SOCATA

October 1, 2008 - 7:19am

Nothing re-ignites interest in new turboprops faster than a good old-fashioned “fuel crisis.”

October 1, 2008 - 6:28am

The Cutter Aviation (Booth No. 1225) FBO chain will be integrating its maintenance, avionics, warranty service and support into a single business unit. The company’s goal is to “create an enhanced and more consistent customer experience at all Cutter service facilities, including its Hawker Beechcraft, Piper and Socata authorized service centers,” said company president Will Cutter.

October 1, 2008 - 5:51am

EADS Socata (Booth No. 4484) and Daher Aerospace (Booth No. 4381) are developing joint projects in business aviation and aero structures that promise to significantly boost each company’s presence in these areas. As part of the partnership, Daher will take over an undisclosed majority stake in Socata from EADS, with the new company likely to seek a partner to launch a twin-engine business turboprop as soon as next year.

October 1, 2008 - 5:35am

EADS has taken another step toward divesting itself of subsidiary Socata, the manufacturer of the TBM 850 turboprop single. France-based aerostructure specialist Daher has presented to Socata’s joint production committee plans to take over 70 percent of Socata and possibly 100 percent after three years.

October 1, 2008 - 5:33am

EADS Socata has appointed Infinity Aviation its aircraft sales representative for Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. The Moscow-based company will largely be marketing Socata’s TBM 850 turboprop single.

September 30, 2008 - 10:38am

The Cutter Aviation FBO chain will be integrating its maintenance, avionics, warranty service and support into a single business unit. The company’s goal is to “create an enhanced and more consistent customer experience at all Cutter service facilities, including its Hawker Beechcraft, Piper and Socata authorized service centers,” said Cutter president Will Cutter.

September 30, 2008 - 7:14am

Bend, Ore.-based Epic Aircraft continues to pursue certification of its $1.2 million single-engine, owner-built kitplane, the Epic LT, re-badged in certified form as the $1.95 million Dynasty.

September 18, 2008 - 12:39pm

EADS has taken another step toward divesting subsidiary Socata, the manufacturer of the TBM 850. France-based aerostructure specialist Daher has presented to Socata’s joint production committee plans to take over 70 percent of Socata and possibly 100 percent after three years. The would-be majority shareholder is committing to keep all employees at Socata’s Tarbes headquarters and main factory.

September 10, 2008 - 12:32pm

Historically the individual properties of the 80-year-old Cutter Aviation FBO chain have operated semi-autonomously under the guidance of local general managers, but with an increasing demand for maintenance the company is changing the way it does business.

August 8, 2008 - 9:38am

European Aerospace and Defense Systems (EADS) is the world’s second-largest aerospace and defense company (after Boeing).

 
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