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Victor, Neste partner to reduce private jet charter emissions | Biomassmagazine.com – Biomass Magazine
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Victor, Neste partner to reduce private jet charter emissions | Biomassmagazine.com – Biomass Magazine

By Neste Corp. | June 30, 2022 <img src="https://businessaviationnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/NesteVictor_16566318248939-300×300-noup.jpg" title="SOURCE: Neste Corp.&lt/small>”> ADVERTISEMENT On June 29, Neste and Fly Victor, the on-demand private jet company, announced a partnership which sets a new sustainability benchmark in business aviation. Starting June 29, Victor members can purchase Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for every private jet booking globally. This...

FDA backs COVID-19 boosters with BA.4/5 spike proteins for fall – Mass Device
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FDA backs COVID-19 boosters with BA.4/5 spike proteins for fall – Mass Device

Supply Chain EVP Greg Smith sees fewer suppliers in Medtronic’s future All eyes are on Medtronic’s global operations and supply chain leader as he works to modernize its operations and scrutinize suppliers. EVP of Global Operations and Supply Chain Greg Smith anticipates fewer suppliers in Medtronic’s future, he said in an interview this week. Smith...

Embraer Flies Its E195-E2 With One Engine on 100 Percent SAF – FLYING
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Embraer Flies Its E195-E2 With One Engine on 100 Percent SAF – FLYING

An Embraer (NYSE: ERJ) E195-E2 medium-range airliner has successfully completed a flight test with one engine burning 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel.  Engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney partnered in the demonstration, which included two days of ground testing at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale International Airport (KFLL) and a 70-minute flight at nearby Vero Beach Regional Airport...

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HAI and AEA Team on New Mx SMS Program

The Helicopter Association International and the Aircraft Electronics Association are teaming on a maintenance safety management system. June 30, 2022, 3:22 PM The Helicopter Association International (HAI) is working with the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) to provide their safety management system (SMS) for aircraft maintenance at no additional cost to HAI members. “We couldn’t be happier working with AEA...

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Execujet Haite and Metrojet Acquiring Funian Aviation | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News

Execujet Haite Aviation Services China and business jet operator Metrojet are jointly acquiring Funian Aviation, a deal that is expected to be completed in July. Founded in 2017, Funian Aviation provides aircraft management and charter services, operating a fleet of Gulfstream G450s and G550s. Based in Shenzhen, China, the company holds a CAAC Part 135 charter certificate...

NTSB releases final report on 2020 plane crash in Moosic – Scranton Times-Tribune
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NTSB releases final report on 2020 plane crash in Moosic – Scranton Times-Tribune

An oversight during maintenance work three years earlier most likely caused the engine failure that led to the crash-landing of a small plane in a Moosic residential neighborhood in 2020, federal investigators concluded. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content. Please enable it in your...

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Southern Sky Aviation Lands FBO Deal at NW Florida Field

Southern Sky Aviation has signed a 30-year lease agreement to develop an FBO at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport in Panama City. June 30, 2022, 1:07 PM Southern Sky Aviation has signed a 30-year lease agreement with the Panama City-Bay County Airport and Industrial District to develop an FBO at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport...

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Execujet Haite and Metrojet Acquiring Funian Aviation

Execujet Haite and Metrojet have announced their joint acquisition of Funian Aviation, a deal that is expected to be completed in July. June 30, 2022, 1:06 PM Execujet Haite Aviation Services China and business jet operator Metrojet are jointing acquiring Funian Aviation, a deal that is expected to be completed in July. Founded in 2017, Funian...

Farnborough Airport Aims for Net-zero Emissions by 2030
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Farnborough Airport Aims for Net-zero Emissions by 2030

Under what it calls its Net Zero Roadmap, Farnborough Airport has committed to neutralizing controllable carbon emissions by 2030. June 30, 2022, 12:59 PM Farnborough Airport has committed to reaching net-zero controllable carbon emissions by 2030 under what it calls its Net Zero Roadmap, the London-area business aviation facility said on Thursday. Farnborough Airport, which...

