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News and issues relating to business, corporate and private aviation, primarily regarding turbine-engine-powered airplanes and helicopters. Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

June 1, 2023, 1:07 PM

Avionics Sales Soar with Record Forward-fit, AEA Reports

The nearly $468 million in forward-fit business and GA avionics sales in Q1, a record, helped drive a 22.6 percent gain in total sales, AEA said.

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AMAC technician
Jun 1, 2023 - 6:40 AM
Supply chain problems, a tough market for finding new technical personnel, and door-busting levels of business are affecting aircraft MRO providers.
Jun 1, 2023 - 6:08 AM
Federal safety experts say Alaskan air tour operators have not resolved all issues arising from a spate of accidents between 2007 and 2021.
Jetex FBO hangar
May 31, 2023 - 4:57 PM
Through a deal with fuel management company 360 Jet Fuel, Jetex is now offering its customers the ability to purchase SAF through book-and-claim.
FlyExclusive is upgrading its fleet with more Gogo Avance air-to-ground connectivity systems.
May 31, 2023 - 12:44 PM
FlyExclusive is opting to install an Avance L3 or L5 upgrade on 40 more aircraft in its fleet.
Inmarsat satellite
May 31, 2023 - 12:42 PM
The purchase of Inmarsat by Viasat completes an acquisition plan that was announced in November 2021.
Honda Aircraft 2600 business jet concept
May 31, 2023 - 11:53 AM
The HondaJet 2600 "Concept" could become Honda Aircraft's next program, and a launch decision may be made soon.
May 31, 2023 - 8:37 AM
Vertis sees recent visits by VVIPs as evidence of Africa's increasingly important status.
Chartright Air Groups new FBO at Region of Waterloo International Airport
May 30, 2023 - 4:47 PM
Canadian aircraft charter provider Chartright Air Group has opened its second FBO in the province of Ontario.
Top of 5G cell tower
May 30, 2023 - 4:07 PM
Avionics and aircraft manufacturers and operators are being asked to provide test analysis and reports to the FAA as the agency ponders more 5G actions.
SAF Fueling of a TBM turboprop Daher's Tarbes, France headquarters
May 30, 2023 - 12:42 PM
Daher has committed to the use of sustainable aviation fuel for all flight operations at its Tarbes, France headquarters.