Ultra Electronics Airport Systems awarded contract by Lima Airport Partners in Peru

Ultra Electronics Airport Systems (Ultra) has been awarded a contract to deliver and integrate an Airport Information System (AIS) at Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport. As a software platform for real-time information management, our AIS will optimize decision-making processes, facilitate operational excellence and underpin a significant expansion of Peru’s primary airport. Lima Airport Partners (“LAP”) […]

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Czech Republic chooses SITAONAIR to deliver Prague’s ATC communications gateway

The Czech Republic’s air navigation service provider has appointed SITAONAIR to deliver a “communication gateway” to its capital’s airport. SITAONAIR will support air-to-ground data link applications to Prague Airport through its Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) network. The ambition is to extend this capability out to other Czech airports in the future. SITAONAIR’s […]

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Newfoundland Helicopters Selects First Bell 407GXP for Utility Operations in Canada

Bell Helicopter announced that the Eastern Canada-based charter company Newfoundland Helicopters, Ltd. will accept delivery of a Bell 407GXP this month. Newfoundland Helicopters charter aircraft services include corporate travel, forestry, hydro, mining, filming and photography, and tourism. The company was the first in Canada to receive a Bell 407GX to be used for utility operations […]

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Daher salutes Europe’s approval of single turboprop CAT-IFR

The European Union’s approval of Commercial Air Transport operations for single-engine turboprop aircraft in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) and at night has been welcomed by Daher, whose TBM very fast turboprop family is increasingly utilized worldwide on such flights. When the new regulations become effective on March 22, operators will have expanded opportunities to deploy […]

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Third PC-24 Prototype Took Off on Maiden Flight

The third and final PC-24 prototype, P03, which also represents the series aircraft standard, took off from Buochs airfield recently to complete its maiden flight. The eye-catching blue Super Versatile Jet, registration HB-VSA, flew across Central Switzerland for 2 hours and 5 minutes. This flight marks another important milestone in the Pilatus PC-24 development program. […]

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Vaisala’s Innovative Winter Weather Technology Being Evaluated by Emirates at Copenhagen and Chicago Airports

Vaisala is working with Emirates on a new decision support system for winter weather at both Chicago and Copenhagen airports. The combination cloud service and equipment tested by Emirates, called CheckTime, monitors winter conditions and provides information to pilots so they can make decisions about keeping an airplane’s wings free of ice and snow. A […]

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Piper Aircraft Announces 26% Increase in Billings for 2016

Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced today following the release of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)  Annual Industry Review a 26.7% increase in aircraft billings for 2016.  The year-end aircraft shipments and billings numbers were presented by Piper Aircraft President and CEO, Simon Caldecott, the 2017 Chairman of GAMA. The substantial growth was driven by the […]

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