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Cessna Citation Ascend program advances - successful certification tests & extensive flight testing

Unveiled during EBACE 2023 Cessna Citation Ascend program advances following the successful completion by the prototype aircraft of numerous certification tests and more than 350 flight test hours. The aircraft is expected to enter into service in 2025. Cessna Citation Ascend is desig...

Airbus Helicopters to support Sécurité Civile and Gendarmerie Nationale helicopter fleet

Airbus Helicopters and Babcock have been awarded a contract to support 48 EC145s operated by the French Ministry of Interior. The 12 year contract that starts this year was signed with the Direction de la Maintenance Aéronautique, the organisation in charge of maintenance for aircraft operate...


Pratt & Whitney receives Transport Canada type certification for PW545D engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada PW545D engine is one step closer to entry into service with type certification granted May 9 by Transport Canada Civil Aviation. Back in May 2023 Textron Aviation announced its new Cessna Citation Ascend business jet would be powered by twin PW545D engines. New engine incorporates an advanced mixer and efficiency improvements in the compressor and tur...

Collaborative future in aviation - Fokker Next Gen and airBaltic sign MoU

Fokker Next Gen and airBaltic signed a MoU that sets the stage for a collaborative future in aviation.This memorandum will leverage the insights of airBaltic to contribute to the development of the Fokker Next Gen liquid hydrogen combustion powered commercial aircraft. From airBaltic perspective, this is an opportunity to investigate hydrogen aircraft fit for the airline'&n...

Garmin earns best supplier recognition from Embraer for 9th consecutive year

Garmin received a Best Supplier award for the ninth consecutive year by Embraer at its annual Suppliers Conference held April 30 in Gavião Peixoto, Brazil. Embraer, a leading aerospace manufacturer, recognized Garmin as the top supplier in the Electrical & Electronic Systems category for its G3000 Prodigy Touch flight deck systems in the Phenom 100EV and Phenom 300E. Phil S...

Piper Aircraft announced approved service center in France

Troyes Aviation appointed as the Approved Piper Service Center in France by Piper Aircraft and Flying Smart Aero. Founded in 1973 by Françoise Horiot and transferred to new ownership in 2023, Troyes Aviation is a fully-owned subsidiary of JGH SAS and the sister Company of JG AVIATION, the Authorized Pilatus Service Centre for France. Over the past 50 years, Troyes Aviation has...

UrbanLink Air Mobility to provide advanced air mobility solutions in South Florida

UrbanLink plans to revolutionize transportation as the first provider of all electric zero emission advanced air mobility solutions. UrbanLink announced their partnership with Lilium. UrbanLink will purchase 20 Lilium Jets, with scheduled pre-delivery payments, and become the first airline in the U.S. fully committed to integrating eVTOL aircraft into its fleet. UrbanLink...

JEKTA unveils first interiors of PHA-ZE 100 regional amphibious airframe

JEKTA, the Switzerland-based developer of the PHA-ZE 100, Passenger Hydro Aircraft - Zero Emission 100 amphibious aircraft, has unveiled the first interiors for its economy class Traveller and full executive Corporate cabin configurations.  The interiors have been designed for passenger comfort, operational durability, and ultimate elegance, with each layout, mat...

Tecnam P-Mentor achieves Federal Aviation Administration full Type Certificate

Federal Aviation Administration awarded full Type Certificate to Tecnam P-MENTOR with the number A00067IB for Part 23 of the FAA Regulations. Tecnam is now on track to begin deliveries to flight schools across the United States, starting with the first to HCH Aviation in partnership with Stephen F. Austin State University in Austin, Texas, followed by Kilo Charlie Aviation...

Cessna SkyCourier receives type certification in Australia, revolutionizing regional connectivity

Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop has been awarded type certification by the Australia Civil Aviation Safety Authority, paving the way for the aircraft to serve remote communities, improve regional connectivity in Australia and cater to the region’s diverse aviation needs. This certification comes three months after the first Cessna SkyCourier order in Australia was announce...

