Aviation International News

2021-07-10
Boeing Rolls Out Norway’s First Poseidon

Boeing Rolls Out Norway’s First Poseidon

Boeing has completed the painting of the first P-8A Poseidon for the Royal Norwegian Air Force. The maritime patrol/anti-submarine aircraft was rolled out from the Renton, […]
2021-07-10
FAA Approves RealSimGear Simulator as BATD

FAA Approves RealSimGear Simulator as BATD

The FAA has issued basic aviation training device (BATD) approval for RealSimGear’s flight simulator with aircraft models developed by TorqueSim. The RealSimGear BATD features realistic displays […]
2021-07-10
Airbus Delivers 77 Airliners in June

Airbus Delivers 77 Airliners in June

In another sign of the ongoing recovery of the airliner market, Airbus delivered 77 airplanes during June, marking its strongest month since the start of the […]
2021-07-07
Bombardier Unveils 'Certified Preowned' Program

Bombardier Unveils ‘Certified Preowned’ Program

Bombardier is rolling out a Certified Preowned aircraft program that will offer customers “meticulously selected, inspected, and updated” Learjet, Challenger, and Global jets, the Montreal-based manufacturer […]
2021-07-07
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Bellawings Takes Delivery of Second Global 7500

HK Bellawings has taken delivery of its second Bombardier Global 7500 ultra-long-range twinjet, the Hong Kong-based charter operator and aircraft management firm announced yesterday. The handover, […]
2021-07-07
Van Nuys Airport Completes Second Taxiway Rehab

Van Nuys Airport Completes Second Taxiway Rehab

Van Nuys Airport (KVNY), one of the busiest private aviation hubs in the U.S., has completed a 15-month rehabilitation project on Taxiway A. The $35.5 million […]
2021-07-07
Norwood FBO Up and Running after 11-year Battle

Norwood FBO Up and Running after 11-year Battle

After an 11-year struggle, much of it acrimonious, Boston Executive Helicopter pumped its first fuel into an aircraft as an FBO last week at Norwood Memorial […]
2021-07-07
Porter Airlines to Restart Operations on September 8

Porter Airlines to Restart Operations on September 8

Toronto-based Porter Airlines will re-start operations on September 8 with the reopening of the city’s Billy Bishop International Airport to scheduled traffic, the airline confirmed on […]
2021-07-05
Bombardier Snags 10-aircraft, $452M Deal

Bombardier Snags 10-aircraft, $452M Deal

Bombardier received its largest business jet order for the year thus far with a 10-aircraft deal valued at $451.8 million, according to current list prices, the […]
2021-07-05
Embraer Delivers First Duet Limited-edition Phenom 300E

Embraer Delivers First Duet Limited-edition Phenom 300E

Embraer Executive Jets has handed over the first limited-edition Phenom 300E aircraft offered as part of a “Duet” pairing with Porsche. Delivered at its global customer […]
2021-07-05
Third Dassault Falcon 6X Joins Flight-test Fleet

Third Dassault Falcon 6X Joins Flight-test Fleet

The third flight-test Falcon 6X, registered as F-WAVE, took to the skies late last week, edging Dassault Aviation’s 5,500-nm, large-cabin twinjet one step closer to its […]
2021-06-30
Brunner Wins Contract for NovaSim Mixed Reality Simulator

Brunner Wins Contract for NovaSim Mixed Reality Simulator

Simulation component manufacturer Brunner Elektronik won a contract to provide its NovaSim mixed-reality full-motion simulator to Zürich, Switzerland-based Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT). The NovaSimMR (mixed-reality) is […]
2021-06-30
In-person ACA Air Charter Expo Returns in September

In-person ACA Air Charter Expo Returns in September

The Air Charter Association (ACA) plans to return to holding its Air Charter Expo (ACE) in an in-person format on September 14 at London Biggin Hill […]
2021-06-30
Global 7500 Customer Opts for Leonardo Anti-missile Pod

Global 7500 Customer Opts for Leonardo Anti-missile Pod

Leonardo has been contracted to install its Miysis directed infrared countermeasure (DIRCM) system on a Bombardier Global 7500 that will be used by a Middle Eastern […]
2021-06-30
Green Light for 'Too Expensive' Philippines' F-16 Purchase

