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Canadair Regional Jet Program to be acquired by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Improtant news! The definitive agreement between Bombardier and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries regarding Canadair Regional Jet Program! Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Bombardier announced they have entered into a definitive agreement, whereby MHI will acquire Bombardier's regiona...

Multi-purpose four-seat MAI-411 aircraft received a certificate of airworthiness

Multi-purpose four-seat MAI-411 aircraft received the certificate of airworthiness after passing all the tests. The aircraft was produced on the basis of the OJSC Concern KEMZ, located in Kizlyar. “The developed serial model of the multi-purpose four-seater MAI-411 aircraft, which flight ra...


First automatic inflight synchronization of FMS and Lido Pilot Solutions

Lufthansa Systems and GE Aviation are the first providers in the aviation market to offer a solution that allows for the inflight synchronization of the flight plan between the GE Aviation flight management system (FMS) and Lufthansa Systemsʼ Lido pilot applications directly on-aircraft. The first demonstration of the connected FMS using operational use cases will be presented this week at the EFB...

Airbus Innovation Award goes to Cobham

An award, an Airbus Innovation Award, that's prestigious, that's important and hard to get. So congratulations to Cobham, who received it following successful integration of multiple antenna functions into helicopter fuselage composite. It is official! Cobham Aerospace Communications Dourdan has been awarded a prestigious prize for innovation, by global leading rotary wing man...

Extended aftersales helicopter support for military and governmental fleets

Airbus Helicopters and Thai Aviation Industries have declared extended aftersales helicopter support for military and governmental fleets. Under this agreement, TAI will continue to be Airbus’ approved provider of HCare support and services for Thailand’s military and government helicopter fleets. HCare services already available to local operators will now include continu...

Reinforced customer trust for Embraer technical expertise

Each big event can be judged successful looking back at the agreement and contracts signed. So, Paris International Air Show was quite good for Embraer - a pool maintenance and parts agreements with European carriers, reinforcing the customer trust and state-of-the art support of the original manufacturer in maintaining an efficient operation through the TechCare technical expertise....

Rolls-Royce acquires Siemens eAircraft business

CO2 emissions in aviation, targets to reduce, alternative fuel, alternative propulsion activities and development. These are topics we hear about almost every day.​ In a move to accelerate the delivery of electrification strategy, Rolls-Royce has entered into an agreement to acquire the electric and hybrid-electric aerospace propulsion activities of Siemens -the eAircraft business. This&nb...

Russian Helicopters to certify Mi-171A2 in Peru

Experts of the Russian Helicopters Holding Company and United Engine Corporation (part of Rostec State Corporation) held a business meeting with representatives of the General Directorate for Civil Aviation (DGCAP) of Peru. The sides agreed on the procedure for validation of Mi-171A2 helicopter and VK-2500PS-03 engine. Peruvian aviation authorities plan to complete the helicopt...

Safran Nacelles delivers its 1,000th for the Airbus A320neo to TAP Air Portugal

Safran Nacelles has marked the delivery of its 1,000th nacelle system that equips the A320neo jetliner built by Airbus to TAP Air Portugal. The delivery that occured yesterday in Toulouse was celebrated at the Paris Air Show in the presence of Safran Nacelles CEO Cédric Goubet; Erik Buschmann, Airbus Senior Vice President - Propulsion System Procurement; Mário Lobato de Faria...

Happy birthday - 30 years of FACC

30 years of FACC: Since its foundation in 1989, FACC has developed from a start-up into a globally leading technology group in the aerospace industry. Today, all major players in the aviation industry are among FACC's customers. More than 3,500 employees develop and produce high-tech components for state-of-the-art aircraft. High growth and innovation leadership over the past three decades hav...

Higher and faster - Kopter’s SH09 third prototype flies in Sicily

P3 reaching an overall 100 flight test hours? Yes, with 34 flights in Sicily!  Flight envelope has been opened beyond 10,000 feet and at an airspeed of 135 knots. In March 2019, Kopter transferred its third prototype (P3) together with a team composed of 20 flight test engineers, pilots and mechanics to Sicily to set up an additional flight test base in Pozzallo. Pozzallo provides...

A landmark Nordic Aviation Capital order for 100+ ATR -600s

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) and ATR have signed a Letter of Intent for 35 firm ATR -600s, with options for a further 35 and purchase rights for another 35. The total value of the agreement amounts to over 2 billion dollars. Deliveries of the initial 35 aircraft will begin in 2020 and run up to 2025. This new deal cements a very successful and longstanding collaboration between NAC and AT...

China ACH160 launch customer - Shenzhen Eastern General Aviation Company

It's official - Shenzhen Eastern General Aviation Company has signed an agreement for one ACH160, becoming the launch customer for the VIP version of this medium helicopter in China. The aircraft will be used to perform mainly private and business aviation (PBA) missions around the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area of China, which is home to approximately 70 million peopl...

Harness Power of Big Data through Boeing AnalytX Digital Solutions

During Paris International Air Show leading airlines signed up  Harness Power of Big Data through Boeing AnalytX Digital Solutions! New orders and agreements for digital solutions that harness the power of big data to significantly expand fleet capability and cost savings for commercial and government customers. Boeing’s digital solutions are powered by Boeing AnalytX, a collection o...

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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...

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...