Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Flying Colours furthers Asian ambitions through first international alliance Memo of Understanding will be signed with Hong Kong-based Metrojet   Flying Colours Corp., a global aviation service company which specialises in interior completions and refurbishments on business aircraft is preparing to enter its first international partnership with the signing of a MoU with Hong Kong-based business aviation services provider Metrojet. The agreement will see Flying Colours Corp. strengthening its service offering to support its...
NBAA Honors Six Flying Safety Award Recipients at Annual Convention   Contact: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.org Las Vegas, NV, October 10, 2011 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today recognized six Member Companies for safe flying achievement during a luncheon held at the NBAA 64th Annual Meeting & Convention. In 2011, two companies reached the safety milestone of flying 60 years or more without an accident...
Hawker Beechcraft Receives Order for 12 Hawker 800XPR Aircraft from XOJET   LAS VEGAS (Oct. 10, 2011) – Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) today announced that leading private aviation company, XOJET, has placed an order for 12 Hawker 800XPR aircraft. The Hawker 800XPR upgrade is certified by both the Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Authority.   “XOJET’s 40 percent growth in 2011...
Hawker Beechcraft Delivers 100th U.S. Navy Beechcraft T-6B   LAS VEGAS (Oct. 10, 2011) – Hawker Beechcraft Defense Company (HBDC) today announced the delivery of the 100th Beechcraft T-6B trainer to the U.S. Navy. The aircraft will be stationed at the Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton, Fla. The T-6B has been in successful operation as the U.S. Navy’s military trainer since August, 2009.   “In keeping with...
Hawker Beechcraft International Parts Depots Increase Availability, Decrease Delivery Times   LAS VEGAS (Oct. 10, 2011) – Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) today announced that the three international parts distribution facilities it shares with Schenker Logistics in London, Dubai and Singapore have had a significant impact on the company’s overall dispatch reliability since they opened in 2010. By pre-positioning inventories of the most widely...
Aviation Search Group Impacts Industry Leadership Ranks   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Precision Searches Effecting Aviation Businesses Leadership FORT WORTH, TX – October 10, 2011 – Aviation Search Group announced today the effect of precise searches and results within the leadership levels.  The Group is continuously being tasked by new and legacy customers to identify professional leadership to oversee and coordinate...
Biofuels Approved for Use in All Hawker Beechcraft Turbine Powered Aircraft   LAS VEGAS (Oct. 12, 2011) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced that all of its turbine-powered aircraft are approved to use biofuels – a renewable resource that can help reduce the use of fossil fuels and minimize carbon emissions. To be used in HBC aircraft, they must meet American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM) turbine fuel...
SchedAero gains momentum with unique new features, and 20 new members!   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Information contact: Niklas Berg Phone: +46-31-751-0000 Mobile: +46-70-945 9793 E-mail: niklas.berg@avinode.com   Gothenburg, Sweden, October 10, 2011 – SchedAero, an online scheduling and fleet management system for small operators and brokers, has recently added a TSA No Fly List module to its system for U.S. members. In...
Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support Announces Synthetic Vision Upgrade Program LAS VEGAS (Oct. 9, 2011) – Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) today announced an exclusive agreement with Rockwell Collins to provide Synthetic Vision upgrades for all Pro Line 21-equipped Hawker and Beechcraft platforms. This upgrade package offers significant safety and capability improvements by adding Synthetic Vision to existing Pro Line 21 displays. First customer...
Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support Completes Hawker 400 Avionics Certification     LAS VEGAS (Oct. 9, 2011) – Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) today announced it has completed certification of a three-display Pro Line 4 to Pro Line 21 upgrade for the Hawker/Beechjet 400. The new system replaces the existing Pro Line 4 displays and upgrades the flight management system to FMS 6100. With this significant functional enhancement,...