All General aviation articles – Page 8

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    EASA lifts emergency AD for Atlas winglet-equipped Citations

    2019-07-08T16:07:04Z

    European regulators have lifted an emergency airworthiness directive for Tamarack Aerospace's Atlas active winglet system fitted on certain Cessna Citation light business jets.

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    INTERVIEW: Bringing innovations to Aberdeen International

    2019-07-04T10:38:54Z

    Beginning his career as a firefighter at Edinburgh airport, Martin Stubbs then started work at Europe’s busiest heliport, where he now runs everything from air traffic control to compliance, fire and rescue

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    INTERVIEW: Creating a specialism in VIP charter

    2019-07-04T10:33:16Z

    Elliot Bottomley learned about business aviation at an artist management agency. Now, he runs UK broker Aviation Charter, providing transport for music, entertainment and corporate sector clients

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    Garmin G5000 approved for Citation Excel and XLS

    2019-07-03T11:00:24Z

    Garmin has secured US certification for the G5000 upgrade on the Cessna Citation XLS and Excel business jets, and installation is now under way on the initial batch of superlight twins; European approval should be received within six months.

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    PICTURE: Hawaiian start-up Wing Spirit receives HondaJet pair

    2019-07-02T14:09:43Z

    Hawaiian start-up operator Wing Spirit has taken delivery of its first two Honda Aircraft HondaJet Elites from a June 2018 order for an undisclosed number of the light-twins.

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    PICTURE: Textron Aviation delivers 300th CJ4

    2019-07-02T12:41:38Z

    Textron Aviation has delivered the 300th Cessna Citation CJ4 to the US metals distribution company and long-time fractional owner of a CJ1+, McNeilus Steel.

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    PICTURE: Embraer delivers first Praetor 600

    2019-07-02T09:51:13Z

    Embraer delivered the first Praetor 600 on 28 June to an undisclosed European customer – and says it is preparing to hand over more of the super-midsize jets over the coming weeks.

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    GKN Fokker to assist PAL-V on flying car development

    2019-06-25T17:00:22Z

    GKN Fokker has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with fellow Dutch firm PAL-V to assist in the design, certification, engineering and production of current and future versions of the Liberty flying car.

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    Ampaire charged with order for up to 100 Electric EELs

    2019-06-25T10:04:11Z

    Ampaire has secured an order for 50 Electric EELs – an in-development hybrid-electric version of the Cessna 337 Skymaster piston-twin – from fellow US start-up Personal Airline Exchange (PAX), plus an option for a further 50 examples.

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    Italian government throws Piaggio €700 million lifeline

    2019-06-24T15:11:08Z

    ​The Italian government has approved nearly €700 million ($800 million) worth of orders and commitments for Piaggio Aerospace, which should help to provide a long-term and sustainable future for the Italian airframer.

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    PARIS: Comac displays CBJ VIP airliner in model form

    2019-06-20T07:31:47Z

    ​China's national airframer Comac is displaying its in-development VIP airliner for the first time at a public event outside China.

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    PARIS: All the best images from the show

    2019-06-19T13:28:00Z

    All the best images from on the ground at the 2019 Paris air show.

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    PARIS: Voliris seeks investment for cargo airship

    2019-06-19T08:05:57Z

    French company Voliris has arrived at the show to promote its new airship and attract investors keen to bring the cargo transporter to market.

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    PARIS: Global 7500 makes its show debut

    2019-06-18T15:59:50Z

    Bombardier's flagship Global 7500 is making its Paris air show debut, with the arrival of the ultra-long-range business jet marking the climax of its six-month, eight-country demonstration tour.

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    PARIS: Cape Air named as launch customer for the Alice electric aircraft

    2019-06-18T15:40:21Z

    Israeli start-up Eviation Aircraft has announced Cape Air as the commercial launch customer for its Alice all-electric aircraft, with the “double-digit purchase option” from a long-established airline helping to validate the in-development design and put the nascent sector on the map.

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    PARIS: Gulfstream G600 makes Paris debut

    2019-06-18T14:43:42Z

    Soaking up the sunshine on the Gulfstream static is the G600, which is making its Paris debut ahead of its planned certification early in the third quarter.

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    PARIS: Qatar Executive debuts its G500

    2019-06-18T13:12:11Z

    Little more than a week since its arrival in Doha, Qatar Executive’s fourth Gulfstream G500 has made the trip to Paris where it is taking centre stage on the Qatar static alongside an Airbus A350 widebody belonging to its sister airline

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    PARIS: EmbraerX shares its vision for urban air mobility

    2019-06-18T08:47:15Z

    EmbraerX has arrived at Paris to share its exciting vision for the future of urban air mobility and the vital role that disruptive technology and industry collaboration will play in creating and sustaining this market.

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    PARIS: Daher buoyant after Quest acqusition

    2019-06-18T07:13:55Z

    Patrick Daher, chairman of French aircraft manufacturing, aerostructures and logistics group Daher, is bullish about the company's prospects with newly acquired US airframer Quest Aircraft as part of its portfolio.

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    PARIS: Cranfield fund-raising for new flying lab

    2019-06-17T14:55:57Z

    ​Cranfield University is at the show spreading the word about its fund-raising effort for a new flying laboratory. The UK aviation educational institution is replacing its 35-year-old British Aerospace Jetstream 31, which it has used to give students experience of a flight test environment for the past 16 years.