NATA Establishes Committee On AAM
NATA's membership of fixed base operators, airports and Part 135 operators have questions about how to prepare for the arrival of AAM.
guy.ferneyhoug… Mon, 11/28/2022 - 10:37
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Rolls-Royce AE2100 Run Marks Hydrogen Power Milestone

By Guy Norris Nov 28, 2022
Rolls-Royce and program partner airline EasyJet have conducted test runs on an AE2100 turboprop powered by liquid hydrogen rather than conventional jet fuel.
Air Transport

Brazilian Groups Sue Boeing Over Alleged Aerospace Hiring Spree

By Steve Trimble Nov 25, 2022
Boeing’s “systemic capture and hiring” of engineers now threatens the viability of parts of Brazil’s defense industrial base, says the Association of Aerospace Industries of Brazil (AIAB).
Budget, Policy & Operations

Ampaire Wins $9 Million Award To Speed Hybrid System To Market

By Garrett Reim Nov 23, 2022
Ampaire has received a $9 million award from the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy to accelerate the development, certification and market launch of the company’s hybrid-electric propulsion system, the AMP-H570.
Advanced Air Mobility

Sun Air Taps Satcom Direct For Cockpit Connectivity

By Bill Carey Nov 22, 2022
Sun Air Jets has named Satcom Direct (SD) as its preferred supplier of flight deck datalink connectivity for its fleet of managed and charter aircraft.
Interiors & Connectivity

Avfuel, Atlantic Aviation Extend SAF Partnership

By Bill Carey Nov 22, 2022
Avfuel Corp. and FBO Atlantic Aviation have extended their supply agreement for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to include all four of Atlantic’s Colorado locations.
Aircraft & Propulsion

GKN Aerospace To Open Fort Worth Additive Manufacturing Center

By Molly McMillin Nov 22, 2022
GKN Aerospace plans to relocate its North American additive manufacturing center of excellence to a larger, 100,000 ft.² facility in Fort Worth, Texas.
Aircraft & Propulsion

FAA Takes Step Toward eVTOL Operating Rules

By Graham Warwick Nov 22, 2022
The FAA has taken the first rulemaking step toward enabling commercial operations with electric vertical takeoff and landing air taxis, proposing a rule that would update air carrier definitions to add powered-lift aircraft operations to the regulations.
Advanced Air Mobility

U.S. Sanctions Emperor Aviation, Eight Business Jets

By Molly McMillin Nov 22, 2022
Emperor Aviation and the aircraft have been added to OFAC’s Specialty Designated Nationals list. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation
A Permanent Shift in Business Aviation?
A Wall Street analyst shares why this change could be lasting.
natalia.pelayo… Tue, 11/22/2022 - 18:16
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Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Michael Amalfitano, Embraer Executive Jets President, CEO

By Molly McMillin Nov 22, 2022
Michael Amalfitano was named president and CEO of Embraer Executive Jets, based in Melbourne, Florida, in March 2017.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Pre-Owned Business Jet Inventory On The Rise

By Molly McMillin Nov 21, 2022
The number of pre-owned business jets for sale in November declined 3% compared to a year ago, equating to 3.1% of the fleet, but grew 6% when compared to October inventories, according to Jefferies’ analysts. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Connectivity White Paper Advances New Approach

By Bill Carey Nov 21, 2022
Airline operations communications (AOC) would be conducted over commercial broadband networks under a future connectivity plan advanced by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the FAA and manufacturers Airbus and Boeing.
Interiors & Connectivity

Study Shows 94% Of New Private Jet Fliers Plan To Stay

By Molly McMillin Nov 21, 2022
An overwhelming number of new business jet fliers—94%—say they plan to continue to fly privately rather than return to the airlines.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Ampaire Flies Hybrid-Electric Caravan, Targets 2024 Certification

By Graham Warwick Nov 18, 2022
Ampaire has flown the first Cessna Caravan converted to hybrid-electric propulsion. 
Advanced Air Mobility

GAMA: Deliveries Rise Y-T-D In All Segments, With Mixed Results In Q3

By Molly McMillin Nov 18, 2022
Deliveries of piston aircraft rose during the third quarter (Q3) of 2022, compared to the same period a year ago, while business jet deliveries declined and turboprop shipments were flat, according to the just-released General Aviation Aircraft (GAMA) shipment report.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Wheels Up, MAG Aerospace Form Pilot Hiring Partnership

By Molly McMillin Nov 18, 2022
Wheels Up, a private aviation provider, has formed a pilot hiring partnership with military contractor MAG Aerospace to create a development opportunity for MAG pilots. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Bizav Market To Be Strong But More Balanced In 2023, Experts Predict

By Molly McMillin Nov 18, 2022
Looking forward to 2023, experts predict a more balanced pre-owned aircraft market, one that is less of a seller’s market but not a buyer’s market either. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Paris Airports Operator Groupe ADP Inaugurates First Solar Park

By Helen Massy-Beresford Nov 18, 2022
Paris airports operator Groupe ADP has inaugurated its first solar park, in Caveirac, in the Gard department in the south of France, as part of a long-term agreement on renewable electricity supply it signed in 2020. 
Airports & Routes

Finland Border Guard Advances ISR Business Jet Acquisition

By Tony Osborne Nov 18, 2022
Finland’s Border Guard has shortlisted nine suppliers who could provide the service with modified business jets equipped for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

FAA Extends Aircraft Registrations From 3 Years To 7 Years

By Matthew Orloff Nov 17, 2022
This change applies to traditional general aviation, commercial aircraft and larger drone registrations, the FAA says. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

HeliFlite Now Offers Service To The Watson Island Seaplane Base In Miami

By Matthew Orloff Nov 17, 2022
HeliFlite, a private helicopter operator with service along the East Coast of the U.S., now offers charters to and from Miami’s Watson Island Seaplane Base. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

NetJets To Open Exclusive-Use Facility In Scottsdale

By Matthew Orloff Nov 16, 2022
Private aviation provider NetJets has broken ground on a new exclusive-use facility in Scottsdale, Arizona. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

South Korean eVTOL Demonstrator On Show At Incheon Airport Event

By Graham Warwick Nov 15, 2022
Display of the Optionally Piloted Personal Air Vehicle (OPPAV), by airframe designer and manufacturer Vessel Aerospace, was a centerpiece of the K-UAM Confex organized by Incheon International Airport.
Advanced Air Mobility

Archer To Manufacture Midnight EVTOLs In Covington, Georgia

By Garrett Reim Nov 15, 2022
Archer's new facility will be capable of producing up to 650 of its four-passenger Midnight aircraft per year.
Advanced Air Mobility