Lilium N.V. (NASDAQ: LILM), developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet, today announces the start of production of the Lilium Jet, following the arrival of the first Lilium Jet fuselage at Lilium’s final assembly line. In parallel, Lilium’s world-class tier one suppliers – most of which have decades of experience in supporting the certification requirements of commercial aviation – are ramping up production of parts and systems for the Lilium Jet.
Luxaviation is expanding its fleet with the addition of an Embraer Praetor 600 that will be available for charter from January 2024.
Rotor Technologies, Inc., a developer of autonomous vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft, unveils the R550X, the largest uncrewed civilian helicopter on the market, and begins production.
Adrian Gander – aka “Anoy” – uses his art and creativity to bring a PC-24 and a PC-12 NGX to life. With pride, he shares his thoughts with us and explains the process behind the striking color schemes and their Swiss-inspired design!
Leading aircraft management business AXIS Aviation Austria has received Part 129 Operations Specifications (OpSpecs) certification, issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to enable operations in the United States.
Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) and Leonardo are pleased to announce today that ADA’s AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter accomplished two flights powered by aviation fuel blended with SAF (Sustainable Aviation Fuel) in Abu Dhabi on 28 and 30 November (the latter carrying on board UAE dignitaries and industry representatives).
Embraer announced that a Praetor 600, equipped with the capabilities to undertake a wide range of flight inspection tasks has been delivered to South Korea’s Flight Inspection Services Center. This is the first Praetor 600 in the country.
After the latest test flights, Piaggio Aerospace has successfully completed the retrofit of a first P.180 operated by the Italian Air Force: technicians and engineers upgraded, certified and delivered a P.180 “Avanti I” - the first release of the aircraft – carrying now a new configuration called Avanti II+, based on the latest aeronautical technologies.
Lilium N.V. (NASDAQ: LILM), developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet, announced that it has received Design Organization Approval from its primary regulatory authority, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (“EASA”). The award marks a major milestone for Lilium, positioning it at the forefront of the industry as a company authorized to hold a type-certificate for an eVTOL aircraft in Europe.
Thanksgiving holidays in the US were ahead of the 2019 holiday, also sustaining a pickup in November vs November last year. European bizjet traffic was flat compared to 2019, some 7% off the comparative traffic in 2019. As in Europe, both Asia and Middle East are seeing activity soften this November compared to last year.
Bell Textron announced at European Rotors 2023, the delivery of its third Bell 429 to Swiss-based helicopter rescue company, Air Zermatt.
In 2023, the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) certified 41 Aircraft Brokers who met all of the requirements and passed the IADA Certified Broker Exam. All IADA-Certified Aircraft Brokers work for IADA-Accredited Aircraft Dealers.
On the sidelines of the Dubai Air Show, Jetex announced the unveiling of a new flagship private terminal in the heart of the UAE capital, in time for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has welcomed the recent decision by the Dutch government to suspend its plan to cap flights at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. The decision, announced by Infrastructure Minister Mark Harbers, marks a significant moment for the aviation industry.
WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin for 23th November, 2023
Dubai Air Show 2023 was held in the United Arab Emirates from November 13 to 17, 2023. During the exhibition on November 14, strategic directions and perspective plans of cooperation on acquisition of new generation helicopters were discussed between Aviation Services Group (ASG) and Italian helicopter manufacturer Leonardo.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) published the Third Quarter 2023 General Aviation Aircraft Shipment and Billing Report. The general aviation aircraft manufacturing industry’s results for the first nine months of 2023, when compared to the same period in 2022, show increased aircraft deliveries across all segments along with an increase in the overall value of the aircraft shipments.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the successful completion of the world’s first trans-Atlantic flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Accomplished on November 19, the flight took place on a Gulfstream G600 aircraft, which departed the company’s headquarters in Savannah and landed 6 hours, 56 minutes later at Farnborough Airport in England.