Archive - 2016

December 22nd

22/12/2016INDEPENDENT FBO FLIGHTSERV TO OPEN JANUARY 1 AT KTTN

FlightServ, the new independent FBO on the KTTN field, will open its doors to guests on January 1, 2017. Founded by a team from the FBO’s sister company Aviation Charters, FlightServ personnel uniquely understand the needs and desires of flight crews and their passengers.

22/12/2016MERIDIAN HAYWARD CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company headquartered at Teterboro Airport, announced that its new fixed-base operations at Hayward Executive Airport in Hayward, California celebrated its much-anticipated Grand Opening.

22/12/2016JET AVIATION BASEL PERFORMS FIRST MAINTENANCE ON BBJ-777

Jet Aviation’s MRO facility in Basel recently signed its first agreement to perform maintenance on a Boeing Business Jet 777-200 for an undisclosed client in the Middle East.

22/12/2016RED OAK MUNICIPAL AIRPORT HONORS WORLD’S OLDEST ACTIVE PILOT

Red Oak Municipal Airport (KRDK) honored the Guinness Book of World Records certified World’s Oldest Active Pilot, Ernie Smith, with a ceremony at the airport on Smith’s 99th birthday. Smith, having flown out of Red Oak Airport for over 80 years, was presented a model aircraft from the airport and a pre-loaded WingPoints® Rewards Card from Phillips 66® Aviation to help fuel his future flying adventures.

22/12/2016BELL 505 JET RANGER X ACHIEVES TYPE CERTIFICATION

Bell Helicopter announced that its Bell 505 Jet Ranger X has been certified by the Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA). Unveiled in 2013, the new, five-seat helicopter went from concept to a successful first flight in 20 months.

December 21st

21/12/2016JET AVIATION COMPLETES FIRST 192-MONTH CHECK ON GULFSTREAM V IN GENEVA

Jet Aviation’s maintenance center in Geneva has recently completed its first 192-month, ultra-heavy maintenance check on a Gulfstream V.