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    Falcon seals Leonardo heliport deal and mulls AW609 order


    Leonardo Helicopters has signed up Falcon Aviation Services as the launch operator of its new heliport concept – and could add the Al Bateen airport-based company to the list of customers for the AW609 tiltrotor.

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    Bell wins order for 12 505s from Horizon


    Bell has secured a 12-unit order from Horizon International Flight Academy for the 505 light-single helicopter.

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    DUBAI: Satcom Direct debuts PostFlight web-based software


    ​Aircraft connectivity provider Satcom Direct is debuting its SD PostFlight platform which it describes as an “industry-first, web-based software, [that] automatically populates the aircraft flight log with all available data relating to flight times and cycle events for each leg of a journey”.

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    Gallery of the best images from the 2019 Dubai airshow


    All the best images from the 2019 Dubai Airshow, captured from on the ground in the United Arab Emirates. Catch up on all the latest news, in-depth analysis and opinion from the show here.

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    DUBAI: Jet Aviation strengthens Saudi presence in Riyadh


    Jet Aviation has returned to the show with news that it is to invest in a new state-of-the-art facility at its base in King Khalid International airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The move is designed to “demonstrate its ongoing commitment to the region” and to “accommodate future traffic volume increases” ...

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    DUBAI: L3Harris promotes custom paint business


    L3Harris Technologies has returned to Dubai to promote its “custom” paint services business, as part a wider MRO offering from the US company.

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    DUBAI: Empire Aviation expands into Egypt


    ​Business aviation services company Empire Aviation announced at show the launch of an aircraft management operation in Egypt, with a Bombardier Global 6000, the first aircraft to be inducted into the fleet.

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    Strong Praetor 600 sales boost Embraer's nine-month order intake


    Robust sales of the Praetor 600 business jet resulted in the strongest nine-month order intake for Embraer’s Executive Jets division for five years.

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    Samad to launch luxury spin-off of eStarling


    UK start-up Samad Aerospace has begun building a 50% scale model of its six-seat eStarling hybrid-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, and says it will “commercialise” a version of this scaled design, and bring it to market in 2022 as a two-seat hyper-luxury aircraft and utility vehicle.

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    Airspace per-seat members-only operator readies for launch


    ​A new company, billed as the first members-only operator to offer per-seat scheduled charter services on long-range business jets, is poised to begin services on 6 December with New York to Fort Lauderdale its first route.

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    Epic E1000 secures US certification


    ​Epic Aircraft has secured US Federal Aviation Administration type certification for the E1000, concluding a seven-year development-effort for the high-performance, single-engined turboprop.

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    RAF Northolt reopens following runway renovation


    RAF Northolt, the fourth-largest airport in the London area for business aviation traffic, reopened on 1 November after a six-month renovation of the runway. Commercial operations at the Ministry of Defence (MOD)-owned site are set to begin on 11 November.

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    Garmin lines up new aircraft platforms for autoland system


    Garmin plans to announce new aircraft platforms for its autoland safety system next year, and says that while the automatic landing capability is currently limited to models equipped with the G3000 flightdeck, “there is no reason” why the technology could not be adapted “at a later date” for other types ...

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    CAE and Directional Aviation complete strategic partnership


    A strategic partnership between flight training provider CAE and corporate aviation investment firm Directional Aviation – announced in August – is now complete after the two companies concluded the deal in early November.

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    Diamond DA50 takes flight with retractable gear


    Austria's Diamond Aircraft flew its retractable landing gear-equipped DA50 for the first time on 28 October, and says the new Continental CD-300-powered high-end piston-single remains on track to secure European certification and enter service in the third quarter of 2020.

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    Brazilian air force receives first Phenom 100EVs


    Brazil’s air force has received a pair of Embraer Phenom 100EV light business jets for use by its 6th air transport squadron.

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    Workshop overload threatens ADS-B fitting race


    Aircraft owners seeking ADS-B upgrades face last-minute capacity crunch

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    A wrap-up of the big news at NBAA 2019


    Our final video from NBAA 2019 covers the major developments from the second business day of the convention, including our exclusive interview with Tom Vice, president of supersonic business jet developer Aerion, who outlines his plans for a first flight of the AS2 in 2024.

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    Aerion chief executive hits back against supersonic sceptics


    Supersonic business jet flight will happen in the next five years, will carry sustainable alternative jet fuel, and will fly in a noise envelope acceptable not just to regulators but also the public at large.

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    Piaggio secures Evo order and mulls corporate shuttle launch


    Piaggio is planning to launch a corporate shuttle version of the P180 Avanti Evo, opening up a new market for twin-pusher turboprop programme. Speaking at the show this morning Andrea di Fede, Piaggio's head of sales, said the Italian airframer – which is currently in administration – has evaluated the ...