OEM and Product News

Operator | Airport | FBO | MRO | OEM | Charter | Interiors | Avionics | Training | Inflight

navigation FBO Operator Interior Recruitment Training OEM MRO Support Rotor
Search Facebook Twitter

click to visit Satcom Direct

ZeroAvia celebrates maiden flight of world's largest hydrogen aircraft Zero-emission flight took a giant step forward on Thursday (19th January) with ZeroAvia flying the largest aircraft in the world to be powered by a hydrogen-electric engine.

ZeroAvia celebrates maiden flight of world's largest hydrogen aircraft


FAA approves Britten-Norman Islander BN2T-45 type UK aircraft manufacturer Britten-Norman has gained United States Federal Aviation Administration type certification for the Rolls Royce model 250 powered BN2T-4S Islander turboprop aircraft.

FAA approves Britten-Norman Islander BN2T-45 type


Embraer’s Phenom 300MED receives FAA and EASA Certification The Phenom 300MED - the unique Medevac solution for the Phenom 300 series aircraft - has received the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the US Federal Aviation Administration and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency.

Embraer’s Phenom 300MED receives FAA and EASA Certification


Lift off for pioneering Norfolk aviation project A pioneering Norfolk aviation project aimed at improving healthcare and saving lives in some of the most remote parts of the world is a step closer to take-off after taking its maiden flight.

Lift off for pioneering Norfolk aviation project


Gulfstream makes industry-first 100% SAF flight Gulfstream is the business-jet industry’s first OEM to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The flight took place on a Gulfstream G650 from Gulfstream’s worldwide headquarters in Savannah and was flown in partnership with engine supplier Rolls-Royce on the G650 BR725 engine.


Pilatus delivers first PC-12 NGX to Tradewind Aviation Tradewind Aviation accepted delivery of their first PC-12 NGX during a ceremonial handover at the Pilatus US subsidiary in Broomfield, Colorado.

Pilatus delivers first PC-12 NGX to Tradewind Aviation


Ampaire flies first hybrid-electric regional aircraft Ampaire’s Eco Caravan, a nine-seat regional aircraft, successfully made its first flight on November 18 on a fully-integrated hybrid-electric propulsion system, taking off from Camarillo Airport, California. Ampaire expects the Eco Caravan to be the first electrified regional aircraft to enter commercial service (certification in 2024) and the first in a series of larger Ampaire hybrid-electric aircraft that will lead a transition to sustainable aviation.

Ampaire flies first hybrid-electric regional aircraft


BNDES finances Embraer’s aircraft production for export The Brazilian National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) approved financing to Embraer S.A. for producing and exporting commercial aircraft manufactured by the company. The operation, in the order of R$ 2.2bn (US$ 400m), will be carried out through the BNDES Exim Pre-shipment, a direct bank credit line to produce national goods destined for export.


ATR 42-600 to enter Chinese market The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has provided validation of the type certificate for leading turboprop manufacturer’s ATR 42-600.

ATR 42-600 to enter Chinese market


Fly Alliance places order for up to 20 Cessna Citation jets Textron Aviation has entered into a purchase agreement with Fly Alliance for up to 20 Cessna Citation business jets, four firm with options for 16 additional aircraft.

Fly Alliance places order for up to 20 Cessna Citation jets


Gulfstream announces G700 World Tour Two fully outfitted Gulfstream G700 production test aircraft will embark on an extensive world tour to showcase Gulfstream’s flagship and the most spacious cabin in the industry to customers.

Also in this article:

* Manufacturing facilities expanded to meet growing demand
* Component repair/overhaul facility to be added in Texas
* New hangar space at Mesa, Arizona
* Customer support expanded in West Africa

Gulfstream announces G700 World Tour


High demand for the PC-12 NGX and PC-24 Exhibiting both the PC-12 NGX and the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet at NBAA-BACE, Pilatus has confirmed very high demand for both aircraft.

High demand for the PC-12 NGX and PC-24


Falcon 6X enters final stage of flight trials following successful world proving campaign Dassault Aviation’s new Falcon 6X is entering the final phase of its certification flight test campaign with EASA and FAA, setting the stage for the extra wide body twin to enter service in mid-2023.

Also in this article:

* Falcon 10X enters production phase
* Major maintenance facility to be built in Melbourne, Florida
* Dassault EASy IV flight deck to enhance situational awareness and aircraft operations

Falcon 6X enters final stage of flight trials following successful world proving campaign


HondaJet unveils the Elite II Honda Aircraft Company has revealed the 'HondaJet Elite II' at NBAA-BACE - a new upgraded aircraft that features a host of key advancements in performance and comfort.

HondaJet unveils the Elite II


Pilatus acquires American sales and service centre Skytech Inc Founded in 1976, Skytech Inc. is a specialist service provider and aircraft vendor with two locations in the US states of Maryland and South Carolina. As part of an upcoming succession plan, Pilatus has decided to take over Skytech, and the entire workforce of 120 or so will continue to be employed by the Swiss aircraft manufacturer.

Pilatus acquires American sales and service centre Skytech Inc


Bombardier celebrates entry-into-service of Challenger 3500 launch customer aircraft Bombardier's new award-winning Challenger 3500 business jet, destined for the program’s launch customer, Les Goldberg, Chairman and CEO of Entertainment Technology Partners, has entered into service.


FalconEye certified for Falcon 8X The FAA and EASA have approved use of Dassault’s advanced dual head-up display known as FalconEye, on the company’s Falcon 8X very long range trijet, adding to the aircraft’s industry-leading low visibility operations capability

FalconEye certified for Falcon 8X


VoltAero selects Safran’s ENGINeUS 100 electric motor to equip the Cassio 330 electric-hybrid aircraft prototype VoltAero’s prototype Cassio 330 will utilize Safran Electrical & Power’s ENGINeUS 100 smart electric motor in the aircraft’s parallel electric-hybrid propulsion system, with the agreement for its supply signed last week at the Farnborough International Airshow.


New Hartzell Aviation formed from three storied brands Tailwind Technologies Inc., an integral part of investment holdings by brothers James W. Brown III and Joseph W. Brown, has formed Hartzell Aviation, a newly named company with historic roots. The announcement was made at the 2022 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh annual airshow.


Boom reveals new four-engine supersonic Overture design Boom Supersonic, the company building the world's fastest airliner, optimized for speed, safety, and sustainability, has presented the refined design of Overture and also announced a new partnering agreement with Northrop Grumman to develop special mission variants of the aircraft.

Boom reveals new four-engine supersonic Overture design

 

- return to the front page -

 

click to visit Collins Aerospace

click to visit SAFEsky

click to visit F/LIST

click to visit Oriens Aviation

Subscribe

 

 

Back to our front page Order your FREE weekly copy of BlueSky now!

© BlueSky Business Aviation News Ltd 2008-2023