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HY4 passenger aircraft sets new world record, flying above 7,000 ft for the first time

H2FLY announced that its demonstrator aircraft, the HY4, set what is believed to be a new world record last week for hydrogen-powered passenger aircraft, flying at an altitude of 7,230 feet and confirming the company's position as one of the leading companies in this new sector. The ne...

AERO 2022: drones at the service of society

The unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) segment is a very innovative and fast-growing branch of aviation. At AERO, exhibitors and operators will provide an insight into the range and performance of drones at the "UAS in government and public services" trade event in Hall A2 on April 27 and 28,...


Kenai Aviation took delivery of a TECNAM P2012 TRAVELLER for their scheduled service in Alaska

Tecnam announced the handover of a P2012 Traveller to the Alaska based Company Kenai Aviation. Tecnam innovative and modern design of an aircraft built with commuter passengers in mind will allow Kenai Aviation to bring the comfort and luxury of modern amenities and ergonomic design into their service in Alaska providing a high level of service to their communities. Comfortably a...

New upgrades to iconic Textron Aviation piston product lineup

Textron Aviation announces a range of enhancements to its top-selling, legendary piston aircraft lineup. From utility to luxury, these upgrades to the Beechcraft Baron, Beechcraft Bonanza and all Cessna piston aircraft will provide operators with more functionality and comfort. Beechcraft pistons introduce multiple enhancements The new production Beechcraft Bonanza G36 will now...

Meet Daher TBM 960 very fast turboprop aircraft with digital power

Meet the latest high-end version of Daher TBM pressurized single turboprop aircraft family – the TBM 960 – which incorporates Pratt & Whitney Canada’s advanced PT6E-66XT engine and a fully digital e-throttle, along with a digitally-controlled cabin that incorporates an all-new environmental control system, LED ambience lighting and electrically-dimmable windows. Nicol...

Pratt & Whitney Canada introduces the new PT6E-66XT engine for Daher TBM 960 airplane

Pratt & Whitney Canada announced a new engine model for its PT6 E-Series engine family. The PT6E-66XT engine is purpose built for Daher’s latest very fast single-engine turboprop airplane, the TBM 960. “We are delighted that Daher has selected the PT6E-66XT engine to power its new TBM 960,” said Nicholas Kanellias, vice president, General Aviation, Pratt & Wh...

Focus on backcountry flying - Hartzell Propeller heading to SUN n FUN 2022

Hartzell Propeller next public appearance for its technical experts, sales team and executive leaders will be at the SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo, April 5-10 at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL) in Florida. Hartzell’s exhibit space will be located at B-034/035. Hartzell’s display will focus on backcountry flying, and will feature a carbon fiber Trailblazer prope...

25th anniversary - free aircraft livery design workshops to be held by Scheme Designers Experts

Coming soon to Sun ‘n Fun, Lakeland, Fla. Scheme Designers is celebrating their 25th anniversary throughout 2022. The company began with one designer working with a few aircraft manufacturers and customers, to bring custom paint schemes to all general aviation aircraft – a new concept in 1997. Since then, the company has expanded to include a team of professional aircraft liv...

TECNAM industry leading green aircraft at this year SUN N’ FUN Airshow

TECNAM has confirmed its participation in this year’s Sun n’ Fun Airshow in Lakeland, Florida. The brand will showcase its fleet of ecofriendly aircraft, showcasing the most complete portfolio of solutions in terms of innovation, performance, efficiency and style. Sun n’ Fun Airshow participants will be able to explore TECNAM’s broad fleet of aircraft: from the comm...

Global leaders will attend the Inaugural Future Aviation Forum in Riyadh

Global aviation leaders will unite in Riyadh for Saudi Arabia first-ever Future Aviation Forum. The two-day event, happening May 9th, will unite leaders from the public and business sectors, international CEOs, and regulators to shape the evolution of international air travel and drive forward solutions in a post-pandemic world.  Hosted by the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA...

AERO 2022 - much more than Just a trade show

AERO is not only a meeting place for the industry, where visitors can see new products and innovations live, it is also an important information and discussion platform for the entire industry with its extensive conference and lecture program. The top-class lectures, presentations and discussions at the AERO Conferences are worth a visit to the trade show in Friedrichshafen alone. Each day of...

