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Friday, February 24, 2017

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G650 And G650ER Certified For China Registration

Friday, February 24, 2017

The Gulfstream G650 and G650ER have received type certificate validation from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. The validation confirms the type certificate issued by the FAA.

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Cessna Pilot Center Grows

Friday, February 24, 2017

The Cessna Pilot Center network grew substantially in 2016, adding 24 flight centers as partners. Those include five international flight schools in Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Germany and Poland.

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UK Leads Demand For Mid-to-Heavy Business Jets

Friday, February 24, 2017

Across Europe, deliveries for mid-to-heavy business jets are projected to total 959 between now and 2025, according to a new forecast by Global Jet Capital. The largest demand is expected to be from the UK.

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McGill University Study: Pilot CEOs Different From Other People

Friday, February 24, 2017

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal cited a study by a McGill University accounting professor that found companies whose chief executives were also pilots are more likely to inspire original thinking than CEOs of other businesses. The study, co-authored by Jingling Zhang, surveyed more than 1,200 men and women who held the top job between 1993 and 2003. The results appeared in the January issue of the Journal of Financial Economics.  It quoted Ms.

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Bell Completes First Customized Aircraft In Prague

Friday, February 24, 2017

Bell Helicopter has completed its first fully customized aircraft at its new European customization and delivery center in Prague.

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Daher Delivered 54 TBM 900/930s In 2016

Friday, February 24, 2017

Dater's Airplane Business Unit delivered 54 TBM 900/TBM 930s in 2016, or one fewer than in 2015. The TBM 930 accounted for two-thirds of the total.

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Learjet And Textron Aviation Reduce Workforce In Wichita

Friday, February 24, 2017

Both Textron Aviation and Bombardier Learjet have made recent job reductions at their Wichita facilities as they align work with demand.

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Textron Aviation: If Demand Returns, Production Will Grow

Friday, February 24, 2017

Revenue and deliveries of business jets and turboprops at Textron Aviation fell during the final quarter of 2016 due to lower-than-expected demand and pricing pressures from customers.

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ATP To Offer Citation Technical Information In ‘Smart Content’

Friday, February 24, 2017

Aircraft Technical Publications and Textron Aviation have reached an agreement for ATP to directly integrate technical data from Cessna Citation business jets into ATP's Aviation Hub cloud and mobile applications.

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Worth the Trip: Winners Slip Away with Grand Prizes at S&D Conference

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Two lucky winners took home swag from the Aviation Week Network booth raffle at the Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference Grand Prize Luncheon in Fort Worth, Texas, on Feb. 10.

2017 Schedulers & Dispatchers Scholarship Awards Recipients Announced

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

At the Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, last Tuesday, NBAA and its Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee awarded monetary scholarships to seven recipients who will apply the funds toward professional development opportunities.

Let's Have a Conversation at Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference Booth 1930!

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Let's have a conversation about some special offers and giveaways in booth 1930 at the Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference in Fort Worth this week.

G5000 Beechjet Features and Operations Webinar to Be Held Feb. 15

Monday, February 06, 2017

Stevens Aviation and Garmin are presenting an interactive webinar to educate Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP operators about the G5000 avionics upgrade at 4 p.m. Eastern on Feb. 15.

Business Air Launches New Promotion

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Business Air announces a new promotion that honors Texas legend, Willie Nelson. Pilots will receive a free Willie T-shirt with the purchase of 500 gallons (or more) of fuel.

Flight Display Systems is Now FDS Avionics Corp.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Flight Display Systems announced that the company is changing its name to FDS Avionics Corp. The new name better describes the broad portfolio of products and services in in-flight entertainment, cabin management, and special mission video systems. FDS Avionics develops innovative technology to deliver personalized and interactive experiences to the aviation industry.

Avfuel Adds Rider Jet Center (KHGR) to Branded Network of Independent FBOs

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Avfuel Corporation announced Rider Jet Center, the sole FBO at Hagerstown Regional Airport-Richard A Henson Field, joined its Network  branded FBOs on January 28, 2017

Gill Aviation Ramps Up for Big Game Aircraft Traffic

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Gill Aviation, located in the Houston, Texas, area, is making final preparations for a busy Big Game weekend with an anticipated record number of aircraft flying into the area for the event.  

Stellar Aviation Expands with Acquisition of Horizon Aviation at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Friday, January 27, 2017

Stellar Aviation Group announced that it has acquired Horizon Aviation. Horizon, located at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Ill., was a FBO service provider at KSPI.  

TAG Aviation Receives IS-BAH Accreditation for its Ground Handling Operations in Geneva and Sion

Thursday, January 26, 2017

TAG Aviation’s Fixed-Base Operations (FBOs) based in Geneva and Sion have been awarded the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 certificate of registration from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) for their rigorous safety and quality ground handling operations.