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The Kodiak 100 is equipped with floats that enable it to operate from both water and land.
Maine receives Kodiak 100 for maritime missions
July 22, 2024
The Maine Marine Patrol will put the multi-mission Kodiak 100 to use, among other things, for offshore monitoring of endangered North Atlantic right whales.
Cockpit enhancements are now available for the Cessna Caravan and Cessna Grand Caravan EX.
Caravan flight deck to feature more cockpit advancements
July 22, 2024
A modernised flight deck with backlit panels is among a number of amenities designed to elevate the pilot experience. They should be available in 2025 and will be standard on all new aircraft.
Vertical's new proprietary propellers, designed specifically for eVTOLs, are optimised for low noise and made of carbon fibre composite using a single-shot cure process to maximise integrity.
Vertical reveals powerful VX4 prototype in the UK
July 22, 2024
Vertical is developing a full-scale prototype that will accelerate the VX4's flight test programme and demonstration capability. The company will take flight test learnings from this into the certified VX4 model.
The SkyCourier at its first stop in Billings Montana on its maiden flight from the Cessna facility in Wichita, Kansas to Everts AIr's base in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Everts welcomes first Cessna SkyCourier Combi
July 13, 2024
The Cessna SkyCourier is a nextgen aircraft for Bush Alaska, and the Combi option allows Everts to be flexible and serve the unique needs of citizens in remote communities with air freight and passenger configurations.
CEO Lyle Byrum.
ATI Jet onboards retail arm Jetvia
July 13, 2024
Jetvia aims to become a leading force in the private jet industry, offering a fleet of Learjet 60 aircraft, strategically positioned bases and personalised experiences. It will leverage safety and technology.
The G700 is receiving glowing feedback from customers.
Gulfstream celebrates 100 days of the G700 in service
July 13, 2024
To date, the G700 has also earned EASA type certification along with type certificate validations from eight nations, including Mexico, and the growing fleet has exceeded 700 flight hours. It has earned 60 speed records.
The H160 is bound for the Gulf of Mexico to support offshore operations.
H160 enters into service in US with PHI Aviation
July 5, 2024
This first US-based H160 will be used by PHI in a route-proving programme designed to demonstrate its capabilities in the offshore environment prior to beginning commercial operations.
The 2023 Sustainability Report reflects on Luxaviation's impact and progress on material ESG topics, showcasing proactive measures in environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility.
Sustainability report charts Luxaviation's progress
July 4, 2024
The report outlines initiatives and future plans, shaped around UN Sustainable Development Goals. Exploration of electric and hybrid propulsion and investments in sustainable tech pave a positive trajectory of growth.
The ACH160 is equipped with Airbus Helicopters' Helionix suite.
Chartright adds sophisticated ACH160 to growing fleet
July 1, 2024
Known for its cutting-edge technology, exceptional performance and versatile design equipped to handle multiple missions, the ACH160 could well transform the private aviation sector in Canada, flown by Chartright.
Charter sales director Darren Shankly is pleased with how the Part 135 operation is going so far.
King Air 350s are a charter winner for Clipper
June 25, 2024
Clipper Aviation flies two King Air 350s on the west cost of the US and it says that uptake so far has been tremendous.
Carter Copeland; TJ Hudson; Isabelle Dessureault ; Hugh Tollison; Mark Burns; Marc Parent; Kirsten Hillman; Alexandre Prévost; Marie-Christine Cloutier; and Ben Nicholson.
CAE inaugurates training centre for Gulfstream pilots and technicians
June 22, 2024
The centre has room for up to four FFS and the maintenance training programme, which will include virtual reality, will be offered on Gulfstream G280, G650 and G500/G600 business jets.
Four Cessna Citation business jets are to be integrated with Universal’s Kapture CVR/FDR, providing 25 hours of voice recording and more than 100 hours of flight data recording.
Textron selects Kapture for Cessna Citation portfolio
June 20, 2024
The Kapture system's compliance with the latest mandates, combined with its robust features and data analysis capabilities, make it a compelling choice for operators.
