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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
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.
GKN Aerospace’s cryogenic hyperconducting technology unlocks hydrogen electric propulsion for large aircraft The H2GEAR programme has passed a major milestone by completing its first round of system level trade studies. The studies focused on propulsion system architecture and subsystem technology selection for hypothetical 19, 48 and 96 PAX concept aircraft.
All-new Gulfstream G800 makes first flight Gulfstream's all-new ultralong-range Gulfstream G800 successfully completed its first flight, officially launching the flight-test program of the industry’s longest-range aircraft.
Falcon 6X - The last lap before the World Tour The Falcon 6X flight test program has cruised past 900 hours, completing envelope expansion, engine performance testing and many other certification requirements.
G700 continues flight test accomplishments Gulfstream announced the new industry flagship Gulfstream G700 continues to make progress through the company's rigorous flight test program. The G700 is proving strong maturity through a multitude of test points as it heads toward customer deliveries later this year.
Gulfstream expands completions operations in St. Louis Gulfstream will expand completions operations at its St. Louis Downtown Airport facility, increasing production of custom cabinetry and exterior paint capacity for Gulfstream’s in-demand large-cabin aircraft.
Pilatus presents the uniquely versatile PC-24 cabin A business jet designed for flexible use must have an interior which can be reconfigured to suit different missions. To demonstrate this flexibility, Pilatus has produced a video which presents the different configuration possibilities of the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet.
Embraer delivers 1500th Ipanema aircraft amid year of record sales A technological icon in Brazilian agriculture with five decades of operation, Embraer has delivered the 1500th Ipanema agricultural aircraft. The aircraft, which received a commemorative painting alluding to this historical moment and references to national agribusiness, was received by the rancher Carla de Freitas, owner of Agropecuária Bela Vista, based in Vilhena in the state of Rondônia.
Daher reimburses its loan guaranteed by the French government Daher has completed the company’s total reimbursement of the €110m French government guaranteed loan (Prêt Garanti par l’État, PGE) granted in June 2020, while also securing funding of €180m from new American investors and from its banking pool.
A new era for Bombardier as Wichita facility is designated US HQ Bombardier announced this week that its Wichita facility is designated as its new US Headquarters, underscoring the site’s growth and multi-disciplinary expertise.
Textron completes acquisition of Pipistrel Textron Inc. has closed its acquisition of PIPISTREL d.o.o., PIPISTREL VERTICAL SOLUTIONS d.o.o. and PIPISTREL ITALIA S.R.L., known collectively as Pipistrel, an award-winning pioneer and global leader in electrically powered aircraft.
Daher launches the TBM 960 very fast turboprop aircraft with digital power Daher has unveiled the latest high-end version of its TBM pressurized single turboprop aircraft family - the TBM 960 - which incorporates Pratt & Whitney Canada’s advanced PT6E-66XT engine and a fully digital e-throttle, along with a digitally-controlled cabin that incorporates an all-new environmental control system, LED ambience lighting and electrically-dimmable windows.
First Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 enters service following FAA certification Textron Aviation is celebrating the first delivery of the Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 light jet, following the completion of Federal Aviation Administration type certification.
Pilatus posts record deliveries in 2021 Despite the challenging circumstances of 2021, Pilatus has announced a new production record of 152 aircraft deliveries, sales of 1.3 billion Swiss francs, an operating result of 210 million and incoming orders worth 1.7 billion francs.
Celebrating the delivery of VistaJet’s 10th, and Bombardier’s 100th Global 7500 VistaJet and Bombardier have celebrated a milestone delivery of the industry flagship Global 7500 aircraft. The celebration which took place at Bombardier’s Laurent Beaudoin Completion Centre in Montréal on Tuesday (March 29) marked Bombardier’s 100th delivery of the ultra-long-range jet, and VistaJet’s 10th, making it the largest operator of Global 7500 aircraft in the world.
Independent study indicates Bombardier contributed $5.7bn to Canada’s GDP in 2021 A newly released independent assessment by PwC Canada highlights the significant economic and social impact of Bombardier’s manufacturing activities in Canada, Québec and Ontario.
Textron to acquire electric aircraft pioneer Pipistrel Textron Inc., home to the Cessna, Beechcraft, and Bell aviation brands, has entered into an agreement to purchase Pipistrel, an award-winning pioneer and global leader in electrically powered aircraft, based in Slovenia and Italy.
Dassault Falcon 6X successfully completes cold soak trials The Falcon 6X has completed cold weather testing, passing another major milestone towards certification, expected later this year. The test team of engineers consisting of technicians and pilots from Dassault Aviation and engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Canada endured bone-chilling temperatures as low as -37°C (-35° F) during the long trial runs in Iqaluit, a tundra town in the far north of Canada.
Additional enhancements for Gulfstream G280 Gulfstream is continuing to invest in its super-midsize Gulfstream G280 with the addition of an even lower cabin altitude and new LED exterior lights.
Phenom 300 series tops decade of product excellence with 10th consecutive year as best-selling light jet Embraer has achieved a monumental milestone as the Phenom 300 series became the world’s best-selling light jet for the 10th consecutive year and the most delivered twinjet of 2021, according to numbers released by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).
Textron Aviation rolls out its new Cessna SkyCourier Textron Aviation celebrated the rollout of the first production unit of the twin-engine, large-utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier, at its manufacturing facility in Wichita.
Cessna Turbo Skylane returns to Textron's piston product lineup Textron Aviation has announced the return of the Cessna Turbo Skylane T182T to its legendary piston product lineup, updated with the latest avionics suite and interiors.
AirCar receives Certificate of Airworthiness AirCar, the dual-mode car-aircraft vehicle, has been issued a Certificate of Airworthiness by the Slovak Transport Authority, following the successful completion of 70 hours of rigorous flight testing compatible with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) standards, with over 200 takeoffs and landings.
Bye Aerospace eFlyer 800 program advances Bye Aerospace, developer of the eFlyer 800, announced that production backlog has increased to 135 purchase deposit and option total agreements for the all-electric twin-motor eFlyer 800 targeted for the regional airline market.
Airbus and partners to establish aircraft lifecycle centre in China Airbus has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with the city of Chengdu and Tarmac Aerosave for the development of the first sustainable aircraft “lifecycle” service centre in China.
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