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How to use ForeFlight’s weight and balance tool


By Bret Koebbe ForeFlight's helpful weight and balance tool allows you to quickly analyze last minute loading changes and will alert you if any parameters are outside your airplane's envelope. To help you get going... ... Read more here:: How to use ForeFlight’s weight and balance tool… Read more ...

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‘Helicopter With Wings’ Aims For Surveillance Market


A good-looker from Down Under The purpose-built Seeker is a bug-eyed, butt-ugly beauty. read more Read more here:: ‘Helicopter With Wings’ Aims For Surveillance Market… Read more ...

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Pilatus PC-6 Production To End In 2019


Pilatus is ceasing production of its PC-6 Porter multirole aircraft, which has been produced without interruption since 1959. Production will end in early 2019. read more Read more here:: Pilatus PC-6 Production To End In 2019… Read more ...

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Crystal 777-200 Twinjet Joins Offshore Registry


Crystal Skye, a VIP Boeing 777-200L, was delivered Aug. 1 to Crystal AirCruises, marking an expansion by Crystal Cruises into special-interest aerial charters with a focus on the Asia market. read more Read more here:: Crystal 777-200 Twinjet Joins Offshore Registry… Read more ...

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Marenco Swiss Helicopters Ramps Up Development


With firm orders for 12 of its new SKYe SH09 rotorcraft and letters of interest for about 100 more, Marenco Swiss Helicopters recently began flying its third prototype and anticipates adding a fourth to the certification program in early 2018. read more Read more here:: Marenco Swiss Helicopters Ramps Up Development… Read more ...

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Yingling Aviation Joins Raisbeck Dealer Network


Yingling Aviation, a general aviation services provider in Wichita, has joined Raisbeck Engineering's network of authorized dealers. read more Read more here:: Yingling Aviation Joins Raisbeck Dealer Network… Read more ...

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Gulfstream G280 Fleet Hits 100,000 Flight Hours


Gulfstream Aerospace's fleet of G280 super-midsize business jets has accumulated more than 100,000 flight hours in less than five years. read more Read more here:: Gulfstream G280 Fleet Hits 100,000 Flight Hours… Read more ...

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Gulfstream Aerospace Launches Connectivity Service Program


Gulfstream Aerospace is launching a Connectivity Service program, which includes a bundled suite of inflight internet, voice and entertainment offerings for Gulfstream operators. read more Read more here:: Gulfstream Aerospace Launches Connectivity Service Program… Read more ...

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Toby Neugebuer Launch Customer For Nextant’s Challenger 604XT


Houston billionaire and businessman Toby Neugebuer is the launch customer for Nextant Aerospace's Challenger 604XT, featuring a Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck. read more Read more here:: Toby Neugebuer Launch Customer For Nextant’s Challenger 604XT… Read more ...

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Lower Usage Causing Closures For RCO Network


The increasingly ubiquitous weather information now available to pilots in flight is largely behind an FAA move to decommission 30% of the approximately 2,100 remote communications outlets (RCOs) used to provide mostly general aviation pilots with weather and advisory information. read more Read more here:: Lower Usage Causing Closures For RCO Network… Read more ...

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Los Angeles County Buys Two Firefighting Helicopters


Prompted by a brutal 2016 wildfire season, Los Angeles County has purchased two Sikorsky S-70i helicopters for conversion to Firehawk firefighting and other missions. read more Read more here:: Los Angeles County Buys Two Firefighting Helicopters… Read more ...

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Continental Motors Invests In Alabama Headquarters


Continental Motors Group has signed a letter of intent to develop its new $25 million, 250,000-sq.-ft. headquarters and manufacturing facility at the Mobile, Alabama, Aeroplex. read more Read more here:: Continental Motors Invests In Alabama Headquarters… Read more ...

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Caverton Signs For Eight Bell 407 GXP Helicopters


Caverton Helicopters, a subsidiary of Caverton Offshore Support Group in Lagos, Nigeria, has signed for eight Bell 407 GXP helicopters along with Customer Advantage Plans support for them. Deliveries are scheduled to begin later this year. read more Read more here:: Caverton Signs For Eight Bell 407 GXP Helicopters… Read more ...

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Flight Ops Swelled Prior To The August Solar Eclipse


Business aviation flights swelled by 28% Aug. 21, as pilots and passengers headed for airports located in the path of totality during the solar eclipse, according to Argus International TraqPak data. read more Read more here:: Flight Ops Swelled Prior To The August Solar Eclipse… Read more ...

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Clay Lacy Aviation Earns IS-BAH Stage II Safety Registration


Clay Lacy Aviation in Seattle has earned the first North American IS-BAH Stage II registration after undergoing a rigorous third-party audit, resulting in the first stage of the registration. Only three other ground-handling operations have reached the milestone. read more Read more here:: Clay Lacy Aviation Earns IS-BAH Stage II Safety Registration… Read more ...

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VistaJet Receives $150 Million In Funding


VistaJet has received a $150 million cash investment from Rhone Capital. The transaction values VistaJet's equity at more than $2.5 billion. read more Read more here:: VistaJet Receives $150 Million In Funding… Read more ...

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Daher Opens Manufacturing, Logistics Site In Mexico


French manufacturer Daher has opened an aerostructures manufacturing and logistics site in Queretaro, Mexico. to produce doors for Airbus A320 emergency exits and cargo bays. read more Read more here:: Daher Opens Manufacturing, Logistics Site In Mexico… Read more ...

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VistaJet Launches VistaJet Direct Digital Membership App


VistaJet has launched VistaJet Direct, a digital membership app that provides members access to empty-leg flights on VistaJet's fleet of more than 70 aircraft. read more Read more here:: VistaJet Launches VistaJet Direct Digital Membership App… Read more ...

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Satcom Direct Adds Technology In Brazil


Satcom Direct has become the first service provider to activate the Inmarsat Jet ConneX technology for a Brazilian registered executive aircraft, the company said. read more Read more here:: Satcom Direct Adds Technology In Brazil… Read more ...

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Flying Colours Completes Work On Pair Of Challenger 850s


Flying Colours has completed maintenance, avionics upgrades and extensive interior reconfiguration for a pair of Bombardier Challenger 850 aircraft for an undisclosed Fortune 500 company. read more Read more here:: Flying Colours Completes Work On Pair Of Challenger 850s… Read more ...

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