Embraer displays cutting-edge E195-E2 at Wings India

The largest commercial aircraft by Embraer, the E195-E2 (call sign PR-ZIQ) will be at Wings India 2022 as part of its demonstration tour around India. Showcasing a stunning ‘TechLion’ livery that covers the entire aircraft’s fuselage, this aircraft is the largest member of the new generation E-Jets family, the E-Jets E2, and is designed to seat up to 146 passengers in i...

Australian Nautilus Aviation added five Bell 407GXi helicopters

Australian Nautilus Aviation purchased five Bell 407GXi helicopters. The aircraft are scheduled to be progressively delivered from late 2022 and will be used for tourism charter and utility flights in North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef region.  “Nautilus Aviation has been operating helicopters for more than 25 years. Based on our helicopter fleet and steadfast commitmen...

Streamlining a future full of growth - The Helicopter Company & Rotortrade integration partnership

The Helicopter Company and Rotortrade have entered into a strategic partnership that will allow each company to expand their operation and meet the growing demand for helicopter services. This successful partnership with Rotortrade contributes to THC’s strategy of building a new activation sector in Saudi Arabia while it supports their broader expansion in the helicopter industry....

Upcoming events

Farnborough International Airshow 2022

18/07/2022 - 22/07/2022
United Kingdom, Farnborough

HELITECH EXPO 2022

07/09/2022 - 09/09/2022
United Kingdom, London

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MEBAA Show 2022 set to showcase the significant growth in business aviation, private jet, and charter flight market

  MEBAA Show 2022 is set to showcase the significant growth being experienced in business aviation, private jet, and the charter flight markets across the Middle East and Africa region. With i...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - the perfect solution for airlines of all sizes and types -Avtra

When you see a title - perfect solution, obviously, you want to know much more. This was our case coming to Saint-Maartin for CARIBAVIA 2022. I must confess - I always choose the best from the ag...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - St.Barth airport - recovery breaks all the records

CARIBAVIA is an event like no other. This time we had the opportunity not only to discuss latest news of Saint-Barthélemy-Rémy-de-Haenen Airport with the Director Fabrice...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - decarbonizing traditional aviation - Ampaire

One of CARIBAVIA 2022 most discussed session was presented by Brice Nzeukou, Director of Business and Product Development at Ampaire. How and what is happening in terms of decarbonizing traditional Av...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - Saint-Barthélemy unplugged - endless trail

CARIBAVIA 2022 and The Collectivity of Saint-Barthélemy gave us an amazing opportunity to discover the island. Very small committee, we took the flight from the Grand Case St Martin Airport to...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - personal travel security - session by Frederick Reitz

Personal Travel Security - I must confess, I was especially interested in this session during CARIBAVIA 2022. For me it means a lot, my personal travel security. Last two years of pandemic didn&#...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - Aviation & Tourism, closer together - Prof. Gavin Eccles

After the opening address of the Prime Minister, CARIBAVIA 2022 started with a very interesting discussion, presented by Prof. Gavin Eccles: Aviation & Tourism closer together. We all are disco...

SolarStratos and Géraldine Fasnacht perform the first wingsuit jump from an electric and solar-powered aircraft

Raphaël Domjan, pilot and founder of SolarStratos, and Géraldine Fasnacht, professional extreme sportswoman, achieved several historic world firsts on Saturday June 18, 2022 in Verbie...

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CARIBAVIA 2022 - Enjoy your flight - St.Barth Commuter

It is a fact, over last 25 years St. Barth Commuter became a force in the development of the economy of the island. Since the beginning of the operations in 1995, St Barth Commuter transported&nb...

MEBAA Show 2022 set to showcase the significant growth in business aviation, private jet, and charter flight market

  MEBAA Show 2022 is set to showcase the significant growth being experienced in business aviation, private jet, and the charter flight markets across the Middle East and Africa region. With i...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - the perfect solution for airlines of all sizes and types -Avtra

When you see a title - perfect solution, obviously, you want to know much more. This was our case coming to Saint-Maartin for CARIBAVIA 2022. I must confess - I always choose the best from the ag...