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Lygg Launches 'Door-to-door' Charter App in Europe

Lygg has launched a transportation app and platform for travel within Europe with an emphasis on reducing carbon emissions. June 30, 2022, 12:42 PM Lygg recently launched its door-to-door transportation app and platform for travel within Europe, using per-seat charter at the solution’s core and commencing with scheduled flights on Pilatus PC-12s linking Frankfurt-Eglesbach Airport in...

Starspeed To Operate Penzance Helicopters
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Starspeed To Operate Penzance Helicopters

Starspeed will assume the operations of Penzance Helicopters to provide service to the Isles of Scilly. June 30, 2022, 12:38 PM Starspeed will assume the operations of Penzance Helicopters to provide service to the Isles of Scilly, in the southwest UK, effective this November, replacing current operator Sloane Helicopters. Penzance has transported more than 50,000...

Zimmer Biomet creates nonprofit organization to reduce health disparities – Mass Device
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Zimmer Biomet creates nonprofit organization to reduce health disparities – Mass Device

Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) this week announced it created an independent 501(c)(3) for its philanthropic, multi-disciplinary coalition Movement is Life. The new 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization designation will allow the Warsaw, Indiana-based company to raise awareness of the impact of disparities on chronic disease management and quality of life among women, racial and ethnic minorities and women...

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NBAA Creates Guidelines for Exporting Aircraft from U.S. – Aviation International News

NBAA’s Tax Committee and regulatory issues advisory group have jointly created a new, members-only resource on exporting aircraft from the U.S. Dubbed the “Guide on Exporting Aircraft from the United States,” NBAA senior director of public policy and advocacy Scott O’Brien said the document includes detailed scenarios that reflect how business aircraft transactions occur, providing...

FAA Approves Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College's Part 147 Certification – FLYING Magazine – FLYING
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FAA Approves Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College's Part 147 Certification – FLYING Magazine – FLYING

Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College’s (MCTC) Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) department have been granted FAA Part 147 certification.  Wednesday’s certification opens the door for Marshall and Mountwest to start offering aviation maintenance technology as a program in their aviation divisions.  In a statement, Marshall Division of Aviation head Carl Mummert said he...

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NBAA Creates Guidelines for Exporting Aircraft from U.S.

NBAA’s Tax Committee and regulatory issues advisory group have jointly created a new, members-only resource on exporting aircraft from the U.S. June 30, 2022, 11:18 AM NBAA’s Tax Committee and regulatory issues advisory group have jointly created a new, members-only resource on exporting aircraft from the U.S. Dubbed the “Guide on Exporting Aircraft from the...

Collins To Bring SpaceChiller to Bizav Cabins
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Collins To Bring SpaceChiller to Bizav Cabins

Collins Aerospace intends to bring its new multi-functional SpaceChiller thermoelectric aircraft cooling system to the business aviation market. June 30, 2022, 11:07 AM Collins Aerospace will bring its new multifunctional SpaceChiller thermoelectric aircraft cooling system to the business aviation market, the company told AIN this week. SpaceChiller was introduced to the airline market earlier this...

Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, a New York Aviation Accident Attorney, Represents Victims of Plane Crashes – Digital Journal
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Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, a New York Aviation Accident Attorney, Represents Victims of Plane Crashes – Digital Journal

New York, NY – In catastrophic events, victims of personal injury have relied on Kreindler & Kreindler LLP to pursue damages or discover the cause of an accident since 1950. As one of the world’s leading aviation accident law firms, the attorneys advocate for their clients to help them find the answers they need most...

Van Nuys Airport Recognizes Users for Quiet Jet Ops
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Van Nuys Airport Recognizes Users for Quiet Jet Ops

Van Nuys Airport this week announced 18 aircraft operators as the recipients of its 2021 Friendly Flyer Awards. June 30, 2022, 9:37 AM California’s Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) this week announced 18 aircraft operators as the recipients of its 2021 Friendly Flyer Awards. The awards are intended to honor general aviation companies and corporate flight...

