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Dassault Aviation acquired business aviation activities of RUAG in Geneva and Lugano

Business aviation professionals are quite ready for big announcements during TOP important industry events. At the moment we've been true the wave of important news during EBACE, but NBAA convention is still some month ahead. However, here one more very important announcement - Dassaul...

New Liberty for the Iconic Learjet

Please welcome - Learjet 75 Liberty, the iconic platform that launched business aviation in America now is offering more than ever before!  Passengers who step into the six-seat Learjet 75 Liberty will have the freedom to stretch out in the only Executive Suite...


The certification of the G5000 integrated flight deck in the Citation Excel/XLS

The certification of the G5000™ integrated flight deck for Textron Aviation’s Citation Excel and Citation XLS is officially granted!. The G5000 integrated avionics suite modernizes the cockpit, significantly reduces operational costs, addresses airspace modernization requirements, and solves long-term concerns related to parts obsolescence. “With close to 50 customer commi...

To Fill Market Gap, Cougar Acquires Advanced Technology Aircraft

The aviation training market has exploded with airline demand and it is forecast that training over 800,000 pilots worldwide will generate a need for thousands of new planes.That adds up to potential sales of over $7 Billion USD. Market demand to produce new training planes has increased so much the one major light plane maker has revealed a 700 plane backorder and $350 million in annual...

300th Cessna Citation CJ4 delivered

There are facts, proving the leadership without any additional information needed - 300th Cessna Citation CJ4 delivered. The milestone aircraft was delivered today to McNeilus Steel, based in Dodge Center, Minnesota.  “The Citation CJ4 continues to be a standout in the light jet segment due to its combination of high performance, low operating costs and class-leading cabin a...

Canadian Innovation with Bombardier #WECREATE Campaign

Bombardier is highlighting Canadian innovation by broadcasting its original #WECREATE video. The video, broadcasted between June 27 and July 4 on Bombardier’s social media channels, showcases various Canadian inventions that have changed the world and still have an impact on our daily lives, such as insulin, the light bulb, the zipper, or the telephone. Bombardier's newes...

First China Southern Airlines Airbus A350-900 delivered

Congratulation China Southern Airlines! They became the newest operator A350-900s! First of 20 aircraft is delivered! The Guangzhou-based carrier operates an Airbus fleet of 335 aircraft, including 282 A320 Family aircraft, 48 A330 Family aircraft and five A380 aircraft (figures at the end of May 2019). China Southern’s A350-900 aircraft features a modern and comfortable three-class...

Officially certified by FAA - Gulfstream G600

Congratulations! It's official!  The all-new Gulfstream G600™ earned both its type and production certificates from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certifications clear the way for the first G600 deliveries to customers as scheduled this year. “Getting both authorizations on the same day is evidence of the maturity of our G600 production processes a...

The time has come - First New Praetor 600 Delivered

The time has come and Embraer delivered the first of its new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet to an undisclosed European customer! Praetor 600, which was announced at NBAA-BACE back in October 2018, then was certified just some month ago, April 2019 and now the first one was delivered to the happy customer! To remind, Praetor 600 became the only super-midsize busin...

Ready to fly - H145 high altitude flight campaign

The prototype of the five-bladed H145, which Airbus Helicopters unveiled at Heli-Expo in Atlanta last March, has just arrived in Chile where the aircraft will start a high altitude flight campaign. EASA certification is expected in early 2020, with deliveries following later that year. The new H145 is ready to take on the Andes, with altitudes up to 20,000 feet above sea level, after having alr...

Strategic Partnership to advance safe urban air mobility - Boeing and Kitty Hawk

There is no need ,to explain the importance of shaping the future of urban air mobility. The science fiction we've seen in "The 5th element" and similar movies is right around the corner. One more strategic partnership to collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility - Boeing and Kitty Hawk Corporation. They will bring together the innovation of Kitty Hawk&rsq...

Garmin announces turbine engine monitoring and analysis with G600 TXi and G500 TXi

Garmin announced expanded engine monitoring capability on the G600 TXi/G500 TXi and Engine Indication System (EIS) TXi flight displays to now include single-engine turboprop aircraft. Pratt & Whitney PT6A turboprop engine display compatibility is initially available for several popular aircraft models, including the Cessna 208/208B, Daher TBM 700/TBM 850 and the Piper PA46-310P/350P JetPROP. E...

