All General aviation articles – Page 9

  • Patrick Daher

    PARIS: Largest show on record with over 2,450 exhibitors


    This year’s Paris Air show – the 53rd outing in its 110 year history – is the biggest ever, with the number of exhibitors at the longest-running and largest aerospace event in the world exceeding 2,450. “We sold out within weeks of opening the booking in October 2018,” says ...

  • News

    Lilium picks London as its software engineering hub


    German electric aircraft developer Lilium is to base its software engineering hub in London to take advantage of what the company calls “the rich pool of talent” in and around the UK capital.

  • News

    PICTURE: NFT unveils Aska eVTOL flying car


    US start-up Next Future Transportation (NFT) has unveiled a one-sixth-scale model of its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) flying car, which it hopes will become leading player in the nascent urban air mobility (UAM) market and revolutionise point-to-point transport for many thousands of travellers.

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    California's Ampaire demonstrates parallel hybrid Cessna 337


    A Cessna 337 Skymaster powered partly by an electric motor flew on 6 June from a California airport, demonstrating a prototype propulsion system that manufacturer Ampaire hopes to deploy commercially by 2021.

  • News

    Tamarack files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection


    Emergency airworthiness directives in Europe and the USA related to Tamarack Aerospace's Atlas active winglet system equipping certain Cessna Citation jets have pushed the Idaho-based supplier into seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

  • Vertical Aerospace

    Honeywell and Vertical Aerospace team up on eVTOL design


    Honeywell has joined forces with UK electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft developer Vertical Aerospace to address what it calls "the technical, regulatory and business challenges of the emerging urban air mobility (UAM) segment".

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    Alaka'i unveils concept for hydrogen-powered electric aircraft


    ​Massachusetts aerospace company Alaka'i Technologies has thrown its hat into the urban air mobility ring, announcing development of an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft powered by hydrogen fuel cells.

  • Wheels Up

    Wheels Up acquires US charter company TMC


    ​US membership-based private aircraft firm Wheels Up has acquired charter operator Travel Management Company (TMC) in a move designed to broaden its fleet of “high quality” light business jets and enhance the service offering for its 5,000+ members.

  • Fexjet G650

    Flexjet launches by-the-day-based fractional programme


    Flexjet, the world's second-largest fractional ownership operator, has introduced a by-the-day-based programme for the Gulfstream G650. The move is designed to give greater flexibility to shareholders of the ultra-long-range business jet and help boost the company's share of the high-end private jet travel market.

  • Interview

    INTERVIEW: Management with a personal touch


    Robert Coleman is general manager for Vertis Aviation's US office. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, he is spreading the word about the aircraft charter broker and building its business throughout the Americas

  • News

    EmbraerX proposes air traffic control framework for air taxis


    ​Embraer has laid out details of an air traffic control infrastructure it says must be in place before the urban air taxi concept can evolve to reality.

  • Gama Bournemouth

    Gama plots MRO expansion with new flagship facility


    Gama Aviation – one of the largest business aviation services providers in the world – has its eyes set on rapid expansion in the maintenance sector, and sees the recent opening of a new flagship facility in Bournemouth, UK as crucial to achieving that ambition.

  • News

    Inmarsat increases Jet ConneX speeds by a third


    Satellite company Inmarsat has upgraded its Jet ConneX Ka-band business aviation in-flight broadband solution to make it one-third faster and provide customers with unlimited data.

  • News

    VIDEO: Everything you need to know from day 3 of EBACE 2019


    Are hybrid electric vehicles the future of business aviation? That's one question on everyone's mind on the last day of EBACE 2019 as the industry looks to a more sustainable future.

  • News

    HK Bellawings firms two more Global 7500 orders


    HK Bellawings has exercised two more options for the Bombardier Global 7500 and signed a letter of intent for an additional five of the type.

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    Honeywell Aspire 200 gains STC for Embraer Phenom 300


    Honeywell Aerospace has received European Union Aviation Safety Agency supplemental type certificate approval for its Aspire 200 satellite communications system and GoDirect Router to be installed on the Embraer Phenom 300.

  • News

    EBAA stresses importance of empathy in crisis management plans


    Criticism levelled at Boeing for its slow public response and apparent lack of empathy in the wake of the two fatal 737 Max crashes highlights the importance of reacting quickly and sensitively in the event of a crisis, European Business Aviation Association senior manager of communications Frederique Luca said today ...

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    SEA Prime set to open second FBO in Milan


    Italian FBO operator SEA Prime is counting down to the opening of its new business and general aviation terminal at Milan Malpensa airport in July, which will coincide with the three-month closure of nearby Milan Linate for refurbishment works.

  • News

    Luxaviation to expand in Zurich


    Luxaviation Group – one of the most notable non-exhibitors at EBACE – has chosen the show to announce a new hangar at its Zurich facility that will more than triple its capacity in the Swiss city.