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ATR unveils advanced design of new All-Business Interior

ATR unveiled an advanced design for its new All-Business Class configuration. With a unique 1-1 layout, the All-Business Class interior features spacious individual business seats with direct window view and aisle access, offering exceptional personal space and privacy. Named &ls...

Leonardo strengthens its role in VIP-CORPORATE helicopter market with new AW09 single engine distributorship agreements

Leonardo announced new progress in introducing modern rotorcraft technologies and capabilities to deliver the best service and safety in their respective markets meeting diverse emerging requirements. Léman Aviation and Sloane have been appointed official distributors for next generation...


Electra hybrid-electric test aircraft achieves first ultra-short eSTOL takeoff and landing in piloted test flights

Electra.aero  announced the first high-performance ultra-short flight operations of its piloted blown-lift hybrid eSTOL demonstrator aircraft (EL-2 Goldfinch).The test flights, piloted by Cody Allee, took place through April and May 2024 at the Manassas Regional Airport and Warrenton-Fauquier Airport in Virginia. The longest flight lasted 1 hour 43 minutes. During the...

Safran's Aneto-1K helicopter engine certified in China

Safran Helicopter Engines has received certification for its Aneto-1K from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. This crucial milestone paves the way for the Leonardo AW189K's introduction into the Chinese civil market. This validation of type certificate by China succeeds the earlier type certificate  by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency in 2019. Valentin Safir...

Expliseat unveils the TiSeat 2X, the new seat for the Air France Embraer 190

Expliseat, the French manufacturer of the world's lightest aircraft seat, is presenting its new model at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg. Called TiSeat 2X, Air France is the launch airline. As part of the cabin renewal program for the Embraer 190 fleet operated by its regional subsidiary HOP!, Air France has chosen the TiSeat 2X seat for its distinctive design aesthetics and functionali...

RTX's Collins Aerospace completes industry first retrofit of Iridium Certus satellite connectivity

Collins Aerospace has modified a Prince Aviation Cessna 525 Citation Jet with its IRT NX Satellite Communication (SATCOM) system, providing high-speed cabin connectivity through the Iridium Certus® 700 satellite service. EASA certification and design approval was obtained by Q.C.M. Design GmbH with Prince Aviation installing the hardware onto the aircraft, becoming the first cus...

Lilium Jet to take flight in French Riviera in 2026

Lilium, UrbanV and Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur, managing Nice Côte d’Azur airport, the second largest airport place in France, along with the airports of Cannes Mandelieu and Golfe de Saint-Tropez, announced plans to bring Lilium Jet flights to the South of France starting in 2026. A new network will connect the French Riviera with key destinations througho...

AURA AERO and Airbus Protect join forces for certification of future regional hybrid electric aircraft

AURA AERO and Airbus Protect signed a cooperation agreement in view of the certification of ERA, the next regional transport 19-seater hybrid-electric aircraft developed by AURA AERO. Both companies will share their respective expertise and collaborate on safety, cybersecurity and sustainability aspects of the ERA programme and its production means. This partnership aims to support a smooth and se...

CAE reveals two new aircraft types for its Vienna training centre and increases maintenance technician training in Central Europe

CAE that its new Vienna training centre will be home to up to nine full-flight simulators, including the newly announced Embraer Phenom and Bombardier Challenger 3500 aircraft. This is in addition to the Bombardier Global 6000 Vision and 7500 announced last year.  CAE will also be offering maintenance training in Vienna, Austria. The new centre is scheduled to open in Q2 2025. Accor...

RECARO Aircraft Seating debuts new seat naming concept at AIX 2024

RECARO Aircraft Seating is introducing a new seat naming strategy more closely aligned with the iconic RECARO brand. The new names, ranging from R1 to R7, reflect the various classes and complexities of the seating solutions. The booth will also feature the Crystal Cabin Award finalist, the R Sphere sustainable seat innovation, as well as a business class seat outfitted with smart technology and a...

Cessna Citation Latitude and Citation Longitude to offer new advanced avionics features

Textron Aviation announced advanced Garmin G5000 avionics enhancements coming to the best-selling mid-size business jet, Cessna Citation Latitude, and the flagship of the Citation family of jets, the Citation Longitude. Textron Aviation investments in the popular business jets, based on customer feedback, will offer greater performance and improved user experience to pilots in the new La...

Lilium begins construction of Certification Test Facility for the Lilium Jet with SEGULA Technologies

Lilium has started construction of an advanced test facility for integration and certification testing of the Lilium Jet. Designed in partnership with global engineering group SEGULA Technologies and located at Lilium’s headquarters near Munich, Germany, the state-of-the-art facility is due to become operational in late Summer 2024. The test site will house a complete, fully integrated...

Collins Aerospace receives EASA approval for Pro Line Fusion retrofits on Cessna aircraft

Cessna Citation CJ1+/2+ aircraft registered in Europe can now be upgraded with the advanced functionality of the Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system after receiving certification approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency. Fusion’s modularity and intuitive technology integration improves pilot workload, providing real-time data, visual clarity and pr...

Professional stripping and painting of the D328 fleet - Deutsche Aircraft partners with Airplane Painter

Deutsche Aircraft announced strategic partnership with Airplane Painter, which will serve as the supplier for the stripping and repainting of the D328 fleet. Airplane Painter has extensive experience in the aviation industry, with more than 20 years of expertise in aircraft painting. Their dedication to precision, quality and innovation aligns seamlessly with Deutsche Aircraft's commitmen...

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Textron Aviation delivers first Cessna SkyCourier Combi

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Embraer shows a strong presence at the Farnborough Airshow

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Gulfstream G700 marks 100 days certified demonstrating excellence and maturity

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