Aviation International News

2022-06-28
Complete Aircraft Group Finalizes Aerocare Acquisition

Complete Aircraft Group Finalizes Aerocare Acquisition

Complete Aircraft Group (CAG) of Exeter, England, has finalized its acquisition of MRO provider Aerocare Aviation Services (AAS), enabling CAG to expand into business aviation. Aerocare […]
2022-06-28
Daher TBM 960 Gets FAA Nod, U.S. Deliveries Pending

Daher TBM 960 Gets FAA Nod, U.S. Deliveries Pending

Daher’s latest-generation TBM turboprop single—the TBM 960—received FAA validation on Friday, just two months after the airplane was certified by EASA. The French airframer unveiled the […]
2022-06-28
UK Cancels Mosquito Loyal Wingman Demonstrator Program

UK Cancels Mosquito Loyal Wingman Demonstrator Program

Project Mosquito, the technology demonstrator for the UK’s uncrewed Lightweight Affordable Novel Combat Aircraft (LANCA) program, has been terminated “beyond the design phase.” The announcement was […]
2022-06-28
Spain Buys More Typhoons to Begin Hornet Replacement

Spain Buys More Typhoons to Begin Hornet Replacement

Eurofighter and its partner engine provider, Eurojet Turbo, have received a contract to build 20 more Typhoon fighters for Spain. The contract was signed during this […]
2022-06-28
Boeing Preaches Pragmatism in Setting Sustainability Priorities

Boeing Preaches Pragmatism in Setting Sustainability Priorities

Reflecting its relatively measured projections for hydrogen power’s role in the aviation industry’s sustainability efforts over the next 10 or 15 years, Boeing continues to promote […]
2022-06-19
Tamarack Completes King Air 350 Winglet Flight Eval

Tamarack Completes King Air 350 Winglet Flight Eval

Tamarack Aerospace has wrapped up the flight evaluation phase of its active winglets for the Beechcraft King Air 350, the Sandpoint, Idaho-based company announced today. Called […]
2022-06-19
New York Lawmakers Take Fresh Aim at Helicopters

New York Lawmakers Take Fresh Aim at Helicopters

State and local government elected officials are taking fresh aim at New York City helicopter traffic. The state Legislature passed what essentially is a poison pill […]
2022-06-19
Cirrus Delivers First Aircraft to United's Flight School

Cirrus Delivers First Aircraft to United’s Flight School

Cirrus Aircraft yesterday delivered the first of 25 SR-Series Trac20 piston singles to United Aviate Academy, a Goodyear, Arizona-based flight training school established by United Airlines. […]
2022-06-19
C-390M Chosen for Netherlands Airlifter Replacement

C-390M Chosen for Netherlands Airlifter Replacement

The Netherlands defense ministry has selected the Embraer C-390M Millennium as its desired successor for its current fleet of four Lockheed Martin C-130H Hercules transport aircraft. […]
2022-06-19
Avcon Strengthens ISR Work with New Aircraft, Expansion

Avcon Strengthens ISR Work with New Aircraft, Expansion

Newton, Kansas-based business aircraft modification specialist Avcon ISR Solutions has undertaken a rebranding, expansion, and new platforms as it looks to increase its foothold in the […]
2022-06-19
Kremlin Steps Up Domestic Aircraft Output As Sanctions Bite

Kremlin Steps Up Domestic Aircraft Output As Sanctions Bite

Russia’s ministry for industry and trade has issued a revised plan calling for the production of 1,000 aircraft by domestic manufacturers through 2030. The policy, which […]
2022-05-08
Marine Corps Plan Second Adversary Squadron

Marine Corps Plan Second Adversary Squadron

Included in the Fiscal Year 2022 Marine Corps Aviation Plan is an intention to create a second squadron to provide dissimilar air combat training for fighter […]
2022-05-08
Duncan Delivers 'Flashy' Red Cessna CitationJet

Duncan Delivers ‘Flashy’ Red Cessna CitationJet

Duncan Aviation delivered to customer Toll Group NW a Cessna CitationJet that features a “flashy” red and black livery with silver accents and a refurbished interior […]
2022-05-08
Russian Transport Ministry Sees Sharp Drop in Air Traffic by 2025

Russian Transport Ministry Sees Sharp Drop in Air Traffic by 2025

Russia’s airline industry will experience between a 24 and 48 percent drop in passenger traffic over the next four years, and, at best, restore traffic to […]
2022-05-08
FAA Awards Type Certification for Citation XLS Gen2

