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Safran and Bell to collaborate on sustainable aviation fuel initiative for Bell 505

Safran Helicopter Engines  and Bell Textron announced a collaboration intitiative to explore technical performance and economic impacts of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on the Arrius 2R-powered Bell 505. A single, dedicated Bell 505 aircraft will conduct flights solely with the use of blended...

Digital services for helicopter engine monitoring & first SBH contract - Safran at HAI Heli-Expo 2022

All Nippon Helicopter has signed a Support-By-the-Hour contract with Safran Helicopter Engines to support Arrano engines powering its brand new Airbus H160 helicopter. This contract formalizes a MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) and service agreement supporting the two engines of the helic...


StandardAero grows to serve helicopter customers with more MRO offerings

StandardAero acquired Signature Aviation Engine Repair (ERO) and Overhaul business last year, growing the combined companies’ significant helicopter MRO capabilities to better serve customers with expanded offerings. The addition of ERO immediately expanded StandardAero’s existing capabilities for providing MRO services for M250, RR300, PT6T, T700 and CT7 helicopter engines a...

Rotortrade 10th year anniversary - new hangar and office complex in Florida

To mark the 10th year anniversary, Rotortrade broke ground on a first hangar and office complex in Florida at Treasure Coast International Airport-KFPR. with the appointment of Chris Mash as Sales Manager for the region. The new facility adjacent to runway 32 features a hangar and office space of 10,000 square feet. Designed to accommodate the regional RT owned or exclusive inventory,...

Kick off 2022 for Blueberry Aviation - deliveries and an expanded team of aviation experts

2021 was a busy and successful year for Blueberry Aviation, and 2022 is looking even more promising with 8 deliveries completed and 4 additional team members on board. Blueberry Aviation completed 28 helicopter transactions in 2021 including sales across all regions, and involving models from the three main manufacturers. As a result the company moved a total asset value exceeding US$80 million...

Joramco - successful participation at MRO Middle East 2022

Joramco - region largest independent MRO provider and the engineering arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), recently returned from two intensive days at MRO Middle East 2022. On the opening day, Joramco CEO Fraser Currie spoke on the Leaders Panel at the Go Live Theater, alongside other top MRO executives from the region, about the company’s remarkable performance despite the...

The light sport aircraft industry comes to AERO 2022 with many innovations

The countdown to AERO is on. Manufacturers and pilots of Ultralight and Light Sport aircraft are particularly looking forward to the trade fair, as it represents the industry in its complete international spectrum. A great deal has happened with ULs/LSAs in the last two years, so this year the manufacturers will be able to present visitors with a particularly large number of new products. Wit...

Liebherr & SAEI deepen their collaboration

The first day of the 2022 MRO Middle East conference was marked for Liebherr by the confirmation of its further collaboration with Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI). The cooperation between the two companies began in 2017, when SAEI selected Liebherr to repair the flight controls and air management equipment on-board the SAUDIA Airbus A320 and 32 A330 aircraft. In 2021, SAEI rene...

One week - three new Eve partnerships -Microflite, Skyports, Aviair and HeliSpirit

Singapore Airshow 2022 week was quite rich on new partnerships for Eve UAM, as well as the geography of coverage.  In partnership with Skyports, Eve UAM will support the development of a new Concept of Operations for Advanced Air Mobility, including Urban Air Mobility, for the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau. The initiative aims to provide a shared vision of airspace design, operatio...

Commitment to provide sustainable and affordable regional mobility - ATR at Singapore Airshow

During Singapore Airshow 2022 ATR has once again demonstrated its commitment to bringing the higher edge of technology to the regional aviation market whilst making air services ever more sustainable, reliable, and affordable. Asia Pacific is ATR’s largest market accounting for more than 40% of aircraft deliveries. After the recent announcement regarding Maldivian’s order for...

Safran and ST Engineering to study and advance the use of SAF in helicopter engines

Safran Helicopter Engines and ST Engineering signed a Memorandum of Understanding to study the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel in helicopter engines, with the objective of assisting helicopter operators in their transition to the use of SAF. Under the MoU, Safran Helicopter Engines and ST Engineering will offer their expertise in engine manufacturing and MRO to promote and help hel...

Liebherr to provide Tigerair Taiwan A320neo component support

Liebherr and Tigerair Taiwan have signed a long term customer service contract. Under this agreement, Liebherr-Aerospace will provide repair support services for a wide range of air conditioning and bleed systems components installed on 15 Airbus A320neo aircraft operated by the airline. Liebherr-Singapore, Liebherr-Aerospace’s dedicated service center for the Asia-Pacific region, will provi...

Seletar Aerospace Park to support advanced air mobility growth

Seletar Aerospace Park has been identified as a future Advanced Air Mobility hub with an enabling ecosystem for the industry. JTC, the masterplanner for Seletar Aerospace Park, and the Singapore Economic Development Board announced the signing of two Memorandums of Understanding with Skyports and Volocopter to explore ways the aerospace park can support the growth of the emergi...

ST Engineering, Sumitomo and Skyports join forces to use unmanned aircraft for heavy lift shore-to-ship parcel delivery

ST Engineering, Sumitomo Corporation and Skyports announced the formation of a consortium to provide Unmanned Aircraft (UA) services for heavy-lift shore-to-ship parcel delivery in Singapore. Each consortium member will exploit their respective operational and technological capabilities to expand the use of autonomous UA for the deliveries of maritime essentials to vessels at anchorage....

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

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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

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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...