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Russia to make domestic PD-8 engine for SSJ 100 and Be-200 planes by 2022

The Russian PD-8 engine for the SSJ 100 airliner and the Be-200 amphibious plane may be ready in 2022 and the work to mount it on the aircraft is scheduled to begin in 2023, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Chief Yuri Slyusar said at the Hydroaviasalon 2020 air show on Friday. This reported by TASS...

Air Methods chooses Airbus HCare to support its fleet of 31 EC145 helicopters

Air Methods Corporation – the largest civil operator of Airbus helicopters worldwide with more than 450 aircraft in operation – has signed a $24 million, five-year HCare Smart support contract with Airbus Helicopters, Inc. to cover its fleet of 31 EC145 helicopters.  “This...


AURA AERO pursues its growth and takes over Air Menuiserie

AURA AERO, the first digital and eco-efficient aeronautical manufacturer, creator of the Integral R, the new generation 100% French twin-seater aircraft, pursues its growth and takes over this september the French aeronautical woodwork company Air Menuiserie. Created in 1998, Air Menuiserie, headquartered in Bernay, Normandy, specialises in repair, restoration and manufacturing of wood and wo...

Meet Eve, the first spin-off from EmbraerX, shape the future of Urban Air Mobility

Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions has been launched as a new, independent company dedicated to accelerating the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem. Eve is developing a full portfolio of solutions to enable the UAM market and ultimately benefit people’s lives, including the progression and certification of the company’s electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL), the associate...

Dassault expands FalconCare Maintenance program with new options

Dassault Aviation recently signed its 500th contract for its FalconCare guaranteed maintenance program and further expanded the program—already the most comprehensive in the industry—to meet a broader range of customer needs and budgets. Introduced in 2005,FalconCare offers a full range of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services through C-Check, including airframe, avion...

Inmarsat & Honeywell to support Cranfield University New Digital Aviation Research & Technology Centre

Inmarsat announced that it will provide engineering support, communications services and equipment to Cranfield University’s Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC) consortium, supported by Honeywell Aerospace. Set to open at Cranfield University during the first quarter of 2021, DARTeC will spearhead UK research into digital aviation technology. The...

New Airbus customer - SKY express orders four A320neo

Athens-based airline, SKY express, has placed a firm order for four A320neo aircraft, becoming a new Airbus customer. In addition, the Greek airline recently leased two A320neos from ACG Aviation Capital Group and on that occasion joined the global list of 430 Airbus operators. The airline has selected CFM-International’s Leap-1A engines to power its aircraft. The οwner of SKY exp...

Philippine Coast Guard took delivery of second H145 for parapublic missions

Philippine Coast Guard welcomed its second H145 helicopter, just four months after the official commissioning of its first H145. With their two light-twin helicopters, the parapublic agency becomes the first coast guard organisation in the world to operate the multi-purpose H145. The new 4-tonne-class twin-engine helicopter is specially equipped with weather radar, bambi bucket, emergency flo...

Rolls-Royce introduces a new SelectCare service option

Rolls-Royce is introducing a new SelectCare option, SelectCare Repair, to complement its existing range of Care services for airlines that operate Trent 700 powered Airbus A330 aircraft. This expansion of our services portfolio brings greater choice for our customers and means that there are now two distinct SelectCare service options available:  SelectCare Repair  Even the most re...

Boom Supersonic XB-1 aircraft with VELO3D flight hardware components

VELO3D announced that Boom Supersonic XB-1 aircraft includes 21 flight hardware components that were manufactured by VELO3D’s Sapphire 3D metal printer. Unveiled at Boom’s hangar in Centennial, Colorado, XB-1 marks a turning point in commercial viability for supersonic travel and demonstrates the power of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, to enable innovation while acce...

Simavia becomes a certified TBM Russia Service Center

Krasnodar-based Simavia has received Russian certification which enables this company to operate as an authorized Service Center for TBM very fast turboprop aircraft in Russia and the countries of Armenia, Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. The FAP-285 certification, issued by Russia’s Federal Agency for Air Transport (Rosaviatsiya), recognizes Simavia’s engineering quality and...

Ampaire flies longest route to date for an Electrified Aircraft

Ampaire, a pioneer in electric aviation, has accomplished the longest flight to date for any commercially relevant aircraft employing electric propulsion, in this case a hybrid-electric propulsion system. Ampaire’s Electric EEL, a six-seat Cessna 337 twin-engine aircraft modified with an electric motor in the nose and traditional combustion engine in the rear, took off from Camarillo Ai...

Airbus selected for Communications and Mission System upgrade on the Royal Australian Air Force MRTT fleet

Airbus has been selected by the Commonwealth of Australia (CoA) to develop a Communications and Mission System modernization upgrade for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) fleet. The scope of work, which will meet the Air Force interoperability needs under their new operational requirements, will mainly cover a retrofit package, which includes new and...

Welcome to service - Learjet 75 Liberty light jet

The newest addition to its diverse Bombardier business jet portfolio, the Learjet 75 Liberty light jet, is now in service with the first delivery to long-time Learjet operator Alex Lyon & Son, an auctioneering firm that operates throughout the United States and beyond. “The Learjet 75 Liberty is a value-added business tool for those seeking a safer and...

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Air Rescue with Piloted Multicopters is Possible

The results of the world first feasibility study on the use of piloted multicopters in rescue services has concluded that air rescue with piloted multicopters is possible, makes sense, and improv...

P2010 TDI Achieves EASA Type Certificate

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The first US-delivered Pipistrel Panthera is on tour across the States

The tour of the first US-delivered Pipistrel Panthera is underway and so far the response has been truly fantastic! Although the tour has already started, there are still five weeks to go and five we...

TECNAM P92 Echo MkII - back to the future with EU 600kg category

Tecnam announced the certification of the P92 Echo MkII light aircraft to the new German 600kg rules, the latest version of the EASA Basic Regulation that now allows for 600kg MTOW Ultr...

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Textron Aviation expands service offering to include repair of Citation CJ series landing gear

Textron Aviation is expanding service offerings to provide customers with a new standard repair process for Cessna Citation CJ series aircraft main landing gear (MLG). This innovative solution, w...

Facility optimization for customers - Gulfstream

Gulfstream is streamlining and modernizing its customer service and support experiences by leveraging new and expanded facilities throughout its network. This facility optimization is the next st...

Techniques Effective Against COVID-19: Boeing and University of Arizona

In a first-of-its-kind series of tests, Boeing and the University of Arizona determined airlines’ current cleaning solutions effectively destroy the virus that causes COVID-19. Boeing compl...

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Bell Delivers Three Bell 407 GXis to Polish National Police

Bell announced a delivery of three Bell 407 GXis to the Polish National Police (PNP). The PNP has been a long-standing Bell customer for about 20 years. The addition of these aircraft will help t...

P2010 TDI Achieves EASA Type Certificate

After the live-streaming world premiere held in May 2020, which introduced the P2010 TDI to the market, Costruzioni Aeronautiche TECNAM has announced today the achievement of the Type Certificate for...