Skyports and Ras Al Khaimah to elevate tourism with electric air mobility

Ras Al Khaimah Transport Authority and Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority have taken a significant move towards transforming tourism and transportation in the Emirate by signing a future-forward MoU with Skyports Infrastructure. Marking the beginning of an exciting partnership that will pioneer sustainable tourism through electric air mobility, this pivotal MoU will see Skyports dev...

Bell reveals Bell 429 laboratory for future autonomy fly-by-wire operations

Bell Textron revealed its Aircraft Laboratory for Future Autonomy based on the Bell 429 commercial aircraft. Developed by Bell Advanced Programs team, ALFA is dedicated to performing flight maneuvers with an aircraft safety system and executing autonomous fly-by-wire flights. The fly-by-wire integration was a critical step in future development of autonomous controls for Bell’s commerci...

Savback Helicopters expands into advanced aviation

Swedish Savback Helicopters is opening up its inventory to welcome in the new era of advanced aircraft - Dufour Aerospace Aero2. Savback has been supporting Swiss uncrewed aircraft and eVTOL developer since 2022, committing to being Dufour’s distributor in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, and Iceland after its aircraft is ready for the market. The company is no...

EH216-S completes UAE first passenger-carrying demo flight in Abu Dhabi

EHang EH216-S pilotless eVTOL aircraft successfuly completed of the first passenger-carrying demo flight in Abu Dhabi, marking the first of its kind in UAE and Middle East. Additionally, the EH216-F for high-rise firefighting and EH216-L for aerial logistics demonstrated their debut flights in the UAE, showcasing a diverse range of UAM use scenarios of pilotless...

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Ampaire expands to new headquarters at Long Beach Airport

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Stellantis invests additional $55 million in Archer following recent flight test milestone

Archer has received an additional $55 million investment from Stellantis under the companies’ strategic funding agreement following the achievement of its transition flight test milestone last m...

Airbus H160 enters into service in the U.S. with PHI Aviation

Airbus delivered the first H160 in the U.S. to PHI, marking the beginning of H160 operations in the country. This is the first of the initial four H160 helicopters that  PHI will operat...

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Pyka Signs SLC Agrícola as customer for all-electric crop protection aircraft

Pyka, manufacturer of large-scale autonomous electric aircraft for crop protection and cargo transport, has signed a landmark commercial agreement with SLC Agrícola, one of Brazil's&nb...

SunExpress further reduces its carbon footprint as VCT European launch customer of finlets for its 737-800 aircraft

SunExpress and Vortex Control Technologies announced SunExpress as its European launch customer for VCT's proven Finlet technology which will reduce SunExpress's carbon footprint for its...

Textron Aviation delivers first Cessna SkyCourier Combi

Textron Aviation delivered first Cessna SkyCourier twin-engine utility turboprop equipped with a Combi interior conversion option. The aircraft was delivered to Everts Air, an Alaskan-based Part...

Embraer shows a strong presence at the Farnborough Airshow

Embraer will arrive with a strong presence at the Farnborough International Airshow. At the event, Embraer will debut the brand-new E-Freighter, the E190F, marking its first public appearance. The com...

Bombardier positions Challenger 3500 business jet mockup at the Costa Smeralda Airport in Olbia, Italy for customer viewing throughout the summer

Bombardier Challenger 3500 aircraft mockup is present at the private terminal of the Costa Smeralda Airport in Olbia, Italy. Throughout the summer, business aviation clients will have a firsthand...

Airbus, Aena, Air Nostrum, Iberia, Exolum and Repsol join forces to study the creation of the first aviation hydrogen hub in Spain

Airbus, Aena, Air Nostrum, Iberia, Exolum and Repsol are partnering to study the creation of the first hydrogen airport hub located in Spain. The six companies have joined forces to address the main c...

Deutsche Aircraft revises entry into service timeline for the D328eco regional turboprop

Deutsche Aircraft announced a revised entry into service timeline for its 40-seater regional turboprop, the D328eco. The aircraft is now set for EIS in the fourth quarter of 2027. The a...