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Leeds East Airport opens brand new FBO equipped with RNP instrument approach
Leeds East Airport opens brand new FBO equipped with RNP instrument approach

Leeds East Airport is opening with a brand new FBO including a state-of-the-art VIP lounge and facilities more than equal to any international FBO. The RNP(GNSS) Instrument Approach has been approved by the CAA and is active from 10th August. The system improves flight safety and provides a full instrument GNSS approach on runway 06/24 which is 25 feet ASL.

IBA forecasts positive outlook for helicopter market
IBA forecasts positive outlook for helicopter market

IBA, the leading aviation market intelligence and consultancy company, outlined a largely positive outlook for the helicopter market in a webinar yesterday.

Airbus Helicopters H160 granted FAA certification
Airbus Helicopters H160 granted FAA certification

Airbus Helicopters has received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the H160 helicopter, marking a significant milestone in the aircraft's development and positioning it for entry into the U.S. market.

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Honeywell Bringing Heads-Up Displays to Aircraft Cockpits Through Acquisition of Saab Technology
Honeywell Bringing Heads-Up Displays to Aircraft Cockpits Through Acquisition of Saab Technology

Honeywell has reached an agreement with Saab, a Swedish aerospace and defense company, to acquire its heads-up-display (HUD) assets for use in a variety of Honeywell avionics offerings.

Private Aviation Social Network takes off
Private Aviation Social Network takes off

Fly C₂LEAN, a division of The UAV Leasing Company which is actively developing solutions for a cleaner private aviation industry, is seeing a rise in demand from operators to use its empty legs Social Network app.

Honda Aircraft Company Rolls Out Certified Pre-Owned Program
Honda Aircraft Company Rolls Out Certified Pre-Owned Program

Honda Aircraft Company today announced its first Certified Pre-Owned program (CPO), providing an exclusive and alternative pathway to owning a HondaJet with a guarantee of quality and support.

The First PC-12 NGX is Flying in Japan Now!
The First PC-12 NGX is Flying in Japan Now!

The first PC-12 NGX has been handed over to OpenSky Inc., the Japanese Private Jet Membership company. From now on, the single-engine turboprop with its unique Asian-style design will carry passengers to destinations all over Japan.

Bizjet activity stabilizing slightly behind 2022, well ahead of 2019
Bizjet activity stabilizing slightly behind 2022, well ahead of 2019

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Jet Aviation Announces Delivery of Five Customized Bell 407GXi Aircraft to Nautilus Aviation
Jet Aviation Announces Delivery of Five Customized Bell 407GXi Aircraft to Nautilus Aviation

Jet Aviation announced today that it has delivered five customized Bell 407GXi aircraft to Nautilus Aviation, a helicopter service provider based in Northern Australia.

Textron Aviation completes first Garmin G5000 installation in a Brazil-based Citation XLS at Orlando Service Center
Textron Aviation completes first Garmin G5000 installation in a Brazil-based Citation XLS at Orlando Service Center

Textron Aviation today announced it has completed the first installation of the Garmin G5000 integrated flight deck in a Brazil-based Cessna Citation XLS business jet since receiving Supplemental Type Certification.

GKN Aerospace and Materialise Sign Letter of Intent to Propel Additive Manufacturing in Aviation
GKN Aerospace and Materialise Sign Letter of Intent to Propel Additive Manufacturing in Aviation

GKN Aerospace, the renowned aerospace technology leader, and Materialise, a global pioneer in 3D printing solutions and services, have announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) aimed at advancing the research, design, and production of polymer additively manufactured (AM) parts for the aviation industry.

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CAE forecasts need for 32,000 bizav pilots and 74,000 technicians by 2032
CAE forecasts need for 32,000 bizav pilots and 74,000 technicians by 2032

CAE released its 2023 Aviation Talent Forecast at the Paris International Airshow this week, which anticipates a global need for 1.3 million new aviation professionals to join the industry as pilots, aircraft maintenance technicians and cabin crew over the next 10 years to support the expected growth of the commercial and business aviation markets.

Aviator Aircraft and Aero-Dienst are Celebrating Bombardiers First Challenger 3500 Delivery to Europe
Aviator Aircraft and Aero-Dienst are Celebrating Bombardiers First Challenger 3500 Delivery to Europe

The first delivery of a Challenger 3500 to Europe was ushered in on 29 May during a festive ceremony at Bombardier in Montreal and was attended by representatives of the owner, Aviator Aircraft, and the entire Aero-Dienst technical acceptance team at the delivery center.

Activity dipping in California, Texas, Italy, but robust from Middle East
Activity dipping in California, Texas, Italy, but robust from Middle East

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Embraer launches the next generation of AHEAD tool for Commercial and Executive Aviation
Embraer launches the next generation of AHEAD tool for Commercial and Executive Aviation

Embraer Services & Support launched today the next generation version of AHEAD (Aircraft Health Analysis and Diagnosis) system, at the Paris Air Show.

Europavia purchases six H125s
Europavia purchases six H125s

Airbus Helicopters and Europavia SA, a distributor of Airbus helicopters for platforms and services serving Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein, have signed a new purchase contract for six H125 helicopters to be delivered in the following years. The order assures Europavia SA's customers of the swift availability of H125s, with configurations customised according to their needs.

Safran validates Eco Mode helicopter hybrid propulsion concept
Safran validates Eco Mode helicopter hybrid propulsion concept

Safran Helicopter Engines has validated its Eco Mode hybrid propulsion system during ground tests in Bordes, France, in preparation for upcoming flight tests on the Airbus Racer high-speed helicopter demonstrator. The hybrid electric propulsion mode was tested for the first time in a configuration similar to the one that will be used on the Racer.

Gulfstream G280 cleared for operations at St-Tropez in La Môle
Gulfstream G280 cleared for operations at St-Tropez in La Môle

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the super-midsize Gulfstream G280 has been cleared for operations at Frances Airport of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez located in La Môle. The aircraft recently flew several takeoff and landing demonstrations at the short-field airport.

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