Aviation International News January 2009

Dec 31, 2008 - 5:19 AM
American Airlines sister company AMR Leasing signed a contract to sell and lease back the 39 ATR 72s flown by American Eagle unit Executive Airlines.
Dec 31, 2008 - 5:18 AM
Bombardier in late November logged a firm order for eight Q400 turboprops from Ethiopian Airlines and issued options on another four.
Dec 31, 2008 - 5:16 AM
Spain’s Air Europa will take delivery of six more Embraer E195s under the terms of a firm order signed between the airline’s parent company, Globalia, and
Dec 31, 2008 - 4:53 AM
For an elite band of thrill-seekers and the pilots who fly them, heli-skiing is the ultimate adrenaline rush.<br /><br />“We change people’s lives,” said M
Dec 31, 2008 - 4:50 AM
Simplex Manufacturing has upgraded its powerline washing system, increasing the maximum water pressure to 2,000 psi.
Dec 31, 2008 - 4:49 AM
MD Helicopters Explorer Models 900 and 902 are the subject of an FAA Emergency Airworthiness Directive (2008-22-53) following several recent reports of los
Dec 31, 2008 - 4:46 AM
Equipment manufacturer Thales is one of the two main shareholders in Helisim, at 45 percent, on par with Eurocopter.
Dec 31, 2008 - 4:45 AM
Marignane, France-based Helisim has started operating the first EC 225 Super Puma flight simulator, which was to be EASA certified as a level-D simulator l
Dec 31, 2008 - 4:42 AM
Last month the Aviation Unit of Miami-Dade Police Department took delivery of the first of four new Eurocopter AS 350B3s.
Dec 31, 2008 - 4:41 AM
AgustaWestland last month announced the delivery of the 200th AW139.