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FAA Awards the First and Only STC for a King Air ThrustSense® Autothrottle

The first and only Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) received by Innovative Solutions & Support for its patented ThrustSense® Autothrottle for retrofit in the King Air.  ThrustSense, which provides FADEC like engine protection, is a full re...

First Lion Air A330neo rolls-out of Airbus paint shop

The first A330neo for Lion Air Group has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France, featuring the airline’s distinctive livery. The aircraft will be operated on lease from BOC Aviation. Altogether, Lion Air Group will acquire 10 A330neo aircraft, eight of which will be leased...


Canadian Air Transat took delivery of first A321LR

Air Transat took delivery of its first Airbus A321LR aircraft. The A321LR is one of 15 the Montreal-based carrier is scheduled to receive. Air Transat leases the A321LR from AerCap. The A321LR, with its unique Airbus Cabin Flex configuration allowing for installation of additional fuel tanks, will have a range of up to 4,000 nautical miles. Air Transat plans to use the A321LR for long-dist...

Leonardo 380 mln EUR contract for Polish maritime multirole helicopters

Leonardo has signed an important contract, valued at approximately 380 mln EUR.  Through its fully owned Polish company PZL-Świdnik, Leonardo will supply four AW101s and a comprehensive integrated logistics and training package to the Polish Ministry of National Defence.  PZL-Świdnik, acting as the prime contractor and responsible for the entire contract execution, was selected i...

First end-to-end flight of GA-ASI’s MQ-9B SkyGuardian in civil airspace supported by Collins Aerospace technology

Recently, the first complete takeoff to landing flight of a MQ-9B SkyGuardian™ Remotely Piloted Aircraft using GA-ASI’s Certifiable Ground Control Station was completed. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems was utilizing Collins Aerospace Systems technology. The flight took place at the Yuma Proving Grounds in Yuma, Arizona on March 12. The Collins Aerospace Pro Lin...

Embraer 1Q19 Deliveries - 11 Commercial and 11 Executive Jets

Embraer delivered a total of 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), of which 11 were commercial aircraft and 11 were executive jets (8 light and 3 large). As of March 31st, the firm order backlog totaled USD 16.0 billion. See details below:     In the first quarter, Embraer delivered the first E175 jet to Mauritania Airlines, the first of this model to the Af...

20 Years Anniversary of the DA40: 400th Austrian built DA40 NG delivered

There are two great reasons to celebrate together with Diamond Aircraft: first of all, the 20 years anniversary of the DA40 series and the second reason is he 400th Austrian built DA40 NG with serial number DA40.N400. The Diamond DA40 history dates back to 1999 when the DA40 prototype flew for the very first time. End of 2000 the DA40-180, powered by a Lycoming AvGas engine, received...

A350 XWB operators family is growing with Fiji Airways

One more airline joins A350XWB operators family! Congratulations Fiji Airways! Fiji Airways has adopted the A350 XWB as part of its expansion plans to broaden its international network. Two A350-900s will be leased from Dubai based DAE Capital, making Fiji Airways the newest operator and DAE Capital the latest customer. With its common type rating with the A330 Family, the A350 XWB was the n...

First of 25 New Embraer E175 Aircraft delivered to ExpressJet Airlines

Congratulations ExpressJet Airlines! This week its first of 25 new Embraer E175 aircraft was delivered in a handover ceremony at the Embraer factory and delivery center in São José dos Campos, Brazil. "The delivery of our first E175 represents a significant milestone in ExpressJet's growth as an exclusive United Express carrier," said Chairman and CEO ...

First JAL A350-900 rolls-out of Airbus paint shop

The first A350 XWB for Japan Airlines (JAL) has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first ever Airbus aircraft to be produced directly for JAL and features a special A350 red logo on the fuselage. The aircraft will now proceed to ground and flight tests, before delivery to JAL in early summer. In total JAL has ordered 31 A350 XWB aircraft, comprising...

Discover Soleil Lighting System of Bombardier Global 7500 Aircraft

Soleil Lighting System of Bombardier Global 7500 Aircraft, what it is? It's aviation's irst circadian rhythm-based cabin lighting technology, which is fully integrated with the Flight Management System. The system was designed and developed exclusively for the Global 7500 aircraft. It even can help combat the jet lag, as it introduces Dynamic Daylight Sim...

First of Two Pilatus PC-24s delivered to U-Haul International

U-Haul International two PC-12s got a newcomer in the family - PC-24 Super Versatile Jet!  Special ceremony was held at Pilatus Business Aircraft to deliver first of two PC-24 Super Versatile Jets to US customer U-Haul International. In a stylish paint scheme featuring the distinctive U-Haul orange livery, the 27TH production PC-24 aircraft took to the skies for its...