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LCI Acquires 19 Helicopters from Lobo Leasing

Lessor LCI is acquiring 19 helicopters from Lobo Leasing in South America, Africa, and Europe. June 30, 2022, 9:13 AM Aircraft lessor LCI has acquired 19 helicopters worth $115 million from Lobo Leasing. LCI was joined in the transaction by Rive Private Investment and Turning Rock Partners. The helicopters are comprised of models from Airbus, Bell,...

Bombardier quadruples size of service centre in S'pore as private jet business soars – The Straits Times
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Bombardier quadruples size of service centre in S'pore as private jet business soars – The Straits Times

SINGAPORE – Aircraft manufacturer Bombardier on Thursday (June 30) unveiled an expanded service centre in Singapore four times the size of the original amid a surge in demand for private jet services globally. The centre is expected to support more than 2,000 business jet visits each year and is now the largest maintenance facility of...

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Woltman Elevated to CEO at Leonardo Helicopters U.S.

William Hunt retiring from Leonardo Helicopters after serving as CEO of U.S. operations since 2013. June 30, 2022, 8:03 AM Clyde Woltman is the new CEO of Leonardo Helicopters U.S., replacing William Hunt, who is retiring after serving as CEO since 2013. Hunt will remain with the company in an advisory capacity.  Woltman joined the...

Bombardier Celebrates Expanded Singapore Service Center – Aviation International News
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Bombardier Celebrates Expanded Singapore Service Center – Aviation International News

Bombardier today celebrated the grand opening of its expanded service in Singapore, which quadruples the size of the original center the Canadian airframer opened in 2014 and signals the pending openings of a trio of other expanded company-owned service centers. Under the $85 million expansion, the service center at Seletar Aerospace Park now encompasses 290,000...

Sweden Orders Two S 106 GlobalEyes from Saab
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Sweden Orders Two S 106 GlobalEyes from Saab

The two Global 6000-based multi-sensor surveillance platforms will replace the Swedish air force’s two Saab S 100D airborne early warning aircraft. June 30, 2022, 5:24 AM Sweden’s Försvarets materielverk (FMV, defense materiel administration) has placed an order with Saab for two GlobalEye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft. The new contract, based on a...

Investment planned for Hawarden Airport based Aerocare Aviation Services following acquisition – Deeside.com
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Investment planned for Hawarden Airport based Aerocare Aviation Services following acquisition – Deeside.com

Deeside.com > News Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2022 Updated: Thu 30th Jun Complete Aircraft Group, part of JMC Group, has finalised the acquisition of Hawarden Airport-based Aerocare Aviation Services. The move formally ratifies its September 2021 terms of agreement and cements Complete Aircraft Group’s (CAG) move into business aircraft support. Aerocare – whose name will...

Bombardier Celebrates Expanded Singapore Service Center
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Bombardier Celebrates Expanded Singapore Service Center

Bombardier today celebrated the grand opening of its expanded service in Singapore, and plans grand openings for another three service centers this fall. June 30, 2022, 6:01 AM Bombardier today celebrated the grand opening of its expanded service in Singapore, which quadruples the size of the original center the Canadian airframer opened in 2014 and...

Feds To Audit Boeing’s 737 and 787 Production Processes
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Feds To Audit Boeing’s 737 and 787 Production Processes

The Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General confirmed that it will conduct an audit of Boeing’s 737 and 787 production processes. June 29, 2022, 5:07 PM The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General confirmed Wednesday that it will conduct an audit of Boeing’s 737 and 787 assembly lines in Renton,...

