Dassault Aviation to Provide Special Event Support at Davos

Dassault Aviation’s global product support organization will once again position an elite team of service specialists, equipment and rapid response aircraft at airports near Davos the week of January 20th. Dassault Aviation makes these comprehensive resources available to Falcon customers during special global events, this year including the Super Bowl in February in Miami and […]

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Business Aviation’s Sustainability Commitment Highlighted at 2020 World Economic Forum

A global coalition focused on business aviation sustainability welcomed two new carbon-reduction initiatives for Davos-bound flights at this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF), starting Jan. 21, 2020, in Davos, Switzerland. The Business Aviation Coalition for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF Coalition), in conjunction with the World Economic Forum and Zurich Airport, has secured agreements to make […]

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SITAONAIR Acquires GTD Air Services

SITAONAIR has announced the acquisition of GTD Air Services – the aviation branch of Spanish software provider GTD System & Software Engineering – in an expansion of its application ambition and vision. Having successfully partnered with GTD Air Services to develop the eWAS portfolio – an electronic weather situational awareness mobile applications currently in use […]

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Wizz Air Pioneers ACARS Over IP in Europe

Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest-growing, most innovative airlines, has become the first carrier on the continent to deploy SITAONAIR’s airline-integrated ACARS over IP service, using terrestrial cellular networks. This development comes as the airline extends its longstanding relationship with SITAONAIR for its AIRCOM® Cockpit Services. The ACARS over IP service, using terrestrial cellular, is […]

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OPENER Names Ben Diachun as Chief Executive Officer

OPENER has announced the appointment of Ben Diachun as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). OPENER is producing BlackFly, the world’s first fixed-wing, all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) personal ultralight aircraft. Founder and former CEO, Marcus Leng, will oversee next-generation manufacturing and international operations as Chairman of the Board. “During this transformative time, there […]

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Texas Turbine Awarded STC for Hartzell 5-Blade Props on CASA 212

Airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA for Hartzell Propeller’s high performance five-blade structural composite swept propellers for CASA 212 short takeoff and landing utility aircraft. “The modern five-blade props replace original equipment Hartzell four-blade aluminum propellers, providing weight savings and more efficient aerodynamics resulting in quieter […]

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RTCA Welcomes Seven New Members

RTCA has announced the addition of seven organizations to its membership: Deftech Aviation, Heart Aerospace AB, Ionosacpes Associates, UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Mitsubishi Research Institute (MRI), Pegasus Imagery Lt. and Space Star Technology Co., Ltd. RTCA and the aviation community owe a debt of gratitude to the dozens of committee leaders and thousands of […]

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