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  • TAG Aviation Le Bourget Maintenance Service Centre wins Bombardier ASF award

    TAG Aviation’s maintenance services centre at Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France, has received the Bombardier authorised service facility Excellence Award for line maintenance for the third consecutive year. The

    20 October 2017, 7:00 am

  • ACASS gains IS BAO Stage 3

    Montreal-based business aviation support services company ACASS has joined a select group of companies worldwide by achieving IS-BAO Stage 3. The award, made by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC),

    20 October 2017, 6:59 am

  • Keystone Aviation takes delivery of third managed PC-12

    Keystone Aviation has taken delivery of a third managed Pilatus PC-12 turboprop. The company put the first PC-12 on its operating certificate in 2006. The mixed business jet and turboprop

    20 October 2017, 6:58 am

  • Matthieu de Varax launches Odi-sé Avocats

    Matthieu de Varax, one of France’s most respected aviation lawyers, has launched his own firm Odi-sé Avocats. Odi-sé Avocats is entirely focused on aviation. “The name Odi-sé reflects how, in

    20 October 2017, 6:57 am

  • Silverhawk Aviation installs Gogo AVANCE L5 Systems on Citation Excel

    Silverhawk Aviation has installed the Gogo AVANCE L5 in a Cessna Citation Excel aircraft. Gogo AVANCE L5 is a complete Wi-Fi system that operates on the Gogo Biz 4G network.

    20 October 2017, 6:57 am

  • “Major negative impact” predicted for operators at SMO

    Aircraft operators are being warned to prepare for a “major negative impact” after a district judge lifted an order stopping work to shorten the runway at Santa Monica Municipal Airport

    20 October 2017, 6:57 am

  • AIM Altitude takes part in the Dorset Plane Pull

    Alongside their ability to create stunning cabin interiors, staff at AIM Altitude have proved they have other skills. A team of 20 willing volunteers from the company have taken part

    19 October 2017, 7:16 am

  • Jet Aviation develops EASA STC for Honeywell DU-870 cockpit display LCD unit

    Jet Aviation has developed a supplemental type certificate (STC) to update, in partnership with Honeywell, soon-to-be obsolete cockpit displays DU-870 with more modern DU-875 LCD units. The partnership will provide

    19 October 2017, 7:16 am

  • Fourth Global 7000 FTV completes first flight and debuts at NBAA

    On 28 September, the fourth Global 7000 flight test vehicle took off from Bombardier’s facility in Toronto on its first flight. The FTV4 is equipped with a cabin interior, and

    19 October 2017, 7:15 am

  • Donald Kamenz joins C&L Aerospace

    Donald Kamenz (pictured) has joined C&L Aerospace as senior vice president of sales. He will focus on expanding business in the regional aircraft sales and brokering divisions. Kamenz comes to

    19 October 2017, 7:15 am

Helicopter News

  • Airbus debuts third H160 prototype

    The third Airbus H160 prototype (PT3) performed its maiden flight at the company’s headquarters last week. The supermedium class helicopter will be undertaking certification activities and flight testing, and is

    16 October 2017, 8:20 am

  • Milestone leases two AW169s to Alidaunia for HEMS

    Milestone Aviation Group has entered into an agreement to lease two AW169 helicopters to Alidaunia of Italy, to support its emergency medical services (HEMS) in Italy. Alidaunia has provided HEMS

    10 October 2017, 7:23 am

  • Airtelis orders three H215s

    Airtelis has placed a firm order for three Airbus H215s with an option to extend it to five. The French operator worked with lessor Nova Capital Group to secure the

    6 October 2017, 6:50 am

  • Airbus and NHV celebrates three years of the H175

    Airbus and H175 launch customer NHV are celebrating three years of H175 operations. NHV started flying the first two Airbus H175s on North Sea offshore transport operations in December 2014.

    6 October 2017, 6:50 am

  • Milestone Aviation Group leases two Bell 412SPs to FAASA of Spain

    Milestone Aviation Group has agreed to lease two Bell 412SP helicopters to FAASA Aviacion S.A., to support the Spanish company’s expanded firefighting services. The two helicopters, owned by Milestone, were

    6 October 2017, 6:50 am

  • Leonardo Helicopters has new managing director and Unifly AW169 order

    Leonardo Helicopters introduced its new managing director Gian Piero Cutillo on the opening day of Helitech 2017 in London. Gian Piero Cutillo takes over immediately and was introduced during the

    5 October 2017, 9:29 am

  • New engine option AW189 launched at Helitech 2017

    Leonardo and Safran Helicopters has unveiled the AgustaWestland AW189k featuring new generation Safran Aneto engines at Helitech 2017. The new supermedium helicopter variant is powered by the Aneto-1K. The new

    4 October 2017, 6:36 am

  • Bristow downsizes in light of “challenging market conditions”

    Bristow is reducing the size of its board due to “challenging market conditions”. The helicopter operator will be downsizing its board from 11 to ten members following the departure of

    26 September 2017, 7:59 am

  • Airbus investigation shines light on Avinco ownership

    Airbus has launched an internal investigation into allegations of €16.2 million worth of payments by two companies associated with the manufacturer after the Guardian newspaper uncovered the “questionable financial transactions”.

    22 September 2017, 6:58 am

  • PhilJets takes delivery of first Bell 407GX

    PhilJets has announced the arrival of a new Bell 407GX to its fleet. It is the eighth aircraft for the group, and is the only 407GX currently available for charter

    22 September 2017, 6:41 am