ATR 72-600 is selected by TAROM to renew its regional fleet

TAROM,  the Romanian national air carrier, has to renew its regional fleet, to provide increased seat capacity, to low operating costs and improve environmental performance. The choice of partners for this operation was quite obvious - ATR the market leader of regional aicraft and NAC, as number one regional aircraft lessor. So TAROM will introduce nine new ATR 72-600 aircra...

Expanded partnership - Serbia and Airbus Helicopters

Serbia has received its first H145M helicopter and will become a maintenance hub for SA 341 / SA 342 Gazelle helicopters. ”Both events underline the fact that Serbia and Airbus have entered into a close partnership”, as Airbus Helicopters CEO Bruno Even pointed out at the Partner Defence Exhibition in Belgrade. The Moma Stanojlovic aeronautical plant, located near Belgrade, has...

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Six Pilatus PC-24s for Swedish Air Ambulance

Medical evacuation, more than important part of business aviation idustry. One very good news regarding the medevac. After a long period of intensive and very professionally conducted negotiations,...

MAKS 2019 - Russian Debut for Embraer’s newest and largest ever passenger jet

Following a successful tour through China, Japan, and Asia Pacific, Embraer’s latest Profit Hunter, the E195-E2, will make its Russian debut at the upcoming Moscow air show, MAKS-2019. Feat...

1,000th Trainee Graduated by Falcon Practical Training Course

Great result, a milestone for the Dassault Training Academy - the 1,000th trainee graduated from its Falcon Practical Training course, underscoring the growing popularity of this advanc...

First-ever Lockheed Martin Space and Air Show

Lockheed Martin will serve as the title sponsor for the first-ever Lockheed Martin Space and Air Show, Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, 2020. It will be held at the Orlando Sanford International Airpo...

Embraer - Happy 50-year anniversary!

Happy 50-year anniversary! Embraer celebrates with a ceremony that brings together employees, authorities and commercial partners at company’s headquarters, in São Jos&eacu...

MHI New Combustor Center for Manufacturing Aero Engine Parts

MHI will establish a new factory within its Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works to manufacture aero engine parts. MHI is anticipating continued growth of its aero engine business, , and...

Looking back at LABACE 2019 - Dassault’s Falcon 8X and Falcon 2000LXS

Last week São Paulo hosted Latin America most important business aviation event - The Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Let's have a look on Dassault Aviati...

Bell 407GXI earns IFR Certification

Bell Textron Inc. announced the FAA has issued an IFR STC for the Bell 407GXi. The certification is a requirement for the Navy Advanced Helicopter Training System competition, enab...

New Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization presented at LABACE

Do you feel yourself ready to be a designer of your future business jet? Because now it's more than possible with Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization! Embraer presentedTechCa...

Embraer Praetor 500 awarded Brazilian certification

Congratulations Embraer! During a ceremony at LABACEE new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was awarded its Type Certificate by Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority. If you remember, it wa...

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Two Bombardier Challenger 350 joined L.J. Aviation Grows Fleet

L.J. Aviation has expanded its fleet with its latest addition of two industry-leading Challenger 350 aircraft. The high-performing Challenger 350 business jets join the compan...

The expansion of Embraer Eugênio de Melo unit, in São José dos Campos

During the celebration of 50th anniversary, Embraer announced  US$ 30 million investment in the expansion of its Eugênio de Melo unit, in São José dos Campos. Through the construction of new facilitie...

Six Pilatus PC-24s for Swedish Air Ambulance

Medical evacuation, more than important part of business aviation idustry. One very good news regarding the medevac. After a long period of intensive and very professionally conducted negotiations,...

VoloCity to become first commercial Volocopter aircraft

Volocopter presented the design for its newest air taxi model: VoloCity. This will be the fourth-generation electrical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) by the German Urban Air Mobility develo...

MAKS 2019 - Russian Debut for Embraer’s newest and largest ever passenger jet

Following a successful tour through China, Japan, and Asia Pacific, Embraer’s latest Profit Hunter, the E195-E2, will make its Russian debut at the upcoming Moscow air show, MAKS-2019. Feat...

MHI New Combustor Center for Manufacturing Aero Engine Parts

MHI will establish a new factory within its Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works to manufacture aero engine parts. MHI is anticipating continued growth of its aero engine business, , and...

1,000th Trainee Graduated by Falcon Practical Training Course

Great result, a milestone for the Dassault Training Academy - the 1,000th trainee graduated from its Falcon Practical Training course, underscoring the growing popularity of this advanc...