Feds To Audit Oversight of Boeing 737, 787 Programs
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Feds To Audit Oversight of Boeing 737, 787 Programs

The Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General confirmed that it will audit the FAA’s oversight of B737 and 787 production processes. June 29, 2022, 5:07 PM (Story updated to clarify audit relates to FAA oversight) The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General confirmed Wednesday that it will conduct an audit...

Feds To Audit FAA Oversight of Boeing 737, 787 Programs
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Feds To Audit FAA Oversight of Boeing 737, 787 Programs

The Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General confirmed that it will audit the FAA’s oversight of B737 and 787 production processes. June 29, 2022, 5:07 PM (Story updated to clarify audit relates to FAA oversight) The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General confirmed Wednesday that it will conduct an audit...

Don't be that pilot – AOPA Pilot
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Don't be that pilot – AOPA Pilot

I noticed that a Cessna 172 had descended from the southeast onto a 45-degree entry to the left downwind for landing on Runway 18. A Piper Archer pilot reported he was on a straight final for a practice instrument approach from the north. And then a pilot flying a Diamond Twinstar that had been following...

Sikorsky Raider X Now 90 Percent Complete
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Sikorsky Raider X Now 90 Percent Complete

Sikorsky’s entry in the Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft program moves closer to first flight. June 29, 2022, 3:20 PM The assembly of Sikorsky’s Raider X competitive prototype for the Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program is now 90 percent complete. Sikorsky’s compound coaxial helicopter is a semi-finalist in the FARA competition and is 20...

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Genav Groups Urge DOT To Address Airspace Congestion

In a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, six general aviation groups ask for a meeting to discuss solutions to air traffic disruptions. June 29, 2022, 1:57 PM A coalition of six general aviation organizations on Wednesday sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg urging the Department of Transportation to work with them on...

Aviation Maintenance program receives FAA certification – Marshall University
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Aviation Maintenance program receives FAA certification – Marshall University

Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program received its formal FAA certification today.  This makes the program the newest FAA Part 147 aviation maintenance technician school in the country and the first of its kind in the region. The AMT program offers an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree through an...

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Aviation Maintenance program receives FAA certification – HNN Huntingtonnews.net

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program re ceived its formal FAA certification today.  This makes the program the newest FAA Part 147 aviation maintenance technician school in the country and the first of its kind in the region.  The AMT program offers an Associate of Applied Science...

Heli-One's Poland MRO Facility Gets CAMO Clearance
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Heli-One's Poland MRO Facility Gets CAMO Clearance

Approval for Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) allows a company to support an aircraft through its complete lifecycle. June 29, 2022, 11:54 AM Rotorcraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul provider Heli-One has achieved approval as a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) in a move that the Canada-based group said will boost its capacity. On Monday, Heli-One announced...

FAA Rotor Safety Conference To Include VTOLs
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FAA Rotor Safety Conference To Include VTOLs

The 2022 Vertical Aviation Safety Team Global Conference will be held October 4-6 in Hurst, Texas. June 29, 2022, 12:06 PM The FAA and three leading helicopter groups are sponsoring the 2022 Vertical Aviation Safety Team (VAST) Global Conference from October 4 to 6 in Hurst, Texas, as an outgrowth of the FAA International Rotorcraft Safety...

World Fuel Brings Neste MY SAF to Paris Le Bourget
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World Fuel Brings Neste MY SAF to Paris Le Bourget

World Fuel Services is now an authorized distributor of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel. June 29, 2022, 10:29 AM World Fuel Services is now an authorized distributor of Neste-produced sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and its first delivery of Neste’s fuel has arrived at Paris Le Bourget Airport, the company announced yesterday. Neste’s MY SAF, which is derived from 100 percent renewable...

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Elliott's Atlanta MRO Becomes Authorized Garmin Dealer

The company’s facility at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport will offer a wider array of Garmin’s avionics systems, including complete flight deck retrofit packages. June 29, 2022, 11:34 AM Elliott Aviation’s maintenance, repair, and overhaul facility at Atlanta Dekalb-Peachtree Airport (KPDK) has become an authorized dealer for Garmin’s avionics products for business aviation. The company announced it will...

