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PAL-V Liberty Pioneer Edition nears 2024 delivery milestone

PAL-V makes its vision a reality for the world of transportation, announcing a significant milestone in 2024 and delivery of the PAL-V Liberty Pioneer Edition to its first customers. Powered by e-fuels and hybrid fuel technology, first generation ‘fly-drive’ car...

Difference in the Middle East - Gulfstream G700 and G500 at Dubai Airshow

Gulfstream Aerospace will exhibit two of its next-generation business jets at the Dubai Airshow: the ultralong-range Gulfstream G700 and the class-leading Gulfstream G500. Gulfstream recently announced the G700 range has increased to 7,750 nautical miles/14,353 kilometers at Mach...


AW169 skidded capabilities to grow further with 5,100 kg increased gross weight and 11-seater configuration

  AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopter’ operational capabilities and range of options will grow further with the launch of a 5,100 kg IGW kit and an 11-seater configuration fully compliant with the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers Report 690. Both will be made available for the aircraft version with skid landing gear.  The 5,100 kg&nbs...

EHang continues to promote operations and commercial deployment of EH216-S

EHang is progressing towards obtaining the Production Certificate and Airworthiness Certificate for EH216-S with the full support from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. Under the guidance of the CAAC Central and Southern Regional Administration, EHang is steadily moving towards obtaining the PC and producing EH216-S according to its Type Certificate . Notably, documentatio...

Embraer deliveries increase by 30% to 43 aircraft in 3Q23

Embraer delivered 43 jets in 3Q23, an increase of 30% compared to 3Q22 when 33 aircraft were delivered. Commercial Aviation has shown robust delivery growth, soaring from 10 to 15 aircraft, a 50% increase compared to the same period in 2022. For Executive Aviation, there was also an increase; 28 jets delivered (19 light and 9 medium) represented a 22% increase compared to 3Q22. The compa...

Archer achieves key flight test program milestone as Midnight takes flight

Archer' flight test program hit another key milestone as the company’s Midnight aircraft took flight. This milestone builds on Archer’s four years of flight testing, including two years of full-scale flight testing with Maker. As Archer’s flight test program continues to advance, Midnight’s flight envelope is expected to progress rapidly from hover to full wing-bor...

Emirates Post Group and Dronamics to explore implementing cargo drone deliveries

Emirates Post Group and Dronamics,signed a LOI to explore transformative solutions in logistics through advanced cargo drone capabilities in the UAE. The LOI marks the beginning of a dynamic collaboration set to redefine cargo drone delivery in the United Arab Emirates. Under the terms of this LOI, EPG will explore and trial Dronamics' cargo drone service to enable same-day...

Southwest Airlines orders 108 additional Boeing 737 MAX jets

Southwest Airlines is increasing its commitment to the fuel-efficient 737 MAX family with an order for 108 737-7s. The new deal supports Southwest's modernization strategy and provides flexibility to expand its fleet. The 737 family has long served Southwest by helping fuel the airline's continued growth. Southwest has placed over 300 orders for the 737-7, growing its orderbook to mor...

Bringing hydrogen power to airport ground support equipment - Universal Hydrogen collaborates with JBT AeroTech

Universal Hydrogen and JBT AeroTech announced a joint development agreement for the design and development of an H2AmpCartTM. The H2AmpCartTM will be a hydrogen fuel cell-powered mobile battery charger for existing electrified airport GSE. To meet environmental and local community needs, the aviation industry is moving away from diesel-powered GSE by rapidly adopting electric e...

European Medical Drone signs purchase agreement with Dufour Aerospace

European Medical Drone and Dufour Aerospace signed a development cooperation and purchase agreement for 11 Aero2 uncrewed tilt-wing aircraft. The agreement includes the delivery of one Aero2 X2.3 prototype aircraft in 2024 and 10 serial Aero2 aircraft with delivery starting in 2026. Savback Helicopters, Swedish helicopter vendor and partner of Dufour Aerospace, is assisting this transact...

