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Norwegian Named Most Fuel-Efficient Airline on Transatlantic Routes for a Second Time

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) unveils 2017 findings Crowning Norwegian as the undefeated Leader. The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) today released its white paper analysing the fuel efficiency of the 20 leading airlines on routes between Europe and the United States in 2017. Norwegian once again rose to the top as… Read More ›

Arriel 2H obtains EASA type certification

Safran Helicopter Engines has received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) engine type certification for its Arriel 2H engine, installed in the Avicopter AC312E. This Arriel variant was selected in 2015 to power this helicopter developed by AVIC Harbin Aircraft Industry Group, a subsidiary of Avic (Aviation Industry Corporation of China). The AC312E made its maiden… Read More ›

Get1Jet – A New Commercial PC-12 Operator in the South of France

Single-engine turbine aircraft were approved for commercial use in Europe on 1 March 2017. Get1Jet, a young company based in the south of France, was one of the first operators in Europe to recognise the PC-12’s potential for charter flights. Its new PC-12 NG has been operated commercially since November 2017. Pilatus Aircraft Ltd Jean-Baptiste… Read More ›

SSAMC inaugurates new MRO facility, adds LEAP capability

• Increases capacity for CFM56 and LEAP engines • 1,000 CFM56 engines overhauled since 2010 Sichuan Services Aero Engine Maintenance Company (SSAMC), the joint venture between Air China and CFM International (CFM), has inaugurated a new 43,880 -square meter facility, expanding its maintenance, repair, and overhaul capability for CFM56 and LEAP engines to 300 engines… Read More ›

Dassault Combined Vision System Certified on Falcon 2000S/LXS

Dassault Aviation’s revolutionary Combined Vision System –dubbed FalconEye–has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Agency for use on the Falcon 2000S and LXS twinjet aircraft. FalconEye will also be certified soon on the new Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet. FalconEye is the first head up display (HUD) system to… Read More ›

CAA statement on Super Puma EC225LP and AS332L2 Airworthiness Directive.

The UK CAA’s existing restriction, prohibiting all commercial flying of Airbus Helicopters’ Super Puma EC225LP and AS332L2, remains in place. Following the release today by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of proposals to allow the return to service of Airbus Helicopters’ Super Puma EC225LP and AS332L2, the UK Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed that its… Read More ›

Air Serbia extends Hamburg flights to year-round following successful summer introduction

Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, will extend its seasonal Hamburg service to year-round, following the new route’s strong performance over the summer. From 4 October 2016 the airline will operate three weekly flights to Germany‘s biggest port city, which is home to more than 1.8 million people, as well as… Read More ›

First CFM LEAP-1A takes flight powering Airbus A320neo.

Advanced LEAP-1A engines today successfully completed a four-hour, 25-minute first flight powering the new Airbus A320neo. The flight test occurred right on schedule, reinforcing the success of the LEAP development program and the confidence shown in the performance and durability of the new product. The engines performed extremely well throughout the flight envelope. This first… Read More ›

EASA, IATA Move to Reduce Risk of Loss of Control Accidents.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the publication of new training requirements for airline pilots to prevent loss of control situations. The so called “upset prevention and recovery training” (UPRT) requirements aim to better train pilots in order to face unexpected events, potentially leading to a loss… Read More ›

Two Business Aviation Champions Receive 2014 European Business Aviation Awards.

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced that Bernd Gans and Caspar Einem have been honored as recipients of the prestigious 2014 European Business Aviation Award. The award was presented during a luncheon on May 20, the first day of the 2014 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2014),… Read More ›


Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the initial certification of the Bell 429WLG by Transport Canada and the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil. Unveiled in October 2013 at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference, the helicopter combines the advanced capabilities of the Bell 429 with the added operational flexibility of retractable wheeled landing gear…. Read More ›

Eurocopter’s EC175 sets two climb records, confirming this new helicopter’s performance capabilities.

Text author: s.chery Eurocopter’s EC175 – which opens new standards for the medium-sized twin-engine helicopter market segment – has achieved two time-to-climb records, further validating its performance as the rotorcraft’s flight manual is submitted to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as part of the certification process. These milestones have occurred as Eurocopter targets EASA certification… Read More ›


Company’s First International Service Center Plays Important Role In Product Support Network. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its service center at London Luton Airport in the United Kingdom. The facility, located at one of Europe’s business aviation hubs, was the company’s first international service center. “We moved to Luton in 2003 because… Read More ›

Ethiopian Graduates MPL/CPL trained Pilots and Aviation Technicians.

Ethiopian Aviation Academy graduated 39 pilots and 45 Aviation Technicians at a ceremony held at Ethiopian Airlines headquarters on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. Among the 39 Pilot graduates, 20 are the second batch of MPL trainees. This batch of graduates comprise of cadets from Yemen and South Sudan. Ethiopian has been the first in Africa… Read More ›

EASA allows use of Electronic Devices on board.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will publish by the end of November 2013 guidance which will extend to all phases of flight the possibility to use personal electronic devices (PED) such as tablets, smartphones, e-readers and mp3 players as long as the devices are in ‘Flight Mode’ or ‘Airplane Mode’. Current EASA guidance allows… Read More ›

CAA welcomes new powers to tackle pilot fatigue.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today welcomed a decision by the European Parliament to support harmonised flight time limits for pilots across Europe, and give regulators far greater oversight of fatigue. Following the vote, the CAA said it was vital that the aviation industry finds common purpose on tackling fatigue to ensure the… Read More ›

Russian Helicopters will take part in the Helitech International exhibition.

The Russian helicopters Ka-62 and Ka-32A11BC will be the primary models for demonstration. The holding Russian Helicopters will participate in Helitech International, the international helicopter industry exhibition. The event will take place September 24-26, 2013, in London’s ExCel Exhibition Center. Primary models for demonstration will be the Russian helicopters Ka-62 and Ka-32A11BC. Both models are available… Read More ›

EASA and Transport Canada enhance their cooperation in Aviation Safety.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) signed on 24 September 2013 a Working Arrangement to harmonise their approach to international safety standards, which will ensure that a high uniform level of civil aviation safety is maintained. This Working Arrangement establishes working procedures between EASA and TCCA in the frame… Read More ›

Airbus’ Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) certified on A320ceo Family.

Marking the next step towards ROPS capability across all Airbus families. Airbus has achieved initial EASA certification of its innovative Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) technology on A320ceo* Family aircraft. This on-board cockpit technology, which Airbus has pioneered over several years and is now in service on the A380, increases pilots’ situational awareness during landing,… Read More ›

Eurocopter EC225 helicopters to resume their full mission operability worldwide.

A return to flight of EC225 helicopters suspended from service will begin this month following approval of the prevention and detection measures developed by Eurocopter for the twin-engine rotorcraft throughout its range of missions. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulatory authority validated on July 10 these safety measures, which were developed by Eurocopter after… Read More ›

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