JETTECH, a leader in developing affordable aftermarket aircraft solutions, announced a pending FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installing the new touchscreen Garmin G650/750 GPS/NAV/COM on Cessna Citation 500 series aircraft to include models 500, 501, 550, 551, S550 and 560.
JETTECH, a leader in developing affordable aftermarket aircraft solutions, announced two new initiatives for equipping Legacy Citations with new Garmin G600 “Glass Panel” EFIS instrumentation.
EPIC Aviation™ “EPIC” has begun a major cooperative effort with CNAF in marking the beginning of the creation of a China Aviation Services Network deploying facilities and services modeled after the finest in North America, while embracing the best traditions of business in the world’s most populous nation.
Million Air Houston’s Maintenance department received the 2012 National Air Transportation Associations’ (NATA) Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Employer Recognition Award.
By John L. Enticknap
Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new. —Og Mandino
As a principal of Aviation Business Strategies Group, I’m always tuned into the FBO industry and attend various workshops and seminars to keep abreast of our ever-changing industry.
At the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Leadership Conference and Day On-the-Hill, which I just returned from, I had the opportunity to rub shoulders with more than 200 industry leaders and get a sense of what is happening to the FBO business on a macroeconomic scale.
Chinese GA Company Buys 10 King Air Turboprop Aircraft from Hawker Beechcraft for Pilot Training, Aerial Mapping
Hawker Beechcraft Corp. in Wichita, Kan., is selling 10 King Air twin-engine turboprop general aviation aircraft to the Chinese aviation company Avion Pacific Ltd. in Shenzhen, China, for about $50 million. Avion Pacific will use the King Air 350i and King Air C90GTx aircraft for VIP travel, pilot training, aerial mapping and weather modification. Deliveries are to begin this winter.
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Profound change is coming to the flight-training industry, prompted by new legislation in the U.S. and by the rapid growth of airline and business aviation in countries where aviation is finally gaining a stronger foothold. The changes are underscored by what many predict will be a shortage of pilots, thanks to fewer new pilot entrants, large numbers of retirements and lack of general aviation infrastructure in emerging countries such as India and China.
Rockwell Collins and China Leihua Electronic Technology Research Institute (LETRI), a subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), are establishing AVIC Leihua Rockwell Collins Avionics Company. This joint venture will focus on bringing the latest surveillance products to the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd. (COMAC) C919 aircraft.