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    Embraer records 2019 surge in business jet sales, but cautions on coronavirus impact

    2020-03-31T09:31:00Z

    Sales at Embraer Executive Jets in 2019 were the strongest for five years, and all the aircraft it produced in the 12 months were delivered to customers, leaving “zero white tails” in the firm’s inventory.

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    Andrew Broom on supporting pilots and operators of Citation business jets

    2020-03-27T12:46:00Z

    Having fulfilled various roles in the business and general aviation industry, Andrew Broom is now chief executive of the US-based Citation Jet Pilots Association and CJP Safety and Education Foundation

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    Fixed-wing business aircraft deliveries strongest for a decade: GAMA

    2020-02-19T18:22:00Z

    Shipments of fixed-wing business and general aviation aircraft soared in 2019 to their highest level for a decade, thanks to resurgent business jet and piston-engined aircraft sectors. In addition, the mix of deliveries in favour of high-end, high-value models resulted in the strongest billings for the industry in four years.

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    Cabin fire caused Cirrus SF50 fleet grounding

    2020-02-17T10:15:00Z

    Cirrus grounded its global fleet of more than 170 SF50 Vision Jets on 7 February, and issued a mandatory service bulletin (SB) to all owners of the single-engined aircraft, after identifying faulty audio amplifier circuit cards as the cause of a 27 December cabin fire.

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    Daher delivers 300th TBM 900-series turboprop

    2020-02-14T17:12:00Z

    Daher has delivered its 300th TBM 900-series single-engined turboprop to long-time customers Dr Ian Blair Fries and Susan Fries. The high-performance aircraft - a TBM 940 with the serial number 1300 - will be used by the couple for business and private travel, says the French airframer.

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    Gulfstream begins demo tour with G700 cabin mock-up

    2020-02-07T13:23:00Z

    Gulfstream has embarked on an international customer demonstration tour with its G700 cabin mock-up, to drum-up sales of the ultra-long-range business jet in its key markets.

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    Analyst: Boeing’s previously scrapped 787-3 could be reborn as the NMA

    2020-02-07T01:08:00Z

    In considering its options for a new midmarket aircraft (NMA), Boeing could ponder using an early design of a bestselling twin aisle aircraft which was shelved a decade ago, in an effort to keep development costs low and execute on an accelerated timeline, one analyst says.

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    China poses short and long-term challenges for US aerospace

    2020-02-06T05:34:00Z

    Economic vulnerability in China, coupled with a potential trade war between China and the United States, as well as the short-term but massively disruptive effects of the new coronavirus are some of the biggest risks the global aviation and aerospace industry faces at the start of the new decade.

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    Boeing needs to balance supply chain and customers

    2020-02-05T06:00:00Z

    Suppliers and customers are both suffering from the 737 Max’s grounding, but to restart production requires the manufacturer to manage a delecate balancing act. 

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    Wheels Up and Delta Private Jets complete tie-up

    2020-02-04T17:22:00Z

    Charter companies Wheels Up and Delta Private Jets (DPJ) are preparing to roll-out a range of “cross-platform” benefits for customers, after concluding a merger agreement in late January to become one the largest business aircraft providers in the USA.

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    China trade tensions drove Boeing’s 787 rate-cut decision

    2020-01-31T17:00:00Z

    Boeing’s decision to reduce 787 production to 10 units per month from early 2021 has been driven largely by lower orders from China as well as a reduced near-term requirement for widebody replacements. Announcing the move on 29 January, Boeing said output would remain at that level until 2023 ...

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    Embraer launches upgraded Phenom 300E

    2020-01-31T14:01:00Z

    Embraer has launched an upgraded version of the Phenom 300E in a move designed to boost the appeal and value proposition of the best-selling light business jet.

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    American reaches tentative agreement with unions

    2020-01-31T02:21:00Z

    American Airlines says it has reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with unions representing 31,000 employees, after an acrimonious year-long standoff led to the delay or cancellation of more than a thousand flights. The Fort-Worth-based carrier did not release details of the agreement and says it is still subject ...

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    Hawaiian full year income falls as competition increases

    2020-01-31T00:21:00Z

    Hawaiian Holdings, the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, says net adjusted income for the full year 2019 fell 25% to $219 million compared to the same period a year ago as it faced stiff new competition on some of its stronger routes within the Hawaiian Islands, to the US mainland and to Japan.

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    Uber sees piloted eVTOL flights before drone package deliveries

    2020-01-30T01:39:00Z

    Mark Moore, Uber’s engineering director for aircraft systems, says he expects piloted electric-vertical-take-off-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft to advance faster than autonomous drone package deliveries due to the increased regulatory requirements surrounding autonomous flight.

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    Kopter announces orders, options from INAEC and Rainier

    2020-01-30T00:38:00Z

    Swiss light helicopter manufacturer Kopter says it received several orders and options from the Philippines’ INAEC Aviation Corporation and Rainier Heli-International.

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    Metro Aviation orders 12 more Airbus EC145e

    2020-01-30T00:30:00Z

    Airbus says that Metro Aviation, an operator of medical aircraft for healthcare providers, has ordered 12 more twin-engined EC145e helicopters, bringing the Louisiana-based company’s order book total for the aircraft type to 43.

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    Tennessee Valley Authority adds four Bell helicopters to its fleet

    2020-01-29T01:59:00Z

    Bell says that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has added four of its rotorcraft to its fleet, bringing the electricity agency’s total to six.

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    NASA orders three Airbus H135 helicopters

    2020-01-28T22:39:00Z

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has ordered three Airbus H135 helicopters for various missions including security, emergency medical services, passenger transport and rocket launches, the European manufacturer says. The aircraft will be operated from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and will be delivered in 2020 and ...

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    ​Boom Supersonic teams with Flight Research to trial XB-1 technology demonstrator

    2020-01-24T13:09:00Z

    Supersonic aircraft developer Boom has partnered with US training support and services company Flight Research (FRI) to test its XB-1 technology demonstrator in a supersonic corridor stretching across the Mojave Desert.