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AEA unveils 2022 year-end Avionics Market Report
AEA unveils 2022 year-end Avionics Market Report

The Aircraft Electronics Association released its 2022 year-end Avionics Market Report, and total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales for the year amounted to$2,877,281,308, or more than $2.8 billionas reported by the participating companies. The dollar amount represented a 21.5% increase in total year-end sales compared to 2021, which is the largest annual percentage increase in the 11-year history of the report.

Presidents´ Day bizjet flights 10% down YOY, still 23% up on 2019
Presidents´ Day bizjet flights 10% down YOY, still 23% up on 2019

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Bell 505 Becomes Worlds First Single Engine Helicopter to Fly Using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel
Bell 505 Becomes Worlds First Single Engine Helicopter to Fly Using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Bell Textron announced the Bell 505 completed its first flight fueled solely by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), marking the first-ever single engine helicopter to fly with 100% SAF. Bell collaborated with Safran Helicopter Engines, Neste, GKN Aerospace and Virent Inc. to make this Bell 505 flight possible.  

GAMA Releases 2022 Aircraft Shipment and Billing Report
GAMA Releases 2022 Aircraft Shipment and Billing Report

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released the 2022 General Aviation Aircraft Shipment and Billing Report during its annual State of the Industry Press Conference. Overall, when compared to 2021, all aircraft segments saw increases in shipments and preliminary aircraft deliveries were valued at $26.8 billion, an increase of 6.0%.

EH216 AAV Completes Its Japans First Passenger-Carrying Demo Flight
EH216 AAV Completes Its Japans First Passenger-Carrying Demo Flight

EHang Holdings Limited announced that its EH216 passenger-grade AAV has completed its first passenger-carrying autonomous flight demonstration within Japan, which also marks the first passenger-carrying flight for an autonomous eVTOL aircraft in Japan.

Milestone expands partnership with Bristow with the lease of six helicopters
Milestone expands partnership with Bristow with the lease of six helicopters

The Milestone Aviation Group Limited, the global leader in helicopter leasing, today announced the expansion of its partnership with Bristow Group Inc. for Search and Rescue (SAR) missions with the lease of two Leonardo AW189 helicopters, and four Sikorsky S-92 helicopters.

All about private jet windows
All about private jet windows

Bringing in light is the most basic requirement of a window in any setting, but the windows in private jets do much more than that. They are one of most important factors in aviation design, providing a sense of space, structure and of course, a bird's eye view of the world outside.

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Gulfstream delivers 100th G600
Gulfstream delivers 100th G600

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the 100th Gulfstream G600 customer delivery. The aircraft was outfitted at Gulfstreams Dallas completions center and delivered to a North America-based customer.

Super Bowl bizjet attendance down 25% as US charter falls off peak
Super Bowl bizjet attendance down 25% as US charter falls off peak

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Joby begins final assembly of first company-conforming aircraft
Joby begins final assembly of first company-conforming aircraft

Joby Aviation, a company developing all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger service, today announced it has begun final assembly of what is believed to be the worlds first company-conforming electric, vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.

Klasjet begins ACMI operations  adds 8 Boeing 737-800 aircraft
Klasjet begins ACMI operations adds 8 Boeing 737-800 aircraft

KlasJet, a well-known exclusive private and corporate jet charter company have begun their passenger ACMI operations. The company is adding 8 186-189 economy configuration Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its fleet before the peak summer season and are open for queries.

Karen Helicopter Services takes delivery of two Bell 505s
Karen Helicopter Services takes delivery of two Bell 505s

Karen, Swiss based helicopter service provider, has announced that it has taken delivery of two brand new Bell 505 helicopters, HB-ZXE and HB-ZXL, to modernize the current single-engine fleet consisting of three Bell/Agusta-Bell 206.

Satcom Direct validates benefits of Dual Dissimilar hardware offering
Satcom Direct validates benefits of Dual Dissimilar hardware offering

Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, is adding Dual Dissimilar terminal capabilities to its expanding hardware portfolio. The Dual Dissimilar technology equips an aircraft with the Plane Simple Ku- and Ka-band tail mount antennas (Dual) to support two different satellite constellations (Dissimilar), enabling Satcom Direct customers to leverage the best aspects of each network to deliver full redundancy and ensure uninterrupted consistent global connectivity.

Why should buyers pay their brokers?
Why should buyers pay their brokers?

By Ivan Veretennikov, Sales & Marketing Director, ArcosJet.

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Jet Aviation Adds First BBJ2 on its Air Carrier Certificate
Jet Aviation Adds First BBJ2 on its Air Carrier Certificate

The culmination of 2022 was nothing short of an incredible success for our Charter team as it successfully added the first BBJ2 into its fleet and is the first of its kind on our air carrier certificate.

Lygg Expands Private Airplane Flights to General Business Travel in Nordic Countries
Lygg Expands Private Airplane Flights to General Business Travel in Nordic Countries

As business travel resumes its pre-pandemic pace and employees push back on the hassle of commercial airlines, Lygg is redefining business travel by offering private flights at the price of commercial air travel.

Duncan Aviation Delivers Its First Challenger 300
Duncan Aviation Delivers Its First Challenger 300

After two successful test flights with zero airframe squawks, Duncan Aviation delivered the companys first Challenger 300 7500-Landing Inspection, with added full interior refurbishment, complete paint, broadband internet, 192-month airframe, and landing gear overhaul.

February seeing steeper declines in year on year bizjet trends
February seeing steeper declines in year on year bizjet trends

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