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Av-DEC & GLOBALJET Services to provide aircraft theory, identification, treatment and prevention training courses

GLOBALJET Services, Inc. and Aviation Devices and Electronic Components, LLC (Av-DEC) are industry-leaders in both aviation training and aircraft corrosion- prevention solutions. Both companies have adapted to the current working environment by creating virtual training courses that directly mirror...

Tisdall Aviation Group enhances their training with two new ALSIM AL250 simulator

The Tisdall Aviation Group, based in Australia, renews its confidence in ALSIM in acquiring two AL250 simulators. The AL250 simulator addresses initial phase training needs (PPL, CPL, IR/ME) and is SEP/MEP re-configurable simulator certified as an EASA FNPT II. In addition, it offers both class...


Development of new onboard patient transport units

Lufthansa Technik AG recently began the strategic further development of its proven patient transport unit PTE (German: Patiententransporteinheit) for the air transport of patients in intensive medical care. Based on an order placed by the German Armed Forces in 2020, an initial 26 PTE NG (New Generation) units will be produced over the next two years. The further development for the German Arm...

Sabena technics expands its partnership with Honeywell

Honeywell & Sabena technics strengthen their cooperation by extending the duration and scope of their component repair agreement on ATR 42 and 72 platforms. Thus making Sabena technics the sole licensee on this platform till end of December 2030. As a licensed Honeywell Authorized Service Centre and Global Channel Partner, Sabena technics has already been providing repair and upgrades for a...

Gulfstream APU repair facility recognized by Honeywell as Center Of Excellence

Gulfstream Aerospace auxiliary power unit repair facility has been recognized as a Center of Excellence by Honeywell Aerospace, the APU manufacturer.  “Gulfstream has been a longstanding partner with Honeywell and has established itself as an APU Repair and Overhaul Center of Excellence,” said Neil Hounjet, senior director, BGA Aftermarket Business, Honeywell Aerospace. “...

Lufthansa Technik to provide component support for MasAir

Five years of Total Component Support for MasAir's Boeing 767F fleet. Lufthansa Technik and the Mexican carrier MasAir Cargo Airline have signed a comprehensive Total Component Support contract covering repair and overhaul of components for MasAir's Boeing 767F fleet. The new contract governs supply for up to 14 aircraft over a period of five years. This is the first contrac...

ATR -600 FFS Simulator reopens for business at Seletar Aerospace Cluster

The ATR Eastern Support Facility has officially moved premises from Changi Business Park to Seletar Aerospace Park, where it will be located alongside the ATR Training Centre, on the Airbus campus, in the local aerospace cluster. The relocation also provided an opportunity to upgrade the ATR -600 simulator to the latest avionic standard 3.1, improving the visual system and qualify UPRT and full-st...

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai and Sichuan Airlines sign narrowbody engine agreement

 MTU Maintenance and long-standing partner Sichuan Airlines have strengthened their existing relationship with an engine MRO contract for the airline’s V2500 and CFM56-5B engines. The agreement covers 259 engines including spares for a five-year period and services will be carried out at MTU Maintenance’s facilities in Zhuhai, Hannover and Vancouver. Sichuan Airlines operates...

Innovative King Air ground cooling aftermarket upgrade available for Beechcraft King Air 200 and 300 series

Federal Aviation Administration approved Supplemental Type Certificate for the new Beechcraft King Air Ground Cooling aftermarket upgrade for Beechcraft King Air 200 and 300 series turboprops. With King Air Ground Cooling installed, customers can provide flood cooling into the cabin before departure, enhancing passenger and crew comfort. Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker custo...

Czech Airlines Technics to provide base maintenance services to Air Corsica aircraft

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT) has signed a new Base Maintenance Agreement with Air Corsica. Based on a successful tender, two Airbus A320 aircraft will undergo overhauls in the hangar located at Václav Havel Airport Prague during the first quarter of 2021. Last year, CSAT experienced teams completed over 70 base maintenance checks within its main division. “At the beginning of 202...

Vallair augments its aircraft maintenance capability with addition of purpose-built Châteauroux facility

Vallair, the multi-faceted aviation business dedicated to the support of aircraft operators and lessors, has signed an LoI (Letter of Intent) with The Centre-Val de Loire Region and The Châteauroux Centre Airport Establishment. The LoI will see Vallair awarded a ten- year lease for a state-of-the-art full-service aircraft maintenance, repair, overhaul and cargo conversion hangar adjacent to i...

Annual GlobalAir.com student scholarship open for enrollment

The GlobalAir.com Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation Scholarship is now open for applications from students pursuing an aviation degree from a College or University within the United States. After its initial launch in 2014, a total of 26 aviation students have been awarded the scholarship, many of whom are now making a positive impact in their local aviation communities. The Calvin L. Carrithers...

Dassault Aviation trusts Sabena technics with ATL2 modernization

Sabena technics has welcomed a first ATL2 maritime patrol aircraft, as part of the program designed to modernize the aircraft’s combat system to standard 6. The contract for the upgraded (standard 6) ATL2 combat system was awarded to Dassault Aviation and Thales (co-contractors) by the defense procurement agency DGA in October 2013. The program covers a fleet of eighteen aircraft, eleven...

Coronavirus crisis - Lufthansa Technik revenue drop by 40%

The crisis in the aviation industry brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has hit Lufthansa Technik AG hard. In fiscal year 2020, revenue* plummeted by 43% year-on-year to €3,747 million (prior year: €6,572 million). Adjusted EBIT dropped well into the red to €-383 million (prior year: €463 million). In the second quarter of 2020, the pandemic led to a temporary suspension...

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Pull Up Academy flight school has chosen the Sonaca 200

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The launch a new Phenom 300 full-flight simulator for U.S. market - Embraer & CAE

Embraer and CAE announced that Embraer-CAE Training Services  will offer a new full-flight simulator for the Phenom 300E during the second half of 2022 to meet the growing demand for busines...

Electronic Tech Log TrustFlight received rare endorsement from EASA

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The development of ultra-luxury segment in the booming private jet market

There is no denying that private jets are an exquisite asset that most of the time can be obtained only by the most prominent figures. In the public’s eyes, a delightfully equipped Gulfstream G6...