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Metrojet's Philippines MRO Gets Renewal Nod from FAA

Metrojet Engineering Clark has recently renewed its FAA Part 145 approval to perform maintenance on large-cabin Gulfstream and Bombardier jets. June 29, 2022, 11:39 AM Metrojet Engineering Clark (MEC), Hong Kong-based Metrojet’s MRO in the Philippines, has recently renewed its FAA Part 145 approval to perform line and base maintenance on the Gulfstream G450, G550, and...

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FAA STCs LED Lighting Upgrade for Premier I/IA

Peregrine has received FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for an exterior lighting upgrade for Beechcraft Premier I/IA twinjets. June 29, 2022, 11:15 AM Peregrine has received FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for an exterior lighting upgrade for Beechcraft Premier I/IA twinjets. Working on behalf of Wichita Aerospace, Peregrine developed this STC that replaces...

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Genav Groups Urge DOT To Address Airspace Congestion – Aviation International News

A coalition of six general aviation organizations on Wednesday sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg urging the Department of Transportation to work with them on addressing what they called pressing congestion issues in the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS). The letter—signed by AOPA president Mark Baker, EAA chairman Jack Pelton, GAMA president Pete Bunce,...

Victor Adds Neste SAF Option for Air Charter Bookings
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Victor Adds Neste SAF Option for Air Charter Bookings

Online charter marketplace Victor has joined forces with sustainable aviation fuel producer Neste to bolster the uptake of renewable fuels. June 29, 2022, 9:52 AM Online charter marketplace Victor has joined forces with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) producer Neste to bolster the uptake of renewable fuels within the aviation industry. They also aim to help the...

Nordam’s Elevate Concept Receives Crystal Cabin Award
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Nordam’s Elevate Concept Receives Crystal Cabin Award

During the Aircraft Interiors Expo, Nordam and its consultancy partner Teague were presented with a Crystal Cabin Award for Best Cabin Concept. June 29, 2022, 9:57 AM Aerospace manufacturer Nordam and design consultancy partner Teague won a Crystal Cabin Award in the Best Cabin Concept category for their Elevate seating, the first proposed product using Nordam’s Nbrace interior...

U.S. Orders More Sikorsky Black Hawks
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U.S. Orders More Sikorsky Black Hawks

The U.S. Army currently operates a fleet of 2,100 Black Hawks and intends to continue flying them for another 30 years. June 29, 2022, 9:36 AM The U.S. government and Sikorsky have entered into a new, five-year contract for the delivery of 120 H-60M Black Hawk helicopters, with options for 135 more. These helicopters are...

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ICAO Calls on Russia to Cease Dual Aircraft Registration

The UN’s aviation arm resolves to call on Russia to end its infractions of the Chicago Convention. June 29, 2022, 9:16 AM The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has called on Russia to cease re-registering aircraft to allow for their operation even after the countries where the airplanes’ owners registered them had revoked their airworthiness...

NTSB investigating helicopter crash that killed six | News | loganbanner.com – The Logan Banner
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NTSB investigating helicopter crash that killed six | News | loganbanner.com – The Logan Banner

BLAIR — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating after a 60-year-old Vietnam era military helicopter crashed Wednesday, June 22, on W.Va. 17 near the foot of Blair Mountain, killing all six occupants. The helicopter was a 1962 Bell UH-1B, commonly known as a “Huey.” It was one of the earliest Huey helicopters to see...

Embraer Doubles Hangar Space at Sorocaba Service Center in São Paulo – Travel News Asia
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Embraer Doubles Hangar Space at Sorocaba Service Center in São Paulo – Travel News Asia

(29 June 2022, 10:41 +07)  Embraer has inaugurated new hangars at its Sorocaba Service Center in the São Paulo countryside, doubling hangar space from 20,000 sqm to 40,000 sqm. The unit, which completed eight years of operation in March 2022, now has four hangars, three of which are dedicated to maintenance, repair and component overhaul...

