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FAA Certified Piper 100i on display for the first time at Sun-n-Fun

Piper Aircraft announced that for the first time a FAA certified Pilot 100i will be on display at Sun-n-Fun. The Pilot 100i received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration in December 2020. The Pilot 100i, which was originally announced during Sun-n-Fun...

Daher showcases its Kodiak and TBM turboprop aircraft families at the Sun ’n Fun Aerospace Expo

Daher is to highlight its aircraft product line during next week’s Sun ’n Fun Aerospace Expo at Lakeland Linder International Airport with a side-by-side presence of the Kodiak and TBM single-engine turboprop airplanes. For the company’s April 13-17 presence on booth #MD22, Dahe...


Sheltair partners with SUN ‘n FUN, pledges to fuel the future generation of aviation professionals

Sheltair proudly announces that it has agreed to an official partnership with SUN ‘n FUN, supporting the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) while becoming the official fuel provider for the world-famous airshow at Lakeland Linder International Airport (KLAL) from April 13 - 18. In addition to an in-kind contribution, Sheltair will donate $0.10 per gallon on all uplifts during the...

Piper Aircraft announces participation at Sun-n-Fun 2021

After more than one year since the last tradeshow event, Piper Aircraft is excited to announce that it will exhibit at the 2021 SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo, to be held in Lakeland, Fla. April 13-18. Piper’s presence will be appropriately sized and will include the implementation of several safety measures designed to protect the health of attendees as well as the Piper t...

European Rotors is on track for a successful show debut in November

The helicopter and VTOL world is coming to Cologne in November this year. The new show format EUROPEAN ROTORS is getting a very positive feedback and strong support from the market with many market leaders having already signed-up for the premiere. The organizers European Helicopter Association (EHA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have set up a platform that combines a leadin...

WAI Concludes Successful First Virtual Conference

The 32nd Annual International Women in Aviation Conference accomplished its goal to Connect. Engage. Inspire. during WAI’s first virtual conference on March 11-12, 2021."We made the decision last fall – for the safety of all our attendees during the pandemic – to take our annual gathering to an all-virtual platform with the goal of delivering the same content to include a wi...

Air Race E expands with New Electric Race Classes

Following the success of its first race class, Air Race E, the electric air race, has announced it is launching two new distinct race classes: one an airplane and the other a VTOL . The move to amplify its operations and create more races is the direct result of high levels of interest and demand from across the industry. The new airplane formula will be named the Performance Class ...

Digital transformation, artificial intelligence and touchless technology - aviation in post COVID-19 era

Dubai Airshow 2021 will serve as a platform to showcase the role of cutting edge technologies in bolstering the recovery of the aviation, aerospace and defence industries following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on those sectors. The impact of the pandemic has accelerated the use of new technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, cybersecurity, touchless solut...

To inform & inspire - an online dialogue EBACE Connect

The European Business Aviation Association and National Business Aviation Association announced the launch of “EBACE Connect” – a new, virtual programming series that will gather business aviation’s most compelling and authoritative voices to engage the industry in a vital conversation around the issues and trends shaping the future of Business aviation. &nbs...

SARANG Aerobatic Team - true icon of MAKE IN INDIA

The Sarang Helicopter Display Team has evolved from the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Evaluation Flight, which was formed at Bengaluru in 2003, to evaluate the indigenous helicopter ‘Dhruvʼ, prior to its induction into operational service. True to its name the ALH has been a guiding beacon, standing out like the Pole star in the Indian Aviation sector. A true icon of MAKE IN INDIA....

EBACE 2021 cancelled - get ready for new, virtual programming during EBACE week

Due to the global COVID-19 crisis, the European Business Aviation Association and National Business Aviation Association announced the cancellation of the EBACE 2021, while making plans for new, virtual EBACE programming from May 18-20, the previously planned dates for EBACE2021.The two associations added that they will seek other opportunities to jointly promote business aviation excell...

Service life of Indian Trainer Jet Engine increased to 1,200 hours

An Indian HJT-36 training aircraft took to the skies powered by the AL-55I jet engine, created by United Engine Corporation of Rostec. It happened during the international aerospace exhibition Aero India 2021. The service life of the engine was recently increased to 1,200 flight hours. AL-55I is a double-circuit turbojet engine designed by UEC-Saturn and produced in cooperation...

Rostec participates in Aero India 2021

Rostec will demonstrate over 200 of its latest civil and military products at Aero India 2021, international exhibition held from February 3 to 5 in Bangalore, India. These include engines for military and civil aircraft and carrier rockets, advanced weapon systems, helicopters and many more. The Russian exposition in India will be organized by Rosoboronexport and it will include delegat...

Liebherr at Aero India 2021

Liebherr-Aerospace displays at Aero India 2021 its capabilities in the product fields of air management, flight control and actuation, gears, gearboxes as well as landing gear systems and electronics. One of the highlights on the stand will be a helicopter nose landing gear, which can be extended and retracted. The company presents also its wide range of customer services including full lifecycle...

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Helitech Expo

05/10/2021 - 07/10/2021
United Kingdom, London

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26/10/2021 - 28/10/2021
Malta, Malta

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RUBAE 2021 welcomes Dassault Falcon 6X, 10X twinjets

RUBAE 2021 started today in Vnukovo-3 and Dassault Aviation is present with an ultra-long-range Falcon 8X on static display, plus a cabin mockup of the wide body Falcon 6X aircraft...

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Safely returning to “Normality” - Helitech Expo

Simple question to all aviation professionals: do you miss industry events as it was hapenning in "before covid19" life? Are you ready to see colleagues, partners and clients again in re...