Aviation International News » December 2011

December 1, 2011 - 2:55am
AsBAA chairman Jean-Noel Robert (front row, fourth from left)

Membership of the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) is growing as the group’s new leadership team takes steps to expand its operations. According to AsBAA chairman Jean-Noel Robert, 10 new member companies have joined the Hong Kong-based group in recent weeks.

December 1, 2011 - 2:40am
The C Series

Bombardier expects to complete all the so-called data sets for the C Series airliner by year-end, as the Canadian company continues its deliberate march toward a second-half 2012 first flight of the 100- to 125-seat CS100.

December 1, 2011 - 12:05am
Hawker 4000

First announced at the 1996 NBAA Convention, the super-midsize Hawker Horizon, the company’s 60-percent composite construction business jet, made its first flight on Aug 11, 2001. It received its FAA type certificate just over five years later, on Nov. 21, 2006, with a new name too, the Hawker 4000.

November 29, 2011 - 9:50am



Tony Bailey has been promoted to CEO of Indianapolis-based Comlux Aviation Services. Most recently he was the jet maintenance provider’s v-p of operations.

November 28, 2011 - 5:03pm
Maverick Air center lounge

Avfuel announced that the Eurojet FBO currently under construction at the UK’s Birmingham Airport near London will become one of its branded dealers. The new 41,000-sq-ft location, scheduled to open next month in advance of the 2012 London Summer Olympics, will feature a maintenance facility, hangars and aircraft sales office along with the FBO.

November 28, 2011 - 11:15am

Hawker Beechcraft is offering installation of Max-Viz EVS-1500 infrared enhanced vision systems (EVS) for the Hawker 750, 800, 850 and 900 series.