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Winners Announced for Aviation Week Network’s Annual Laureate Awards

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Aviation Week Network announces the winners of its 63rd Annual Laureate Awards, honoring extraordinary achievements in the global aerospace arena.  The winners of the 2020 Laureate Awards will be honored on March 12, 2020 at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, where a Grand Laureate in each of the four categories will be named from among the winners. 

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FAA Shutdown Funding Bill Approaching Key Vote Threshold

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Rick Larsen (D-Wash.), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation, said lawmakers are waiting to get a 290-vote supermajority before bringing to the House floor a bill that would fund the FAA during future government shutdowns.

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FAA Administrator: MAX Saga Spotlights ‘Key’ Certification Issues

Monday, November 18, 2019

The unprecedented and ongoing examination of aircraft certification triggered by the two Boeing 737 MAX accidents has identified several areas that must change to improve outcomes, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said.

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Subaru Plans To Have Bell 412EPX Plant Ready By 2021

Monday, November 18, 2019

Subaru expects to have production facilities for the Bell 412EPX helicopter ready before April 2021 for a licensed manufacturing program underpinned by a Japanese army requirement.

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Russian Helicopters To Build Light Helo In Italy

Monday, November 18, 2019

Russian Helicopters is to build its new VRT500 single-engine light helicopter in Italy.

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FAA Expands GE CF34 Fuel System Checks

Monday, November 18, 2019

Operators of the GE Aviation CF34-8C-powered fleet, made up of larger Bombardier CRJs, face expanded inspections of engine fuel control system components following the FAA’s mandate of GE recommendations that target reducing in-service fire risk.

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Japan Aims To Widen Aircraft-Making Capabilities

Monday, November 18, 2019

The Japanese government is promoting technological cooperation between local industry and Boeing in aircraft electrification and high-rate composites manufacturing, aiming at expanding the country’s traditionally limited roles in aircraft manufacturing.

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Lessor Palma Signs MOU For 20 Dash 8-400s

Monday, November 18, 2019

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada, emerging as a surprise star of the Dubai Airshow, landed a tentative agreement from Dubai-based Palma Holding Ltd. for 20 Dash 8-400s on Nov. 18, adding to a three-aircraft firm order unveiled on the eve of the show.

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Beechcraft King Air 350 Gets New Nose Option

Monday, November 18, 2019

Textron Aviation has developed a new utility nose option for the Beechcraft King Air 350 to give the aircraft more capabilities.

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Lawmakers Object To Air Marshals Using Counter-Drone Systems

Monday, November 18, 2019

U.S. House lawmakers in a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) derided an “irresponsible proposal” to have federal air marshals operate counter-drone systems near airports.

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Jet Aviation’s Riyadh FBO Redesigned for Q1 2020 Opening

Monday, November 18, 2019

Jet Aviation’s 600 square-meter facility within the shared FBO terminal at Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport is being re-designed and enhanced for customer comfort.

Air BP Rolls Out Airfield Automation Digital Technology in Dubai

Monday, November 18, 2019

Air BP is rolling out its digital Airfield Automation technology at Emirates Flight Training Academy at OMDW.

Jet Aviation Launches De-Icing Service at LSZH

Monday, November 18, 2019

Jet Aviation’s FBO in Zurich can now support de-icing services for all airline and general aviation aircraft types.

Jet Aviation Opens FBO and Hangar Facility at KVNY

Monday, November 18, 2019

Jet Aviation announces the opening of its new sustainably built FBO and hangar complex at Van Nuys Airport (KVNY).

Pentastar Aviation and Avflight Team Up at KGRR

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Pentastar Aviation and Avflight are teaming up to provide customers with private jet charter, management, and aircraft maintenance support for their newest FBO at KGRR.

Banyan Earns IS-BAH Stage 1 Accreditation

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE) has earned the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 accreditation.

Atlantic Aviation Appoints Tim Bannon as Chief Operating Officer

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Atlantic Aviation has announced the appointment of Tim Bannon to a newly created position as Chief Operating Officer.

Modern Aviation Partners with Carbonfund.org Foundation to Offset Aviation Fuel Carbon Emissions

Friday, October 25, 2019

Modern Aviation has announced a partnership with Carbonfund.org Foundation to offer customers an opportunity to offset their carbon emissions as part of their fuel purchases.

Signature TECHNICAir Adds a Mobile Service Unit at EGCC

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Signature TECHNICAir has expanded its MRO capabilities with a new mobile service unit (MSU) based at the Manchester Airport (EGCC) in Manchester, England.

Garmin Adds G1000 NXi Upgrade for the King Air C90

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Garmin International, Inc., has announced certification of the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck upgrade for the King Air C90.