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ViaSat is offering its Yonder Internet service and satellite connectivity system through new alliances with Satcom Direct and ICG.
Certification is expected in mid-2016, with deliveries beginning in the second half of that year.
Nine HondaJets are now under assembly, with four already mated to their wings and empennages. Type certification is expected in the first quarter 2015.
Eclipse and Jeppesen announce a new web-based data delivery method for customers
New ER option stretches the G650’s 7,000-nm range to 7,500 nm at a cruise speed of Mach 0.85.
Avanti EVO will have winglets, redesigned engine nacelles, a reshaped front wing and five-blade composite scimitar propellers.
Aircraft sports a new exterior color scheme that Honda Aircraft describes as a “deep pearl green with a gold stripe.”
The company is officially signing agreements with launch customers this week.
Wheels Up currently operates in three zones in the U.S., the Northeast, Southeast and Southwest.
The steep-approach feature is available immediately for EASA-configured Phenom 300s.