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StandardAero extends RR300 capabilities for North American operators

StandardAero has increased the capacity at two of its western Canada and US east coast Rolls-Royce approved facilities so they can provide dedicated service support for RR300 helicopter engines.

August 9, 2022   Full report

Immigration and Customs personnel are onsite at the FBO.

Atlantic adds second Turks and Caicos FBO

The acquisition of Blue Heron Aviation expands Atlantic's footprint in the Caribbean sands. The Providenciales FBO in the Turks and Caicos Islands will continue to be manned by existing staff.

August 9, 2022   Full report

The business jet will take centre stage as Air Corporate's preferred choice for customers' luxury charter experiences.

Challenger 3500 will make European debut with Air Corporate

Rotary and PC-24 operator Air Corporate has become the first in Europe to place a firm order for a Challenger 3500. The aircraft forms part of its fixed wing fleet expansion and delivery is expected in April 2024.

August 9, 2022   Full report


Barratt received the customised Bell 505 at a delivery ceremony at Bell's Mirabel, Canada facility.

400th Bell 505 goes to UK businessman

The first Bell 505 was delivered in 2017, and today there are 400 aircraft operating around the world. Al Barratt will use the latest of these to avoid traffic on business trips around the UK and Europe.

August 9, 2022   Full report

The dual HUD configuration will ultimately permit an EFVS-to-land capability in near zero-zero conditions, pending new EASA regulations.

Dassault certifies dual HUD on Falcon 8X

Dassault's FalconEye HUD is approved by the FAA and EASA on its Falcon 8X trijet. The dual HUD configuration will ultimately permit an EFVS-to-land capability in near zero-zero conditions, pending new EASA regulations.

August 9, 2022   Full report

Only five per cent of US FBOs are Stage II registered, and Pentastar at Oakland County is one of them.

Pentastar receives Stage II IS-BAH at Oakland County

Pentastar's Oakland FBO team is led by aviation veterans who consistently encourage a safety-first mentality across the entire team.

August 2, 2022   Full report

Rex Airlines deputy chairman the Hon. John Sharp.

Rex and Dovetail pioneer turbine to electric power conversions

Under the Dovetail brand, Sydney Seaplanes and Dante will develop and certify the retrofitting of electric engines onto legacy aircraft for regional and GA aircraft. Rex will provide the aircraft to be used as a test bed.

August 2, 2022   Full report

NBAA sets out tax and regulatory compliance for change of use

If a company makes a business aircraft available for non-business use, then it will come up against some different tax and regulatory reporting implications. The NBAA's handbook sets out to clarify this complex area.

August 2, 2022   Full report

Continental applies to FAA to use UL 91/94

As the industry searches for a long term fuel solution, Continental considers 91UL and 94UL fuel as a transitional step in a strategy to reach a more sustainable aviation.

August 2, 2022   Full report

The eVTOL passenger drone will be undergoing further test flights through to summer 2023.

Volkswagen Group China unveils passenger drone prototype

A validation model for battery tech and emission-free mobility has been developed. The concept has eight rotors for vertical lift and two propellers for horizontal flight. If certified, it could be used for air taxi operations.

August 2, 2022   Full report

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