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Pipistrel Virus SW 121 will be part of the new Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft has partnered with Pipistrel to include our Virus SW 121 as one of the airplanes available in their new, long-awaited Flight Simulator, which will be released on August 18. The highly accurate model of Pipistrel Virus SW 121 will be one of the planes available to fly in the Premium Delu...

Next Rolls-Royce step in sustainability drive with new low-emissions testing

Rolls-Royce has started its latest phase of testing on its low-emissions technology for its next generation of engines. An ALECSys (Advanced Low Emissions Combustion System) demonstrator engine – with technology that features in both the Advance3 and UltraFan®programmes - has resumed...


Vertical Aerospace unveils designs for pioneering Flying Taxis

Vertical Aerospace announce the launch of our new aircraft, VA-1X. Capable of carrying up to five people (four passengers and a pilot), the VA-1X is set to be the world’s first certified winged all-electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft, and is on course to start commercial flights in 2024. Build will begin shortly, with manufacturing taking place in the UK. ...

Antonov Company completed JIG assembly of AN-178 airframe

ANTONOV COMPANY has completed jig assembly of the AN-178 airframe (series No. 006) intended for delivery under the contract between Spetstechnoexport Company and Ministry of Interior of Republic of Peru.  On August 21, the aircraft was presented to the Ukrainian mass media by Oleksandr Los, President of ANTONOV COMPANY. He told about the reached results on the AN-178 construction an...

Bell Delivers 505 Jet Ranger X to Southern Utah University

Bell delivered of a Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to Southern Utah University for its existing fleet of helicopters used to conduct student training. “SUU has been a Bell customer for more than 20 years, and its Professional Pilot Aviation Program currently operates two Bell 206L4s for advanced flight training,” said Greg Maitlen, regional sales manager, Bell, North America...

Russian Helicopters to deliver first Mi-26T2 to the Ministry of Emergency Situations

Russian Helicopters and the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations agreed on the delivery of the first heavy Mi-26T2 helicopter to the department's needs. The contract was signed during theInternational Military-Technical Forum ARMY-2020. Mi-26T2 is an upgraded version of the Mi-26T heavy transport helicopter. It has received modern avionics, enabling operations at any time of the...

First Bombardier Global 7500 equipped with Dual Head-up Display delivered

Bombardier has delivered the first Global 7500 aircraft equipped with a dual head-up display. This first-in-class capability provides additional safety and redundancy to what is already the most advanced and pilot-friendly cockpit in business aviation. “The delivery of the first Global 7500 aircraft with a dual HUD showcases our outstanding commitment to safety,&rdqu...

Gulfstream opens joint facility with Jet Aviation at Palm Beach

Gulfstream Aerospace officially opened new company-owned service center at Palm Beach International Airport. The facility, shared with Jet Aviation, will have a hangar for each company and shared office space. “Gulfstream has had a presence in Palm Beach for almost 20 years with the capability to accommodate all Gulfstream models,” said Derek Zimmerman, president, Gulfst...

Leonardo strengthens helicopter support services in South Africa

Leonardo is strengthening the level of support and maintenance services offered to its customer base in South Africa with a new service centre following the recent acquisition of Precision Aviation Services (Pty) Ltd. This is located at Wonderboom Airport – Pretoria and comprises 2275 m2 of floor space, 450 m2 of workshop and store, and an equivalent amount of office space. The site had b...

Aspen Flight Academy welcomes two new DA40 NG

Aspen Flight Academy, a 501c3 Not-For-Profit flight school based at KASE, recently took delivery of two brand new Austro Engine jet-fuel powered DA40 NG aircraft. Aspen Flight Academy and Diamond Aircraft Industries have launched a joint effort to provide Aspen High School students access to the latest state-of-the-art flight training technology as part of the Every Student Flies (ESF) program....

EHang joins international project to develop Air Ambulance

EHang announced that it has been selected to join Ambular, an international project endeavoring to develop a flying ambulance for medical emergency use.  Supported by the International Civil Aviation Organization (“ICAO”), the project also seeks to inspire the global aviation community to unleash the potential of eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing) aircraft. The&...

THC expands its services and purchases 10 Airbus H125 helicopters

The Helicopter Company (THC), which is fully owned by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, today announced that it has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus Helicopters to purchase 10 H125 helicopters. The deal comes as part of THC’s commitment to further expand its fleet and introduce new services that fulfill market demand and support the development of the Kingdom’s wi...

