Cessna SkyCourier Chosen by Hinterland Aviation for Fleet Expansion Revolutionizing Regional Connectivity in Australia

Textron Aviation today announced a purchase agreement for the first Cessna SkyCourier passenger variant in Australia to regional airline Hinterland Aviation. The aircraft, expected to deliver in 2026, will add to Hinterland’s expansive fleet of Cessna Grand Caravans to provide a greater payload capacity and increased passenger seating. This fleet expansion will greatly benefit remote […]

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GAMA Releases 2023 Aircraft Shipments and Billings Report

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released the 2023 General Aviation Aircraft Shipments and Billings Report during its annual State of the Industry Press Conference. Overall, when compared to 2022, all aircraft segments saw increases in shipments and preliminary aircraft deliveries were valued at $27.8 billion, an increase of 3.6%. “For the first time in […]

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Cessna Grand Caravan EX Amphibian Extends Reach in Southeast Asia with Delivery in Malaysia

Photo above – Oriental Sky’s Grand Caravan EX Amphibian. Textron Aviation has announced the delivery of a new Cessna Grand Caravan EX Amphibian turboprop to Malaysian property developer, Ikhasas Sdn Bhd, via its subsidiary company Oriental Sky Sdn Bhd. The aircraft, to be managed and operated by local charter operator Systematic Aviation Services (SAS), will […]

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Air Canada Announces Scholarships for Aspiring Aircraft Maintenance Engineers at 7 Technical Colleges Across the Country

Photo above – One student from each school will receive a $1,500 scholarship to assist with the cost of their education to become AMEs. Air Canada today has announced an agreement with seven colleges across the country to provide financial assistance to students who self-identify as women or visible minorities who are pursuing studies as […]

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Piper Announces the M700 FURY – The Fastest Single-Engine Piper Aircraft Ever Built

Piper Aircraft, Inc. has announced a new model in its PA46 line of high-performance aircraft—the Piper M700 FURY—a single-engine, 700 shaft horsepower, cabin-class turboprop. The Piper M700 FURY represents the first step towards a new generation of the M-Class family, outperforming past PA46 models and several competitive aircraft in performance, operational cost efficiencies, and overall […]

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European Business Aviation to Uplift SAF Beyond Minimum Requirements

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) have announced a joint initiative aimed at significantly boosting the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) within the European business aviation sector. This ambitious move goes well beyond current legislative requirements, signaling a strong commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability in aviation. […]

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GAMA Welcomes Seven New Memberships

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced the addition of BLR Aerospace and Victory Lane Aviation as Members; Skyryse and Wing as Associate Members; and Alaka’i Technologies Corporation, Crisalion Mobility, and Cuberg as Associate Members EPIC. BLR Aerospace is headquartered in Everett, Washington, and was founded in 1922. They provide performance enhancing aftermarket products for […]

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Vertical Flight Society to Hold World’s Largest and Longest Running Electric VTOL Symposium Next Month

The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) has announced that its annual conference on electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft will be the world’s largest event ever on the emerging industry. This 11th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium — being held Feb. 6–8 in Santa Clara, California, as part of the VFS Transformative Vertical Flight 2024 — […]

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Drone Delivery Canada Announces Multiple Agreements as Part of Second Phase Project at YEG

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (DDC) has announced it has entered into multiple commercial agreements with each of Edmonton International Airport (“YEG”), Apple Express Courier Ltd., BBE Expediting Ltd., and MFN Management Inc. to deploy DDC’s award-winning and patented drone delivery solution at Edmonton International Airport. The agreements, with an aggregate value of $417,000 will run […]

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