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Jetscape Business Aviation celebrates 19 years of creating distinctive flying experiences

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PRESS RELEASE The Fort Lauderdale-Based FBO proudly commemorates 19 years in business and looks with excitement into the future. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, September 18, 2021 – the full-service business aviation center located at the fast-growing Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (KFLL) celebrates its 19th anniversary today. Since 2002, Jetscape has been committed to cultivating strong customer […]

Phoenix Police Department to upgrade fleet with five new H125 helicopters

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PRESS RELEASE Grand Prairie, 16 September 2021 – The Phoenix Police Department has signed a new order to upgrade its airborne law enforcement helicopter fleet with five new H125 helicopters. Deliveries are expected to begin next year. “We spent a lot of time analyzing which platform would best fit all of our operational needs as […]

Bombardier Proudly Introduces the New Challenger 3500 Aircraft.

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PRESS RELEASE • New aircraft offers innovative technology features from cockpit to cabin that further define Challenger’s leadership status • Fully redesigned Challenger 3500 aircraft cabin introduces Bombardier’s revolutionary Nuage seat and has a lower cabin altitude • Newest member of the renowned Challenger family is designed through a sustainable lens in line with Bombardier’s […]

The Spanish Air Force Receives Its First PC-21

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PRESS RELEASE The Spanish Ministry of Defence, through the General Directorate of Armament and Material (DGAM) will deliver to the Spanish Air Force, the Ejército del Aire, based in San Javier (Murcia), its first PC-21, and will immediately integrate the world’s most advanced training system by Pilatus to be part of the 792 Squadron, the […]

Messages from MRO service providers

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By Tamara Tigert Senior director of MRO, Airbus Helicopters he maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) team at Airbus Helicopters North America is committed to providing customers with the highest quality services, as we know that they rely on us to remain operational to save lives, protect communities, and transport goods and passengers safely when it’s […]

Hourly cost maintenance programs

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Meeting current and future business aircraft operating and maintenance needs requires innovative strategies. By Don Van Dyke ATP/Helo/CFII, F28, Bell 222. Pro Pilot Canadian Technical Editor Aircraft in their early operational lives are covered by a range of warranties. As aircraft mature, these warranties cease their validity. In post-warranty periods, owner/operators must either accept ongoing […]

Mountain weather

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Complex and hyperlocal conditions create challenges for mountain flying. By Karsten Shein Comm-Inst Climate Scientist Pilatus PC-24 cruises across the Swiss Alps. Mountain flying presents many weather dangers for unprepared pilots. he copilot had checked the numbers twice. They had taken on less fuel than they wanted due to the full passenger load and the […]

West Star Aviation Promotes Mark Bozada to Bombardier Project Manager at ALN

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PRESS RELEASE September 2, 2021 – West Star is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Bozada to Bombardier Project Manager at their East Alton, IL (ALN) facility. Mark has been with West Star since 2014, moving through the AMT ranks up to a lead spot in 2019. He graduated from Linn State Technical College […]

Sheltair Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of its Award-Winning FBO Terminal with a Hangar Expansion Groundbreaking.

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PRESS RELEASE DENVER, Colorado, September 2021 . In a multimillion-dollar vote of confidence in the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC) and the Denver metro area it serves, Sheltair has announced that it has broken ground on a new large-cabin class size hangar and office facility. The $10 million project comes just one year after Sheltair […]