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October 12, 2010 - 2:16pm
Flight testing of Grob’s SPn was well under way when the company was declared...

Daher-Socata is jointly study­ing plans for a new aircraft development under an exclusive agreement with Allied Aviation Technologies, which owns the assets of the SPn light business jet program on behalf of the main creditor for the aircraft's former developer Grob Aerospace.

September 28, 2010 - 9:16am

Daher-Socata confirmed that it is jointly studying plans for a new aircraft development under an exclusive agreement with Allied Aviation Technologies, which owns the assets of the SPn light business jet program on behalf of the main creditor for Grob Aerospace, the aircraft’s former developer.

October 30, 2009 - 8:28am

Daher-Socata has designated Atlantic Aero its newest authorized TBM service center in North America. The company will provide FBO and MRO services, including maintenance, Pratt & Whitney Canada-authorized PT6A-64/66D line services, avionics repair and installation, interior refurbishment and in-house engineering support.

October 14, 2009 - 11:03am

Daher-Socata has designated Atlantic Aero its newest authorized TBM service center in North America. Located on the East Coast, the company offers complete FBO and MRO services, including Pratt & Whitney Canada-authorized PT6A-64/66D line services, avionics repairs and installations, interior refurbishment and in-house engineering support.

October 14, 2009 - 5:44am

Daher-Socata’s target of formally launching a new eight- to 10-seat or equivalent weight twin-engine business airplane sometime next year is still planned, but it depends on the company continuing to seek investment partners to fund the NTx New Twin program, unveiled at last year’s NBAA Convention.

September 1, 2009 - 9:59am

Daher-Socata has selected North Carolina-based Atlantic Aero International as its newest North American authorized TBM service center. The addition of Atlantic Aero fulfills the company’s promise to have an authorized service center within a three-hour flight of the home airport of any U.S. TBM customer.

July 28, 2009 - 6:53am

Daher has signed a contract with Eurocopter to design, develop and produce a “new generation” airframe for light helicopters. The airframe will offer “better tradeoff between performance and weight,” according to the company. Under the agreement, production will start in 2012 in Daher-Socata’s factory in Tarbes, southwest France.

June 3, 2009 - 6:30am

Sometime in the next year or so, Daher-Socata is expected to announce the formal launch of a new eight- to 10-seat twin-engine turboprop or jet. Although the company mentioned the NTx at last year’s NBAA Convention, Daher-Socata has not chosen the powerplant or revealed any more details. The final choice on the NTx engine will depend

May 13, 2009 - 5:34am

Looking back on European business aviation’s boom years of 2004 to 2008, new figures from the European General Aviation Manufacturers Association (EGAMA) show that during this period the value of its members’ combined deliveries climbed by 59 percent to peak at $12 billion last year. In 2008, almost 1,000 aircraft were delivered by an industry that directly supports 35,000 jobs in Europe.
  

May 11, 2009 - 9:55am

Daher-Socata is still mulling a new eight- to 10-seat twin-engine aircraft to enter the market segment above its extremely popular TBM 850 turboprop single, but a decision could come by the end of the year.

 
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