21/06/2017BELL HELICOPTER NEWLY CERTIFIED COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT UPGRADES

Bell Helicopter continues to advance its commercial product offering to improve the operations of its customers around the world.

21/06/2017BAKER AVIATION MAINTENANCE & CONTACT AVIATION JOIN FORCES FOR AVIONICS/ADS-B SOLUTIONS

Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management, and charter company in North Texas, announced an agreement with Contact Aviation to provide avionics installation and repairs, including ADS-B/C.

21/06/2017PIPER LAUNCHES M600 DEMO TOUR OF AFRICA WITH PIPER DEALER, NAC

Piper Aircraft Inc. and National Airways Corporation, NAC, Piper's sales representative in Africa, are collaborating to exhibit the M600, the company's flagship product, throughout the continent of Africa during the month of July.

21/06/2017BELL HELICOPTER REPORTS NEW PURCHASE AGREEMENTS IN EUROPE

Bell Helicopter announced signed purchase agreements for three VIP-configured aircraft in Europe for the sale of a Bell 429 to both Helix Av. in the United Kingdom and King’s Casino in the Czech Republic and the sale of a Bell 407GXP to a private customer in Italy.

21/06/2017JSSI AND CONSTANT AVIATION HOST FREE ADS-B WEBINAR ON JUNE 29

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI) and Constant Aviation have teamed up to present ADS-B: The Ins and Outs, a webinar scheduled for June 29, 2017, at 10–11 a.m. CDT.

20/06/2017FSTC PURCHASES BOMBARDIER Q400 FLIGHT SIMULATOR FROM FlightSafety INT.

FlightSafety International has signed an agreement with Flight Simulation Technique Centre Pvt Ltd. (FSTC) for the purchase of a full flight simulator for the Bombardier Q400 aircraft. The new FlightSafety FS1000 simulator is scheduled to be installed at the FSTC training center in July 2018.

20/06/2017DUNCAN AVIATION TEAMS COMPLETE GULFSTREAM, FLIGHTSAFETY TRAINING

Duncan Aviation line service team members from Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Lincoln, Nebraska, recently completed specialized training from Gulfstream and FlightSafety International. The training they received included Gulfstream aircraft parking, fueling, towing and mooring, water servicing, lavatory servicing, window cleaning

20/06/2017ROCKWELL COLLINS AND AIRBUS INTRODUCE FIRST ‘SELF-REPORTING’ FLIGHT TRACKING SOLUTION

In a continued effort to improve the ability to track aircraft globally, Rockwell Collins has teamed with Airbus to introduce a new Onboard Aircraft Tracking solution. The solution monitors aircraft information to detect and alert when abnormal flight situations occur and will come standard on the A350 WXB and A380 and as an option for A320, A330 and A340 aircraft.

19/06/2017BUSINESS LEADERS WHO ARE ALSO PILOTS SAY: STAND STRONG AGAINST ATC PRIVATIZATION

Today, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) registered its enthusiastic support for a letter from more than 100 American business leaders – nearly all of whom are pilot-CEOs – to U.S. House and Senate leaders, stating their unified opposition to turning the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system over to an entity governed by a private board of directors.

19/06/2017ARDIDEN 3G OBTAINS EASA TYPE CERTIFICATION

Safran Helicopter Engines has received EASA engine type certification for its Ardiden 3G engine, which powers Russian Helicopters’ Ka-62. The helicopter made its official maiden flight on 25 May 2017. Since its first ground test, the Ardiden 3 maturation and certification campaign has accumulated more than 8500 hours of test.