FAA Awards Type Certification for Citation XLS Gen2

Textron Aviation has received FAA type certification on its newest Cessna 560XL variant—the Citation XLS Gen2, which was introduced at the 2021 NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas. […]
2022-05-08
Bombardier Notes Strong First Quarter

Bombardier Notes Strong First Quarter

Bombardier experienced a strong first quarter and is well on its way toward meeting its 2022 guidance, the company said this morning in its quarterly investor […]
2022-05-08
Helinet Joins L.A. Urban Air Mobility Partnership

Helinet Joins L.A. Urban Air Mobility Partnership

California-based helicopter operator Helinet is partnering with Urban Movement Labs (UML) to explore eVTOL applications for advanced air mobility in Los Angeles as a new member […]
2022-05-08
Bizav Activity Sets New Records in April

Bizav Activity Sets New Records in April

North American flight activity marked the strongest April on record last month, up 16.7 percent from a year ago, according to Argus International’s latest Aircraft Activity […]
2022-05-01
AeroBid Launches Charter Bidding Platform

AeroBid Launches Charter Bidding Platform

AeroBid ihas launched its live charter bidding platform for brokers to request and book flights nearly instantaneously and operators to receive and bid on flight requests. […]
2022-05-01
VIP Completions Delivers Biggest Project Yet

VIP Completions Delivers Biggest Project Yet

Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based VIP Completions has delivered its largest project yet—a Boeing 767 bizliner to businessman John Ruiz. The six-zone cabin of the 767 seats 33 […]
2022-05-01
Gulfstream G700 Caught in Crosshairs of Max Fallout

Gulfstream G700 Caught in Crosshairs of Max Fallout

Gulfstream Aerospace parent company General Dynamics today warned that G700 certification, planned for the fourth quarter, could be delayed by three to six months due to […]
2022-05-01
Bell Delivers More Helos but Revenues, Profit Slip

Bell Delivers More Helos but Revenues, Profit Slip

Despite higher deliveries, Bell saw lower revenue and profit in the first quarter largely because of the mix of commercial helicopters sold, parent company Textron reported […]
2022-05-01
Daher Delivers First TBM 960 During Aero Show

Daher Delivers First TBM 960 During Aero Show

This week during the Aero Friedrichshafen show in Germany, Daher delivered the first of its new TBM 960 single-engine turboprops to a German businessman. The airplane […]
2022-05-01
Textron Aviation Deliveries, Backlog Soar in Q1

Textron Aviation Deliveries, Backlog Soar in Q1

Continued strong demand for business aircraft and higher utilization of them provided lift for Textron Aviation’s deliveries, profit, aftermarket services, and backlog in the first quarter, […]
2022-05-01
EasyJet partners with GKN Aerospace on Hydrogen Power

EasyJet partners with GKN Aerospace on Hydrogen Power

European low-fare carrier EasyJet has begun working with GKN Aerospace to support the adoption of the OEM’s hydrogen combustion (H2JET) and hydrogen fuel cell (H2GEAR) programs […]
2022-05-01
NASA To Install Batteries in e-Aircraft Demonstrator

NASA To Install Batteries in e-Aircraft Demonstrator

NASA’s electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 “Maxwell,” is nearing the end of ground tests and being prepared for the installation of batteries, the agency said late […]
2022-04-14
Cirrus Aircraft Opens Sales Office in France

Cirrus Aircraft Opens Sales Office in France

Cirrus Aircraft has opened a dedicated regional sales office in northern France. Dubbed Cirrus France, the new office in Valenciennes will be led by Cedric Dupont, […]
2022-04-14
Universal Aviation Adds Five FBOs to Global Network

Universal Aviation Adds Five FBOs to Global Network

With international private aviation traffic strongly rebounding, Universal Aviation—the ground handling arm of Universal Weather and Aviation—has added five more locations to its certified global FBO […]
2022-04-14
Muirhead Avionics Selected for Honeywell Display Support

Muirhead Avionics Selected for Honeywell Display Support

London-based Muirhead Avionics signed a global repair agreement to provide repair and support services for Honeywell flight deck displays, control displays, and display computers on Embraer […]
2022-04-14
First Surveillance Reapers Handed Over to the Netherlands

First Surveillance Reapers Handed Over to the Netherlands

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) has handed over the first three of four MQ-9A Block 5 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft (RPAs) on order for the […]