Embraer and NAC agree first passenger to freight conversion deal for up to 10 E190F/E195F

Embraer

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), the world’s largest regional aircraft leasing company, will be a launch lessor of Embraer’s E-Jet Passenger to Freight (P2F) conversions.

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Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 achieves FAA certification

Cessna XLS Gen2 / Textron Aviation

The latest update to the best-selling midsize business jet family of the 21st century has entered into service. Textron Aviation has achieved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification for the Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 business jet and this week delivered the first customer aircraft to a longtime Citation operator in the Midwest.

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Swiss Flight Services introducing the Tecnam P2012 in its fleet

P2012 Special Mission Sentinel / Tecnam

Tecnam announced the delivery at the end of Aero 22 of the first P2012 Special Mission Sentinel to Swiss Flight Services, one of the major aerial survey operators in Europe.

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Daher launches the TBM 960 very fast turboprop aircraft with digital power

TBM 960 / Daher

Daher yesterday in Sun’n Fun Aerospace Expo (Lakeland; Florida) 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.

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Swiss Air-Rescue Service Rega orders nine five-bladed H145s

The Swiss Air-Rescue Service Rega has ordered nine five-bladed Airbus H145s to replace its current four-bladed versions. Rega’s new H145s will come equipped with a state-of-the-art navigation system that will enhance the mission capabilities and the safety of operations.

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Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing selects Honeywell engine to power Defiant X

Boeing Defiant X / Boeing

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and Boeing announced Honeywell as the engine provider for Defiant X, the advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition.

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