The P1, the second Cessna Citation Ascend flight test article, flew for nearly one and a half hours.
Second Citation Ascend test article successfully takes flight
June 17, 2024
The aircraft will be used for the flight test programme, primarily for systems testing, including propulsion, human factors, environmental control and avionics.
Both the G500 and G600 have flown more than 100,000 flight hours each.
Gulfstream’s G500 and G600 each pass 100,000 hours
June 14, 2024
With more than 260 aircraft in service today, the G500 and G600 fleet holds more than 90 city-pair speed records combined.
The Falcon 50EX offers superior climb performance.
Executive Fliteways adds Falcon 50EX and Gulfstream V
June 14, 2024
The Falcon 50EX suits up to eight passengers for intercontinental travel, while the Gulfstream V offers ultra long range capability and superior comfort.
Ice hockey legend Wayne Gretzky becomes brand ambassador for FlyHouse.
FlyHouse welcomes Gretzky as global brand ambassador
June 14, 2024
Widely regarded as the greatest ice hockey player of all time, Wayne Gretzky will collaborate on marketing campaigns, exclusive events and customer engagement programmes with FlyHouse.
Founder and CEO Josh Birmingham.
Premier Private Jets introduces a value-driven fractional programme
June 11, 2024
The company says this is an exceptionally efficient programme for individuals and medium size companies with regular commutes or a need to visit multiple locations on a regular basis.
The certification of FIKI is a crucial part of the overall value proposition of the M700 Fury, as well as a key safety feature for the operator.
M700 Fury achieves FAA FIKI certification
June 11, 2024
The FIKI system comes standard on all M700 Fury aircraft and is an electromechanical expulsion deicing system located on the tail as well as the leading edge of the wing.
The FAA presenting Archer’s airline team and representatives from United Airlines with Archer’s Part 135 certificate.
Archer receives FAA certification to begin operating commercially
June 7, 2024
The OEM already has FAA Part 145 certification from the FAA, so getting Part 135 means it now has the two key operational certificates required to start air taxi operations when Midnight receives its type certification.
Ventura will handle all aspects of aircraft management, including maintenance, crew management and charter operations.
Ventura Air Services adds two to Charter Lease Program
June 5, 2024
The Citation Excel is expected to be conformed to Ventura's charter certificate and operational by 1 July, with the Challenger 605 set to go at the start of August.
The Pittsburgh-based aircraft management company expects to received the Citation XLS Gen2 aircraft in 2025.
PJC purchases Citation XLS Gen2s for charter and fractional
June 3, 2024
The new aircraft will help lower operating costs, increase dispatch reliability and improve PJC’s employee retention programme. It is just the beginning of a more robust long-term plan of fleet growth.
The Hawker 800XP is available for charter and is based at Lunken airport in Cincinnati.
Reynolds Jet selects Hawker 800XP for domestic missions
May 30, 2024
Whether it is maximising a family vacation to a single location or a Fortune 1000 executive with a full day of customer meetings in multiple cities, Reynolds Jet says it has the right aircraft for the trip.
Dan Gold is pleased with how the fleet replacement plan is unfolding.
RiseAir onboards ATR as part of fleet investment
May 30, 2024
Canada provides a stable and exciting environment for RiseAir to expand its fleet of aircraft. The latest addition is an ATR 42-500, which should introduce more passengers in the north to this service.
The aircraft offers a maximum gross weight of 3,680kg with a useful load of 1,191kg.
Tecnam receives EASA go ahead for steep STOL
May 29, 2024
The multi-mission capability of the aircraft allows operators to exchange STOL configuration from passenger transportation to cargo, combi or air ambulance within minutes, providing healthcare and much more.
Chad Anderson, chief executive officer, Jetcraft.
Pre-owned business jets selling 45 per cent faster since 2019
May 29, 2024
Since 2022 the number of days an aircraft spends on the market has decreased by almost half, thanks in part to demand from younger buyers and tech billionaires.
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