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Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association has made AeroExpo UK 2015 their chosen 13th European Migration destination during the 27th - 31st May. ...more


History is an important part of most airports. You often find plaques telling of notable events at the airport. If Souther Field/Jimmy Carter Regional Airport (ACJ) in Americus, Georgia, was to create such a plaque, it would need a surface the size of the Green Monster, the high left field wall at Fenway Park in Boston. ...more


Belgian operator VLM Airlines and Moscow-based aircraft lessor Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC) have today signed a Letter of Intent that will see the airline become the first European operator of the long-range Sukhoi Superjet 100 LR (SSJ100 LR) regional aircraft. ...more


The U.S. Navy has declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. This newest variant of the E-2 Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning Command and Control (AEW&C) platform was designed, developed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman. ...more

The Pentagon’s latest handshake with F-35 prime contractor Lockheed Martin for the next batch of 43 of the single-engine, stealthy fighters comes as the program’s Joint Program Office (JPO) continues to slowly implement a fix to engines in its test fleet. ...more

      Breitling Pilot Nigel Lamb Wins the Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2014

Britain's Nigel Lamb won the 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship on Sunday, October 26th with a dramatic victory under pressure at the season finale in Spielberg, Austria. ...more

      Gulfstream G500/600 Cockpit Integrates Best of Avionics Industry

The new Symmetry Flight Deck system on the recently launched Gulfstream G500 and G600 long-range business jets integrates avionics content from some of the top manufacturers in the industry. ...more

      Citation Latitude debuts at NBAA

The Citation Latitude, Cessna’s newest midsize business jet, made its public debut this week at the annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention & Exhibition. ...more

      HondaJet Moves Forward with Flight Testing

Honda Aircraft made several announcements at NBAA 2014, regarding flight testing, the HondaJet demonstration tour and company expansion. ...more

      Dassault Falcon 5X, 8X Progressing Toward Maiden Flights

Dassault’s brand new Falcon 5X has entered the ground testing phase following power up of the first aircraft at the end of August.  First flight is expected by the second quarter of next year and certification by the end of 2016. ...more

      Business Aviation Techs Look to Catch up to Evolving Connectivity Technology

As Wi-Fi networks increasingly become standard on modern aircraft, aviation maintenance personnel are finding their workloads becoming increasingly more complex. ...more

      Successful implementation of the new redesigned shaft on first EC225s/EC725s

Airbus Helicopters is working hand-in-hand with operators to efficiently carry out the retrofit on the global fleet. ...more

      Airbus to reduce A330 production rate in 2015

Airbus will reduce its production of A330s from 10 to nine per month from the fourth quarter of 2015 as it transitions to the re-engined A330neo. ...more

      Garmin, Jeppesen Offer Pilots Automated RNP AR NavData Validation Service

Garmin and Jeppesen have introduced the RNP AR NavData Service, a tool for pilots using Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required (RNP AR) procedures. The new service automates data validation processes that are required for business, general and commercial aviation RNP AR flights. ...more

      Demonstration Uses Modular Avionics as a Ground Control Station

During a recent flight demonstration conducted with the University of Iowa College of Engineering Operator Performance Laboratory (OPL), Rockwell Collins demonstrated the ability of its flagship Pro Line Fusion flight deck to be used as a ground control station. ...more