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Chartright Air Group announced as new FBO at Lake Simcoe Regional Airport | CAPA – CAPA – Centre for Aviation

CAPA publishes more than 1,000 global News Briefs every week, covering all aspects of the aviation and travel industry. It’s the most comprehensive source of market intelligence in the world, with around 50 per cent of content translated from non-English sources. The breadth of our coverage means you won’t need any other news sources to...

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Chartright Air Group announced as new FBO at Lake Simcoe Regional Airport | CAPA – CAPA – Centre for Aviation

CAPA publishes more than 1,000 global News Briefs every week, covering all aspects of the aviation and travel industry. It’s the most comprehensive source of market intelligence in the world, with around 50 per cent of content translated from non-English sources. The breadth of our coverage means you won’t need any other news sources to...

Sullivan City Council Passes Three Ordinances, Accepts Second Bid For Paving Golf Course Parking Lot – Mysullivannews
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Sullivan City Council Passes Three Ordinances, Accepts Second Bid For Paving Golf Course Parking Lot – Mysullivannews

The Sullivan City Council met on Tuesday, June 21, with one request before them, payment of the monthly bills totaling $1,680,027.15 and the passage of three new ordinances. Under requests and petitions, the St. Anthony Catholic Church received Council approval for a temporary liquor license, contingent upon State of Missouri approval, for their annual Parish...

Food, fuel, friendship en route to EAA AirVenture – AOPA Pilot
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Food, fuel, friendship en route to EAA AirVenture – AOPA Pilot

Wisconsin Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport in Janesville: The on-field Bessie’s Diner restaurant and three runways to choose from await pilots taking a break at this southern Wisconsin Class D airport a few miles north of the Illinois border. The lone FBO, Revv Janesville, offers fuel discounts for EAA members. Appleton International Airport in Appleton: The...

OC Tourism Travels Back – Orange County Business Journal
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OC Tourism Travels Back – Orange County Business Journal

– Advertisement – After a headwind-filled two years, Orange County’s tourism industry is back on track. In a notable sign of the area’s recovery, airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport surpassed pre-pandemic levels in May, rising 6.5% over the same month in 2019. The airport served north of 1 million passengers in May, a...

FAA proposed rule mandating SMS for manufacturers nears publication – Runway Girl Network
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FAA proposed rule mandating SMS for manufacturers nears publication – Runway Girl Network

US Federal Aviation Administration officials plan to shortly initiate proposed rulemaking that would require aircraft and engine manufacturers to have a Safety Management System (SMS) in place, obligating them to manage safety with the same level of priority that other core business processes are managed. The FAA’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is expected to be...

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NBAA Members Get Pilot Records Deadline Extension | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News

NBAA has secured a limited exemption for certain association members from the FAA requirement to begin reporting pilot records created on or after June 10 to the Pilot Records Database (PRD) within 30 days. The exemption applies to NBAA member companies conducting Part 91K and 135 operations that hold OpSpec A025 or MA205, respectively, for electronic training...

Advanced NanoTherapies closes $7.2M Series A for drug-coated balloon – Mass Device
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Advanced NanoTherapies closes $7.2M Series A for drug-coated balloon – Mass Device

The Sirplux Duo [Image from Advanced NanoTherapies] Advanced NanoTherapies announced today that it closed an oversubscribed Series A equity financing round. Los Gatos, California-based Advanced NanoTherapies, which develops the SirPlux Duo drug-coated balloon (DCB) for treating de novo coronary artery disease (CAD) lesions, has now raised $12.5 million in total since September 2020. Get the...

Embraer notches 1st sale for E-Jet freighter conversions – FreightWaves
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Embraer notches 1st sale for E-Jet freighter conversions – FreightWaves

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has received its first firm order for up to 10 conversions of the E190/E195 passenger jet to a freighter from an undisclosed customer, underscoring the continued strong demand for all-cargo aircraft of all sizes even as the global economy begins to cool down. Aircraft for conversion will come from the customer’s...

