Eurocopter’s EC 135 helicopter continues to find a welcome among emergency operators. At the Farnborough Air Show, the manufacturer reported orders for better than one EC 135 helicopter per week on average as operators bought the light twin-engine helicopter in record numbers.
Health and security assistance provider MedAire of Tempe, Ariz., and UK medical kit manufacturer Aeromedic Innovations have formed an alliance that would allow Aeromedic to assemble MedAire medical kits and distribute them to MedAire’s European clients.
NBAA hosted a business aviation regional forum at Hong Kong Business Aviation Centre July 15-16, paving the way for the first Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), scheduled to debut next summer in Shanghai in the People’s Republic of China.
Pratt & Whitney Canada has named EADS SECA, a subsidiary of EADS Sogerma Services, a designated overhaul facility for the PW300 series of turbofans. Engines covered by the agreement include the PW305A/B, PW306A/C and PW308A/C.
Midcoast Aviation recently announced its intention to move into the “narrowbody” cabin completion business, marked by groundbreaking on a 145,000-sq-ft hangar at its St. Louis Downtown Airport facility.
The FAA unveiled a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) last week that addresses airworthiness standards related to cabin interiors for transport-category airplanes in private-use passenger operations.
Dassault senior v-p for civil aircraft Olivier Villa has clarified that the unusually high thrust (two 10,000-pound engines) on the still-under-wraps super-midsize Falcon will be put to work for maximizing climb and cruise performance.
Cessna parent Textron said today that revenue for the Wichita-based manufacturer was up by 15 percent in the second quarter of the year, representing a $198 million increase to $1.3 billion compared with the same period last year.
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