Showcasing Overhaul And Repair Services At EBACE In Geneva
StandardAero and Associated Air Center (AAC) are
highlighting an extensive array of maintenance, repair and overhaul
(MRO) and completion capabilities and services at this year's EBACE
show in Geneva, Switzerland.
Crew Actions And Safety Equipment Credited With Saving
The NTSB has issues its probable cause report for US
Airways flight 1549, in which a US Airways A320 jetliner bound for
Charlotte was ditched into the Hudson River after striking a flock
of Canada geese shortly after departing New York’s LaGuardia
Chevron’s General Aviation 'Aligns its Assets with Supply
Responding to an inquiry from ANN late Tuesday,
Chevron General Aviation General Manager Keith Sawyer has responded
with an official statement on their behalf. ANN's inquiry was
necessitated by the receipt of reports and documents alleging that
Chevron was poised to pull out of a significant part of the GA fuel
market and cut a number of programs that benefitted the
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) gave EBACE its first look at
the new Beechcraft King Air 350i turboprop on Monday. HBC
received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Type Certification
for the twin-engine aircraft in December .
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Elie Zelouf, Aéroports de Paris Officials Win Biz-Av
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the NBAA
used the backdrop of EBACE Tuesday to announced that Elie Zelouf,
senior vice president of Jet Aviation, and officials at
Aéroports de Paris are the recipients of the 2010 European
Business Aviation Awards.
Intermountain Healthcare has placed orders for three "GrandNew"
helicopters, with options for two additional aircraft,
AgustaWestland, said Monday These aircraft will join
two A109K2's already in service performing critical medevac
missions in Utah and Northern Nevada.
Hawker Beechcraft Adds Broadband Connectivity To King Air
Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) says it has selected the Thrane
& Thrane AVIATOR 200 system to provide broadband connectivity
for its Beechcraft King Air family, including 90, 200, 300 and 350
BAE Systems And Design Q Unveil ABJ Explorer Concept At
BAE Systems and UK design consultancy Design Q unveiled two
exciting new concepts for the Avro Business Jet (ABJ) Tuesday, on
the opening day of the European Business Aviation Convention and
Exhibition (EBACE) show in Geneva. And they definitely fall into
the category of "if you have to ask ... "
Says He Was Let Go After Reporting Maintenance And Other
A pilot who says he was recruited from Arizona to
Baltimore to fly helicopters for the police department there claims
to have been dismissed after writing a report critical of the way
the helicopter unit was run.
Existing STC Being Offered To Current Operators And New
Bell Helicopter and Aeronautical Accessories, Inc. are offering
customers substantially better hot-and-high performance from the
Bell 407 through a previously announced STC now being offered to
current operators and new customers at no cost to them.
On the one-hundredth anniversary of the first flight of an
airplane in Switzerland, a pair of European pilots departed an
airport in Sion, Switzerland intending to follow a
carefully-designed route around the planet.
John Wade Outlines Aircell’s Potential for the Aviation Industry
On April 8th through April 10th, in Orlando, Florida, hundreds attended the 53rd Annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show; founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) represents more than 1,300 industry affiliates associated with the general aviation avionics and electronics systems. At AEA’s 2010 ‘New Product Introductions,’ Aircell, the world’s leading provide of airborne communications, made several exciting announcements. Since acquiring an exclusive FCC frequency license in 2006, Aircell has built an extensive mobile broadband network for commercial and business aviation.
John Wade Outlines Aircell's Potential for the Aviation
On April 8th through April 10th, in Orlando, Florida, hundreds
attended the 53rd Annual AEA International Convention & Trade
Show; founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)
represents more than 1,300 industry affiliates associated with the
general aviation avionics and electronics systems.
Airport Officials See Job Creation As A Key Component To
With its heritage as the oldest continuous European settlement
in the U.S., St. Augustine was for centuries a gateway to commerce
in Northeast Florida. The St. Augustine-St. Johns County Airport
Authority seeks to reclaim that heritages by developing the airport
as the economic gateway to Northeast Florida.
WAM Shows Airplanes In Areas Where Radar Can't See
A new surveillance technology called the Wide-Area
Multilateration System (WAM) is now allowing air traffic
controllers to track aircraft along the difficult approach to
Juneau - a mountainous area where radar coverage isn't
Announces May As "General Aviation Appreciation Month" in
Governor Christine Gregoire signed a proclamation declaring May
as "General Aviation Appreciation Month" in Washington State
Tuesday. The proclamation outlines the critical role general
aviation plays in business, agriculture, emergency medical
air-service, as well as to the overall economy.
Union Says It Will Oppose Any Transaction That Violates
Flight Attendants at United Airlines have made it clear
that a new contract with pay, benefit and work rule improvements
must be concluded before they can consider support for the
announced merger between United Airlines and Continental
Airlines Swap Slots At Reagan National And LaGuardia
The U.S. DOT has decided to allow Delta Air Lines and US Airways
to swap slots at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and New
York's LaGuardia Airport (LGA), subject to the condition that the
carriers divest themselves of a number of slots at both airports to
The Continent's First Look At Cessna's Newest Bizjet
Cessna is giving Europe its first look at the Citation CJ4 at
the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibit (EBACE),
where Monday the company announced it expects to receive EASA
certification for the airplane by the end of the year.
Combine Programs To Offer University Aviation Education And
Helicopter Flight Training
Two Florida education institutions have formed a strategic
partnership to offer a combined program of university aviation
education and helicopter flight training beginning with the fall
"General aviation means good jobs, business growth and
access to medical care, disaster relief, law enforcement, and a
host of important resources to communities across the state of
Washington." Source: Washington
State Governor Christine Gregoire (D)