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September 3, 2014, 3:30 PM

Honeywell Aerospace appointed ABS Jets as a new authorized service center and authorized avionics dealership in the Czech Republic. The Prague-based group, which has been in business for 10 years, operates aircraft under management, and provides maintenance for Embraer Legacy and Phenom models, as well as for the Cessna Citation Bravo. It expects to be busy supporting and upgrading Honeywell equipment in the Legacy, and said it will now be able to offer customers preferential pricing.

September 3, 2014, 12:39 PM

UAS International Trip Support is at the JetExpo show anticipating a boom in business aviation traffic between Russia and key emerging markets such as China and the Middle East.

September 3, 2014, 10:26 AM

Having signed a spare parts agreement with Bombardier two years ago, Jet Aviation Moscow has agreed to ramp up its inventory.

September 3, 2014, 9:45 AM

Nextant Aerospace is back at JetExpo again this year with its 400XTi remanufactured business jet on the static display.

September 3, 2014, 9:27 AM
Boeing CH-47 Chinook

India on August 29 approved industrial offset proposals to acquire 22 Boeing AH-64E Apache attack helicopters and 15 CH-47F Chinook heavy lift helicopters for the Indian Air Force, a transaction valued at $2.5 billion.

September 3, 2014, 8:16 AM
Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) dismissed an exemption Norwegian Air Shuttle sought for its Ireland subsidiary to operate to the United States, saying it needs more time to consider the airline’s application for a foreign air carrier

September 3, 2014, 5:50 AM

Bell Helicopter CEO John Garrison wants more “national investment” to develop advanced rotorcraft to keep U.S. OEMs globally competitive.

Speaking at the Aero Club of Washington on July 29, Garrison noted, “Industry investment, coupled with a regulatory environment that keeps pace with innovation, will go a long way to meeting the growing demands [for helicopters]. But the final component of innovation is national investment and a sustained investment in technology.”

September 3, 2014, 4:45 AM

As more aircraft equip with ADS-B out capability, which broadcasts position, velocity, altitude and other information in unencrypted formats on easily received frequencies, business aircraft operators are concerned about whether they can continue blocking their aircraft from display on flight-tracking websites.

September 3, 2014, 4:35 AM

Is the honeymoon over for Airbus Helicopters and big innovation? Despite the news that the company will build a successor to the X3 compound demonstrator by 2019 (see AIN, August, page 57), Guillaume Faury (who was appointed CEO 16 months ago) seems to have a more cautious approach than his predecessor, Lutz Bertling, and some signs suggest the OEM will scale back its forays into brave new territory.

September 2, 2014, 4:44 PM

Rolls-Royce is making progress in the development of its next generation of Trent engines with the completion of testing of the composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan systems for its Advance and Ultrafan turbofan designs.

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