General Aviation News

General Aviation AirGo adds first Piaggio Avanti EVO

Germany charter operator AirGo Private Airline has added a new Piaggio Avanti EVO to its fleet.

General Aviation Cessna SkyCourier 408 completes wind tunnel tests

Textron Aviation has announced, that it has successfully completed wind tunnel tests for its new Cessna SkyCourier 408 turboprop.

General Aviation Dassault Aviation unveils Falcon 6X

Dassault Aviation has unveiled its new business aviation twinjet, the Falcon 6X. The jet can accommodate 29 passengers and will be delivered from 2022 onwards.

General Aviation DC Aviation Malta receives AOC

DC Aviation has received the AOC for its new Malta based subsidiary.

General Aviation Wijet signes MoU for 16 HondaJets

Honda Aircraft Company and Wijet, a provider of air taxi service currently operating 15 business jets throughout Europe, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for multiple HondaJets to upgrade the Wijet fleet.

General Aviation Royal Flying Doctor Service acquires two Beechcraft King Air 350

Textron Aviation has announced during the Singapore Air Show 2018 that it has received an order from the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) South Eastern Section for two Beechcraft King Air 350.

General Aviation Gulfstream delivers final G450

Gulfstream announced that it has delivered the final Gulfstream G450.

General Aviation Aerolíneas Ejecutivas orders three Cessna Citation Latitudes

Textron Aviation has announced, that Aerolíneals Ejectuivas (ALE) has ordered three Cessna Citation Latitude business jets. The aircraft will be operated for its subsidiary MexJet.

General Aviation First nine Beech King Air´s delivered to CanWest Air

Textron Aviation has begun delivering 9 Beechcraft King Air aircraft to CanWest Air. The delivery includes eight King Air 250s and one King Air 350.

General Aviation Diamond Aircraft Group acquired by Wafeng Aviation Industry

The Austrian aircraft manufacturer Diamond Aircraft Group has announced it has been acquired by Chinese Wafeng Aviation Industry

General Aviation Dassault cancels Falcon 5X program

Dassault Aviation has announced to end the Falcon 5X program. This reasons in the delay of Safran Silvercrest engines. Dassault explained to restart with a new jet, powered by Pratt & Whitney engines.

General Aviation Pilatus PC-24 receives type certification

The Pilatus PC-24 business jet has received its type certification this Thursday, which is a milestone for the company. The PC-24 is the first Swiss built business jet.

General Aviation Textron Aviation announces new Cessna SkyCourier 408

Textron Aviation has unveiled the Cessna SkyCourier 408. The large-utility turboprop will enter service in 2020. As launch customer, FedEx Express has ordered 100 aircraft.

General Aviation Surf-Air opens European hub in London City

The California-based airline Surf Air has announced plans to open a new European base in the Jet Centre at London City Airport. Surf Air, which launched operations in the UK in June, will connect the City Airport with Zurich.

General Aviation Cessna delivers first Grand Caravan EX to Tuareg Aviation

Textron Aviation has announced at Dubai Airshow that its subsidiary Cessna has begun delivery to Tuareg Aviation for 10 Cessna Grand Caravan EX turboprops. The aircraft will be operated by Mack Air Ltd to provide charter, cargo and logistic services between a network of independently owned bush safari lodges in the popular Okavango Delta and Kalahari Plains regions of Botswana. The aircraft will partially replace Mack Air’s current fleet, which currently also includes Grand Caravan turboprops.

General Aviation Rolls Royce to Expand Service Network for Business Aircraft

In a press release, the engine manufacturer Rolls Royce has announced that the company would broaden its global network of so called “of Authorized Service Centres (ASC)” for its corporate customers.

General Aviation Embraer Business Jets Phenom 300, Legacy 450 and 500 to set new National Aeronautic Association speed record

In a press release, the Brazilian business jet manufacturer Embraer has announced that three of its aircraft, namely the Phenom 300, the Legacy 450 and the Legacy 500, have set new speed records. The certificates for those records have been officially awarded to Embraer by the US American National Aeronautic Association (NAA) in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 11, 2017 in the frameset of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 2017 Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).

General Aviation Airbus announces new ACJ319Neo order

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) has announced a new A319Neo order from an unnamed Asian customer.

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