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Clay Lacy Aviation line service technicians complete Gulfstream ground handling training program

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PRESS RELEASE Los Angeles—February 6, 2024.  More than 60 Clay Lacy Aviation line service technicians have completed Gulfstream-authorized ground handling and service training for Gulfstream aircraft. The specialized training developed by Gulfstream Aerospace and FlightSafety International is designed to improve dispatch reliability and increase safety. Sixty-six technicians across Clay Lacy Aviation’s fixed-base operations (FBOs) in […]

ÖAMTC Air Rescue continues fleet modernisation with two Airbus H135 helicopters

Piper announces the M700 FURY

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PRESS RELEASE Vero Beach, FL. February 6, 2024 – Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced today a new model in its PA46 line of high-performance aircraft—the Piper M700 FURY—a single-engine, 700 shaft horsepower, cabin-class turboprop. The Piper M700 FURY represents the first step towards a new generation of the M-Class family, outperforming past PA46 models and several […]

Gulfstream President Mark Burns honored with Living Legends of Aviation award

Enstrom Helicopter finalizes sale to Peruvian military

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PRESS RELEASE Enstrom is excited to announce the signing of new purchase agreements with the Peruvian Military for four 280FX training helicopters. The Peruvian Army purchased two helicopters, and the Peruvian Air Force purchased another two. These aircraft will supplement both services’ respective training fleets, which already include multiple Enstrom helicopters. “We’ve supplied the Peruvian […]

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Bombardier unveils University of Victoria as first announced academic partnership in the Pan-Canadian EcoJet research project

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PRESS RELEASE Bombardier unveiled the first of many academic collaborations on its trailblazing pan-Canadian and sustainability-focused EcoJet Research Project. Bombardier’s long-standing partnership with the University of Victoria Centre for Aerospace Research (CfAR) and British Columbia’s SME Quaternion Aerospace was announced in a press conference hosted by the University. The three organizations presented how their shared […]

July 2021

Banyan expands footprint in Florida with new MRO facility in St. Augustine

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PRESS RELEASE Fort Lauderdale, FL – Banyan Air Service is proud to announce the opening of its first satellite MRO facility in St. Augustine, Florida. Located at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport (KSGJ), this new facility will be exclusive to HondaJet maintenance and avionics support and compliment their Fort Lauderdale MRO. The expansion is a […]

Comlux Completion Centre celebrates successful delivery of third ACJ TwoTwenty from Airbus

Airbus partners with Tata Group to set up India’s first helicopter final assembly line in the private sector

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PRESS RELEASE New Delhi. In a major boost to ‘Make in India’, Airbus Helicopters has announced that it is partnering with the Tata Group to establish a Final Assembly Line (FAL) for helicopters in the country. The FAL will produce Airbus’ best-selling H125 helicopter from its civil range for India and export to some of the […]

June 2018

RTX’s Pratt & Whitney Canada unveils high voltage bidirectional mobile charging unit for hybrid-electric flight demonstrator

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PRESS RELEASE LONGUEUIL, QC.  Pratt & Whitney Canada today announced the development of an advanced mobile charging unit (MCU) capable of charging high-power batteries at up to 1500 volts, making it compatible with Megawatt Charging System standards the industry is advancing for high voltage power applications. The MCU was developed in collaboration with the National […]

January 2024

French Ministry of Interior orders 42 H145 helicopters

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PRESS RELEASE Marignane, 24 January 2024 – The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) ordered 42 new H145 helicopters at the end of 2023, on behalf of the Ministry of Interior, with deliveries set to start in 2024. Of these 42 helicopters, 36 are destined for the French rescue and emergency response agency, Sécurité Civile,  while […]

Signature Aviation closes on acquisition of Meridian

Clay Lacy Aviation and Overair partner to introduce Advanced Air Mobility to Southern California

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PRESS RELEASE SANTA ANA CA.  Overair, an emerging global leader in advanced air mobility (AAM) and developer of all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, today announced a new strategic collaboration with leading private jet management company, fixed-base operator (FBO), and infrastructure developer Clay Lacy Aviation to establish emission-free, ultra-quiet electric aviation operations throughout the […]

September 2020