All General aviation articles – Page 8

  • Simcom

    CAE forms strategic partnership with Directional Aviation


    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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    Clermont acquires Eviation Aircraft


    ​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


    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 ...

  • News

    Pilatus delivers first PC-24 to South America


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

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    Gulfstream completes major expansion of Appleton MRO facility


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

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    Comlux awarded ACJ320neo completions contract from DC Aviation


    ​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


    ​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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    Bye Aerospace sells 24 eFlyer electric aircraft to Qantum Air


    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.

  • PC-24

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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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: Shipment hike boosts first-half business jet billings


    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


    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


    ​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.

  • Ehang Guangzhou

    Guangzhou to pilot EHang urban air mobility city concept


    Chinese autonomous unmanned air vehicle (UAV) manufacturer EHang has picked its home base of Guangzhou to be the global testbed for an urban air mobility city concept.

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    Tamarack receives debtor-in-possession financing


    A US bankruptcy court has granted permission for Tamarack Aerospace to accept $1.95 million in committed debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing, which should enable the winglet manufacturer to complete its restructuring process and emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection later this year.

  • Tensor

    Fraundorfer prepares clean-sheet gyrocopter for first flight


    Germany's Fraundorfer Aeronautics intends to start test flights of a prototype two-seat gyrocopter this year, with a plan to introduce a six-seat version by 2025.

  • News

    Hong Kong airport cancels all flights


    Hong Kong’s airport authority has cancelled all flights after anti-government protesters occupied large swathes of the main terminal.