Green Light for ‘Too Expensive’ Philippines’ F-16 Purchase

On June 24 the U.S. State Department approved the potential sale of 12 F-16 Block 70/72 fighters to the Philippines, following a request from the government […]
2021-06-30
Bell Retires V-280 Demonstrator

Bell Retires V-280 Demonstrator

Bell is retiring its V-280 tiltrotor demonstration aircraft, which has flown 214 hours over three years, to focus on “the critical next phase” of the Army’s […]
2021-06-30
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United Airlines Orders 270 Boeing and Airbus Narrowbodies

United Airlines on Tuesday disclosed a pair of orders for 200 Boeing 737 Max jets and 70 Airbus A321neos, marking the largest airplane commitment in the […]
2021-06-21
Sky Aviation Holdings Donates Two Jets to N.C. College

Sky Aviation Holdings Donates Two Jets to N.C. College

Florida-based Sky Aviation Holdings and its MRO subsidiary, Sky Aircraft Maintenance, donated to the Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) Foundation this week a 1984 Mitsubishi Diamond […]
2021-06-21
Liebherr and GM To Collaborate on Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Liebherr and GM To Collaborate on Hydrogen Fuel Cells

General Motors (GM) and Liebherr-Aerospace have agreed to collaborate on a new hydrogen fuel cell technology for aircraft. The automotive group and the Germany-based aircraft systems […]
2021-06-21
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Airlines, Airports Sue UK Government Over Covid Travel Rules

Several airlines and a major airport group have jointly launched a legal challenge against the UK government’s Covid travel restrictions. Demanding full transparency over the basis […]
2021-06-21

GKN To Supply Empennage for D328eco

The UK’s GKN Aerospace on Thursday said it has won a contract to supply the empennage for the Deutsche Aircraft D328eco, a planned re-engined and stretched […]
2021-06-20
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Bombardier Hands Over First Indonesia-based Global 7500

Bombardier’s Global 7500 has entered the Indonesian market with the first delivery of one of the company’s flagship business jets to an undisclosed customer based in […]
2021-06-20
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Mid-Canada Mod Modernizes Dassault Falcon 50

Toronto-based Mid-Canada Mod Center is developing supplemental type certificates (STCs) for installation of a Universal Avionics InSight Display System avionics suite in a Dassault Falcon 50. […]
2021-06-20
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Boeing 737 Max 10 Completes First Flight

Boeing’s 737 Max 10 took flight for the first time from the grounds of the company’s narrowbody assembly plant in Renton, Washington, Friday, marking the start […]
2021-04-22
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French Military Orders More Super Pumas

The French Minister of Armed Forces will purchase eight additional Airbus Helicopters’ H225M heavy twins as part of a government stimulus plan announced last year to […]
2021-04-18
Russian Partners Set To Fly Hybrid-electric Airliner Testbed

Russian Partners Set To Fly Hybrid-electric Airliner Testbed

A 1970s vintage Yak-40 regional jetliner serves as the platform for what could become the Russian aerospace industry’s biggest step yet towards hybrid-electric propulsion. Developers are […]
2021-04-18
Alphabet Organizations Launch SAF Oversight Body

Alphabet Organizations Launch SAF Oversight Body

With the availability and adoption of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) slowly but steadily increasing, and more and more companies becoming involved in its sale, distribution, and […]
2021-04-18
Air Canada Commits to Moving Ahead with A220, 737 Max Buys

Air Canada Commits to Moving Ahead with Airbus A220, 737 Max Buys

Air Canada plans to complete the acquisition of 33 Airbus A220s and 40 Boeing 737 Max narrowbodies thanks to a C$5.879 billion ($4.682 billion) financing commitment […]
2021-04-18
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Poland to Receive C-130Hs, Announces F-35 Base

Poland’s Minister of National Defense, Mariusz Blaszczak, announced that the country’s air force will receive five Lockheed Martin C-130H Hercules turboprops. They are former U.S. Air […]
2021-04-11
HondaJet Prototype Debuts in Japan Aviation Museum

HondaJet Prototype Debuts in Japan Aviation Museum

On April 20, the Misawa Aviation & Science Museum in Aomori Prefecture in Japan reopens with a unique new display—the original proof-of-concept (POC) prototype HondaJet. Aomori […]