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    C-130 tanker crashes during Australian firefighting mission


    A Lockheed Martin EC-130Q firefighting aircraft has crashed in the Australian state of New South Wales while combating forest fires, killing three crew members. The commissioner of the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Shane Fitzsimmons, has confirmed the crash. The accident occurred near the Peak View area, ...

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    UAS co-founder helps business aviation clients make the right connections


    Mohammed Al Husary is co-founder and executive president of UAS International Trip Support, which provides a range of travel planning services to high-net-worth business clients in 31 countries worldwide.

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    Farnborough airport smashes annual movement record


    Farnborough airport, the UK’s busiest and only dedicated business aviation hub, has smashed its annual movement record for the third consecutive year, and expects the upward trend to continue ”for the foreseeable future”, driven by sustained demand for business aircraft travel and the facility’s “strong appeal” as a leading gateway to London and the southeast.

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    First prototype of Stratos 716 very light jet takes shape


    Stratos Aircraft has completed load testing on its 716 very light jet (VLJ), and is now assembling the first prototype of the single-engined six-seater, which it hopes to fly in the second half of the year.

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    Daher sees modest dip in TBM and Kodiak deliveries during ‘tough’ 2019


    Daher saw flat sales in 2019, with deliveries of its Kodiak and TBM single-engined aircraft families slipping slightly, following what it calls a “tough year in the entry-level business aviation market”.

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    Joby Aviation and Toyota team up to develop eVTOL


    Joby Aviation, a California-based aerospace company building small electric take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicles for potential air taxi service, says it has raised $590 million in Series C funding led by Toyota Motor Corporation.

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    Jet Edge expands with JetSelect acquisition


    Jet Edge International has snapped up JetSelect Aviation to become one of the largest business aircraft charter and management companies in the USA, with a fleet of 85 aircraft.

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    Hybrid Air Vehicles unveils updated Airlander 10


    Hybrid Air Vehicles has unveiled a production design for its Airlander 10 to replace a prototype grounded in November 2017 after a second incident during flight testing, as it steps up its certification efforts.

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    Dumont adds 27th Falcon 2000 and plans expansion


    US business aircraft services provider Dumont Aviation has taken delivery of its 27th and final pre-owned Dassault Falcon 2000 business jet from an undisclosed fractional ownership provider, and is planning to expand with a broader fleet and a European base under evaluation.

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    Falcon shipments dip in ‘difficult market’


    Deliveries of Falcon business jets dipped to 40 units in 2019, compared with 41 the previous year, with Dassault saying output for the period was five aircraft short of its 2019 guidance because of what it describes as “a difficult market”.

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    US court approves Tamarack’s reorganisation plan


    Business aircraft winglet manufacturer Tamarack Aerospace is hoping to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early in the second quarter, after a US court approved its reorganisation plan.

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    Harbour Air to resume electric-powered Beaver flights as certification work begins


    Canadian commuter airline Harbour Air expects to conduct additional flight tests of its electric-powered de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver as soon as next week as it builds off a successful first flight last month.

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    EHang conducts first US autonomous trial flight


    Chinese autonomous unmanned air vehicle (UAV) giant EHang conducted its first trial flight in the United States, as it works towards getting certification for passenger flights in the country. EHang’s two-seater passenger-grade aircraft, the EHang 216, took to the skies for the flight during the North Carolina Transportation Summit. ...

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    First Praetor 500s enter service with Flexjet


    The first Embraer Praetor 500s have entered service with fractional ownership provider Flexjet, after a pair of the midsize jets were delivered to the US operator in late December.

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    Elixir Aircraft co-founder on developing a tonic for the light aircraft market


    Cyril Champenois and two friends co-founded France-based Elixir Aircraft to plug a gap in the market for a family of clean-sheet piston-singles which crucially would be cheap to buy, maintain and operate

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    How business aviation gives flight to angels


    They may be known as rich men’s toys, but private jets are now increasingly being used to get cancer sufferers to vital medical assistance, thanks to one determined US charity, the Corporate Angel Network

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    Hyundai signs agreement to build Uber’s eVTOL aircraft


    Korean car manufacturer Hyundai signed an agreement with Uber to manufacture eVTOL aircraft.

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    Quantum Air choses OSM to train its pilots


    OSM Aviation Academy, a Scandinavian pilot training company with a location in San Diego, says that start-up air taxi operator Quantum Air has chosen the academy as a preferred pilot training partner.

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    NetJets takes delivery of its first Citation Longitude


    US fractional ownership company NetJets has taken delivery of its first Cessna Citation Longitude business jet from an October 2018 order for up to 175 of the super-midsize type. Service entry is expected early in the first quarter.

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    Airbus Corporate Helicopters and Aston Martin launch special edition ACH130


    Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) is partnering with high-end car manufacturer Aston Martin on a bespoke edition of the ACH130. The agreement is for an initial three years, but could be extended and expanded to other models if the relationship works, the pair say.