Transport

September 5, 2014 - 10:07am

Russia’s aircraft interiors business is determined to reduce the country’s reliance on foreign suppliers–a goal that may or may not be connected to the threat of further Western economic sanctions against Russia. The only media briefing at the entire three-day JetExpo’2014 show came from AKAI, the Russian acronym for Association of Aviation Interior Companies.

September 5, 2014 - 4:35am

Sept. 26, 2014

Helicopter Ambulance Departure Rules Simplified

September 5, 2014 - 2:35am

Christopher Hart was appointed NTSB chairman. A licensed pilot with commercial, multi-engine and instrument ratings, Hart previously served on the NTSB as board member. He replaces Deborah Hersman.

September 4, 2014 - 2:29pm

Gulfstream Aerospace promoted Leda Chong to senior vice president for Asia-Pacific yesterday, a position where she will be responsible for business development, strategic planning and government relations within the Asia-Pacific region for both Gulfstream and the aerospace business group at parent company General Dynamics. Chong, who is based in Beijing, has also joined Gulfstream’s leadership team and now reports directly to Gulfstream president Larry Flynn.

September 4, 2014 - 2:11pm

NTSB acting chairman Christopher Hart will speak at the October 21 opening general session at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, which will be held in Orlando, Fla. “We are excited to hear his thoughts and perspectives on safety issues affecting our industry,” said NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen. Hart was sworn in as a member of the NTSB in August 2009 and has served as acting NTSB chairman since April 26.

September 4, 2014 - 11:56am
NASA Ikhana

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) planned to conduct functional flight tests of an unmanned aircraft detect-and-avoid (DAA) system early this month in advance of trials on the NASA Ikhana Predator B slated to begin in November.

September 4, 2014 - 11:05am

Airbus has again brought the largest aircraft to the annual JetExpo show at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport, an Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) based on the A320 airliner family.

September 4, 2014 - 12:35am

Preliminary Report: Hard Landing Damages AStar

September 3, 2014 - 4:20pm

Dassault Falcon Jet broke ground this week on an expansion and upgrade of its Little Rock, Ark. completion facility to accommodate the French airframer’s recently launched Falcon 5X and 8X. A 250,000-sq-ft hangar is part of the $60 million project, which adds production and completion space to the existing one million sq ft at the campus. Older hangars and the cabinet, upholstery and headliner shops will undergo a refurbishment.

September 3, 2014 - 4:00pm

The Embraer Executive Jets service center in São José dos Campos, Brazil, is now an authorized Rolls-Royce line maintenance center for the AE3007 in the South American country. The agreement allows Embraer to perform Rolls-Royce’s warranty or CorporateCare program services, which covers the cost of replacement parts, labor and scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. AE3007s power the ERJ-135 and -145 regional jets and Legacy 600/650 business jets.

 
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