GAMA Publishes Second Quarter Rotorcraft Shipment Data

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today published the second quarter rotorcraft shipment report. The rotorcraft industry delivered 465 aircraft in the first six months of 2017, an increase of 16.8 percent compared to the same period of last year. The value of the deliveries was $1.9 billion compared to $1.5 billion in 2016. “The second […]

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Senator Says Mississippi Will Help Write the Next Chapter of Drone Technology

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker says Mississippi will help write the next chapter of drone technology through a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) partnership that solidifies the state’s work with unmanned systems. Mississippi’s leadership in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) is reaching new heights, according to the Senator, thanks to a recent partnership with DHS. Mississippi was […]

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GAMA Publishes Second Quarter Airplane Shipment Report

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today published second quarter general aviation airplane shipment and billings data. The general aviation industry delivered 995 airplanes at a value of $9 billion during the first half of 2017. “Results for the second quarter of this year are very much like the first – mixed, with some bright […]

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Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Additional New Boeing 787 Dreamliner with Aeromexico

Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) has announced a long term lease agreement with Aeromexico for one additional new Boeing 787-9 aircraft with General Electric engines. The aircraft is from ALC’s order book with Boeing and will be Aeromexico’s fourth new 787-9 lease from ALC.  Two of the Dreamliner aircraft have already delivered to the airline, with […]

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U.S. DOT Announces Additional $162.4 Million in Infrastructure Grants

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $162.4 million in airport infrastructure grants to 72 airports in 31 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). “The Airport Improvement Program helps to maintain our aviation infrastructure and supports safety, capacity, […]

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