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11/05/2017BEIJING JINYU GENERAL AVIATION CO., LTD. RECEIVES DELIVERY OF BELL 429

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the delivery of a Bell 429 to Beijing Jinyu General Aviation Co., Ltd. (Beijing Jinyu). The customer’s Bell 429 is outfitted for multi-mission capabilities including Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS). Beijing Jinyu accepted the delivery at Bell Helicopter’s facility in Mirabel, Canada.

10/05/2017SATCOM DIRECT, LUFTHANSA TECHNIK EXTEND NICEMEDIA TO ALL PLATFORMS

The nicemedia® premium content service launched by SD at MEBAA 2016 for aircraft equipped with nice®HD cabin systems is now available for all IFE/CMS platforms. Together with Lufthansa Technik, SD has expanded the types of jets which can benefit from the nicemedia SmartBox system

10/05/2017DUNCAN AVIATION SEES UPTICK IN ADS-B INSTALLS

With 27 Avionics Satellite Shops and workaway stations located at busy airports around the United States, Duncan Aviation is in a unique position to perform Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) upgrades for its business aviation customers ahead of the FAA’s midnight deadline on December 31, 2019.

10/05/2017BA GROUP INITIATES RFP PROCESS FOR NEW FBO CAMPUS

The Business Aviation Group announced that it is now seeking qualified FBO candidates to bid on their proposed 15.5-acre FBO development project.  Addison Jet Center, as it is currently referred to, will be built in two (2) Phases and when complete, it will include 120,000 SF of hangar, office and shop space, 6.9 acres of ramp space and 22,000 SF of Class “A” FBO and office space.

10/05/2017FOURTH CITATION LONGITUDE PROPELS PROGRAM TOWARD CERTIFICATION

Textron Aviation Inc. added its fourth super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude to the flight-test fleet, propelling the program toward anticipated Federal Aviation Administration type certification later this year.

09/05/2017DUNCAN AVIATION PUBLISHES UPDATED STRAIGHT TALK BOOK

Duncan Aviation works hard to help make complicated issues a bit more understandable for the business aviation community. Toward that end, a team of the company’s avionics experts has updated the Cabin Management System (CMS) Straight Talk Book

09/05/2017WEST STAR AVIATION ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF DALLAS AERONAUTICAL SERVICES

West Star Aviation has announced its acquisition of Dallas Aeronautical Services (DAS), a leading composite, structures and assembly repair shop located in Cedar Hill, TX.