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SPANISH FLIGHT SCHOOL FLYSCHOOL AIR ACADEMY BUYS AN ALSIM AL250

Alsim is pleased to announce the sale of an AL250 simulator to Spanish flight school Flyschool Air Academy,located in Madrid, Spain. The AL250 contains the best, state-of-the-art technology and is EASA-FNPT II (Flight Navigation Procedures Trainer) certified. It addresses initial p...

Expanding London Biggin Hill-based Oriens Aviation now supporting 12 Pilatus PC-12s at its Authorised Pilatus Service Centre

Oriens Aviation’s exclusive British Isles Pilatus Centre, formally opened this February at London Biggin Hill Airport, reports a strong nine months supporting a greater number of customers for maintenance and technical support.  It is now supporting 12 PC-12 regular customers, includin...


Air BP announces fourth Sterling Pilot scholar amid global pilot shortage

Air BP has announced student Stephen Daly from the Republic of Ireland as its fourth Sterling Pilot Scholar. Two of three previous recipients of the scholarship are in the process of pursuing careers as commercial airline pilots underlining the value of the scheme. Air BP’s announcement comes as the industry experiences a global pilot shortage with 790,000 new civil aviation pilots re...

airBaltic Pilot Academy’s Second Group of Students Begin Studies

The Latvian airline airBaltictoday, on September 10, 2018, began studyprocess already for the second group of students of airline’s newly established Pilot Academy. The second group of 12 students will become airBalticpilots upon completion of the full-time programme in about two years from now. Pauls Cālītis, airBalticSVP Flight Operations: “We saw a tremen...

IFA Aviation Training Center acquires ALSIM’s flight simulator

On September 4th, the IFA Aviation Training Center acquired a flight simulator, class FNPT II, completing another step in its flight school modernization strategy. “An acquisition planned for 2018, it’s a huge investment which will bring us a significant increase on our training quality”, said Luis Giraldes IFA’s Marketing Director. “An essential training...

Igor Zahradnicek becomes new vice-chairman of Czech Airlines Technics Board of Directors

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group which provides aircraft repair and maintenance services, has appointed a new Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors. Effective 3 September 2018, Mr. Igor Zahradníček (51) will be in charge of finance, development, procurement and logistics at the company. “Czech Airlines Technics is a company with a...

Textron Aviation customers benefit from expanded authorizations, greater maintenance capabilities at Singapore Service Center

Textron Aviation Inc.announced its Singapore Service Center has expanded jet and turboprop service with additional authorizations from authorities across Asia-Pacific and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). These recent authorizations enable the Singapore facility to deliver full service and support to select Citation, King Air and Caravan aircraft registered in  Indonesia, the Philipp...

Embraer Extends Pool Agreement to Support LOT’s Fleet

Embraer Services & Support and LOT Polish Airlines, the national carrier of Poland and leading airline in Central Europe, have signed an extension of the pool agreement to support LOT’s fleet of 34 Embraer E-Jets. In a multi-year deal, Embraer’s popular component support solution includes exclusive on site stock for LOT as well as extended scope of engine line-replaceable units...

AMAC Aerospace has received several new maintenance projects

AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce that it has received several new maintenance projects, which will be carried out in Basel, Switzerland. A privately owned A318 arrived in August for a C-Check inspection and will undergo a landing gear overhaul at AMAC’s headquarters. An Airbus A330 entered the hangar doors in Basel for a C-Check inspection in conjunction with a cabin modification....

FlightSafety International is Building a New Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulator for the Aviation Safety and Training Center in Singapore

FlightSafety International and HAITE Aviation Safety and Training Pte. Ltd. have signed an agreement for the purchase of a full flight simulator for the Airbus A320.  The simulator will replicate both the CEO and NEO versions of the A320 aircraft. The FlightSafety FS1000 simulator will be qualified to Level D and enter service at the Aviation Safety and Training Center in Singapore in January...

Jet Aviation gains EASA STC Approval for ADS-B Out compliance on B747 in Basel

Jet Aviation recently received EASA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for ADS-B Out compliance for the B747 series aircraft, some 2 years ahead of EASA and FAA 2020 mandates. With this approval, Jet Aviation’s MRO and Completions facility in Basel is authorized to configure and install ADS-B Out systems on B747 aircraft subject to specific equipment configurations. ADS-B...

First A380 dismantled and will be sold as spare parts

The first Airbus A380 has been dismantled and will be sold as spare parts as a new lessee or buyer could not be found following expiry of the 10-year lease in October 2017. For investors, this is likely to mean a modest end to their investment, according to research by Scope Analysis. After the 10-year lease with Singapore Airlines expired, shareholders in DS 129, the A380 fund launched in 2007...

MRO provider FL Technics Indonesia: earns FAA Part-145 Air Repair Station certification

FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, has earned FAA (Federal Aviation Association) Part-145 Air Repair Station certification #47DY377D emerging as one of Asia’s MRO hotspots in the Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Indonesia alone has approximately 60 MRO companies and only a few of them have FAA certificatio...

Pilot Career Show Brussels: complex initiative to meet ever-greater demand for pilots

The issue of global pilot shortage is starting to aggravate the aviation industry. Pilot strikes calling for improved working conditions is its latest representation. The core problems of the issue touch upon many related fields, particularly regarding pilot training, given that the number of graduate students is not able to meet the yearly demand in every region equally, including in Europe. ...

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Luxaviation Group signs sale agreement with Dassault Aviation for global maintenance activities of ExecuJet

The signature of a final sale agreement for the worldwide maintenance activities of Luxaviation Group affiliate company ExecuJet to the French company Dassault Aviation is announced. Subject to o...

Special World Economic Forum Event Support from Dassault Aviation

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2019 Scholarship Opportunities from Piper Aircraft

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Luxaviation Group signs sale agreement with Dassault Aviation for global maintenance activities of ExecuJet

The signature of a final sale agreement for the worldwide maintenance activities of Luxaviation Group affiliate company ExecuJet to the French company Dassault Aviation is announced. Subject to o...

Special World Economic Forum Event Support from Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation’s global product support organization will once again offer a full selection of services to assist Falcon operators at major business, cultural and sporting events worldwide in...

Tahiti based pilot training center ,C3P, trusts in ALSIM again and buys an ALX Flight Simulator

C3P, Polynesian Center of Piloting Improvement, located in the heart of the South Pacific in Tahiti, has been using an Alsim simulator since 2012. As part of the introduction of their new professional...

FBO RIGA launched Embraer authorized service center

FBO RIGA, an operator of business aviation center at the Riga Airport, and Jet Flight Service, an international MRO provider for business aviation, announce the launch of an Embraer authoriz...

2019 Scholarship Opportunities from Piper Aircraft

The availability of two scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year is announced by Piper Aircraft and its Community Outreach Committee. Each year, educational scholarships impact the community by pr...

S7 Technics’ Moscow base is ready to welcome the Boeing 737 MAX

S7 Technics, Russian provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has prepared its Moscow’s Domodedovo airport site for the maintenance of the latest generation of Boeing 737 MAX...