Germany´s largest general aviation fleet-operator, FAI Rent-a-Jet, has acquired its largest corporate aircraft to date, an Airbus ACJ319. Newly registered D-AXTI will be available for lease and ad hoc charter from early 2018 following an extensive cabin upgrade and other enhancements. With 29 VIP seats, the ACJ is equipped with...
Flying low, slow, quietly, in luxury over wild landscapes... sounds brilliant and that's what Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) is planning for its Airlander airship. HAV has teamed up with Henry Cookson Adventures (HCA) to trial an expeditionary journey in 2018, possibly leading to Airlander’s use in the luxury travel and...
CAE has launched its Master Pilot Training Programme, dedicated to elevate the experience of business aviation pilots throughout their career. The CAE Master Pilot programme has been designed as a career advancement tool, raising pilot levels of platform knowledge, safety awareness and situational response capabilities. Nick Leontidis, CAE's Group President,...
Happy Design Studio and Air Livery have completed a new paint design for a VVIP Boeing Business Jet (BBJ). This is the first collaboration for designer Didier Wolff of Happy Design Studio and the paint specialist Air Livery. The new BBJ has just been completed at the Air Livery paint facilities...
The 2017 BACA Excellence Awards were presented at a glittering lunch at London Guildhall on Wednesday 18 October, when a capacity audience saw the presentation of a series of awards reflecting the best of the air charter industry. The winners of the awards were nominated and chosen by the membership of...
+VIDEO MD Helicopters has delivered a new MD 600N to its Subang, Malaysia-based sales agent, Sapura Aero. Configured with the company’s upgraded FAA type-certified all-glass cockpit, this MD 600N also features single-patient EMS interior from Air Ambulance Technology (AAT). “I am proud to deliver this exquisite aircraft to our partners at...
Jet Aviation has developed an STC to update soon-to-be obsolete cockpit displays with Honeywell DU-875 LCD units. The partnership with Honeywell provides a trade-in credit for each DU-870 replaced with a DU-875 before 2018. It further permits displays to be replaced one at a time or all at once. “Jet Aviation has completed...
Air Culinaire Worldwide and Universal Private Transport are ground services for business aviation now available through the latest RocketRoute app. The app's Marketplace users will be able to seamlessly place catering orders and hire ground transport with the click of a button. “These enhancements offer users access to new services in...
GE Aviation’s Advanced Turboprop (ATP), the first clean-sheet turboprop engine to hit the Business and General Aviation (BGA) market in more than 30 years, is on the brink of its first engine run by the end of the year at the GE Aviation Czech facility in Prague. Test cells have...
Air BP has completed a series of upgrades and enhancements to the fuel system at Land’s End Airport in the UK. The investment at Land’s End Airport includes the introduction of a 50,000-litre capacity Jet A-1 tank with a 110% concrete bund, a kerbside pump and associated filter units. This...
Textron Aviation has secured a fleet order from Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance for 11 aircraft, including the first medevac-configured Cessna Citation Latitude midsize jet and 10 Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprops. The aircraft will support Babcock’s contract with Air Ambulance Services of Norway to provide communities across Norway with vital...
Robinson Helicopter has received FAA certification for its R66 Turbine Newscopter. The turnkey ready R66 ENG (Electronic News Gathering) helicopter is a solution for television news outlets wanting a reliable, economical, turbine powered helicopter with a state-of-the-art news broadcasting system. Powered by the Rolls-Royce RR300 turbine engine, the four-place R66...