Diamond Aircraft test pilot, Thomas Wimmer, ferried the brand-new DA50 RG from Wiener Neustadt, Austria to London, Ontario, Canada via the North Atlantic route. This marks a historic milestone for this flagship Continental CD-300 powered aircraft.
Market-leading turboprop manufacturer ATR and Sky express, a fast growing airline in Greece, has signed a deal to acquire six ATR 72-600 aircraft, the first of which was delivered on June 30. This marks an important step in the airline’s fleet development plan which will see the further five ATR 72-600 joining its fleet over the next 12 months.
La aerolínea canadiense Porter Airlines ha cursado a Embraer un pedido en firme de 30 aviones E195-E2, con derechos de compra para 50 aviones más. El acuerdo se incluirá en la cartera de pedidos del segundo trimestre de Embraer y tiene un valor de 5.820 millones de dólares, a precio de lista con todas las opciones ejercidas.
Ryanair ha informado que inicia una campaña de contratación de 2.000 nuevos pilotos para tripular los aviones que recibirá la compañía los próximos tres años, tiempo en el que Ryanair se irá recuperando y reconstruyendo tras la pandemia provocada por la Covid-19.
Textron Aviation anunció hoy que su avión de negocios de tamaño supermedio Cessna Citation Longitude ha obtenido la certificación de la Agencia Europea de Seguridad Aérea (EASA), allanando el camino para que las entregas a los clientes comiencen en la región.
Agentes de la Policía Nacional, en colaboración con la Policía francesa, en cumplimiento de una Orden Europea de Investigación de la Fiscalía de Cooperación Internacional de Málaga, han desarticulado una organización criminal parcialmente asentada en la comarca malagueña de la Axarquía.
Based on customer feedback from over 50,000 hours of fleet operations, Pilatus has incorporated numerous new features into Super Versatile Jets which come off the production line from this year onward. As it is Pilatus‘ core philosophy to continuously improve and provide support over the life of the aircraft, many of these new features can be retrofitted in earlier serial number PC-24s.
The German Ministry of Defense today signed a letter of offer and acceptance for five Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft under the U.S. government’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) process. With this order, Germany becomes the eighth customer of the multimission maritime surveillance aircraft, joining the United States, Australia, India, the United Kingdom, Norway, Korea and New Zealand.
Helvetic Airways of Switzerland received the first of four new E195-E2 aircraft at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos. Helvetic will receive three further E195-E2s by the end of next month, July 2021.
Textron Aviation celebrates its leadership of the twin-engine turboprop segment by announcing a Beechcraft King Air 300, delivered in 1987 and in service in the U.S. Army fleet of aircraft since 2009, has surpassed a significant 50,000 flight hours milestone.
At the request of Stemme Belgium (in collaboration with Stratos Solution), Sonaca Aircraft has fitted a Sonaca 200 with a payload. Equipped with a Lidar and an RGB camera, the aircraft will be used (for example) for airborne data collection and maritime and border surveillance missions.
SAF Group will be operating three more five-bladed H145s for emergency medical services (EMS) in France. These three aircraft will be based in Grenoble, Valence, and Montpellier. They will complement the three H145s already ordered by SAF in 2018 and 2020, the first of which was delivered recently and will be deployed for EMS missions in Belgium.
Leonardo announced today that building work will shortly commence on a new c.£30 million single-site logistics facility at Leonardo’s helicopter site in Yeovil. The ground-breaking facility, spanning an area of nearly 20,000 m2, the equivalent of 2.7 football pitches, is scheduled to be completed in Q4 2022. The project sees the consolidation of eight existing warehouses into one all-encompassing logistics hub.
Airbus has decided to concentrate its efforts for metallic hydrogen tanks in a complementary setup by creating Zero-Emission Development Centres (ZEDC) at its sites in Bremen (Germany) and in Nantes (France).
Boeing and Alaska Airlines announced they are partnering on the latest Boeing ecoDemonstrator program and will flight test about 20 technologies on a new 737-9 to enhance the safety and sustainability of air travel.