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Convertible ALSIM AL40/42 simulator now available

ALSIM announced the launch of the convertible simulator AL40/42. It combines two popular Diamond aircrafts, DA40 & DA42, in one device, bringing flexibility to flight schools. The device reproduces the Diamond specific interior cockpits and flight decks. Changing from the DA42 to the DA40 configuration is fast and easy and is performed by swapping only the dashboard and the middle co...

Air Rescue with Piloted Multicopters is Possible

The results of the world first feasibility study on the use of piloted multicopters in rescue services has concluded that air rescue with piloted multicopters is possible, makes sense, and improves the emergency medical care of the population. The 130-page study was launched at the end of 2018 by ADAC Luftrettung and sponsored by the non-profit ADAC Foundation. In cooperation with Volocopter...

Bell Delivers Three Bell 407 GXis to Polish National Police

Bell announced a delivery of three Bell 407 GXis to the Polish National Police (PNP). The PNP has been a long-standing Bell customer for about 20 years. The addition of these aircraft will help them serve and protect people, to maintain public order, and security in Poland. “The Bell 407 GXi delivers a robust customer experience while providing best-in-class speed, performance, and r...

Airbus delivers its first U.S.-assembled A220 from Mobile, Alabama

Airbus has delivered its first U.S.-assembled A220 aircraft from Mobile, Alabama, underlining the aircraft manufacturer’s role as a global aircraft producer and heralding the arrival of a new era in Airbus aircraft production in the United States. The aircraft was delivered to Delta Air Lines. “The delivery of the first U.S.-built A220-300 is a historic moment that highlights Airbus...

FAI Air Ambulance corona transport meets massive demand

FAIs air ambulance division has been operating at maximum capacity to meet the high number of requests for repatriation and medevac flights. Since March FAI has performed almost 70 flights of covid-19 patients in 47 countries with the single patient isolation and transport system EpiShuttle. FAI is one of the world’s leading global provider of aviation services, logging far above 10...

One more Magnetic MRO step towards digitalization

Magnetic MRO announced they have recently signed the extended Managed IT and Cloud services agreement with BTT Cloud. BTT Cloud is a managed IT services provider with Lithuanian capital that has been operating successfully for more than a decade. Since the global pandemic has hit the world in early 2020, the digitalization and role of well-balanced IT processes have increased signif...

SITA steps up smart border solutions to support new regulations for entry and exit to the EU Schengen Zone

SITA released a Positioning Paper detailing its latest generation of smart border solutions to facilitate the implementation of the new European Union Schengen Zone border controls planned for 2022. SITA’s new TS6 Automated Border Control (ABC) Kiosks have been developed to accommodate future upgrades and changing requirements, such as the use of new biometric capture devices or th...

Pipistrel selects Honeywell Advanced Flight Control Technology for Nuuva V300 Unmanned Cargo Aircraft

Pipistrel has selected Honeywell Compact Fly-By-Wire system for the Nuuva V300 cargo unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), choosing a modern, lightweight, highly capable system with a proven architecture ideally suited for our autonomous cargo UAV. “After years of excellent cooperation in the UAM sector, we chose to work with Honeywell in the development of the Nuuva V300 as wel...

P2010 TDI Achieves EASA Type Certificate

After the live-streaming world premiere held in May 2020, which introduced the P2010 TDI to the market, Costruzioni Aeronautiche TECNAM has announced today the achievement of the Type Certificate for the P2010 TDI. The P2010 TDI certification is just the latest achievement of Tecnam’s continuous development and innovation programs, adding the Diesel/JetA1 engine to the already-wide rang...

First SAS A321LR delivered using sustainable jet fuel

SAS has taken delivery of its first of three A321LR on lease from Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL), becoming the newest operator of the most efficient long-haul single aisle aircraft. The A321LR is powered by CFM Leap-1A engines. The delivery flight from Airbus Hamburg to its home base in Copenhagen uses a 10 percent sustainable jet fuel blend. The initiative is part of SAS’s commitment...

