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GA Telesis Flight Solutions Group receives Chinese CAMAC Certificate of Civil Aircraft Parts Distributor

GA Telesis announced it has been granted a Certificate of Civil Aircraft Parts Distributor from the Civil Aviation Maintenance Association of China (“CAMAC”). This marks GA Telesis as the first foreign entity to receive the highly coveted CAMAC certification, allowing GAT to sell and lea...

First rotorcraft customer to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel for training - Bell

Bell will begin incorporating Sustainable Aviation Fuel into all Bell Training Academy and customer demonstration fleet aircraft. Bell will be the first rotorcraft customer to receive SAF supply from global aviation fuel supplier, Avfuel Corporation.  “Bell is an active...


Liebherr signs agreement on landing gear overhaul with Portugália

Liebherr-Aerospace has been commissioned by Portuguese carrier Portugália Airlines, part of the TAP Group and flying under the brand TAP express, to overhaul the landing gear systems of the airlines’ fleet of Embraer aircraft.     “We feel comfortable to work with the OEM Liebherr-Aerospace for this landing gear overhaul program. Liebherr understands our s...

Rolls-Royce and Code First Girls launch free artificial intelligence course

Following the partnership with Code First Girls, Rolls-Royce is hosting a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on artificial intelligence and machine learning that is open to anyone. With record subscriptions of over 500 people, the one-hour MooC launches on March 25th and follows on from The importance of diversity in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning’ ...

Vallair places its final B737-400 freighter with Malaysian operator, M Jets International

Vallair has placed its final B737-400 freighter with Malaysian start-up operator, M Jets. The B737-400 is a legacy product for Vallair and the Company will now focus its future freighter conversion programmes on A321, B737NG and ATR variants. The aircraft, MSN 26605, will be the first freighter entered into M Jets’ fleet and will be operated under the brand Kargo Xpress. “The B...

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 the experience of having hands-on training. Av-DEC and GLOBALJET Services have combined their comple...

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 classic and glass cockpit instrumentation for each flight model at the simple flick of a switch. This dev...

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...

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Gary Jet Center becomes Cirrus Aircraft authorized service center

Gary Jet Center (GJC) is proud to announce today that it entered into an agreement with Cirrus Aircraft to be an Authorized Service Center (ASC) for the aircraft manufacturer and its growing base of c...

4 additional firm orders for 737-800 freighter conversions - GA Telesis & Aeronautical Engineers

GA Telesis announced four additional firm orders for 737-800SF freighter conversions with Aeronautical Engineers. The contract was executed by GAT’s LIFT (Leasing, Investments, Finance & Tra...

Canada Training Solutions acquires ALSIM AL250 simulator

ALSIM announced the sale of an AL250 to Canada Training Solutions (CTS) based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This will be CTS’ first ALSIM simulator. Their AL250 can be reconfigured to repres...

Constant Aviation got FAA Safety Management System Certification

Constant Aviation announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has accepted its fully functional SMS as being in “Active Conformance” with the FAA’s Part 5 Voluntary...

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 Adminis...