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Elixir Aircraft to open new US facility in Sarasota, Florida Elixir Aircraft has announced a new site in the United States, situated at Sarasota Bradenton Airport (SRQ) in Florida. The facility will focus on the reassembly of aircraft intended for delivery to clients in the US.


NTSB releases photos of fractured CitationJet wingtip following Tampa incident Almost exactly one year after an event in Tampa, Florida the NTSB has posted detailed documents and photos related to the March 30th, 2024 incident where a CitationJet safely landed with nearly 70 inches of wingtip missing.

NTSB releases photos of fractured CitationJet wingtip following Tampa incident


Bombardier discloses environmental impact of its entire aircraft portfolio Bombardier has become the only business jet manufacturer to ever disclose the scientifically-analyzed environmental impact of its entire product portfolio.


Gulfstream G700 earns FAA certification Gulfstream's all-new G700 aircraft has received Federal Aviation Administration type certification, paving the way for customer deliveries.

Gulfstream G700 earns FAA certification


Britten-Norman secures new investment Britten Norman has secured new investment from a group of investors led by 4D Capital Partners LLP (4D), a Private Equity firm that focuses on operational improvement and business transformation.

Pipistrel Velis Electro serial number 100 enters service Pipistrel, a Textron company, has announced the completed production of its 100th Velis Electro, the world’s first type-certified electric aircraft, marking a significant milestone.


Textron special missions Cessna Grand Caravans to be acquired to aid in Horn of Africa security Textron Aviation has been awarded a contract by the US Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL, for two Cessna Grand Caravan EX turboprop aircraft. The aircraft will be owned and operated by the Djiboutian Air Force (DAF).

Textron special missions Cessna Grand Caravans to be acquired to aid in Horn of Africa security


Piper M700 Fury earns FAA type certification Piper Aircraft has announced the type certification of its new flagship aircraft, the Piper M700 Fury, by the US Federal Aviation Administration, achieved on February 29, 2024.

Piper M700 Fury earns FAA type certification


Pipistrel Velis Electro earns LSA airworthiness exemption from the FAA Pipistrel, a Textron company, announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has granted a light-sport aircraft (LSA) airworthiness exemption for the Pipistrel Velis Electro, opening up flight training in an electric aircraft within the United States.


Textron celebrates first Cessna SkyCourier order in Indonesia Representatives from Textron Aviation and PT Smart Aviation celebrated the company’s purchase agreement for the first Cessna SkyCourier order in Indonesia.

Textron celebrates first Cessna SkyCourier order in Indonesia


Pilatus celebrates a 'Superlative' 2023 The 2023 financial year was marked by major successes for Pilatus. Thanks to high, unbroken demand, 148 aircraft were delivered despite the ongoing challenges of the operating environment.

Phenom 300 leads industry in twinjet deliveries and is world’s best-selling light jet for 12th consecutive year Embraer's Phenom 300 series has maintained its status as the world's best-selling light jet for 12 consecutive years, while also attaining the best-selling twinjet for the fourth year running, according to data released by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).


Honda Aircraft introduces Certified Pre-owned Program in Asia at Singapore Airshow Honda Aircraft Company is introducing its Certified Pre-owned (CPO) program to the Asian market at Singapore Airshow, marking a significant expansion of the company's innovative offerings on a global scale, building on the program’s successful launch in 2023.

Honda Aircraft introduces Certified Pre-owned Program in Asia at Singapore Airshow


ATR achieves robust growth in 2023 Regional aircraft manufacturer, ATR, has announced its 2023 annual results, highlighting a robust growth through increased deliveries and sales, strong performance of support and services, acquisition of new customers and route creation.

Elfly Group moves into new home at Torp (Sandefjord) Airport Elfly Group, developers of all-electric seaplane programme ‘Noemi’, (No Emissions) last week moved into new facilities at Torp (Sandefjord) Airport in southern Norway.

Pilatus to take over RUAG Aerostructures' workforce and machinery Commencinf during the second quarter of 2024, Pilatus will gradually take over RUAG Aerostructures Schweiz AG’s entire workforce of around 230 employees, as well as all its machinery.


Surf Air Mobility to supply electric powertrains to Kenya’s largest Cessna Caravan charter operator Surf Air Mobility Inc., a company that aims to transform regional flying through electrification, and Z.Boskovic Air Charters, a leader in private charters, safari, freight, and corporate travel in Kenya, have entered into an agreement to upgrade Z. Boskovic’s current and future fleet of Cessna Caravans with Surf Air’s proprietary electrified powertrain technology once certified.

