Headlines 2015

18/11/2015HONDAJET NEARS FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TYPE CERTIFICATION

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has completed all function and reliability (F&R) test conditions and is concluding F&R flights for the HondaJet. The announcement was part of a program update shared at the National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition, which is being held in Las Vegas from Nov. 17 to 19.

18/11/2015EMBRY-RIDDLE BRASIL AND CFLY AVIATION ANNOUNCE THEIR NEW PARTNERSHIP

In a signing event at the 2015 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nev., Embry-Riddle Brasil and CFLY Aviation representatives set the seal on a new partnership to provide aviation education and training in Brazil.

18/11/2015ROCKWELL COLLINS AND DUNCAN AVIATION UNVEIL PRO LINE FUSION® FLIGHT DECK UPGRADE

Rockwell Collins and Duncan Aviation today announced that Citation CJ3 owners have a new aftermarket option for meeting mandates while simultaneously enhancing their ownership and flying experience—the Pro Line Fusion® flight deck upgrade. The system is expected to certify for the CJ3 at the end of 2016, and will be available for additional CJ models in the future.

18/11/2015FL TECHNICS PRESENTS ASSET MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is further expanding its portfolio of engine management solutions by launching a new asset management support during engine lease and maintenance. The new service is mainly aimed at the company’s customers in the Middle East, the CIS and Asia Pacific.

18/11/2015THE BELL 407GXP CLIMBS TO NEW HEIGHTS

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the successful demonstration tour of the new Bell 407GXP throughout Nepal.

18/11/2015STANDARDAERO AUTHORIZED FOR ROLLS-ROYCE AE 3007A AND BR710A2-20 ENGINE LINE MAINTENANCE

StandardAero signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce to become an authorized engine line maintenance service provider for CorporateCare® operators of the AE 3007A and BR710A2-20 turbofan engines.  The new agreement expands the company’s engine service portfolio and authorizes StandardAero to provide additional services to its customers.

18/11/2015CESSNA PREPARES TO DELIVER THE 100TH CESSNA CITATION M2

Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas that it recently rolled out its 100th Cessna Citation M2 business jet from its factory less than two years after gaining Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification and is preparing for its delivery next month.

18/11/2015BEECHCRAFT RECEIVES CERTIFICATION ON FUSION EQUIPPED-KING AIR 350I/ER

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition it has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the new Pro Line Fusion-equipped Beechcraft King Air 350i/ER turboprop. Deliveries are scheduled to begin before the end of the year.

18/11/2015CORPORATE CONFIGURED AIRCRAFT ATTRACT TWO BELL HELICOPTER CUSTOMERS

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it secured commitments from two customers for a Bell 429 and Bell 407GX in corporate configuration while at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV.

18/11/2015SMARTSKY’S 4 GIVES MORE NBAA PROGRAM TO BENEFIT CORPORATE ANGEL NETWORK

Providing timely private jet transportation for cancer patients and their families is the noble work of Corporate Angel Network (CAN) and contributing corporate flight departments.  Those trips will soon be enhanced by the availability of SmartSky 4G, the nation’s first authentic 4G LTE-based aviation communications network, taking flight in 2016.