Aviation International News » November 2011

November 6, 2011 - 4:05am
Comlux Sukhoi Superjet

Comlux The Aviation Group will be the launch customer for the first Sukhoi Business Jet (SBJ), an executive version of the Superjet 100 regional airliner.

November 4, 2011 - 4:55pm

In testimony before the U.S. International Trade Commission, NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen said the U.S. civil aviation industry remains “one of the strongest positive contributors to the nation’s balance of trade, despite the daunting economic challenges that have confronted the industry in recent years.” Bolen pointed to

November 4, 2011 - 4:50pm

Avidyne has announced development of the IFD510 RNP-capable GPS navigation system with touchscreen user interface.

November 4, 2011 - 4:30pm

Greenwich AeroGroup subsidiary DAC International has created what it says is an “industry first” interface unit that connects a tablet computer such as an iPad with aircraft power and data.

November 4, 2011 - 4:25pm

While EBAA praised the European Commission’s new initiative to revise the regulation on airport slots, the association cautioned against an approach that could severely restrict business jet access at European airports where slots are required.

November 4, 2011 - 4:05pm

Gulfstream Aerospace released the PlaneBook app, an electronic aircraft document management system for the iPad. It provides Gulfstream pilots with electronic access to critical flight information and aircraft-specific documents, such as the airplane flight manual, operating manual, pilot checklist and the quick-reference handbook.

November 4, 2011 - 3:50pm

The FAA faces significant challenges in achieving the vision of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), government and industry panelists told the House aviation subcommittee last month.

November 4, 2011 - 3:30pm

Signature Flight Support launched Signature Select, a new program that allows independent FBOs to use its systems, service and safety standards, training, sales, marketing and purchasing power. Each member company maintains its independent brand with t

November 4, 2011 - 3:10pm

Gulfstream Aerospace announced that the final performance specifications for the super-midsize G280 will exceed the capabilities originally announced when the aircraft was launched in 2008.

November 4, 2011 - 2:45pm

JetEx Flight Support established a joint venture with Westair to operate an FBO at Shannon Airport in Ireland. The