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.
Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 achieves FAA certification
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.
ATR 42-600S: Phase 1 of the STOL conversion nears completion
The new 30 to 50 seater aircraft will be capable of landing on runways as short as 800 meters. Phase one of the conversion of the ATR 42-600 prototype into a 42-600S STOL variant is nearly complete.
Swiss Flight Services introducing the Tecnam P2012 in its fleet
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.
Daher launches the TBM 960 very fast turboprop aircraft with digital power
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.
Deutsche Aircraft selects Liebherr-Aerospace to supply the flap and spoiler actuation system for the D328eco aircraft
Deutsche Aircraft GmbH today announces its partnership with Liebherr-Aerospace, to develop and supply the flap and spoiler actuation system for the D328ecoTM aircraft, a game-changing platform that paves the way towards a zero-emission flight objective.
Singapore Airlines acquires seven Airbus A350F freighter
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has finalised a purchase agreement with Airbus for seven A350F freighter aircraft. The order was signed at the Singapore Airshow by SIA CEO Goh Choong Phong, and Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International Christian Scherer.
Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing selects Honeywell engine to power Defiant X
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.
Airspace Customer Definition Centre at Airbus Hamburg
French Sécurité Civile to expand fleet with two Airbus H145s
The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has ordered an additional two five-bladed H145s destined to equip the Sécurité Civile, an agency of the French Ministry of Interior that performs rescue and air medical transport services throughout France.
First A321XLR development aircraft undergoes final assembly
The structural completion of MSN11000 in the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Hamburg follows the recent assembly and equipping of the Major Component Assemblies (MCAs) and their subsequent delivery and introduction on schedule into the FAL in November.
Boeing’s chief technical pilot indicted for lying to regulators about 737 Max
ATR kick-starts 40-year anniversary with CEO video
Stefano Bortoli, CEO of ATR, shares all that makes the pride of ATR, starting with the employees, who work every day to make the company successful. ATR represents 40 years of collaboration, innovation, excellence and opportunity. We call it 40 years of making a difference.
Aircraft Lessor Griffin Global Asset Management Orders Five Boeing 737-8 Jets
Boeing and Griffin Global Asset Management today announced the aircraft lessor is expanding its commercial aircraft portfolio with five new 737-8 jets. The purchase is Griffin’s first direct order with Boeing as it sees strategic opportunities to place the airplanes during the market recovery.
Skye Aviation orders 15 Bye Aerospace eFlyer 800s
Bye Aerospace announced that Skye Aviation, an aircraft leasing company headquartered in Denver, Colorado, has completed purchase deposits for 15 eFlyer 800 aircraft.