All General aviation articles – Page 14

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    PICTURE: SD Aviation expands with Phenom 300 delivery


    French business aircraft services provider SD Aviation has taken delivery of its first Embraer Phenom 300, which will join its charter operation and shared-ownership programme at the end of March.

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    Ostend-Bruges airport poised to open first FBO


    Belgian company North Sea Aviation Center (NSAC) is preparing to open the first fixed-base operation (FBO) at Ostend-Bruges International airport.

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    PICTURE: Comlux takes delivery of its first ACJ320neo


    Switzerland-based Comlux Aviation has taken delivery of its first Airbus ACJ320neo from a February 2016 order for three of the re-engined narrowbodies.

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    INTERVIEW: On a well-chartered career path


    Steady progress landed Sarah Wightwick her marketing manager, Europe role at Luxaviation Group, where she is responsible for helping to promote the region's largest business aviation services provider.

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    Metal Master wins permission for LAR 1 flights


    Poland's Metal Master has been given the go-ahead from the country's civil aviation regulator to begin flight testing its Flaris LAR 1 personal jet, and is now preparing the first prototype for its maiden sortie early next month.

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    Gulfstream makes first sustainable fuel sale


    Gulfstream has made its first direct sale of sustainable alternative jet fuel, with the owner of a G550 becoming the customer.

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    Embraer closes in on Praetor 600 certification


    Embraer's Praetor 600 has entered the final phase of its flight-test campaign, and remains on track to secure US type approval and enter service early in the second half of the year.

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    UK start-up promises hybrid-electric regional flight by 2025


    A UK start-up has declared its intention to fly by 2022 an 18-seat hybrid-electric aircraft – with certification following by 2025.

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    'Multiple errors' contributed to fatal Teterboro Learjet crash


    US accident investigators have determined that the fatal crash of a Bombardier Learjet 35A at Teterboro airport on 15 May 2017 was caused by the aircraft stalling at low altitude after the pilot failed to perform a go-around when the approach became unstable.

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    VIDEO: Epic nears E1000 type certification


    Epic Aircraft says US type certification of the E1000 is “very close”, and claims that the introduction of performance upgrades which have delayed the arrival of the single-engined turboprop by around three years “far outweigh the schedule trade-off".

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    ANALYSIS: Electric air taxis will transform aviation - one day


    A memorable scene from the 1967 coming-of-age cinema classic, The Graduate, has Benjamin Braddock – played by a fresh-faced Dustin Hoffman – taken aside for “one word” in private by a middle-aged guest at a party thrown by his parents to mark the eponymous university graduation. That one word, of ...

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    INTERVIEW: Safe landings at London Biggin Hill


    Shanice Woodman is an air traffic controller at London Biggin Hill airport – a role she relishes because of the wide variety of aircraft types that visit the facility on a daily basis

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    Daher launches TBM 940


    Daher has unveiled the next iteration of the TBM 900, some 28 years since the first generation of the high-speed aircraft series, the TBM 700, entered production.

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    PICTURES: PAL-V shows limited edition Liberty flying car


    With urban air mobility currently flavour of the month, Dutch developer PAL-V hopes to capitalise on the trend by unveiling a limited edition of its Liberty flying car.

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    PICTURES: Global 7500 sets business jet range record


    Bombardier's Global 7500 has completed an 8,152nm (15,100km) non-stop flight, which the manufacturer bills as the world’s “longest mission ever flown by a purpose-built business jet.”

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    Eviation picks Siemens motors for all-electric Alice


    Israeli start-up Eviation Aircraft has selected Siemens as the first of at least two suppliers of motors for its Alice all-electric business and commuter aircraft, which is scheduled to make its debut sortie in early June. A second provider could be announced later this year.

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    Luxaviation launches 'industry first' helicopter alliance


    Luxaviation, one the world’s largest fixed-wing charter and management companies, is seeking to become a dominant player in the international VIP helicopter charter market through a newly formed alliance with other rotorcraft operators.

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    ANALYSIS: Supersonic projects speed towards Concorde's successor


    Almost exactly 20 years after the Aerospatiale/BAC Concorde's final revenue flight from New York touched down in London in October 2003, a commercial jet will once again cross the Atlantic at speeds faster than sound. At least that is the ambition of Tom Vice, chief executive of Aerion, one of ...

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    ​AVALON: Canberra leases eight DA40 NGs for cadets


    Canberra has announced a deal to lease eight Diamond DA40 NG light aircraft, for use by Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) cadets.

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    ANALYSIS: Business jet shipments rise, but performance mixed


    The business jet market experienced a modest hike in shipments in 2018. While performance across each segment was mixed, there is a widespread consensus that the industry has finally turned a corner, aided by a strong US economy, and the introduction of a plethora of new, innovative and reinvigorated aircraft ...