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Dassault Falcon 6X passes arctic tests – Aviacionline
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Dassault Falcon 6X passes arctic tests – Aviacionline

The Dassault Falcon 6X completed low-temperature testing, passing another milestone on the road to certification. The manufacturer expects to have the model approved by the end of this year. During the tests, the engineering team – comprised of technicians and pilots from Dassault and engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Canada – subjected the aircraft to...

New inward-facing herringbone and business-plus for Air NZ 787 – – Runway Girl Network
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New inward-facing herringbone and business-plus for Air NZ 787 – – Runway Girl Network

Air New Zealand’s next Business Premier seat for its Boeing 787-9 is an inward-facing herringbone, and includes a front row business-plus product called Business Premier Luxe, new regulatory filings have revealed. The seat manufacturer is not yet known, but Adient, Aviointeriors, Collins Aerospace, Jamco, Stelia and Thompson tell Runway Girl Network it is not theirs....

‘Shooting-Down’ European Jets, How US ‘Muscled-Out’ Its Competitors To Win Canadian Fighter Contract? – EurAsian Times
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‘Shooting-Down’ European Jets, How US ‘Muscled-Out’ Its Competitors To Win Canadian Fighter Contract? – EurAsian Times

Canada has put to rest all speculations about its much-anticipated future fighter project. The yet-to-be-signed contract for Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter brings into focus the debate over US political relationships and its sweeping defense contracts. As part of its air force modernization program, Canada had been looking for a new fighter aircraft to replace its...

VistaJet Just Debuted Global 7500s in Partnership With Bombardier – Travel + Leisure
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VistaJet Just Debuted Global 7500s in Partnership With Bombardier – Travel + Leisure

Private aviation company VistaJet just debuted a brand-new addition to its fleet: the Global 7500 by aircraft manufacturer Bombardier. The latest jet inclusion, dubbed the “Ferrari of the Skies” by VistaJet, gives travelers the ability to fly farther than most jets allow, boasting a 7,700-nautical-mile range. The Global 7500s offers travelers the ability to fly...

Did Textron Get a Good Deal When It Bought Pipistrel? – FLYING
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Did Textron Get a Good Deal When It Bought Pipistrel? – FLYING

Every time I see a Tesla I wonder why aircraft manufacturers don’t seem to be putting more effort into electrifying GA. With Teslas, I frequently hear about factory-spec, four-door family sedans competitively racing against (and even beating) tricked-out, purpose-built muscle cars. Sure, Harbour Air is flying an electric de Havilland Beaver, but that’s just one...

Flexjet Achieves Record 23rd Consecutive FAA Diamond Award for Excellence in Aircraft Maintenance – Yahoo Finance
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Flexjet Achieves Record 23rd Consecutive FAA Diamond Award for Excellence in Aircraft Maintenance – Yahoo Finance

CLEVELAND, March 24, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flexjet, one of the most prestigious global fractional private jet providers and one known for its high safety standards, has received the 2021 Federal Aviation Administration’s Diamond Award of Excellence for Aviation Maintenance Technician Training for a record 23rd consecutive year, more than any other private jet travel provider in history....

Sun Air becomes Gulfstream’s international sales representative in Vietnam – http://en.vietnamplus.vn/
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Sun Air becomes Gulfstream’s international sales representative in Vietnam – http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

At the signing of the international sales representative agreement between Sun Air and Gulfstream Aerospace (Source: Sun Group) Hanoi (VNA) – Luxury airline Sun Air has become Gulfstream Aerospace’s international sales representative in the Vietnamese market following the signing of an agreement between the Vietnamese carrier and the US aircraft manufacturer in Hanoi on March 23. Under...

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<!– –> The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released the final report from its investigation into a serious incident where a Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330 with 229 on board took off from Brisbane Airport with no airspeed information.Shortly after the aircraft arrived in Brisbane from Kuala Lumpur on 18 July 2018, a support engineer...

Gulfstream Digitizing Engineering History – Aviation International News
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Gulfstream Digitizing Engineering History – Aviation International News

Gulfstream Aerospace is developing a digital database to preserve decades of its aircraft engineering documents. The Savannah, Georgia aircraft manufacturer is converting all records, CAD files, and other documents into machine-readable PDFs, which are then cataloged in a searchable database, dubbed the Aircraft Information Retrieval (AIR) systems. “This new system will save our engineering, manufacturing,...

Dassault CEO frustrated over fighter talks with Airbus – Reuters
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Dassault CEO frustrated over fighter talks with Airbus – Reuters

Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, poses at the factory of French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation in Merignac near Bordeaux, France, February 6, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, March 4 (Reuters) – Dassault Aviation (AM.PA) voiced frustration over a dispute with partner Airbus (AIR.PA) about...

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EASA launches European Information Sharing and Cooperation Platform on Conflict Zones

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) launched the European Information Sharing and Cooperation Platform on Conflict Zones, an initiative which ensures that participating EASA member states and their operators have easy access to the best information when planning flights near or over areas of conflict. The aim of the Platform is to enable its...

NetJets Agrees To Buy and Operate 150 Lilium eVTOLs – Aviation International News
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NetJets Agrees To Buy and Operate 150 Lilium eVTOLs – Aviation International News

Under a memorandum of understanding, fractional aircraft provider NetJets plans to add 150 Lilium eVTOLs to its fleet, Lilium revealed to investors this week. NetJets has secured purchase rights for Lilium’s six-passenger model, which could be operated in both the U.S. and Europe. In a February 28 statement to investors, Germany-based Lilium said NetJets would...

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Dassault Systèmes, AAI to develop aerospace sector in Australia's NT – Asian Aviation

(PHOTO: Amphibian Aerospace Industries.) Dassault Systèmes announced that it is entering into a partnership with Amphibian Aerospace Industries (AAI), a leader in the development and production of amphibian aerospace capabilities, to rebuild an upgraded version of the Albatross G-111T, an amphibious aircraft which can take off and touch down from land, snow, ice and water....