To support expansion Flying Colours switches on digital training

Flying Colours Corp. has introduced a new digital training program to support the company’s continuous improvement policy. The in-house eLearning platform is designed to deliver a long-term solution for sharing knowledge and skills across the company as it follows its ambitious expansion plans.  Implemented pre-pandemic, the online training is already proving to be a valuable as...

Inmarsat and Hughes bring unrivalled inflight connectivity to North American airlines and passengers

Inmarsat unveiled a major strategic collaboration with Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, marking an important new step change for North American commercial airlines and their passengers. GX+ North America is a transformational aviation connectivity solution, which has been specifically designed for North American co...

Euramec cost-saving A320 Cockpit Refurbishing Program for New Era in Aviation

Euramec, the European flight simulation solution providers today accepted their first Airbus A320 Cockpit from aerospace upcycling specialists AeroCircular to pave a smart way forward for highly cost-efficient Flight Simulation Programs. “The A320 is the workhorse in an airline industry facing extreme headwind toay. We at EURAMEC put our expertise at work to deliver a safe, highly cost-...

Lufthansa will deploy four Airbus A350-900s to Frankfurt hub this winter

For the duration of the winter timetable (until the end of March 2021) Lufthansa will be deploying four of the currently parked Airbus A350-900s to its hub in Frankfurt. The Airbus A350-900 is one of the most modern and environmentally friendly long-haul aircraft in the world. Over the next few months the A350-900 will be serving Chicago and Los Angeles from Frankfurt, by temporarily replacing...

Sonaca 200 obtains SPHAIR certification from the Swiss Air Force

The Swiss Air Force has certified the Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro for the initial aptitude assessment programme called “SPHAIR”. The objective of the SPHAIR programme is to discover and assess young talents for a career as a pilot in the Swiss Air Force or general aviation. To obtain SPHAIR certification, the Sonaca 200 has undergone a thorough assessment on the ground and in flight.&nbs...

airBaltic Announces New Safe Skiing Destination in Finland

Latvian airline airBaltic starting on December 19, 2020 will launch direct flights between Riga and Kittilä (Finland).  The new flights will be performed once a week on an Airbus A220-300 aircraft. The scheduled flight time to Kittilä will be one hour and 55 minutes. One-way ticket price to Kittilä starts at 79 EUR. ...

C-390 Millennium receives Aviation Week Grand Laureate in the Defense Segment

The Embraer C-390 Millennium multi-mission aircraft, manufactured by Embraer, today received the Grand Laureate in the Defense Segment and the Laureate Award for the “Best New Product” in Defense from Aviation Week Network. The citation for the award reads, “The first C-390 tanker/transport, the largest and most sophisticated aircraft yet developed by Embraer, was delivered to th...

SEA Prime: San Donato Group offers Covid-19 tests at Milano Prime

SEA Prime, a SEA Group company that, with the Milano Prime brand, is the first business & general aviation airport operator in Italy and one of the leaders in Europe, announces its collaboration with the Gruppo San Donato, the first Italian hospital group, through the activation of a new service: the performance of nose-pharyngeal swabs in private regime for the detection of the Sars Cov-...

Astronics Enhanced Vision Systems approved for Airbus Helicopters AS350 by US and Canada

Astronics Corporation announced that the Unites States and Canada approved Astronics' Max-Viz 1400 and 1200 Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) for Airbus Helicopter's AS350 Écureuil. In cooperation with AVIO dg in Calgary, Canada, Astronics obtained the Supplemental Type Certificates for its Max-Viz 1400 and 1200 EVS from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration...

First in the Market with UPRT Certification - BAA Training Vietnam

BAA Training Vietnam is the first ATO in Vietnam to acquire Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) certification. BAA Training continues with its expansion in aviation training capacity and training range after the company’s first year of successful operations in the market. BAA Training Vietnam has received the necessary certificates for UPRT training, aligned with Airbus A320 s...

The first US-delivered Pipistrel Panthera is on tour across the States

The tour of the first US-delivered Pipistrel Panthera is underway and so far the response has been truly fantastic! Although the tour has already started, there are still five weeks to go and five weeks of opportunity to catch up with Andy Chan from Right Rudder Aviation, our official Pipistrel partner in the USA. They are documenting their adventures on their Facebook page and it is...