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Diamond Aircraft takes flight with Trakka cutting-edge imaging technology

Diamond Aircraft and Trakka Systems recently collaborated on a successful demonstration of Trakka's new long-range TC-375 EO/IR imager, integrated onto a Diamond DA62 MPP aircraft. The week-long mission yielded exceptional results, showcasing the system's capabilities in Intelligen...

Gulfstream G700 officially received FAA certification

All-new Gulfstream G700 has received Federal Aviation Administration type certification, paving the way for customer deliveries of the most spacious aircraft in business aviation. The G700 FAA certification also confirmed two new performance improvements, giving customers increased flexibi...


P2012 STOL achieves EASA certification

European Aviation Safety Agency has awarded full type certification to P2012 Traveller in its STOL variant. The P2012 STOL aircraft, specifically designed for Short Take Off and Landing operations, is engineered and tailored to operate from airports and airstrips characterized by extremely short runways and demanding operational constraints. The 18 months extensive certification cam...

Dubai-based company takes flight with landmark order for over 100 Flying Cars

Aviterra, a Dubai-based company concluded a deal with PAL-V to bring flying cars to the Middle East and Africa. Aviterra is acquiring over 100 PAL-V Liberty flying cars, making an investment, and formalizing a partnership for the Middle East and Africa. Aviterra, run and backed by one of the founders of Jetex, a global leader in executive aviation, sees PAL-...

The D328eco: reshaping the regional aviation landscape in Asia Pacific

The regional aviation landscape in Asia-Pacific region is experiencing a major shift, with passenger demand increasing due to rapid economic growth in the middle class. In recent years, operators in the region have placed large aircraft orders and are continuing to seek solutions that will reduce environmental impact and address the challenge of escalating fuel costs. Enter the D328eco, a tur...

AURA AERO presents the entire INTEGRAL family at AERO Friedrichshafen

AURA AERO will be at AERO Friedrichshafen, the leading European show for general aviation, where the manufacturer will present, for the first time, the entire INTEGRAL two-seater family. At a time where decarbonizing aviation has never been so crucial, the AURA AERO aircraft offer competitive solutions for pilot training and leisure (INTEGRAL, available in several versions, S.P.E. -...

Sirius Aviation AG and PARQ Development join forces, bringing 10 hydrogen VTOL jets to Bali

Sirius Aviation AG announced a groundbreaking partnership with PARQ Development, providing ten cutting-edge hydrogen-powered VTOL jets along with tailored support services to the picturesque landscapes of Bali, Indonesia. The agreement is estimated to be worth $50 million, reflecting a significant investment in advancing sustainable aviation initiatives. Under the new deal, PAR...

Bell announces certification for BasiX-Pro Glass Cockpit Retrofit Kit

Bell Textron announced today the FAA certification for its Basix-Pro Glass Retrofit Kit for Bell 412EP models. The new glass cockpit retrofit kit benefits include reduced pilot workload, increased precision and improved situational awareness. Chris Schaefer, vice president, Customer Experience, Bell commented: “As a part of Bell’s Customer Support and Service offerings, we are...

Garmin unveils complete avionics modernization program for Cessna Citation CJ2

Garmin announced an upcoming FAA Supplemental Type Certification for Cessna Citation CJ2, creating an all-Garmin integrated solution for the popular light jet. As a complete upgrade for the original flight deck, Garmin’s industry-leading avionics solutions will fully replace the legacy systems, modernizing the airplane and reducing pilot workload by bringing new capabilities a...

Britten Norman secures new investment

Britten Norman has secured new investment from a group of investors led by 4D Capital Partners LLP (“4D”), a Private Equity firm that focuses on operational improvement and business transformation. The new investors are making funds available to Britten-Norman to fund working capital and to drive successful long-term growth. Britten-Norman Chief Executive, William Hynett OBE, commen...

Hybrid Air Vehicles and the City of Doncaster Council agree terms on flagship production site for Airlander 10

The City of Doncaster Council and Hybrid Air Vehicles have agreed to locate the production programme for Airlander 10, the world’s most efficient large aircraft, at Carcroft Common. Carcroft Common is a 50-hectare site identified by the City of Doncaster Council for development to unlock new economic growth. The freehold for the site will be acquired by Hybrid Air Vehicles under the ter...

Pratt & Whitney collaborates with FAA to study non-CO2 emissions under FAA ASCENT program

Pratt & Whitney and the Federal Aviation Administration will work together with Missouri University of Science and Technology, Aerodyne Research and the Environmental Protection Agency to study non- CO2 aviation emissions, to help understand and reduce the environmental impact of those emissions. As part of the FAA ASCENT program, the project will measure emi...

