Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Airline Pilots Now Have a New Way to Prepare for their Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 Type Ratings 1Step Prep creates courses hosted and distributed by King Schools March 23, 2017  San Diego CA. – Pilots who are required to go through initial or recurrent training on the Boeing 737 Classic, Boeing 737 Next-Generation or Airbus A320 now have a prep course to get ready.  1Step Prep interactive video courses feature Juan Dominguez and Joseph Munoz conducting comprehensive and...
American Aero FTW Hosts NBAA Regional Forum FBO showcases new facility at Meacham International Airport in Fort Worth, offering service, safety, and state-of-the-art technology to private aviation customers FORT WORTH, Texas (March 24, 2017) – After opening the doors to a new, world-class facility at Meacham International Airport less than two months ago, American Aero FTW served as the host FBO for the National Business Aviation...
NBAA Releases 2017 Top Safety Focus Areas Washington, DC, March 23, 2017 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today released its annual list of Top Safety Focus Areas, topics identified by the NBAA Safety Committee as primary risk-mitigation targets for all business aircraft operators. The 2017 NBAA Top Safety Focus Areas are: Loss of control inflight (LOC-I) Runway excursions Single-pilot accident rate...
FlightSafety Now Offers The Only Factory-Authorized Gulfstream G650 Training Close To Operators In Europe, The Middle East, And Surrounding Regions NEW YORK (March 21, 2017) – FlightSafety International announces the start of the only factory-authorized Gulfstream G650™ training program located close to operators in Europe, the Middle East, and surrounding regions. The training is provided using the fifth Gulfstream G650 simulator built by FlightSafety. It is installed at the company’s Learning Center located at the...
In Supreme Court Brief, NBAA Challenges Incorrect IRS Application of Federal Excise Tax Washington, DC, March 21, 2017 –  The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) this week filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Fifth Circuit decision on the IRS’s incorrect assessment of federal excise tax (FET) on management fees paid to fractional aircraft providers. In the 2016 decision, the Fifth Circuit upheld a ruling that monthly...
252 Medium to Heavy Private Jets Could Be Delivered to Texas Over the Next 10 Years State has bigger fleet of mid-sized to heavy business jets than any country except US 21st March 2017, Fort Worth, TX - Analysis(1) from Global Jet Capital, a global provider of financing solutions for corporate aircraft, suggests that 283 medium and large business jets worth an estimated $9.1 billion could be delivered to Texas between now and 2025. Global Jet Capital, which has over $1...
EBAA Announces New CEO, Brandon Mitchener EBAA is pleased to announce the appointment of our new CEO, Brandon Mitchener, who takes up his post on 3 April 2017. A French and US citizen, and public policy professional, he has lived and worked in Europe for over 25 years, including the last 20 in Brussels. A journalist by training, Brandon has a long track record of effective team leadership in European public affairs and public...
NBAA: President's ATC-Privatization Budget Bad News for Small and Mid-Size Towns Washington, DC, March 16, 2017 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today issued comments strongly opposing the Trump administration’s budget, which appears to endorse privatizing the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system, noting that such a move could adversely affect, among others, countless small and mid-size communities...
EAD Aerospace Adds A330 to SUMS Family of Satcom STCs Having received one of the first EASA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a Honeywell JetWave™ installation last year for an A320 (applicable to A320, A321) aircraft, EAD Aerospace (EASA DOA PART21 FRA21 J&G), an Eclipse company, has now received an EASA STC for an A330 aircraft. This STC adds to the family of Satcom Universal Mounting System (SUMS) STCs, which EAD Aerospace has...
SevenJet Private Travel Continues Service Expansion; Offering Light Maintenance Growing company now offers aircraft sales and acquisitions. (Clearwater, Florida, USA) SevenJet Private Travel (SJPT), a leader in aircraft sales and acquisitions, is now offering light maintenance, inspections and other services for multiple aircraft, including the Piaggio Avanti, Citations, Beechjets, and more at its Clearwater, Florida facility. The company’s west-Florida location...