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The two Pipistrel owners donated 25M eur to the municipality where Pipistrel is based

The two majority owners of Pipistrel, Taja and founder Ivo Boscarol, completed the donation process of 21 million EUR to the Municipality of Ajdovščina. The donation was already announced on March 18.,when they sold pipistrel to Textron Aviation. At that occasion Ivo Boscarol a...

Optional Inflight humidification for TwoTwenty bizjet - ACJ & CTT SYSTEMS

CTT SYSTEMS signed a business agreement with Airbus Corporate Jets to supply the humidification system for the ACJ TwoTwenty business jet. ACJ is launching humidification as part of its cabin catalogue for the TwoTwenty to be delivered as bolt-on-kit system with STC together with newbuilt...


Liebherr selected to supply valves for Pearl 10X engine

Liebherr-Aerospace will supply a pneumatic package (four valves) for the Rolls-Royce Pearl 10X engine. This agreement with Rolls-Royce marks another important step towards further strengthening Liebherr’s presence in the engine market.  “This contract enabling us to be part of Rolls-Royce’s Pearl 10X engine is a testament that deep collaboration and excellence pays off. W...

Lilium - main wing transition - battery strategy: performance at scale

Lilium technology demonstrator Phoenix 2 has achieved main wing transition. This means it is the first ever full-size electric jet aircraft to transition from hover to wing-borne flight. This is a landmark moment for Lilium and for electric aviation as a whole. From a flight physics perspective, completing transition means the airflow going over the flaps attaches and becomes smooth, all...

Gulfstream adds more than 200 jobs, new paint hangar and expanding capabilities at Appleton

An investment more than $55 million and more than 200 new positions at Appleton Wisconsin announed by of Gulfstream Aerospace, to meet customer demand and growth in its fleet. The new investment is a continuation of expansion across the company, including new facilities in Fort Worth, Texas, and Mesa, Arizona, and an expansion of its Customer Support call center in Farnborough,...

De Havilland Canada - successful first flight of CL-415 with Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics upgrade program

De Havilland Canada announced the successful first flight of the Avionics Upgrade Program for CL-215T, CL-415 and CL-415 EAF aircraft occurred on May 30, 2022, in Abbotsford, British Columbia. The new avionics package integrates a state-of-the-art Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion flight deck that is proven and in use by civilian and special mission aircraft around the world.  Je...

Sky High took delivery of the first of two Embraer E190s

Sky High Aviation, an airline based in the Dominican Republic, has taken delivery of its first Embraer E190 passenger jet – becoming the only E-Jet operator based in the Caribbean. The first of two E190s being provided by regional aircraft lessor, TrueNoord, arrived last week at Las Americas José Francisco Peña Gómez airport after transition works were completed at Embra...

Stronger in Australia - Leonardo AW139 fleet grows with three more HEMS/SAR helicopters

Leonardo further expansds its fleet of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters in Australia with an order for three aircraft as part of Western Australia’s Emergency Rescue Helicopter Service (ERHS) fleet modernization effort to provide enhanced airborne capabilities. The helicopters will be supplied by leading helicopter operator CHC Australia to carry out a range of HEMS, Search an...

Japan first SAF helicopter flight with H215

Airbus Helicopters in Japan and Japan leading helicopter operator Nakanihon Air have jointly performed the country’s first ever helicopter flight powered with sustainable aviation fuel. NNK’s H215 helicopter conducted a 30-minute flight at Nagoya Airport in Aichi Prefecture.  The aircraft was fueled with 600 litres of “SUSTEO 10”, a renewable jet fuel produced by...

Complimentary carbon offsetting to new business jets owners - Embraer & 4AIR

Embraer and 4AIR will offer 25 hours of complimentary carbon-neutral flight hours, enrolling Embraer Executive Care program, offsetting their carbon emissions during their first year of ownership. Johann Bordais, President & CEO, Embraer Services & Support, commented:“Embraer is committed to ensuring that the future of aviation is sustainable, and to that end we are aiming...

Norwegian to purchase 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA has reached an agreement in principle with Boeing for a recommitment to purchase 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The agreement also includes options for an additional 30 aircraft. The 50 aircraft are due to be delivered between 2025 and 2028, at a schedule closely corresponding to current aircraft lease expirations. This entails a limited net increase of the company’s...

Skyports partners with Park24, AIOI Nissay Dowa, and Kanematsu to develop vertiport infrastructure in Japan

Skyports and Japan PARK24 announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the development and integration of vertiport infrastructure of Advanced Air Mobilityinto PARK24’s parking and car sharing network. The MoU also involves partners including Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co.,Ltd.(“Aioi Nissay Dowa”), a Japanese gener...

TCab Tech partners with Safran on the electric motors for the E20 eVTOL

Safran Electrical & Power and TCab Tech announced a cooperation agreement to equip the E20 full-electric eVTOL aircraft with ENGINeUS electric smart motors. TCab Tech is currently developing E20, a 5-seater passenger-carrying eVTOL aircraft equipped with six rotors – four tilt and two lift rotors – and a high gull-wing with a conventional tailplane design. The e...

HH Sheikha Mozah Bint Marwan Al Maktoum first woman to pilot AW609 tiltrotor

Leonardo was honored to host Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Marwan Al Maktoum at its United States’ helicopter headquarters in Philadelphia, providing her the opportunity to personally test the revolutionary AW609, the world’s first tiltrotor set to receive civil certification. “Leonardo was honored to host Her Highness, providing this one-of-a-kind experience on the world&rs...

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Diehl Aerospace expands cooperation with Volocopter for the VoloCity

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MTU Aero Engines develops aviation fuel cell technology

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Tecnam & Leonardo together bringing the P2012 Traveller with fully integrated ATOS mission system

Tecnam and Leonardo signed an MoU that will allow customers to order Tecnam’s P2012 Sentinel Special Mission Platform fully integrated with Leonardo’s Airborne Tactical Observati...

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Daher begins TBM 960 US deliveries

Daher began TBM 960 customer deliveries to U.S. The aircraft the latest TBM version introduced to North America. To remind, it is the largest single market region for Daher very fa...

Bell - strong momentum for the 505 with purchase agreements for seven aircraft in Europe

Bell signed a purchase agreements for 7 Bell505 helicopters to European customers. This sale further validates the success of Bell 505 in Europe and around the wotld. Two of these Bell 505 purchase ag...

Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation and Airbus prepare for the future of HEMS

The Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation was the very first operator to receive the new five-bladed H145 at the end of 2020. In close collaboration with Airbus, the Foundation uses it for various resear...

Aircalin signs contract for pilot training at AATC in Singapore

New Caledonia Aircalin has signed a contract with Airbus Asia Training Centre for the provision of flight crew training for its A320 and A330 pilots. Under the agreement, up to 35 pilots fro...

Garmin got EASA approval for the GFC 600H flight control system for AS350 helicopters

EASA approved theGarmin GFC 600H for AS350 helicopters, providing a cost-effective flight control solution that reduces pilot workload and improves mission effectiveness. The GFC 600H p...

Daher completes acquisition of Stuart aerostructures production facility

Daher has marked a major expansion of its U.S. industrial presence by acquiring the metallic and composite aerostructures assembly facility in Stuart, Florida, reinforcing the company's position a...

New Airbus orders in China

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