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Future of general aviation: insights from Elixir Aircraft

Elixir Aircraft sees SAF as the initial key component to make general aviation more sustainable in the near term. Elixir Aircraft’s research and development has not stopped since the company was formed in the early 2010s. Their most recent announcement, at last month’s Paris Ai...

Piper Aircraft announced new fleet agreement with Sierra Charlie Aviation

Sierra Charlie Aviation has placed an order for fifty Piper Archer TX aircraft, with deliveries beginning in 2026. These new Piper trainers will serve as a full replacement of their existing fleet of competitive single engine aircraft. Sierra Charlie Aviation is a nationally ranked Part 61 flig...


Boeing forecasts demand for 2.3 million new commercial pilots, technicians and cabin crew in next 20 years

With the global commercial airplane fleet expected to double by 2042, forecasts industry-wide demand for 2.3 million new aviation personnel over the next 20 years to support the commercial fleet and meet long-term growth in air travel. The company's 2023 Pilot and Technician Outlook  projects that commercial carriers will need significant personnel through 2042 to supp...

Elixir Aircraft- growing globally, eyeing America

Since EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2022, Elixir Aircraft has quickly become a leader in the global training aircraft market. Sales orders are taking off, investment is pouring in and constant hiring is taking place. Elixir is filling a much-needed element of general aviation: new, more efficient, safer, and technologically advanced aircraft. Research shows that the average age of the standard singl...

MHIAEL completes first maintenance of PW1100G-JM aero engine for Airbus A320neo family

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines has completed its first maintenance of the PW1100G-JM aero engine for the Airbus A320neo family. The company drew on experience and knowledge gained from 30 years of work on the maintenance of the PW4000 and V2500 engines. The development of this aero engine is a multinational joint project which MHIAEL participates in the development and production as...

All In Aviation and ALSIM partner to deliver innovative Cirrus Flight Training Solutions

A robust partnership has the potential to enhance an exceptional product even further. All In Aviation, a longtime Cirrus Aircraft flight training partner in Las Vegas, has now forged an alliance with ALSIM, creating a powerful triad alliance. Owners Paul and Lindsay Sallach opened All In Aviation in 2016, utilizing their career expertise as CFIs and experience selling preowned aircraft,...

Etihad Engineering delivers Etihad Airways A380 for re-entry to service

Etihad Engineering completed a six-year heavy maintenance check on the first in a series of Airbus A380 aircraft for its return to service after a period of secure ground storage. Preparing the A380 for its return to service at its state-of-the-art aviation MRO facility in Abu Dhabi, Etihad Engineering carried out removal, inspection and installation of the full aircraft cabin which feat...

ATP Flight School opens new airline pilot training center in Los Angeles

ATP Flight School has unveiled a new airline pilot training center opening at Brackett Field in La Verne, CA.The location marks ATP 83rd training center nationwide and third in the Los Angeles area, with locations established at Long Beach and Riverside. With over 15,000 sq. ft. of training space and on-site aircraft maintenance, the new facility is poised to play a strategic role in sca...

Aruba and Malawi certify ExecuJet MRO Services Africa

The Aruba Department of Civil Aviation and the Malawi Department of Civil Aviation have certified ExecuJet MRO Services Africa to do line and heavy maintenance on select aircraft types on those countries’ aircraft registry. Aruba, in the Caribbean, where many business jets are registered, has granted approval that permits heavy and line maintenance on Dassault Falcon 7X and Falcon 900 a...

Pratt & Whitney expands P&WCSMART portfolio for PT6A-34AG engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada has added three new P&WCSMART offerings designed specifically for PT6A-34AG operators: Flat Rate Overhaul Program, Propeller Strike Repair Program and Flat Rate Engine Exchange. These additions will better support customers by providing fixed costs for major engine maintenance services, thereby eliminating price uncertainty while delivering OEM-level engine...

Airways Aviation ESMA partners with Crewlink

Airways Aviation ESMA, one of the leading aviation academies in Europe has partnered with Crewlink, the official recruitment partner for Ryanair. With this partnership all Airways Aviation ESMA cabin crew graduate students will have a job interview and the possibility of being recruited to join Ryanair team. Crewlink will also use Airways Aviation ESMA training facilities in Montpellier to...

US-Bangla Airlines boosts ATR fleet availability with Global Maintenance Agreement

Largest private Bangladeshi carrier US-Bangla Airlines and ATR announced the signature of a Global Maintenance Agreement to further optimise the airline’s maintenance costs and boost the reliability of its fleet of eight ATR 72-600s. The five-year pay-by-the-hour contract covers the repair, overhaul and pooling services of Line Replaceable Units, along with the availability and mai...

McCauley new high-performance propeller for Beechcraft King Air B300 series achieves FAA certification

McCauley Propeller Systems newest C780 propeller for Beechcraft King Air B300 series, featuring four aluminum swept blades and a 105-inch diameter, has successfully achieved certification from the FAA. The new high-performance propeller offers King Air B300 operators additional payload, increased takeoff and climb performance, reduced noise in the cabin and cockpit and greater...

Azerbaijan Airlines selects ALSIM and buys an AL172 flight simulator

Azerbaijan Airlines has selected an ALSIM AL172 for its training needs. The ALSIM AL172, built to FAA FTD Level 5 standards and already certified as an AATD, is a replica of a brand-new Cessna 172SP Skyhawk with a real Garmin G1000 NXI and GFC700 autopilot.   According to Ilham Amirov, Vice-President of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC: “The national flag carrier of Azerbaijan, by p...

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Cirrus Aircraft adds second FAA-certified Level D full-flight Vision Jet simulator to serve expansion plans and provide access to world-class flight training, including initial type ratings and r...

Bell Training Academy in Valencia annually welcomes 200 pilots from around the world

Bell Training Academy in Valencia, Spain welcomes every year around 200 Bell pilots to train using the class-leading facilities located there. At its center is the certified Bell 429 Level D Full...

Sky Academy signs for an ALSIM AL250 training simulator

Sky Academy, based in Colmar, France, has recently made a significant investment in an ALSIM AL250 simulator. AL250 simulator addresses initial phase training needs (PPL,CPL,IR/ME) and is SEP/MEP...

ADAC HEMS Academy & Airbus Helicopters plan to establish new simulation training centre for H135 & H145 helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and ADAC HEMS Academy to establish a joint venture HMotion, a new simulator training centre for H135 and H145 helicopters. HMotion will offer a wide range of cost-eff...

MTU Maintenance signs LEAP-1A maintenance contract with SriLankan Airlines

MTU Maintenance has signed a five-year LEAP-1A maintenance, repair and overhaul contract with SriLankan Airlines, building on the two companies’ existing relationship that has also covered V2500...

Lufthansa Technik to maintain Airbus A320s for Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian and Lufthansa Technik expanded their cooperation in the field of base maintenance. Recently, two Airbus A320s underwent a C-check at Lufthansa Technik Budapest. Experts of&nb...