Archive | November, 2016


Colombia CAA Certifies S-76C, S-76D, S-92A

Civil Aviation Authority of Colombia certifies S-76C, S-76D and S-92A 29 November 2016 Colombia’s civil aviation authority Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronáutica Civil (UAEAC) has approved the Offshore and Utility Type Certificate for Sikorsky’s S-76C series (C, C+, C++), S-76D and S-92A helicopters. The certificate enables Colombia’s commercial aviation operators to add the multi-role helicopters […]

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CAE Launches Medallion-6000XR

CAE launches Medallion-6000XR image generator 28 November 2016 Today at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), the world’s largest military simulation and training event, CAE launched its next-generation CAE Medallion-6000XR image generator. The Medallion-6000XR was developed with full support for the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) CDB (formerly known as Common Database) standard and […]

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Two A330neo & Two A320neo For Aircalin

Aircalin orders two A330neo and two A320neo 29 November 2016 Aircalin, the Noumea based carrier in the French territory of New Caledonia has signed an agreement (MoU) for two A320neo single-aisle and two A330-900 wide-body aircraft. The agreement was finalised and signed at a ceremony in the capital Noumea attended by airline officials and Airbus […]

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CAE C-130H, KDC-10 Simulators Relocated To Gilze-Rijen

RNLAF C-130H and KDC-10 simulators ready for training in Gilze-Rijen 28 November 2016 Last week at Gilze-Rijen Air Base, the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) held a ceremony to formally inaugurate the new training facility for its C-130H and KDC-10 full-mission simulators, and to renew the existing Partnering Agreement between CAE and the Netherlands Ministry […]

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First Flight Of Type-Certifiable Predator B

GA-ASI’S Type-Certifiable Predator B takes flight 28 November 2016 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Incorporated today announced that its Type-Certifiable Predator B (TCPB) variant completed its first flight test at the company’s Gray Butte Flight Operations Facility near Palmdale, California on November 17th. “The first flight of our Certifiable Predator-B aircraft is a major milestone in […]

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Thales AW139 Simulator Receives EASA Certification

Thales AW139 simulator receives EASA level D qualification 28 November 2016 Thales’s new Reality H AW139 helicopter Full Flight Simulator (FFS) at Brisbane airport has been qualified as a Level D flight simulator. The device is the first helicopter simulator in Australia to receive full qualification as a Level D Full Flight Simulator under the […]

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First P-8A arrives at RAAF Edinburgh

First P-8A Arrives At RAAF Edinburgh

P-8A Poseidon finds home at RAAF Base Edinburgh 25 November 2016 First P-8A arrives at RAAF Edinburgh The Royal Australian Air Force’s first P-8A Poseidon has arrived at RAAF Base Edinburgh its new home. Number 92 Wing will operate Australia’s newest P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft, which will support a full range of tasks, including anti-surface […]

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First ATR 72-600 For Air Calédonie

Air Calédonie receives its first ATR 72-600 25 November 2016 Air Calédonie today took delivery of its first of 4 ATR 72-600 aircraft at a ceremony at ATR facilities in Toulouse, France. Air Calédonie’s ATR 72-600 will seat 68 passengers in all-economy configuration and will be used on the New Caledonia domestic network. Air Calédonie […]

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Vietnam Airlines took delivery of its first 787  in July 2015 and has nine more 787s on order

Vietnam Airlines Takes Delivery Of 10th 787

Boeing Delivers 10th 787 Dreamliner to Vietnam Airlines 25 November 2016 Boeing and Vietnam Airlines celebrated the delivery of the flag carrier’s 10th 787-9 Dreamliner today. “Vietnam Airlines is proud to welcome our 10th Boeing 787 Dreamliner only 16 months after we took delivery of the first of these state-of-the-art new aircraft,” said Phan Xuan […]

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Three A350-1000 test aircraft will perform all flight testing in under one year

A350-1000 Completes First Flight

First A350-1000 successfully completes first flight 24 November 2016 The first of three A350-1000 development aircraft to fly – MSN059 – has landed at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport France at 15.00hrs local time after successfully completing its first flight which lasted four hours and 18 minutes. The crew in the cockpit on board this flight comprised: Hugues […]

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