Boeing Lands 30-aircraft Max Order from 777 Partners

Click Here to see the Full/Original ArticleMiami-based private investment firm 777 Partners will nearly double its 737 Max order book with the purchase of 30 of the narrowbodies valued at $3.7 billion at list prices, Boeing said Tuesday. The order—the fourth for Max jets placed by 777 Partners this year—expands the company’s commercial aircraft portfolio to a total of 68 of the narrowbodies. “We’re...

Falcon Aircraft Operators Group Growing Rapidly

Click Here to see the Full/Original ArticleThe Independent Falcon Aircraft Operators Association (IFAOA), formerly the Falcon Jet Association, has gained 55 more members since its soft launch in September, with total membership now above 70. IFAOA said it changed its name as a courtesy to Dassault Falcon to emphasize that it is an independent association. “We knew that Falcon owners and operators...

FAA Issues New 5G Interference Airworthiness Directives

Click Here to see the Full/Original ArticleThe FAA today announced two new airworthiness directives (ADs)—one covering transport and commuter-category airplanes and the other directed at helicopters—that address the threat of potential radar altimeter interference from 5G cellular in the 3.7 to 3.98-GHz frequency (C-band). The ADs require insertions into the limitations sections...

ARC Integrates NASA ASRS into SMS Offerings

Click Here to see the Full/Original ArticleAviationManuals’ sister company ARC Safety Management has collaborated with NASA to automatically integrate the agency’s Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) into the Maryland company’s custom web and mobile safety management system software, eliminating the need to duplicate reporting. ASRS allows pilots to voluntarily submit incident reports and...

Thales Buys Moog's Salt Lake City Navigation Aids Unit

Click Here to see the Full/Original ArticleThales completed the acquisition of Moog’s ground-based navigation aids business in Salt Lake City in a move that the electronics specialist said would enable it to provide a more comprehensive offering to its global customer base. Announced yesterday, the deal’s completion comes not quite six months after the companies revealed they had signed...

Notam Gets Gender-neutral Name in FAA Procedures Update

Click Here to see the Full/Original ArticleThe FAA has retained the notam acronym but changed its wording from Notices to Airmen to a gender-neutral Notices to Air Missions. This name change is embedded without any fanfare in an extensive update to notam procedures that includes multiple amendments and corrections. Significant revisions include updated requirements for runway condition codes (RwyCCs)...

MedAire Adds More Medical Scenarios to Aviation App

Click Here to see the Full/Original ArticleMedAire has added five new assessment scenarios to its Aviation App to assist crewmembers with communicating and addressing in-flight medical incidents to the company’s MedLink doctors. The additional assessment scenarios include in-flight syncope (fainting), severe vomiting, abdominal pain, and anaphylaxis, or allergic reactions. Crewmembers using the artificial-intelligence...

SAF Now Available at Jet Aviation Amsterdam

Click Here to see the Full/Original Article Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) provider Neste has signed an agreement to provide its SAF product at Jet Aviation’s FBO at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The deal will allow Jet Aviation to establish a continuous supply of the fully-certified, drop-in replacement fuel for the first time at one of its European locations. The MY Neste SAF, which in its unblended...

Rolls-Royce Hits Hybrid-Electric Power Goal For Airliners

Click Here to see the Full/Original Article Rolls-Royce says the hybrid-electric propulsion system it is developing for possible use on future regional airliners has achieved a key milestone of generating more than a megawatt (1 MW) of power in ground tests. Earlier this year, the UK-based aircraft engines manufacturer started testing the Power Generation System 1 (PGS1) with the goal of generating...

RightJet Partners on New Iraq Office

Click Here to see the Full/Original ArticleDubai International Airport-based business aircraft charter, sales, leasing, and management company RightJet has set up an office in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, in partnership with Future Travel. The latter company is a unit of conglomerate Future Group that cooperates with the Kurdistan Regional Government to market the autonomous region in northern Iraq as a global...