News and issues relating to business, corporate and private aviation, primarily regarding turbine-engine-powered airplanes and helicopters. Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.
As is typical for the beginning of the year, early 2015 is seeing a relative slowdown in pre-owned activity.
Djibouti and Burundi are the trip support group’s newest offices in a network spanning more than 50 African countries.
Industry appointments, awards and honors and final flights
The Arrano and Ardiden 3 turboshafts are Turbomeca’s first to have parts made with additive manufacturing.
New roll-in stretchers simplify handling for aeromedical operators.
The company has added to its spare parts inventory and pledged to raise customer satisfaction to industry-leading levels.
The flight test paves the way for installation of airborne connectivity for Sikorsky’s S-92.
Bill would expand pilot protections during enforcement actions, seek improvements to Notam system and provide liability protection for volunteer pilots.
Pilots are concerned about the increasing number of encounters with UAVs.
The White House reissued the nomination after the Senate failed to take action last year.