Boom Supersonic announced successful flight of XB-1 demonstrator aircraft

Boom Supersonic announced the successful flight of XB-1 supersonic jet, at the Mojave Air & Space Port in Mojave, California. Like Overture, XB-1 leverages state-of-the-art technologies to enable efficient supersonic flight including carbon fiber composites, advanced avionics, digitally-optimized aerodynamics, and an advanced supersonic propulsion system. Blake Scholl, founde...

EHang announces Japan first UAM center in Tsukuba

 EHang  announced that Japan' first UAM Center has been established in Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture. This state-of-the-art facility serves as a demonstration flight site, ground infrastructure, and maintenance base for EHang eVTOL aircraft in the region, including EH216-S. This UAM center is a milestone in Japan's advanced air mobility industry. Tezuka Kiwam...

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Daher celebrates 30 years of participation at AERO Friedrichshafen with its TBM 960 and Kodiak 100

In three-decades AERO Friedrichshafen has developed into Europe’ most important general aviation trade show. Daher and its predecessor companies were succesfuly exh...

Tecnam unveils the New P2006T NG

At the opening of the 30th edition of AERO Friederischafen Tecnam announced the launch of a new edition of the legendary P2006T. Tecnam Managing Director Giovanni Pascale Langer explained&nb...

AURA AERO ERA program reaches two major key milestones: MG4 & EASA PAC process

Great news from AERO FFriedrichshafen! ERA program reaches two major key milestones: MG4, launching call for tender for first work-packages; signature with EASA of a Certification Pre-Applic...

Eve Air Mobility and AirX sign LOI for up to 50 eVTOLs, service support & urban ATM software

Eve Air Mobility has signed a LOI with Japan largest public helicopter air charter service AirX for up to 10 firm and up to 40 optional eVTOL aircraft. The order will support the contin...

St. Barth Executive orders P2012 STOL for regular services

St Barth Executive, French VIP airline based in the Caribbean, is the launch customer for Tecnam’s twin-engine, 11-seat P2012 STOL. The scheduled service from Guadeloupe (SBH/TFFR) to St Ba...

ELECTRON aerospace confirms significant orders from Air2E and Hopscotch Air

  ELECTRON aerospace announced pivotal orders for its Electron 5 aircraft from Air2E and Hopscotch Air. This alliance propels ELECTRON sales pipeline close to an impressive EUR...

Enhanced Cessna high-wing piston aircraft enter into service following first deliveries

Textron Aviation announced the entry into service of its enhanced Cessna Skyhawk, Cessna Skylane, Turbo Skylane and Turbo Stationair HD following first deliveries for eac...

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Kaman delivers new K-MAX to Black Tusk Helicopter

Kaman delivered a new medium-to-heavy lift K‑MAX helicopter to Black Tusk Helicopter of Squamish, BC, Canada. Black Tusk performs various external lift projects of every scale, ranging...

FLYBY growth with 12 New Tecnam Aircraft

FlyBy, Spain leading General Aviation Flight Training Organisation has placed an order for an additional 10 Tecnam P2008JC and 2 new P2006T NG. These will supplement their existing flee...

Jean-Michel Jarre is world first passenger to take off in KleinVision's flying AirCar

KleinVision AirCar took to the skies with electronic music pioneer, Jean-Michel Jarre as its first passenger this month, signaling a new era of transportation innovation. AirCar, which...

Condor takes delivery of its first Airbus A320neo

Condor has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo on lease from Avolon following an event in Toulouse. The new aircraft is part of the airline’s ongoing fleet modernisation which already inc...

Dufour Aerospace announces Mejzlik Propellers as supplier of main propellers for Aero2

Mejzlik Propellers manufactures top-quality carbon fixed-pitch propeller blades for the UAV market, and Dufour is excited to incorporate them into the main propeller on Aero2. Simon Bendrey, Head o...

Daher delivers 1st Polish owned Kodiak 100

Daher delivered first new Kodiak 100 Series III utility aircraft for a customer in Poland. This milestone was marked at AERO Friedrichshafen trade show, where the customer – Polis...

UK Ministry of Defence orders more H145 helicopters

UK Ministry of Defence has ordered a further six Airbus H145 helicopters as the next step in renewing its rotary fleet and cutting the number of different types in service. New aircraft...