04/08/2008A700 VLJ AGAIN ON TRACK FOR FAA CERTIFICATION

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AAI Acquisition, Inc. (AAIA), a U S company and the successor to the former Adam Aircraft Industries, announced today that significant steps have been made in its plan to resume operations.

01/08/2008THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT APPROVES IMPORT DUTIES ON CIVIL AIRCRAFT RANGING FROM 0 TO 20% OF CUSTOMS VALUE

The Government of Russia has approved for a period of 9 months, rates of import customs duties on certain types of civil aircraft ranging from 0 to 20% of customs value, reported today the government press service, informs PRIME-TASS.

30/07/2008UVTripPlanner Data NOW AVAILABLE ON IPHONE

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Aviation software application developer, ForeFlight LLC, has selected Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.’s UVTripPlannersm as the worldwide airport data provider of ForeFlight Mobile v2.0 “ the first application for flight planning purposes designed specifically for the iPhone„¢ and iPod® touch.

30/07/2008VISTAJET ADDS CHALLENGER TRIO TO FLEET

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Bombardier Aerospace today announced the delivery of the 200th Challenger 300 aircraft to VistaJet, a privately owned business aviation solutions company headquartered in Switzerland. The milestone aircraft is one of a trio of Challenger aircraft delivered to VistaJet in July, including a Challenger 605 and Challenger 850 business jets.

29/07/2008RUSSIAN COMPANIES ACQUIRE ADAM AIRCRAFT

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Russian companies "Kaskol" and 'Promishlenie investory " have completed a deal to acquire the assets of American company "Adam Aircraft" (Denver, Colorado), manufacturer of light jets, for $10 million, informs RIA Novosti.

29/07/2008PILATUS ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS FOR THE PC-12 NG

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Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is pleased to announce the receipt of additional country certifications for the PC-12 NG.

Approvals by TC (Transport Canada), CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority, Australia) and SACAA (South African Civil Aviation Authority) signal the commencement of PC-12 NG deliveries to these countries.

28/07/2008PERFORMANCE UPGRADE FOR FALCON 50 PROVEN IN TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHTS

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Premier Aircraft’s 50Dash4 performance upgrade for the Falcon 50 business jet has proven the upgrade results in increased performance on critical missions for the aircraft, after completing a recent round trip trans-Atlantic flight.

25/07/2008PW308 A/C ENGINES : FULL OVERHAUL CAPACITY AT EADS SECA

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Approved by Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) as Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) for the PW308 engines, EADS SECA is now able to provide Falcon 2000 EX/DX (and very soon Hawker 4000) operators with the full range of maintenance services including on site operations with dedicated technicians (Mobile Repair Team).

24/07/2008DUNCAN AVIATION NAMED AIRCELL’S 2007 DEALER OF THE YEAR

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Aircell, the world’s leading provider of airborne communications, recently announced that it has selected Duncan Aviation of Lincoln, NE, as its 2007 Dealer of the Year for the business aviation market. The award is based on a combination of factors, including commitment to serving customers, technical expertise, and sales performance demonstrated during the year. This marks an unprecedented third time Duncan Aviation has received this award since it was initiated in 2001.

23/07/2008GARMIN G1000-EQUIPPED CESSNA CARAVAN EARNS EASA CERTIFICATION

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Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc, (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has achieved European Aviation Safety Agency certification to deliver Caravan models with Garmin G1000 integrated avionics as standard equipment.
Cessna earned Federal Aviation Administration certification for the upgraded configuration and began deliveries in April.