All General aviation articles – Page 9

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    Jetcopter targets funding for innovative VTOL design


    Lithuanian start-up Jetcopter is seeking investment of around $60 million to bring to market a six-seat vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, which it describes as a low-cost alternative to medium-class rotary- and fixed-wing types.

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    Dassault sees strong Rafale deliveries in first half


    Dassault Aviation saw its operating profit double to €250 million ($276 million) during the first half of 2019 on the back of sharply higher net sales.

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


    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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    Vehicle Redesign prepares NeoXcraft eVTOL aircraft for 2020 flight


    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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    Skeyos does the sums on parts


    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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    Schedaero takes an intuitive approach to flight scheduling


    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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    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”.

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    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 ...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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    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.

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    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.