Archive | October, 2016

First Challenger 650 for Mexico

Zetta Jet To Acquire Four Challenger 650 Jets

Four Challenger 650 jets to join Global fleet of Zetta Jet 30 October 2016 Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that four Challenger 650 jets will join the Global fleet of Singapore-based charter operator, Zetta Jet. The announcement follows the signature of a purchase agreement between China’s Minsheng Financial Leasing Co., Ltd and Bombardier Business Aircraft, […]

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Australia's own Matthew Scaife and Nicola Scaife won the 2016 Japanese Hot Air Ballooning Grand Prix on 30 October

Australian Couple Win Hot Air Balloon Grand Prix

Ballooning Grand Prix win for Australia’s Matthew & Nicola Scaife 30 October 2016 Australia’s power couple of hot air ballooning, Matthew and Nicola Scaife, have won the 2016 Japanese Hot Air Balloon Grand Prix. The Grand Prix consisted of five events, run throughout the year across Japan. Today, the final leg concluded in Saga, during […]

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The new company will be named Heavy Maintenance Singapore Services Pte Ltd (HMS Services) and will begin operation in December

Airbus, SIA Engineering Create Joint-Venture MRO

Airbus and SIAEC incorporate MRO joint venture in Singapore 28 October 2016 Airbus and SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) have completed the incorporation in Singapore of their new joint venture maintenance and overhaul company, first announced earlier this year at the Singapore Airshow. Having received all necessary approvals from competition authorities, the new company will be […]

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No.32 Squadron is one of the four RAAF flying squadrons celebrating its centenary

RAAF Squadrons Centenary

Australia’s first flying squadrons celebrate centenary milestone 28 October 2016 On 28 October 2016, Air Force marked the Centenary of Australia’s first flying squadrons, Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 Squadrons (1916 – 2016) with both ceremony and celebration at RAAF Base Williamtown, NSW. With the theme Celebrating the Centenary of Australia’s First Flying Squadrons, […]

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In addition to the order for 14 747-8 aircraft, UPS has placed options on a further 14 aircraft

UPS Orders 14 747-8 Freighters

Boeing, UPS announce order for 14 747-8 freighters 27 October 2016 Boeing and UPS today announced an order for 14 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also includes an option to purchase an additional 14 of the cargo aircraft. “These aircraft are a strategic investment for increased capacity for UPS customers around the globe,” said Brendan Canavan, […]

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CityJet has ordered a total of 15 Superjets and has options on a further 16 aircraft

Third SSJ-100 For CityJet

CityJet takes delivery of third Sukhoi Superjet 100 27 October 2016 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) and Superjet International (SJI) have delivered the third Superjet SSJ100 to CityJet. The aircraft with MSN 95111, registration EI-FWC, was delivered to the customer in Venice from Superjet International’s centre as scheduled on October, 27. The aircraft has a […]

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The helicopter unveiled this week in Itajubá will be the first H225M in naval combat version to be delivered to the Brazilian Navy in 2018

Naval Combat H225M Rolled Out

Airbus Helicopters, Helibras H225M naval combat version 27 October 2016 Helibras and Airbus Helicopters have opened a new chapter in the history of the H225M multirole utility helicopter with the official presentation of the first aircraft in naval combat configuration. Developed and assembled locally by Helibras, Airbus Helicopters’ subsidiary in Brazil, this new H225M version […]

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Astronics Max-Viz 1400 High Resolution Image on 7.5 inch display  
in one of Skywork's Airbus AS350B3 Helicopters

Astronics Max-Viz EVS For Skywork NZ

Skywork selects Astronics Enhanced Vision System (EVS) 25 October 2016 Astronics Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Astronics Max-Viz, announced that New Zealand’s Skywork Helicopters Ltd. is flying the world’s first high resolution Max-Viz 1400 Enhanced Vision System (EVS) on a rotor wing aircraft. The Astronics Max-Viz provides pilots real-time display for increased visibility in adverse […]

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The new Economy seat has an extra inch (25mm) of pitch and features a new personal device holder and USB ports; more storage areas; a seat-back mood light designed to minimise disturbance for other passengers; and a high-definition entertainment touchscreen that is five per cent larger

Qantas Displays 787 Cabin Details

Qantas unveils 787 next generation cabin details 27 October 2016 Qantas has unveiled what customers onboard its flagship 787 Dreamliner can expect when the aircraft arrives in a year’s time. The Qantas 787-9 Dreamliner will seat 236 passengers across Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins in a layout that has been designed to maximise comfort […]

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Updating branding on aircraft will be sequenced with scheduled re-paints, to be completed in time for the airline’s centenary in 2020

Qantas Unveils Revised Livery

Flying Kangaroo receives an update as Qantas prepares for 787 27 October 2016 Qantas has revealed an update to its iconic Kangaroo logo as part of preparation for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner entering its fleet a year from now. The change is only the fifth time the red-and-white image on the tail of Qantas aircraft […]

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