News & Updates
Aircraft news and information covering the latest events in aircraft development, avionics, and program updates.
Textron Aviation Awarded Contract for Two Beechcraft King Air 350CER Aircraft for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
May 20, 2020 • Industry Updates
Textron Aviation Inc. was awarded a contract for two additional Beechcraft King Air 350CER turboprop aircraft for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO).
May 18, 2020 •
- Aircraft Program Updates
Piper Aircraft announced that the company's newest flagship, the Piper M600/SLS, has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its new HALO safety system -making it the first Garmin Autoland equipped aircraft in the world to receive certification. Deliveries begin immediately.
May 17, 2020 • Aircraft Program Updates
Textron Aviation Inc. today announced the successful first flight of its new twin utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier. The milestone flight is a significant step toward entry into service for the clean-sheet aircraft, and it kicks off the important flight test program that validates the performance of the Cessna SkyCourier.
May 15, 2020 • Aircraft Program Updates
Pilatus reported another very successful business year in 2019, exceeding the one billion mark yet again with turnover of approximately 1.1 billion Swiss francs. Operating income totaled 153 million Swiss francs, incoming orders amounted to 1.1 billion Swiss francs.
May 13, 2020 • Aircraft Program Updates
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s versatile super-midsize offering, the Gulfstream G280, displayed its superb performance and steep-approach capability recently while setting another city-pair speed record.
May 12, 2020 • Aircraft Sales & Acquisition
Daher today announced the appointment of two Kodiak aircraft sales representatives for Asia: PT Auvia Gaya Perkasa in Indonesia; and JetHQ providing coverage across the Indian subcontinent.
May 11, 2020 • Aircraft Program Updates
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its award-winning Gulfstream G600 earned type certificate approval from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), enabling aircraft registrations and deliveries to begin for EU customers.
Constant Aviation Seeing High Demand for Pro Line Fusion Flight Deck Upgrades for the Challenger 604
May 11, 2020 • Avionics
Constant Aviation has installed the Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion flight deck in 25 Bombardier Challenger 604 aircraft since launching the program in 2018. The MRO provider has many more installations scheduled this year and is on pace to install the in-demand avionics package in more than 35 604s by early 2021. This represents nearly 15 percent of the...
May 08, 2020 • Aircraft Program Updates
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the second and third all-new Gulfstream G700 test aircraft have taken flight, further advancing toward certification and customer deliveries of the industry’s new flagship.
May 06, 2020 •
- Aircraft Program Updates
Daher today unveiled technical details for its TBM 940 very fast turboprop aircraft in the Model Year 2020 version, which is equipped with HomeSafe – an emergency system that automatically brings the airplane to a runway touchdown if the pilot becomes incapacitated.