A220-300 delivery schedule revised by airBaltic and Airbus to complete firm order in 2024

Latvian airline airBaltic and Airbus have signed an agreement on a revised Airbus A220-300 delivery schedule for the remaining 28 jets airBaltic has on order. It will complete the firm order of 50 Airbus A220-300 jets by early 2024.​ Martin Gaussnd Airbus, CEO of airBaltic: “The recent crisis enabled us to push forward our decision to...

First of 16 advanced law enforcement H125 helicopters delivered U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first of 16 new H125 helicopters uniquely configured for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO). AMO collaborated with AHI as part of a long-term fleet upgrade initiative, and the resulting configuration has led to one of the most advanced, high-tech law enforcement helicopters ever developed. “Our mission is to...

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New Airbus zero-emission concept aircraft revealed

Airbus has revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035. These concepts each represent a different approach to achieving zero...

The 23rd Airbus A220-300 of airBaltic received

On September 20, 2020 airBaltic welcomed  in Riga its 23rd Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-AAW. The 23rd aircraft is one of the 50 Airbus A220-300 ai...

Gulfstream G700 earns International Yacht & Aviation Award for seat design

Congratulations! Gulfstream G700 earned a 2020 International Yacht & Aviation Award for the industry flagship’s all-new seat design. The Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 re...

First ever purpose-built Regional Freighter took flight

ATR announced the successful first flight of its new purpose-built regional freighter aircraft. The flight took off at 14:00 from its Saint-Martin site and lasted two hours. During the fligh...

Be the First to fly with an Electric Air Taxi

At Greentech Festival in Berlin Volocopter announced that the world's first public sale for electrical air taxi flight reservations has started. Effective immediately, Volocopter fans wo...

Welcome the roll-out of New Tecnam P2012 SENTINEL SMP

TECNAM is constantly challenging the status quo regarding technology and design. Sleek, modern and seductive, the P2012 Traveller has been the reference platform to develop the P2012 Sentine...

In preparation for flight trials Ampaire flies second hybrid-electric prototype

Ampaire flew its second technology demonstrator on Thursday, September 10th. The aircraft is a refined version of its Cessna 337 “Electric EEL” hybrid-electric aircraft conversion.&nb...

Extended contract for low-carbon sustainable aviation fuel - Gulfstream

Gulfstream Aerospace has extended its contract with World Fuel Services to continue providing the business-jet manufacturer with a steady supply of sustainable aviation fuel produced by World Ene...

EASA Certification granted to Diamond Aircraft DA50 RG

Diamond Aircraft announced EASA certification for its exciting new DA50 RG single engine piston with retractable gear. This achievement marks a significant milestone in Diamond’s histo...

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Welcome new ALSIM production facility in Le Loroux-Bottereau, near Nantes

ALSIM has opened a brand-new production site next to its historical factory, in Le Loroux-Bottereau, Nantes. To respond to growing demand of the market, the 26-year-experienced flight simulator m...

250th Embraer business jet delivery milestone in Latin America

Embraer announced the delivery of a Phenom 100EV and a Phenom 300E to two separate Brazilian customers, marking the company’s 250th business jet delivery in Latin America. The Phenom 100EV...

Millennium club goes bigger with the rollout of Daher TBM 1000th airplane

The 1,000th TBM very fast turboprop aircraft has rolled out from Daher’s Tarbes, France final assembly line, with this milestone airplane – a top-of-the-line TBM 940 version – destin...

To meet strong demand, Boeing launches new freighter conversion lines

Boeing announced a firm order from an unidentified customer for two 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF), as well as agreements to open additional conversion lines in Guangzhou, China, and Singap...

Rostec announced the results of the Russian Be-200ES firefighting operations in Turkey

Over the past three months, the Russian Be-200ES amphibious aircraft flew more than 200 times for suppressing wildland fires in Turkey. Aircraft with Russian crews onboard have been participating in t...

Relaunched Diamond DA20-C1 with new instrument panel

The high demand for single engine training aircraft has led to the return to production of the Diamond DA20-C1, powered by a 125HP Continental IO-240 engine and equipped with new state-of-the-art G500...

Bell presents the Turkish National Police with the outstanding operational readiness award

Bell announced the Turkish National Police were presented an award for “Outstanding Operational Readiness.” The force operates 14 Bell 429s for its safety and security missions. The f...