US's Connect Airlines gets tentative nod from DOT – ch-aviation
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US's Connect Airlines gets tentative nod from DOT – ch-aviation

The US Department of Transportation has tentatively confirmed the US nationality of Waltzing Matilda Aviation (WMA) but requires the carrier to obtain additional capital from US investors before granting it effective authority to fly. This follows more than 12 months of regulatory two-and-fro between the DOT and WMA, the Boston-based FAA Part 135 charter specialist...

Investment planned after business aircraft support deal completion – Insider Media
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Investment planned after business aircraft support deal completion – Insider Media

l-r: Alan Barnes and Jason Davies Complete Aircraft Group, part of JMC Group, the established aviation services business, has completed the acquisition of Aerocare Aviation Services (AS). The completion ratifies terms of agreement from September last year and cements CAG’s move into business aircraft support. The Aerocare AS name remains unchanged. “We are delighted to...

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Dassault Aviation accelerates its digital transformation with Capgemini – GlobeNewswire

Press contact: Florence LievreTel.: +33 1 47 54 50 71E-mail: florence.lievre@capgemini.com Dassault Aviation accelerates its digital transformation with Capgemini Paris, June 28, 2022 – Dassault Aviation and Capgemini have announced the successful deployment and commissioning of a new software foundation leveraging SAP solutions at all of the aircraft manufacturer’s French industrial sites. This project is...

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Dassault Aviation accelerates its digital transformation with Capgemini – Yahoo Finance UK

Capgemini SE Press contact: Florence LievreTel.: +33 1 47 54 50 71E-mail: florence.lievre@capgemini.com Dassault Aviation accelerates its digital transformation with Capgemini Paris, June 28, 2022 – Dassault Aviation and Capgemini have announced the successful deployment and commissioning of a new software foundation leveraging SAP solutions at all of the aircraft manufacturer’s French industrial sites. This...

Sierra Grimes is helping shape the future of flight – Business Insider
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Sierra Grimes is helping shape the future of flight – Business Insider

Grimes leads government affairs for NBAA, advocating for legislation that will enhance the business aviation industry. National Business Aviation Association Grimes dreamed of becoming a Supreme Court justice, and never thought she’d land in aviation. After ‘stumbling into aviation,’ she now helps shape government policy for the industry. Grimes says she ‘caught the bug’ for...

Embraer secures firm order for E-Jet conversions – Cargo Facts
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Embraer secures firm order for E-Jet conversions – Cargo Facts

Brazil-based Embraer has signed an agreement for ten conversion slots for its new E190F/E195F regional freighter conversion program [FATs 007697-7706].  An undisclosed customer will source the feedstock from its own inventory of aircraft for the conversion order, with redeliveries expected in 2024.   The deal is the first firm order for Embraer’s new regional jet conversion,...

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Kenosha Airport Commission to consider new business jet hangar, operations – Kenosha News

Rex Davenport A special meeting of the Kenosha Airport Commission Wednesday will include the “conceptual” development of a new hangar for Stein’s Aircraft, a fixed base operator at the airport. The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. in the Kenosha Regional Airport Terminal Building Conference Room. In a proposal for Waukesha-based Stein’s Aircraft Services,...

Nobody hurt when floatplane crashes in Southeast Alaska – Anchorage Daily News
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Nobody hurt when floatplane crashes in Southeast Alaska – Anchorage Daily News

By Anchorage Daily News Updated: June 27, 2022 Published: June 26, 2022 A Juneau-bound floatplane on Sunday crashed on takeoff from a cove by Chichagof Island in Southeast Alaska, and no one was injured, the NTSB’s Alaska chief said. Eight people were onboard the float-equipped Cessna 208, including seven passengers and one pilot, said Clint...