Aero Asset Reports Fourth Quarter Preowned Twin-Engine Helicopter Market Improves but Remains 25% Off Fourth Quarter 2019 Conditions

Aero Asset reports that while the preowned twin engine helicopter market continued to recover in the fourth quarter of 2020, retail sales volume remained below 2019 levels, impacted largely by the COVID-19-induced economic downturn. The Canadian-based helicopter trading firm just released its fourth quarter 2020 Heli Market Trends report and plans to release a 2020 […]

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ALTO Aviation Launches Its New 2021 ALTO Cadence™ Upgrade Programs

ALTO Aviation has launched its new 2021 In-Flight Entertainment and Cadence™ Cabin Management System upgrade programs specifically customized for all retrofit business aircraft. The 2021 ALTO Cadence™ upgrade programs offer various non-compromise, budget-friendly cabin audio, and entertainment upgrades and includes a wide selection of direct replacement and fit compatible passenger controls and bezels. All the […]

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Nokia Shanghai Bell to deploy next-generation network for Airport Authority Hong Kong

Nokia Shanghai Bell announced that Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) will deploy a new, high-bandwidth, mission-critical Nokia IP/MPLS network to support tower operations at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). In addition to provision of packet-based IP routing solutions, Nokia will support and manage migration of legacy non-IP aviation applications to the new network. Nokia will […]

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GAMA, NATA Applaud Launch of FAA Dynamic Regulatory System

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), commend the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its launch of the Dynamic Regulatory System (DRS), which houses all regulatory guidance material from the Office of Aviation Safety. “The much-anticipated DRS provides a centralized public database of regulatory safety guidance materials, which will […]

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Citadel Ready to Dig Aircraft Towing Systems’ Underground Channel at Oklahoma’s Ardmore Industrial Airpark

Citadel Construction is ready to move tons of earth for Aircraft Towing Systems World Wide (ATS) and build the prototype for the company’s test site at the Ardmore Industrial Airpark in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Citadel Construction President Michael Shoemaker said he will work with several Oklahoma subcontractors to build the ATS underground-channel project, including Eyestone Steel […]

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FAA Announces $5.8 Million in 33 Unmanned Aircraft System Research Grants to Universities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced $5.8 million in research, education and training grants to universities that comprise FAA’s Air Transportation Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known as the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE). “These universities are making great strides in advancing the Department’s efforts to integrate […]

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IRS Aircraft Management Exemption Rules Now in Effect

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations regarding exemptions from excise taxes for managed aircraft announced last week are now in effect, following a multi-year effort by the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and other industry stakeholders to ensure aircraft management services were not considered taxable air transportation. “Publication of these regulations provides needed clarity and […]

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Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) Contributes $456,750,000 and 2,710 Jobs To Eastern North Carolina Economy

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport, one of North Carolina’s ten publicly-owned commercial service airports, has reported significant economic impact for the Eastern North Carolina economy, according to a recent study released by the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation. In 2019 EWN’s impact accounted for 2,710 jobs and $99,710,000 in personal income, $16,565,000 in state […]

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