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September 4, 2014, 2:08 PM

Rockwell Collins has expanded its Pro Line Fusion avionics upgrade to include Pro Line II-equipped King Air 350s. The retrofit delivers a NextGen-capable avionics system with three interchangeable 14-inch touchscreen flight displays, the company said. Capabilities include synthetic vision; geo-referenced e-charts with own-ship position display; touch-interactive graphical maps; and localizer performance with vertical navigation approach capability. Rockwell Collins is collaborating with Landmark Aviation to STC the upgrade in the first half of next year.

September 4, 2014, 2:05 PM

Air BP is acquiring aviation fuel business Statoil Fuel & Retail Aviation (SFR Aviation) from Canada-based Alimentation Couche-Tard, the company announced yesterday. The deal will add some 73 new airports in the Nordic countries and Northern Europe to Air BP’s global fuel network of more than 600 locations. Subject to regulatory approvals, the deal is expected to close by year-end. On completion, around 59 SFR Aviation employees, currently based in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, are also expected to join Air BP.

September 4, 2014, 12:38 PM

The ninth annual JetExpo business aviation show opened at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport on Thursday morning. According to organizers, the three-day event (September 4-6) has attracted around 75 exhibiting companies from Russia and overseas and up to 8,000 visitors are expected.

September 4, 2014, 12:37 PM
Pipistrel Alpha

One-hundred octane low-lead avgas (100LL) is on its way out.

September 4, 2014, 12:27 PM

The fall-out from ongoing military conflict in eastern Ukraine has taken its toll on business aviation traffic out of Russia, according to new data released on September 4 by WingX.

September 4, 2014, 12:26 PM

Every time you turn around these days, you hear about another person on a medically restricted diet. The reasons range from lactose intolerance to autoimmune conditions to life-threatening allergies.

September 4, 2014, 12:24 PM

Bell Helicopter announced the signing of two new purchase agreements on the opening day of the JetExpo 2014 show. Two undisclosed Russian private customers each have signed for a Bell 407GX single-engined aircraft.

September 4, 2014, 11:56 AM
NASA Ikhana

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) planned to conduct functional flight tests of an unmanned aircraft detect-and-avoid (DAA) system early this month in advance of trials on the NASA

September 4, 2014, 11:05 AM

Airbus has again brought the largest aircraft to the annual JetExpo show at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport, an Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) based on the A320 airliner family.

September 4, 2014, 9:58 AM

The much-publicized fatal accident of Tatarstan Airlines Flight 363, a Boeing 737, at Kazan International Airport on November 17, 2013, has resulted in a big re-shuffle of aviation assets in the Republic of Tatarstan.

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