Virgin Charter, a new full service online marketplace designed
to match charter customers and operators, announced Thursday that
Eric Hofer has joined the company as senior vice president, sales
and customer service. Hofer will oversee sales, strategy, and
client services activities and will report to CEO Scott Duffy.
Adds Iridium Network Availability To Popular Choice For
International Communications Group (ICG) announced this week it
has completed the integration of its popular Iridium Communication
Systems (ICS) with the Universal Avionics UniLink UL-70x
Communications Management Unit (CMU).
Diamond's aggressive new D-Jet program has been aimed primarily
at the burgeoning owner-pilot market -- with the hopes that a
simple and capable single-engine jet might be more palatable to the
upgrading piston and light turbine pilot than the supposedly more
complex Eclipse 500 and the Cessna Citation Mustang.
This week, Pratt & Whitney Canada launched the second phase
of a $45 million investment program designed to increase the
long-term competitiveness of its Halifax facility. The company's
aim is to transform Halifax into a world-class, high-technology
assembly and test aerospace center.
On Monday, Bell Helicopter presented Dallas-area television
station helicopter pilot Ken Arnold with a certificate recognizing
his achievement of 22,000 pristine flight hours. During his 43-year
career as a helicopter pilot, Arnold has a spotless record that
shows no FAA violations.