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September 23, 2022, 11:47 AM

Pilatus Acquiring U.S. Aircraft Sales/mx Firm Skytech

Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft is expanding its U.S. footprint with the acquisition of Skytech, which has bases in Maryland and South Carolina.

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Air India is renewing its fleet of aircraft.
Sep 20, 2022 - 4:43 AM
Following privatization in early 2022, Air India now intends to add new narrowbody and widebody aircraft through leasing arrangements.
Saudia has not kept pace with the growth achieved by Gulf airline rivals Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways.
Sep 19, 2022 - 9:00 AM
The perception is that that existing flag carrier Saudia has been unsuccessful in matching the quality of service of the ‘Big Three’ Middle East airlines.
Cirrus Innovation Center
Sep 19, 2022 - 8:01 AM
Cirrus Aircraft has secured a 60-year ground lease for its recently acquired building and land in Duluth, Minnesota.
Bombardier BACN delivery (Photo: Bombardier Aerospace)
Sep 16, 2022 - 11:51 AM
The latest Global to go to the U.S. Air Force, a 6000 modified for the BACN program, marks the first delivery under a June 2021 contract.
Digital rendering of Eviation Alice in flight over coastal islands
Sep 15, 2022 - 12:27 PM
Miami-based aircraft charter and cargo company GlobalX signed a letter of intent to purchase 50 all-electric Eviation Alice aircraft.
digital rendering of Heart Aerospace's 30-seat ES-30 in flight
Sep 15, 2022 - 12:18 PM
Air Canada and Saab are investing in the Swedish start-up's plans to bring the 30-seat ES-30 model to market in 2028.
Air Belgium is adding a pair of Airbus A330 aircraft to its fleet.
Sep 15, 2022 - 7:07 AM
After a difficult start, the new Belgian airline is betting on scheduled passenger services and cargo operations to reach profitability.
MQ-4C Australia
Sep 15, 2022 - 6:54 AM
The high-altitude, long-endurance uncrewed aircraft will operate on maritime surveillance duties alongside crewed P-8A Poseidons.
Technician inspecting Pratt & Whitney Canada PW812GA engine
Sep 14, 2022 - 10:16 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) received Transport Canada Civil Aviation approval for its PW812GA engine that will power the Gulfstream G400.
Gulfstream G500 and G600
Sep 13, 2022 - 11:52 AM
Gulfstream received FAA approval yesterday and EASA today for a flight control software update that eliminates crosswind landing limits on the G500/600.