NTSB Urges FAA To Improve Air Tour Safety Regs In Alaska Region
Seven air tour crashes in and around Ketchikan, Alaska, highlight the need to address flight safety hazards, says the NTSB.
michael.stearn… Thu, 12/01/2022 - 23:30
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Expanding Volato Orders 25 HondaJet Elite II Aircraft
Volato, an Atlanta-based fractional-ownership provider, has placed an order for 25 HondaJet Elite II aircraft.
michael.stearn… Thu, 12/01/2022 - 22:56
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Skyports to Develop Vertiports With Latin American Airport Group

By Ben Goldstein Dec 01, 2022
The partners will share best practices for design concepts and evaluate which of 53 Latin American airport sites may be most ripe for vertiport deployment.
Advanced Air Mobility
Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Pascal Bachmann, Jetcraft Senior Vice President-Sales For EMEA
Pascal Bachmann is senior vice president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Jetcraft, a worldwide aircraft sales organization.
michael.stearn… Thu, 12/01/2022 - 15:36
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NetJets Becomes Fleet Launch Customer For Global 8000
NetJets has become the fleet launch customer for Bombardier’s Global 8000 ultra-long-range business jet.
michael.stearn… Wed, 11/30/2022 - 22:55
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Airbus Focuses On Batteries To Enable Hybrid-Electric Architecture

By Thierry Dubois Nov 30, 2022
Airbus has signed a partnership agreement with car manufacturer Renault to improve the technology for batteries.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Airbus Eyes 50% Emissions Cut With Rotorcraft Demonstrator

By Tony Osborne Nov 30, 2022
Airbus Helicopters hopes demonstrator can prove out technologies to reduce their carbon emissions by 50%.
Emerging Technologies

Europe Adopts Strategy For Widespread Drone Use

By Graham Warwick Nov 30, 2022
Another foundation has been laid for advanced air mobility in the EU with the adoption of the European Drone Strategy 2.0.
Advanced Air Mobility
MEBAA Show Returns With Aim To Support Growth And Innovation
The 2022 Middle Eastern Business Aviation (MEBAA) show returns Dec. 6-8 following a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with plans to highlight the strong future of business aviation in the Middle East and North Africa.
michael.stearn… Wed, 11/30/2022 - 14:55
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Plan Unveiled For U.S.-Canada AAM Flight Corridor
Canadian vertiport startup VPorts and the U.S.-based Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance have announced an agreement to establish a corridor for electric aircraft connecting Mirabel, Canada, and Syracuse Hancock International Airport in New York.
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Eve Partners With Vertiport Developer Bluenest

By Graham Warwick Nov 30, 2022
Embraer spinoff Eve Holdings has added a potential customer for its urban air traffic management (UATM) solution—Vertiport developer Bluenest, which will use the low-altitude air traffic control software to support future vertiport automation systems.
Advanced Air Mobility
Middle East Bizav Forecast Sees Large, Long-Range Jets Favored
A changing fleet mix is expected for the in-service business jet and turboprop fleet in the combined Middle East and Africa regions.
michael.stearn… Tue, 11/29/2022 - 21:45
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Focus On SAF To Increase Bizav Demand, Survey Says

By Molly McMillin Nov 29, 2022
Business aviation’s growing use of sustainable aviation fuel and its improving sustainability record will spur more purchases of business jets by large U.S. corporations, according to research commissioned by Airbus Corporate Jets.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Israel Expands Drone Pilot Program To Include eVTOLs

By Graham Warwick Nov 29, 2022
A second phase of Israel’s National Drone Initiative is to include demonstrations that could pave the way for passenger-carrying electric vertical takeoff and landing air taxis in urban areas.
Advanced Air Mobility

SkyDrive Signs MOU For 100 eVTOLs For Potential Use In Vietnam

By Garrett Reim Nov 29, 2022
SkyDrive of Japan has signed a memorandum of understanding with investor Pacific Group for up to 100 electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft for potential use in Vietnam.
Advanced Air Mobility

H3 Flies Distributed Hydrogen Propulsion

By Graham Warwick Nov 29, 2022
Singapore-headquartered H3 Dynamics is flight testing its distributed hydrogen-electric propulsion nacelle technology on a small uncrewed aircraft in Bretigny, France.
Advanced Air Mobility

Startup Licenses Battery Safety Technology

By Graham Warwick Nov 29, 2022
The weight of lithium-ion batteries is increased, and their energy density degraded, by the need to build in protection to prevent the short-circuit of a cell damaged in a crash causing an uncontained fire.
Advanced Air Mobility
Bombardier Starts Global 6000 Modification Work For Pegasus
The first of three Bombardier Global 6000 business jets that will be adapted to become signals intelligence platforms for the German Air Force has arrived in Kansas for modifications.
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Sustainable Airline Evia Eyes Full Energy-To-Flight Value Chain

By Graham Warwick Nov 28, 2022
The company is pursuing a strategy of owning the complete value chain—from generating renewable energy at airports to providing scheduled regional flights with zero-emission aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

NATA Establishes Committee On AAM

By Carole Rickard Hedden Nov 28, 2022
NATA's membership of fixed base operators, airports and Part 135 operators have questions about how to prepare for the arrival of AAM.
Advanced Air Mobility

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
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).
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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
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.
natalia.pelayo… Tue, 11/22/2022 - 20:13
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