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April 8, 2020, 10:37 AM

Dassault Offers Falcons for France's Covid-19 Fight

In support of the French government’s efforts to stem the Covid-19 outbreak, Dassault has provided two of its business jets for its use.

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Apr 8, 2020 - 10:43 AM
Honeywell has temporarily reduced MSP program's minimum flight hours on engines and APUs and extended return times for rental engines and spares exchanges.
Dassault Falcons being prepped for medical support mission
Apr 8, 2020 - 10:37 AM
In support of the French government’s efforts to stem the Covid-19 outbreak, Dassault has provided two of its business jets for its use.
Apr 8, 2020 - 10:03 AM
CCX's T-RX avionics tester has expanded capabilities for testing GPS receivers and VHF datalink transceivers.
Apr 8, 2020 - 8:54 AM
FAA easing some requirements due to Covid-19, but pilots should check whether insurance is still valid under exemptions.
Apr 8, 2020 - 5:30 AM
First-quarter accident numbers hint at a significant drop in accidents due to Covid-19 restrictions in the second quarter.
LABACE 2019
Apr 7, 2020 - 6:20 PM
Show organizer said it is delaying LABACE 2020 due to Covid-19, but hasn't yet set dates for the later-than-usual Latin American business aviation event.
Apr 7, 2020 - 5:22 PM
Duncan Aviation's Jeff Lake said operators are choosing the down time to catch up on maintenance, but discretionary work has slowed.
Apr 7, 2020 - 4:43 PM
GAMA chief Pete Bunce is concerned that supply chain issues are particularly acute because many OEMs have adopted just-in-time parts model.
business jet production line
Apr 7, 2020 - 12:19 PM
Business jet deliveries this year could be down by 12.5 percent to almost 50 percent year-over-year due to the Covid-19 crisis, according to JetNet iQ.
Apr 7, 2020 - 12:07 PM
Private aviation operator Wheels Up has pledged along with its members to provide 10 million meals through food charity Feeding America.