Business aviation leaders plan to gather at the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) April 25 to debate the future of the business aviation industry, the first Society event of its kind dedicated to this sector. Supported by the British Business and General Aviation Association, the ‘Time to Rethink Business Aviation’ evening will run from 18:00-20:00.
Brant Aero Announces Formation of Dedicated Turbine Engine Maintenance Group at Brantford, Ontario, Facility
Representatives of Brant Aero, a division of the Progressive Air Group, announce that the company has formed a dedicated turbine-engine maintenance group and has selected industry veteran Mitch Callaghan to head the new group.
Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO), a global provider of aircraft connectivity products and services, continues to progress toward the launch of its 4G service in the first half of 2017. Trimec Aviation, an authorized full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul Gogo dealer, is developing the STC (supplemental type certificate) for Gogo’s 4G system for Gulfstream G200 aircraft. It will also participate as a partner for hardware sales and installations on other business aircraft.
Pentastar Aviation is issued Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) supplemental type certificate (STC) ST04188CH for certification of compatibility of wireless data technologies on Gulfstream Aerospace GIV-X (G350/G450) series aircraft. Award of this STC allows operators to approve the use of transmitting portable electronic devices (TPED) onboard aircraft with wireless networks or Wi-Fi hot spots for their passengers.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s G500 flight-test program continues to make significant progress toward the aircraft’s anticipated 2017 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The five G500 test aircraft, including a fully outfitted production aircraft, have surpassed 2,600 flying hours and accumulated more than 600 flights.
Featuring 38 new colors, new JetFlex ELITE™ Polyurethane Enamel from Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings now provides an extensive color palette for interior aircraft cabins. Unique interior colors like Foggy Forest, Stormy Sea, Steamy Latte, Silvery Moon, Sunset Blush, Coastal Breeze, and even Golden Radiance provide interior airline designers with a choice from the latest bright whites and neutral colors to warm hue effects—all while still providing an interior aircraft surface with outstanding stain-, high abrasion- and scratch-resistance.
A newly restored B-29 includes EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 to its inaugural tour schedule, creating the potential to have two of the World War II-era bombers in one place for the first time in more than 50 years.
Skyservice announces that Glenn Williams will be taking on a new role as director, BA Business Development & Sales, reporting directly to chairman and CEO Marshall Myles.
Western Aircraft celebrates sixty years in business, remembering back to 1957, when the Soviet Union launched the first space satellite, Sputnik 1, and Morrison-Knudsen Corporation launched out on its own adventure. Sixty years later, the company, now known as Western Aircraft, is still flying.
BAE Systems Regional Aircraft presents an engraved glass plaque to representatives of Swiss Global Airlines to commemorate 27 years of continuous operations by the airline and its predecessors of the BAE Systems-built and supported BAe 146 and Avro RJ regional jetliners.