Surf Air Mobility to supply electric powertrains to Kenya’s largest Cessna Caravan charter operator


Elfly signs LOI with Lofoten (Green Islands) to pursue zero-emission aviation together - with ‘Noemi' Elfly Group, developers of all-electric seaplane programme ‘Noemi’, (No Emissions) signed a Letter of Intent with the Lofoten Green Islands, a private-public partnership for sustainable development, in the Lofoten Archipelago in Arctic Norway on December 13th.

Maeve Aerospace presents a sustainable 80-seater, with jet performance and turbo-prop efficiency European aircraft developer Maeve Aerospace is introducing a new, hybrid-electric 80-seater aircraft and announces its expansion to Oberpfaffenhofen Airport (Munich) to accelerate work on the program.


E195-E2 receives Steep Approach certification for London City Airport Embraer’s cleaner, quieter, new generation aircraft and most advanced jet to date, the E195-E2, has received certification for Steep Approach into London City Airport (LCY) from EASA.

E195-E2 receives Steep Approach certification for London City Airport


The Jekta Factor - new research from Swiss OEM demonstrates real-world opportunities for electrically-powered regional amphibious aircraft operations New research from Jekta, the Switzerland-based manufacturer, has identified regions where strong operating economics deliver real potential for bringing affordable, accessible regional air mobility to populations otherwise denied it through lack of infrastructure and high cost.

The Jekta Factor - new research from Swiss OEM demonstrates real-world opportunities for electrically-powered regional amphibious aircraft operations


Bombardier delivers seventh Global for Saab’s GlobalEye airborne surveillance platform Bombardier Defense has delivered the seventh Global aircraft to defense and security company Saab, ready to be transformed into Saab’s Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) solution known as GlobalEye.


Textron Aviation wins $100m US Army contract to sell turboprops to partner nations Textron Aviation announced it has been awarded a contract by the US Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL, for Cessna SkyCourier, Cessna Grand Caravan EX, Beechcraft King Air 360 and Beechcraft King Air 260 turboprop aircraft in support of Foreign Military Sales (FMS).

Textron Aviation wins $100m US Army contract to sell turboprops to partner nations


Gulfstream completes nextgen manufacturing facility expansion Gulfstream has announced the completion of its latest strategic expansion, the Savannah-based precision manufacturing facility for the Gulfstream G400, Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600. This expansion increases the facility’s capacity by 142,000 square feet/13,192 square meters.

Gulfstream completes nextgen manufacturing facility expansion


Bombardier Defense delivers Global 6000 to USAF Battlefield Airborne Communications Node program Bombardier recently celebrated the seventh delivery of a Global 6000 aircraft to the US Air Force (USAF) Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) program at the company’s Hartford Service Centre, in Connecticut.


Honda reveals name and key milestones of new light jet: HondaJet Echelon Honda Aircraft Company revealed "HondaJet Echelon" as the official name of its new light jet at 2023 National Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).

Honda reveals name and key milestones of new light jet: HondaJet Echelon


ACJ TwoTwenty makes its NBAA-BACE debut The Airbus Corporate Jets' ACJ TwoTwenty is making its NBAA-BACE debut this year and is on display at Static #AD_07. The aircraft is creating a new market segment, the 'Xtra Large Bizjet,' by emphasizing cabin space, range, and technology at a similar price point to ultra-long-range jets.

ACJ TwoTwenty makes its NBAA-BACE debut


Embraer unveils all-new Phenom 100EX ahead of NBAA-BACE Embraer has unveiled the Phenom 100EX business jet, the company’s latest evolution from the Phenom 100 series, which has served its loyal customers since 2008 with over 400 aircraft in operation.

Embraer unveils all-new Phenom 100EX ahead of NBAA-BACE


Pilatus unveils upgraded PC-24 with boosted range and payload Beginning with new aircraft deliveries in 2024, Pilatus has extended the payload-range capability of its Super Versatile Jet to achieve a maximum range with six passengers of 2,000 nautical miles (3,704 kilometers).

Pilatus unveils upgraded PC-24 with boosted range and payload


Gulfstream G500 gains FAA steep-approach certification Gulfstream's clean-sheet, next-generation Gulfstream G500 has been certified for steep-approach operations by the US Federal Aviation Administration, giving the aircraft access to some of the world’s most challenging airports.

Gulfstream G500 gains FAA steep-approach certification

 

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