SkyDrive selected for innovation grant worth up to 12.4 billion yen by Japanese government

SkyDrive has been chosen by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for the ”Next-generation Air Mobility Field" of the Small and Medium Enterprise Innovation Promotion Project. SkyDrive has been granted approximately 12.4 billion yen which will support the development of innovative technologies aimed at enhancing future social implementation, including reducing traffic congest...

Tripling of production area: groundbreaking ceremony for plant expansion in Croatia

The groundbreaking ceremony for  FACC plant expansion in Croatia took place. The production area of the plant for manufacturing high-tech components for cabin interiors, which opened in 2022, will be tripled and an additional office building constructed. The construction work will be completed in June 2024, and the workforce will almost triple to 600 employees by the end of 2026. FACC AG...

Airbus signs € 1.2 billion in contracts for Capability Enhancement and In-Service Support of the French A330 MRTT fleet

Airbus Defence and Space signed two contracts valued at € 1.2 billion in total with France’s Direction générale de l'armement and Direction de la Maintenance Aéronautique for the Capability Enhancement and the In-Service Support of the French A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport fleet. Jean-Brice Dumont, Head of Military Air Systems...

New Kodiak aircraft paint facility entered service at Sandpoint, Idaho

Daher Aircraft Division inaugurated new large paint facility at Kodiak Aircraft Company production site in Sandpoint, Idaho, marking the latest investment since Daher’s acquisition of the Kodiak utility airplane product line in 2019.The 9,000-sq-ft. facility streamlines Sandpoint’s overall production process and further improves the build quality for this multi-role single-en...

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CITIC Offshore Helicopter & Lilium partners to launch eVTOL network in China Greater Bay Area

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BAA Training purchases 48 Cessna Skyhawks to expand fleet

BAA Training purchases 48 Cessna Skyhawk aircraft, expected to be delivered in 2026. The deal substantially expands BAA Training existing fleet, offering increased capacity for stu...

Bell celebrates 505th Bell 505 delivery

Bell delivered the 505thBell 505 aircraft to North America based operator, Austin Claborn. The aircraft will be configured for corporate transportation. The delivery ceremony took place at t...

Electra flies World' first hybrid eSTOL aircraft

Electra.aero successfully completed first flights of EL-2 Goldfinch hybrid-electric eSTOL aircraft. The two-seat Goldfinch eSTOL technology demonstrator is world’s ...

Embraer E190-E2 and E195-E2 attains Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore type certification

Embraer E190-E2 and E195-E2 have attained type certification from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. Scoot, low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, is due to operate the E190-E2 f...

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Cirrus Aircraft adds second FAA-certified Vision Jet simulator for world-class flight training

Cirrus Aircraft adds second FAA-certified Level D full-flight Vision Jet simulator to serve expansion plans and provide access to world-class flight training, including initial type ratings and r...

Bristow secures early delivery positions with deposit for five Electra eSTOL aircraft

Following the successful first flights of technology demonstrator aircraft, Bristow Group secured early delivery positions for Electra eSTOL production aircraft by executing a deposit a...

World’s first cargo drone interline agreement - Dronamics and Qatar Airways Cargo

Dronamics and Qatar Airways Cargo announced an interline agreement. The partnership is first interline agreement between an international airline and a cargo drone airline. The int...

Airmedic and Limosa on the starting line, pioneering electric innovation in air medical transport

Airmedic and Limosa partners in the electrification of air medical transportation. This powerful synergy between innovation and practical application, promises a revolutionary breakthrough i...

Air Zermatt took delivery of its third Bell 429

Air Zermatt took delivery of its third Bell 429. With its 75-person medical personnel and flight crew, Air Zermatt provides transport, tourist flights, and rescue operations in the Swiss Alps and...

ADAC HEMS Academy & Airbus Helicopters plan to establish new simulation training centre for H135 & H145 helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and ADAC HEMS Academy to establish a joint venture HMotion, a new simulator training centre for H135 and H145 helicopters. HMotion will offer a wide range of cost-eff...

AW09 global market success extends to Europe with preliminary sales contracts for ten units by Léman Aviation

The number of global partners for AW09 next-generation single-engine helicopter in the world market grows further with the announcement at European Rotors of the addition of Léman Aviation, who...