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  • Airbus turns to Boeing partner Aviation Partners for A320 Enhanced winglets after rejecting in-house and Winglet Tech designs

    Airbus has turned to Boeing's winglet supplier Aviation Partners to help it develop the upgrade for the A320 family,...

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  • The secret behind the Dassault winglets

    News | 21 May 2007 17:01

    <P>The decision by <A href="http://www.dassault-aviation.com/" target=_blank>Dassault&nbsp;</A>to add winglets to its latest<A href="http://www.dassaultfalcon.com/aircraft/2000/" target=_blank>&nbsp;Falcon 2000 </A>derivative has been kept firmly under wraps.<BR>Another manufacturer will soon release its plane with blended winglets designed by Aviation Partners, but which company will add the upward-curved tips won’t be announced until <A href="http://www.ebace.aero/" target=_blank>Tuesday,&nbsp;May 22 at EBACE. </A></P> <P><BR>“I couldn’t even tell my good friend,” said Aviation Partner CEO, Chairman and Founder Joe Clark. Clark says the decision by Dassault to introduce winglets, announced at the show yesterday, will add great efficiency to the aircraft.</P> <P><BR>“As far as independent verification, we probably have 88 different airlines that independently verify our statistics every day,” Clark points out. “The airlines buy winglets because they want to save on fuel. They pay fohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/The-secret-behind-the-Dassault-winglets-214050/
  • Executive Airlines to open facility in Perth

    News | 07 May 2007 15:13 | Emma Kelly

    <P><A href="http://www.biziworks.com.au/biziworks/BiziGen?ownerID=EXEC678&amp;docID=21" target=_blank>Australian&nbsp;business aviation company Executive Airlines </A>is establishing a new fixed-base operation at <A href="http://www.perthairport.net.au/" target=_blank>Perth&nbsp;airport </A>in Western Australia. Expansion for the Essendon airport, Melbourne-based company comes as the Australian business aviation market is growing.</P> <P>Executive Airlines is investing A$4 million ($3 million) in its new Perth facility that will comprise an FBO with a passenger terminal and hangar and is due for completion in September. The company is now basing a <A href="http://sovereign.cessna.com/home.chtml" target=_blank>Cessna&nbsp;Citation Sovereign </A>in the state and will add a second, larger and longer-range aircraft from July, says Phil Clements, the company's Western Australia representative.</P> <P>Executive Airlines is one of the country's oldest business aviation companies. It was esthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Executive-Airlines-to-open-facility-in-Perth-213681/
  • New managers shake up Club328

    News | 27 Feb 2007 00:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    UK charter company Club328 is re-evaluating its product and service portfolio as part of an overhaul of the Southampton-based company by its new senior management team. <BR>Elaine Young, who was appointed chief executive of Club328 last year following the death of Mike Farge, says the company will introduce a range of new products over the next 12 months, but some of the existing offerings have been withdrawn. <BR>Club328 operates a Dornier 328Jet, a Raytheon Hawker 800 and two Premier Is, which are likely to be sold and replaced as they do not fit into the new company strategy. <BR>Four Premier Is on order and option have also been cancelled. "The Premier Is are likely to be replaced by the Hawker 800 as this aircraft has the comfort and range that we are looking for. We will make a decision by the end of March," says Young. <BR>Young is also looking to add a minimum of one 328Jet a year over the next two years, plus a further aircraft in 2008, although she admits that the popularityhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-managers-shake-up-Club328-212337/
  • Airbus turns to Boeing partner Aviation Partners for A320 Enhanced winglets after rejecting in-house and Winglet Tech designs

    News | 30 Jan 2007 10:00 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Airbus has turned to Boeing's winglet supplier Aviation Partners to help it develop the upgrade for the A320 family, after other designs failed to achieve enough of a performance gain during testing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-turns-to-Boeing-partner-Aviation-Partners-for-A320-Enhanced-winglets-after-rejecting-in-house-and-Winglet-Tech-designs-211788/
  • Contender one: Vector

    News | 21 Nov 2006 00:00 | Craig Hoyle

    <P>The Vector Flying Training Services team comprises Bombardier Military Aviation Training, KBR and URS as shareholders, plus FlightSafety International and Northrop Grumman as partners. The consortium is offering a Northrop training management information system already selected for the US Air Force's Lockheed F-22 Raptor and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.</P> <P>Vector has extensive flight training experience in North America, with Bombardier managing the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) scheme and URS subsidiary Lear Siegler providing undergraduate flying training for the US Air Force and initial entry rotary-wing work for the US Army, plus to numerous overseas users for both systems.</P> <P>The UK has been a customer to the Canadian Forces-backed NFTC initiative for some years, with over 100 of its pilots now having completed Phase IV lead-in fighter training on BAE Systems' glass cockpit-equipped Hawk 115s at Cold Lake, Alberta. This relationship will continue until 2011 underhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Contender-one-Vector-210644/
  • Tokyo delivers budget blows

    News | 10 Apr 2006 23:00

    <P>Budget constraints caused by the acquisition of a new ballistic missile defence system have forced Japan to reduce its purchase of military helicopters to just 15 this year, and to abandon plans to acquire additional Shinmaywa US-1A Kai amphibians.</P> <P>Approved by parliament late last month, and representing a 0.9% fall against 2005, Tokyo’s fiscal year 2006 defence budget of ¥4.8 trillion ($40.7 billion) covers the acquisition of 12 aircraft, including three helicopters for the air force, nine helicopters for the army, and three helicopters and one fixed-wing trainer for the navy.</P> <P>The air force has funds to buy five Mitsubishi F-2 fighters – one fewer than requested – three Fuji T-7 trainers, one missionised Raytheon Hawker 800, two Mitsubishi/Sikorsky UH-60Js and one Kawasaki/Boeing CH-47J Chinook, against a Japan Defence Agency (JDA) request for two. A planned upgrade of six Mitsubishi/Boeing F-15Js has been cut to just two aircraft.</P> <P>Japan’s army will acquirehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Tokyo-delivers-budget-blows-205911/