Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) has received approval from the Federal Civil Aviation Authority of Russia (FCAAR) to perform line and base maintenance work on Russian-registered Bombardier aircraft.
After months of uncertainty, MD Helicopters (MDHI) has a new owner. Patriarch Partners, a New York-based financial firm with assets of approximately $4.5 billion, has acquired a controlling interest in the troubled Mesa, Ariz. manufacturer.
Helicopter Adventures has opened a new flight-training facility. The new building, located at Space Coast Regional Airport, near Titusville, Fla., adds four large classrooms and 7,000 sq ft of office and administrative space to the existing school.
China Eastern General Aviation Corporation (EGAC) is to buy two Sikorsky S-76C+s to support oil support missions off northern China. They join nine S-76s offshore oil operators currently flying in China.
The Sukhoi-led consortium building the Russian Regional Jet got some good news when the RRJ-95B/LR and RRJ-75B/LR passed their critical design reviews (CDR) after some 120 technical specialists from Western program partners joined Sukhoi engineers for a July 11 to 16 “dream team” session in Mosc
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