Aviation Industry Press Releases

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FAA Awards Nextant Aerospace True Blue PowerTM Lithium-ion Battery Installation STC for Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP CLEVELAND, OHIO, July 18, 2018 – Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, G90XT, remanufactured aircraft, and Challenger 604XT upgrade, is pleased to announce it has received a new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of a True Blue PowerTM Lithium-ion emergency power supply as a direct replacement for the existing 24 VDC sealed lead-acid battery on Textron Aviation...
Constant Aviation Begins Work on First Challenger 601 Awarded from FAA Contract CLEVELAND, OHIO - July 18, 2018 – Constant Aviation, a full-service aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) company with a nationwide network, announced it has begun work at its Sanford, Florida facility on the first of four Challenger 601/604 strip and paint events from a contract awarded in late May by the FAA. The company won back-to-back government contracts by the FAA (...
Solar Impulse Chair Bertrand Piccard to Address NBAA-BACE Washington, DC, July 17, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is pleased to announce that Solar Impulse Project Chair Bertrand Piccard will be among the speakers at the Day 1 Keynote at this year’s NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), which takes place Oct. 16-18 in Orlando, FL. Piccard is an internationally recognized aviation...
Celebrating Ninety Years of Flight at Van Nuys Airport (1928–2018) This year, Van Nuys Airport (VNY) commemorates its ninetieth anniversary. At this historic milestone, we pay tribute to the aviation pioneers and visionaries who first introduced the San Fernando Valley to the freedom of flight. Honoring a Rich Aviation Heritage It is especially meaningful that VNY was dedicated on December 18, 1928, marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Wright...
Lee Aerospace Signs Avocet Aviation, LTD as European Aftermarket Distributor Wichita, KS – July 16th, 2018 – Lee Aerospace--currently exhibiting with the Kansas Department of Commerce at the Farnborough Air Show in Farnborough, UK--has signed an aftermarket distribution agreement with Avocet Aviation Ltd in the UK. Avocet Aviation will represent Lee Aerospace as their European distributor for aftermarket replacement windshields, cockpit side windows and...
Lee Aerospace Extends Its Presence to Exhibit at Oshkosh 2018 for the First Time Wichita, KS – July 16th, 2018 –  Lee Aerospace, the aerospace window, aerostructure and composite provider headquartered in Wichita, Kansas will introduce a new window technology option, CoolView when it makes its first-ever appearance at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin  this year.  “We know planes.  We know general aviation…and we know that...
Conklin & de Decker Release 2018 Aircraft Performance Comparator July 9, 2018 - Orleans, MA - Conklin & de Decker has announced the release of their 2018 Aircraft Performance Comparator with the most comprehensive aircraft comparison data available to the industry. Part of a family of innovative software products created by Conklin & de Decker, the Aircraft Performance Comparator (APC) is a must-have tool for anyone acquiring a business jet,...
NBAA Recognizes Critical Step in Modernizing European Aviation Safety Washington, DC, July 6, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recognizes the Council of the European Union’s (EU’s) recent approval of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) new Basic Regulation. The Basic Regulation establishes a standard of safety across all EU member states. The new regulation is intended to modernize the agency, establish...
Shell Aviation Introduces Industry-First Electric Pump Jet Refuller London, 4 July 2018: Shell Aviation has announced the introduction of a first-of-its-kind electric pump jet refuelling vehicle in its operations at Stuttgart Airport, Germany. The vehicle significantly reduces diesel consumption during aircraft refuelling, supporting airports in their efforts to reduce emissions across their operations. This refueller is a part of Shell Aviation’s...
Daher Salutes the TBMOPA's Exceptional 2018 European Gathering, Hosted by Apache Aviation Training & Services Tarbes, France, June 30, 2018 – Daher today congratulated the TBM Owners and Pilots Association (TBMOPA) on the success of its 2018 European Gathering, which brought together the international TBM very fast aircraft community for technical briefings and camaraderie – reinforced by an emphasis on safety and the passion for flight. Held at France’s Dijon Bourgogne Airport...