Archive | August, 2016

First 787 for Uzbekistan Airways

First 787 For Uzbekistan Airways

Boeing delivers first 787 to Uzbekistan Airways 31 August 2016 Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways, the flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan, today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. “The delivery of our first Dreamliner marks a new and exciting chapter in our long-standing relationship with Boeing that began back in […]

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2016 Australian Aviation Hall of Fame Inductees

2016 Australian Aviation Hall Of Fame Inductees

Six new inductees for Australian Aviation Hall of Fame 29 August 2016 The Australian Aviation Hall of Fame (AAHOF) is set to add to its growing list of inductees with five individuals and Bush Pilots Airways set to be inducted in a gala ceremony in November 2016. AAHOF’s Chairman, Steve Padgett, today announced the inductees. […]

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Airways NZ Software to select US Controllers

Airways NZ Software To Select US Controllers

Airways NZ innovation to address US air traffic controller hiring surge 31 August 2016 Air traffic controllers (ATCs) in the United States will be recruited using rigorous pre-screening assessments as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) steps up a major recruitment drive. Airways International Ltd has won a significant contract with the FAA that will see SureSelect […]

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First A320neo for LATAM

First A320neo For LATAM

Airbus delivers the Americas’ first A320neo to LATAM Airlines Group 30 August 2016 LATAM Airlines Group took delivery of its first A320neo – showcasing its white, indigo and coral livery and powered by Pratt & Whitney Pure Power PW1100-JM engines – on Monday, August 29, at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse. LATAM Airlines Brasil will become […]

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First A350 for Thai Airways International

First A350 For Thai Airways International

Thai Airways International becomes new operator of the A350 XWB 30 August 2016 Thai Airways International has become the eighth operator of the A350 XWB, following the delivery today of the first of 12 aircraft set to join the carrier’s fleet. The aircraft delivered today is being operated on lease from US-based CIT. Thai has […]

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G5000 STC for Beechjet 400A Hawker 400XP

G5000 STC For Beechjet 400A, Hawker 400XP

Garmin G5000 Integrated Flight Deck receives STC for Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP 30 August 2016 Garmin International today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted supplemental type certification (STC) for the G5000 avionics suite in the Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP aircraft. Garmin said that the G5000 modernises the cockpit, increases aircraft utility, offers significant weight […]

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Gulfstream Performance App for iPad

Gulfstream Performance App For iPad

Gulfstream releases performance iPad App 29 August 2016 Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation today announced it has developed the first phase of an intuitive mobile application to help Gulfstream operators streamline flight operations. A companion to Gulfstream’s PlaneBook electronic suite of flight crew information, the new Performance iPad app enables a G650 or G650ER flight crew to […]

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First Challenger 650 for Mexico

First Challenger 650 For Mexico

Bombardier announces first Challenger 650 registered in Mexico 29 August 2016 Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that the first Challenger 650 aircraft registered and operated in Mexico had entered service in the region earlier this year. This aircraft joins the Bombardier business jet fleet in Latin America composed of approximately 550 aircraft in service, including […]

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Acoustic Upgrade fro RNZAF P-3K2 Fleet

Acoustic Upgrade For RNZAF P-3K2 Fleet

Boeing, RNZAF to add advanced acoustics to P-3K2 aircraft 24 August 2016 The New Zealand Ministry of Defence has awarded Boeing a US$21.4 million contract to upgrade its fleet of six P-3K2 Orion aircraft with an undersea acoustics and intelligence technology, enabling the Royal New Zealand Air Force to more effectively find, monitor and deter […]

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General Atomics Graduates RPA Crews

General Atomics Graduates RPA Crews

General Atomics UAS Flight Training Academy graduates first aircrews 25 August 2016 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) today announced that the company’s new Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Flight Training Academy graduated its first cadre of GA-ASI aircrews on 12 August. “Our first graduates have benefitted from safe, effective, cutting-edge training that will enable them to […]

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