All General aviation articles – Page 6

  • News

    Skyports readies "world's first" vertiport for eVTOL aircraft

    2019-09-04T17:08:52Z

    UK ground infrastructure developer Skyports is preparing to open what it describes as “the world’s first vertiport for electric vertical take-off and landing [eVTOL] aircraft” in Singapore on 21 October.

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    News

    Vehicle Redesign prepares NeoXcraft eVTOL aircraft for 2020 flight

    2019-09-04T17:02:05Z

    UK start-up Vehicle Redesign has begun manufacturing the first full-scale prototype of its “hyper-luxury” NeoXcraft XP2 electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, which it hopes will make a first flight in 2020.

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    Interview

    Skeyos does the sums on parts

    2019-09-02T12:26:00Z

    A career in maintenance and logistics equipped Patrick Hotz ideally to be general manager at Skeyos, an online marketplace that simplifies procurement of aircraft components for purchasers and suppliers

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    Interview

    Schedaero takes an intuitive approach to flight scheduling

    2019-09-02T12:16:00Z

    Stephen Ellis is user experience and interface manager at flight operations software company Schedaero, where he leads a development team dedicated to making the system intuitive in every possible way

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    News

    CAE forms strategic partnership with Directional Aviation

    2019-09-02T10:22:03Z

    Flight training provider CAE has formed a strategic partnership with corporate aviation investment firm Directional Aviation, further strengthening its foothold in the business aviation market.

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    News

    Clermont acquires Eviation Aircraft

    2019-08-30T09:17:27Z

    ​Singapore investment group Clermont has completed its acquisition of Eviation Aircraft, developer of the Alice all-electric business and commuter aircraft, as it pledges to turn the Israeli company’s “vision of electric flight into a commercial reality”.

  • News

    Blackhawk completes first King Air 300 engine upgrades

    2019-08-28T17:23:57Z

    US engineering company Blackhawk has completed its first two Beechcraft King Air 300 engine upgrades, for which it secured supplemental type certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration in late July. Work is now under way on a third modification, which the Waco, Texas, headquartered company says “delivers the best ...

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    Pilatus delivers first PC-24 to South America

    2019-08-28T12:39:19Z

    ​Pilatus Aircraft has delivered the first PC-24 to a South American customer.

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    News

    Gulfstream completes major expansion of Appleton MRO facility

    2019-08-27T13:52:30Z

    Gulfstream has completed a $40 million expansion of its maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Appleton International airport in Wisconsin.

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    News

    Comlux awarded ACJ320neo completions contract from DC Aviation

    2019-08-27T11:46:15Z

    ​Comlux Completion has been appointed by German business aviation services company DC Aviation to outfit an Airbus ACJ320neo on behalf of its unnamed private owner. Green delivery to the US maintenance, repair and overhaul provider is scheduled for November, and completion expected to take around 12 months.

  • News

    Volocopter unveils VoloCity eVTOL air taxi

    2019-08-22T15:54:42Z

    ​German urban air mobility (UAM) developer Volocopter has unveiled its first electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to enter series production.

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    News

    Bye Aerospace sells 24 eFlyer electric aircraft to Qantum Air

    2019-08-22T14:36:26Z

    Bye Aerospace has secured a purchase agreement from US start-up air taxi operator Quantum Air for 22 four-seat eFlyer 4 electric aircraft, as well as two examples of its two-seat eFlyer 2. Quantum will also acquire two of its “future advanced aircraft”, details of which have not yet been released.

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    News

    PICTURE: Swedish air ambulance organisation orders six PC-24s

    2019-08-21T15:09:50Z

    Pilatus has clinched an order from the Swedish air ambulance organisation, KSA, for six PC-24s to be delivered in 2021. The superlight business jets will be used by the Lulea-headquartered operator to provide aeromedical services across the country.

  • News

    PICTURE: Embraer unveils all-electric technology demonstrator

    2019-08-16T15:58:42Z

    Embraer has released images of its all-electric aircraft technology demonstrator, which it is developing in partnership with Brazilian electronics firm WEG.

  • Interview

    INTERVIEW: Skyborne helps pilots get airborne

    2019-08-15T17:09:40Z

    Former commercial airline pilot Lee Woodward saw an opening for high-quality, bespoke airline training. Now with an established brand, the academy is preparing to begin courses at Spanish and UK sites

  • News

    Sala exposed to fatal level of carbon monoxide before Piper crash: AAIB

    2019-08-14T17:33:03Z

    Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala was exposed to potentially lethal levels of carbon monoxide (CO) inside the Piper Malibu Mirage PA-46-310P that crashed on 21 January, killing him and pilot David Ibbotson, UK investigators say.

  • News

    ZeroAvia targets commuter market with hydrogen powertrain

    2019-08-14T17:10:44Z

    Silicon Valley-based start-up ZeroAvia is developing a sustainable, low-cost alternative to conventional engines which it hopes will revolutionise the regional transport market and provide an “environmentally friendly” option for manufacturers and operators of business, commuter and general aviation aircraft.

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    Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Shipment hike boosts first-half business jet billings

    2019-08-14T14:58:26Z

    Business and general aviation manufacturers saw half-year billings climb by $1 billion year on year, as output increased across the industry, with the lucrative jet market registering its strongest performance for five years.

  • News

    Embraer retains guidance despite drop in underlying Q2 profits

    2019-08-14T11:26:00Z

    Embraer is maintaining its full-year financial and delivery guidance for 2019 after today disclosing an operating profit of $26.6 million for the second quarter, during which the manufacturer shipped 51 aircraft.

  • News

    PICTURES: ‘Japanese Air Force One’ for sale

    2019-08-13T21:57:05Z

    ​Japan’s VVIP transport, a 747-400 which carried the country’s emperor as well as several prime ministers on official state business, is for sale for $28 million.