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October 16, 2018


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CAE releases its first business jet pilot demand outlook

The company says 50,000 new business jet pilots will be required over the next 10 years.

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Global 7500 aircraft in flight

Bombardier business jet programs on track, ready to compete

The Canadian OEM provided updates on the Global 7500 and Global 5500/6500 at the National Business Aviation Association's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).

 
 

Pilatus PC-24 fleet expands around the globe

By the end of this year, the company expects 23 PC-24s will be in customer operation.

 

CAE add Bombardier Challenger 604 full-flight simulator 

The simulator was delivered to the CAE Dallas training centre in Texas earlier this fall and is now ready for training.

 

Chicago Jet Group selects Latitude's DL150 Data Link Solution for NextGen ProLink

The new upgrade program is a direct ProLine 4 upgrade that replaces the legacy FMS and GPS.

 

Rockwell Collins brings avionics to Embraer Praetor 500 and Praetor 600

The company's Pro Line Fusion avionics have been selected for the new Praetor 500 midsize and Praetor 600 super-midsize business jets.

 

Honeywell engines to power Embraer's latest executive aircraft

The HTF7500E engine will power the Embraer Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 business aircraft.

 

Gulfstream G600 to deliver even better range

The all-new aircraft Flies 5,500 nautical miles at its high-speed cruise Of Mach 0.90.

 

Jupiter Avionics hires Steve Wile

Wile has been hired as the company’s customer support specialist.

 

Honeywell connected aircraft software tool simplifies flight planning

GoDirect Flight Planning is said to provide operators with faster, more accurate flight plans along with a highly integrated view of cabin connectivity, flight planning and tracking, all from a single sign-on.

 

ABC Completions obtains STC approval for Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft

The company's iPad system is certified for taxi, take off and landing as a Class II electronic flight bag, complete with electrical connection to aircraft systems.

 

Embraer's Praetor aircraft 'disruptive by choice': CEO

With the launch of its new flagship aircraft, the Praetor 500 and Praetor 600, Embraer Executive Jets is aiming to be “different by design and disruptive by choice.”

 

Gulfstream G650 family surpasses 75 speed records

Once approved for London City, the G650 family will be the fastest, largest, longest-range business aircraft to operate at the airport, according to Gulfstream.

 
Global 7500 in flight

NetJets confirms delivery schedule for Global 7500 aircraft

The first delivery is planned for 2021.

 
 

Honda Aircraft Company announces performance package for HondaJet HA-420

The package enables existing HondaJet owners to enhance their current aircraft with several new performance and software features.

 

Rockwell Collins offers FlightAware AireonSM space-based ADS-B flight tracking to business aviation operators

The Aireon network is hosted on the Iridium NEXT constellation of satellites, which consists of 66 low-earth-orbit satellites that each carry an Aireon ADS-B receiver.

 

Boeing delivers first BBJ MAX airplane

The BBJ MAX family is based on Boeing's best-selling 737 MAX airplane.

 

Rockwell Collins unveils Pro Line Fusion avionics upgrade for Cessna Citation CJ1+ and CJ2+

Owners will now have a new aftermarket option for taking advantage of NextGen airspace enhancements while adding the many other benefits of Pro Line Fusion.

 

DART Aerospace opens new European Service Center in Amsterdam

DART is opening a new repair and overhaul facility in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

 

Mid-Canada Mod Center acquires Avionics Design Services

The merger with Avionics Design Services offers an exciting opportunity for MC2 to strengthen and expand its service offering in avionics system design and installation.

 

Moody's: Dwindling orders since Farnborough reflect satisfied near-term demand

Moody's says after strong orders and commitments at July's Farnborough International Airshow, order volume has slowed sharply, indicating that near-term demand has been mostly satisfied

 

TRU Simulation + Training and FlightSafety International to join forces

The companies have entered into a letter of intent to form a joint venture to provide an industry-leading training solution for Textron Aviation‘s business and general aviation aircraft. 

 
   

 News From The Web

Bombardier meets 70 percent of delivery target for 2018
 Source: ca.reuters.com

 

Airlines impose cannabis ban on pilots and cabin crew
 Source: thestar.com

 

New Cyclone helicopter on first West Coast mission
 Source: vancouversun.com

 

Plane may have crashed in Australia after Canadian pilot accidentally knocked out by passenger
 Source: theglobeandmail.com

 
   

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