AINmxReports » July 7, 2010

July 7, 2010 - 10:05am

Swiss business jet operator Comlux The Aviation Group has taken delivery of an Airbus A318 Elite newly completed by Hamburg-based Lufthansa Technik in four months and one week. The aircraft is the 10th Airbus A318 Elite completed by Lufthansa Technik since it began such work in 2006. Lufthansa Technik is also part of the Airbus-approved service center network.

July 7, 2010 - 10:01am

Vista Aviation of Pacoima, Calif., has completed the first STCed helicopter installation of an Avidyne EX600 multifunction display (MFD)–in a Eurocopter AS350B AStar. “We have installed quite a few Avidyne MFDs, and we were excited about being the first dealer to install an EX600 in a helicopter,” said Bill DeBarmore, Vista Aviation’s avionics manager.

July 7, 2010 - 9:55am

Abu Dhabi-based Royal Jet has awarded a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) contract to Snecma for the CFM56-7B engines that power its Boeing Business Jets. Snecma has had an established relationship with the charter operator for eight years.

July 7, 2010 - 9:53am

Embraer is opening its first wholly owned subsidiary in China. Embraer China Aircraft Technical Services (ECA) will be based in Beijing and the company estimates the project will cost about $18 million. Embraer has had a presence in China since May 2000, when it opened an office in Beijing as a first step toward eventually establishing a technical services facility.


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