Robinson R66 Police

Robinson upgrades R66 Police Helicopter

Robinson Helicopter has upgraded its R66 Turbine Police Helicopter with host of new standard fittings and options. They include a FLIR Systems Ultra 8000 Infrared Camera and 30-million candlepower Spectrolab SX-7 searchlight. The 4-place police...
Cessna Citation Latitude

Cessna shows off Latitude bizjet with Pacific flight

Cessna is showing off the performance and range of its newest business jet, the Citation Latitude, with a series of impressive long flights. This week the company's pilots demonstrated the aircraft's trans-Pacific capability with...
Beechcraft King Air 250 cockpit

Certification for Pro Line Fusion on King Air 250

Beechcraft has received FA type certification for the latest version of its King Air 25o turboprop twin. Deliveries will start soon. The upgraded King Air is equipped with the Pro Line Fusion avionics system and...
AW169

AgustaWestland certifies AW169 in Europe

AgustaWestland has achieved type certification of its latest helicopter, the AW169. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued the TC yesterday, 15 July. Delivery of the first production helicopters to customers will start immediately. The AW169...
Airbus E-Fan

Airbus E-Fan completes Channel crossing amid controversy

Airbus finally completed the flight across the English Channel in its all-electric E-Fan 1.0 prototype aircraft this morning after a week of intrigue, accusations of bad sportsmanship and marketing nonsense. The French manufacturer cannot claim...
Airbus Bluecopter

Greener, quieter Bluecopter from Airbus

Quieter, less polluting and more fuel efficient helicopters are on the way, says Airbus Helicopters which recently unveiled its Bluecopter demonstrator. Key features include an advanced Fenestron (enclosed tail rotor), improved rotor and airframe...
Bell 525

Bell 525 Relentless makes maiden flight

Bell Helicopter's newest rotorcraft, the 525 Relentless 'super-medium' twin, has made a successful maiden flight at Bell's aircraft assembly centre in Amarillo, Texas. The 525 is the world's first commercial helicopter to have 'fly-by-wire' flight...
Garmin D2 Bravo watch

Garmin releases D2 Bravo watch specially for pilots

Garmin has released a new version of its D2 pilot watch, the D2 Bravo. It combines practical functions and sophisticated design, says the company. D2 Bravo includes direct-to and nearest airport navigation features, complete with...