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Bell Textron announced the signed purchase agreements for three Bell 407GXi – two in the UK to corporate customers and one in Ireland to Zeus Essential Holding Limited (Zeus), an Irish-owned global packaging solutions company. The signings were announced at HAI Heli-Expo.
These contracts were signed by customers worldwide.
Bell Textron announced the signed purchase agreement for a Bell 429 to be operated by World Aviation, the Independent Representative (IR) for Bell in Spain. The aircraft will be delivered to a private owner and operated for charter and corporate VIP transport in the Costa del Sol and other regions in the country.
Airbus Helicopters has partnered with International SOS to launch a next generation emergency medical system improvement programme, LifeSaver, which enhances healthcare systems to improve patient outcomes.
Aviation business conglomerate Avia Solutions Group has transferred its headquarters to Dublin, Ireland, making it the second largest Irish-registered aviation business behind Ryanair.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted permission for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to operate and test in Alsaka with the aim of securing certification for national airspace flight. The waiver was requested by the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) in late 2020. Alaska is the only state with the ability to allow UAS operations classified as research or development, including aircraft under 300 pounds, to be conducted in Alaska UAS test-site airspace.
Airbus Corporate Helicopters has won an order for two ACH160 helicopters in India – the first sale of the type in the region.
Honda Aircraft Company today announced a new Flexible Phased Maintenance Program for HondaJet customers that aims to optimize maintenance events for increased operational flexibility.
The 2022 financial year was a very successful one for Pilatus. The company benefitted from high demand, despite the unpredictable period. With sales of 1.3 billion Swiss francs, operating income of 226 million Swiss francs and orders worth 1.6 billion Swiss francs, Pilatus achieved a very positive set of results.
AutoFlight, the global eVTOL (electric Vertical Take Off and Landing) pioneer, announced it had achieved the world’s longest eVTOL flight in history with distance of 250KM / 155 miles on a single charge of the aircraft’s lithium-ion batteries.
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Jetfly has now taken delivery of its tenth PC-24, finished in an eye-catching Philippe Starck design. It marks another milestone in a successful partnership of over 20 years between Pilatus and the world’s largest PC-24 operator, the Luxembourg-based fractional ownership specialist.
Luxaviation Group, one of the largest private aircraft operators worldwide, is celebrating fleet expansion in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region as the company heads to the Avalon 2023 Australian International Airshow.
Ferrari is pleased to renew its partnership with VistaJet, saying that the private operator's attention to detail and tailor-made approach to meeting its clients' needs is a perfect fit. F1 and Le Mans will be flown to.
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, has achieved one billion flying hours since the formation of the company nearly 100 years ago, in 1928.
For the 11th consecutive year, Embraer’s Phenom 300 series has become the world’s best-selling light jet, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).
A new survey amongst private equity and venture capital professionals reveals that over the next two years, 88% expect improvements in the regulatory framework for the eVTOL market and 15% anticipate there will be a dramatic improvement. The study was commissioned by Horizon Aircraft (“Company” or “Horizon”), an innovative leader in hybrid electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) aerial vehicles, with private equity and venture capital professionals.