopter, which is being developed by the "Russian Helicopters" Holding Company, began flight tests and completed its maiden flight at the flight-testing complex of the National Helicopter Center “Mil and Kamov”. This is the first Russian helicopter, the design documentation of which was fully digitalized. Andrey Boginsky, Directo...

Pioneering technology for sustainable aviation industry at Dubai Airshow by Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce participation at this year Dubai Airshow will present the experts and partnerships that are driving our sustainable aviation strategy. Rolls-Royce’s senior leadership team, including Chris Cholerton, President of Civil Aerospace, Ewen McDonald, Chief Customer Office and Rob Watson, Director of Electrical, will be on hand to brief customers and stakeholders. John Kell...

MTU Aero Engines presents at Dubai Airshow 2021 future technologies for sustainable aviation

The aviation industry is continuing to recover and will meet again at the upcoming Dubai Airshow, where MTU Aero Engines will be presenting its future technologies for sustainable aviation under the motto “driven by visions of tomorrow” at booth number 1040 from 14th to 18th November. MTU offers innovative propulsion and service concepts across the entire lifecycle of an engi...

Remove before flight - Captain Charles Pace MACE 2021 interview - ready for business

Life is truly interesting and surprising sometimes, a summer job taken in between of studies can lead you to become Director General for Civil Aviation authority. Aviation is an industry which when you fall in love with you’re never goingto look back and are there to stay. Captain Charles Pace travelled a long road: from cabin crew, ground operations until he got his flying license a...

Comprehensive conference programme at European Rotors

The countdown is on for the premiere of the new EUROPEAN ROTORS trade fair in Cologne (16 to 18 November): Only a few more days, then the show will start. The exhibition hall is fully booked and the extensive and top-class conference programme with over 130 speakers is unparalleled. The first edition of the new VTOL trade fair EUROPEAN ROTORS (16 to 18 November 2021) in Cologne will not only...

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15/02/2022 - 18/02/2022
Singapore, Singapore

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United States, San Diego

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Touchpoint Group Holdings announced that in a first for the global aviation industry, its AIR RACE subsidiary has agreed to terms with Prometheus Fuels to supply the championship series with zero...

Boeing freighter and passenger jets order for Air Tanzania

Boeing  and the United Republic of Tanzania announced an order for a 787-8 Dreamliner, a 767-300 Freighter and two 737 MAX jets at the 2021 Dubai Airshow. The airplanes will be operated...

An order of 255 A321neo family aircraft by Indigo Partners portfolio airlines

 Wizz Air (Hungary), Frontier (United States), Volaris (Mexico) and JetSMART (Chile, Argentina), Indigo Partners portfolio airlines, have announced an order for 255 additional A321neo Family airc...

Pioneering technology for sustainable aviation industry at Dubai Airshow by Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce participation at this year Dubai Airshow will present the experts and partnerships that are driving our sustainable aviation strategy. Rolls-Royce’s senior leadership team,...

FACC further expands business jet business

For more than 15 years now, FACC has been setting new standards in business jet interiors with its innovative lightweight construction technologies. An important milestone to increase the US...

Ka-226T Climber will make its international debut at Dubai Airshow 2021

The deeply modernized Ka-226T light helicopter, which is being developed by the "Russian Helicopters" Holding Company, began flight tests and completed its maiden flight at the flight-testin...

New joint venture for civil rotorcraft sales - Russian Helicopters & AJ Holding

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) and the Emirati company AJ Holding LLC have established a joint venture Alpha Aviation LLC in the Ajman Free Zone. The new compan...