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AERO has exceeded the high expectations

AERO 2023 has once again lived up to its claim of being the leading international trade show for General Aviation with this year's edition. With over 670 exhibitors from 35 nations, the trade show for General Aviation has impressively underscored its leading position. With its wide range of prod...

Daher received Kodiak 900 European validation

Daher announced European airworthiness validation for Kodiak 900, the larger and faster version of the robust and rugged Kodiak 100 turboprop-powered aircraft. EASA type certificate enables Kodiak 900 deliveries to begin in the European Union, with the first handover to a Eu...


Platoon Aviation took delivery of their sixth PC-24

One more celebration - Pilatus handed over two more PC-24 aircraft to Platoon Aviation. With the handover of Super Versatile Jet, serial number 306, the German charter operator has grown its fleet to six PC-24s within just three years.  At the AERO Friedrichshafen, Deniz Weissenborn, Managing Director of Platoon Aviation, commented: “Besides business travel, holida...

Sustainable Aviation Fuel now approved in Piper turboprops

Piper Aircraft announces the ability to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel in all PA-46 based, Piper single engine turbine-powered aircraft, including the M600/SLS, M500, and Meridian. SAF is not only FAA approved via SAIB NE-11-56R4, but is available for use in every country that turbine M-Class aircraft operate. All jet fuel that meets the requirements of the American Society for Testing and Material...

AERO 2023 starts with strong positive signals

The 29th AERO in Friedrichshafen started: With over 670 exhibitors from all segments of General Aviation, the number of exhibiting companies and organizations is significantly higher than last year. The focus of the trade show this year is on the recovery after the global Corona pandemic as well as the transformation of aviation towards more sustainability. The 29th edition of the trade show is ta...

Daher TBM 960 makes its European event premiere at AERO Friedrichshafen

Daher TBM 960 is making its first public European appearance at AERO Friedrichshafen. Displayed on Daher stand is a TBM 960 configured in the new “Sirocco” paint scheme, which is owned by a private European customer. The Model Year 2023 TBM 960 Garmin G3000 integrated flight deck is further enhanced with updated software. Additionally, Daher cont...

Gulfstream G500 German debut at AERO Friedrichshafen

Gulfstream G500 makes its German air show debut at AERO Friedrichshafen. G500 entered service back in September 2018 and introduced Gulfstream Symmetry Flight Deck. The Symmetry Flight Deck features active control sidesticks, which increase visual and tactile feedback between pilots, enhancing situational awareness. Outfitted with high-thrust engines and an aerodynamic wing, th...

AirportWeather.com is launched at AERO Friedrichshafen

Meandair launches a new weather service. AirportWeather.com provides actual weather (AW-METAR) and near-term forecasts (AW-TAF) for every airport in Europe, including the regular METAR/TAF reports where available. The service was developed over the last year together with a number of participating airports. Only 7% of all airports world-wide issue regular weather informati...

Global Urban & Advanced Air Summit to land in Singapore

Global Urban & Advanced Air Summit is launching its first Asia edition this year, with the first instalment landing in Singapore, on 27-28 September 2023. Launched in 2019 by Farnborough International, organisers of the world-renowned Farnborough International Airshow, GUAAS is recognised as one of the leading AAM and eVTOL global business events to attend, demonstrating year-on-year...

Toto and Susie Wolff, leaders in racing, business, philanthropy and sustainability, to keynote EBACE2023

Toto Wolff is the Team Principal, CEO and co-owner of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team. Following a successful career in racing, he founded one of the earliest tech-focused venture capital firms in Europe. Sustainability is factored into every decision made by the team, among the most successful in Formula 1 history, which aims to reach net-zero emissions by 2030. Last year, the Mercedes-AMG PETR...

AURA AERO exhibits at AERO Friedrichshafen

AURA AERO will be at AERO Friedrichshafen show to present INTEGRAL R, a twin-seater training aircraft, with an aerobatics capacity. The INTEGRAL R showcased has a taildragger landing gear and a thermal engine (210 hp). With a flying range of over 800 km, it is equipped with a spacious and ergonomic cockpit in order to simplify operations for pilots and instructor...

AERO Conferences offer visitors great added value

The number of exhibitors registered for AERO 2023 has already surpassed last year's figure. But this year's trade show can come up with further best performances: Never before has there been such an extensive conference program on the occasion of an AERO. Safety has the highest priority in aviation. The exchange of information that can positively or negatively influence safety is ther...

United Aviate Academy chooses Diamond Aircraft DA42-VI for multi engine training

Diamond Aircraft announced new strategic partnership with the United Aviate Academy in Goodyear, Arizona, by ordering 5 new jet-fuel powered DA42-VI twins. The 4-seat DA42-VI is the most recent version of Diamond’s technologically advanced piston twin, the first certified general aviation aircraft to combine a modern airframe, avionics, and power plants. Well over 1,100 DA42’...

SIMCOM is the new training organization for Daher Kodiak 100 and Kodiak 900

Daher announced SIMCOM designation as new factory-approved training organization for Kodiak 100 and Kodiak 900 turboprop-powered aircraft, with courses beginning next month at SIMCOM Scottsdale, Arizona training center. As part of the agreement with Daher, SIMCOM is installing a fixed-based Kodiak flight simulator – built by Frasca International – at its Scottsdale facil...

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Capturing 50% of preowned market share, IADA companies poised to make presence felt at NBAA-BACE

Members of the International Aircraft Dealers Association will once again be a force at the NBAA-BACE 2023. Hundreds of representatives from IADA companies are expected to attend the event a...

Dubai Airshow 2023 will be a gateway for innovative aerospace and defence start-ups

VISTA, the premier start-up platform for creative aerospace entrepreneurs worldwide, returns this year. Co-located with Dubai Airshow, from 13-17 November, VISTA is set to push the limits of innovatio...

AERO South Africa 2023 – right place – right time

The 3rd edition of AERO South Africa concluded with a very positive impact on the Southern African general aviation sector. The event was held at the Wonderboom National Airport in the City of Tshwane...

Set for take-off - research reveals use of SAF in the U.S. business aviation market

Sustainability in aviation. It seams to be one of most used words nowadays. 58 percent senior U.S. business executives believe the use of SAF in the private aviation sector will increase sig...

Pacific region to require 920 new aircraft over next 20 years, sustainability to become key factor

Airlines based in the Pacific region will take delivery of 920 new aircraft over the next 20 years, generated by an average growth in passenger traffic in the region of 3.2% per annum, according to th...

Epic Flight Academy expands its training fleet with Cessna Skyhawk

Epic Flight Academy at the 2023 Sun n’ Fun Aerospace Expo ordered of 15 new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. As a Cessna Pilot Center, Epic Flight Academy has been training pilots since 1999 an...

Advanced Flight took delivery of two Designer Series Bell 429 helicopters

New Zealand Advanced Flight took delivery of two Bell 429 helicopters with the new Designer Series interior. With these deliveries, Advanced Flight will manage and operate three VIP con...