Debut of ANKA-AKSUNGUR and Multirole Heavy Combat Helicopter

Turkish Aerospace will exhibit ANKA-AKSUNGUR and Multirole Heavy Combat Helicopter for the first time at International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF) 2019 between April 30 and May 3.​ Turkish Aerospace, which extended its product range and made a great impression in the international market, especially in Asian countries, will take a part in IDEF’19 with ANKA-AKSUNGUR, Multirole Heavy C...

Record set during ACJ319neo test-flight

As it was announced by Airbus, the first ACJ319neo set a new record for the longest A320 Family flight by an Airbus crew. Powered with new engine option, it successfully completed a  16 hr and 10 min test-flight on 26th April. The previous record was Santiago-Paris, flown  in 15 hr and 15 min by an ACJ319 back  in 1999. It flew from Toulouse to northern Greenl...

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Maritime surveillance variant of DA62 Special Mission Aircraft

Be ready to discover maritime surveillance variant of DA62 Special Mission Aircraft at Paris Air Show! Leonardo and Diamond Aircraft Industries are teaming up to offer a version of Diamond...

Keeping our skies safe and secure: identify and track drones in real-time

There is no need to explain why the control of drone topic is more than important today. Our sky traffic becomes different. We have to be ready to work on safety, as a primary issue in order to organi...

New partnership to Develop Interior for Overture, Mach-2.2 Airliner

Boom Supersonic has partnered with JPA Design to develop the cabin interior for Overture, its Mach-2.2 commercial airliner. JPA Design has created interiors for the most prestigious airlines...

Congratulations Japan Airlines, first A350 XWB delivered

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by Airbus for JAL. The milestone event was attende...

New Franco-American Aircraft Manufacturer

News like this one a faw from being seen too often. Due to the major step in company's development Daher became New Franco-American Aircraft Manufacturer!  Daher acquires Quest Airc...

Welcome the Mitsubishi SpaceJet Family of Aircraft

It is official now, so please welcome the Mitsubishi SpaceJet family of aircraft!  SpaceJet is the commercial name for the product family that includes the SpaceJet M90 (previously known...

Paris Air Show Debut of Gulfstream G600

It is the moment right before making the first appearance in Paris, a step into stage lights for Gulfstream G600. A chance for aviation professionals and aviation lovers to discover that amazing aircr...

Aircraft data and enhance predictive maintenance capabilities - Airbus and United Airlines

United Airlines has become the latest U.S. airline to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise, following an agreement recently signed between the airline and Airbus. United will leverage...

New Flying Vehicle Concept for Future Urban Air Mobility by EmbraerX

Welcome a new electric flying vehicle concept by EmbraerX!​ The aircraft concept, with electric vertical take-off and landing capability, known as eVTOL, is part of the EmbraerX multi-project appro...

Boeing to Showcase Innovation, Partnerships and Safety at 2019 Paris Air Show

Boeing will showcase its broad range of commercial and defense products, services and technologies at the 2019 Paris Air Show,. The company's presence and activities at the show will demon...

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Thales’s new FlytX avionics suite for latest-generation helicopter programmes

The FlytX avionics suite will equip the future H160M Guépard, the military version of the H160 from Airbus Helicopters. FlytX is based on the Avionics 2020 concept unveiled at the 2013 Paris Air Show...

New partnership to Develop Interior for Overture, Mach-2.2 Airliner

Boom Supersonic has partnered with JPA Design to develop the cabin interior for Overture, its Mach-2.2 commercial airliner. JPA Design has created interiors for the most prestigious airlines...

Maritime surveillance variant of DA62 Special Mission Aircraft

Be ready to discover maritime surveillance variant of DA62 Special Mission Aircraft at Paris Air Show! Leonardo and Diamond Aircraft Industries are teaming up to offer a version of Diamond...

Keeping our skies safe and secure: identify and track drones in real-time

There is no need to explain why the control of drone topic is more than important today. Our sky traffic becomes different. We have to be ready to work on safety, as a primary issue in order to organi...

Congratulations Japan Airlines, first A350 XWB delivered

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by Airbus for JAL. The milestone event was attende...

Ansat for the first time in Europe at Paris Air Show 2019

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) will present the multi-purpose Ansat helicopters for the first time in Europe at the 53th International Paris Air Show, held in t...

French Air Force bolsters its fleet of H225Ms

The French Defence Procurement Agency DGA has signed an order to purchase an additional H225M which will be operated by the French Air Force. The aircraft will be delivered in a configuratio...