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October 21, 2010

X2 Technology Prototypes To Advance Military Rotary Wing Operations

Sikorsky Commits To Build And Fly Two Light Tactical Helos

Sikorsky Aircraft will design, build and fly two prototype light tactical helicopters as the follow-on advancement to the X2 Technology demonstrator aircraft which unofficially broke the helicopter world speed record in Florida in September.

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NBAA Encourages Careers In Business Aviation With Student Scholarships

Several Scholarship Recipients Announced at NBAA Convention

The NBAA offers a wide range of scholarships that encourage young people to seek careers in business aviation. Wednesday morning at the NBAA 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention, several students received awards from NBAA scholarship programs.

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NBAA, CBAA To Partner On November Cross-Border Issues Conference

Will Address Issues Unique To U.S./Canada Crossings

The NBAA and Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) announce their partnership on a new Cross-Border Issues Conference. The event will be held November 18 and 19 in Montreal, Canada at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure.

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CAE Signs Five-Year Contract Renewal With Flight Options

Pilot Training Available On Multiple Business Aircraft Types

CAE announced Monday at the NBAA annual convention it has signed a five-year contract renewal with Flight Options for pilot training services covering six fleet aircraft types.

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FMS 6.1 Software Available From Honeywell For Challenger Aircraft

NextGen Software Makes More Airports Available for Efficient Routing

The FAA has granted an STC to Honeywell for installation of its FMZ-2000 flight management system on Challenger 601-3A and -3R aircraft.

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Jet Fuel Strategies To Merge With Johnston Aviation

Merger Brings New Offerings, Efficiencies, In Corporate Aviation Fuel Procurement, Management

Jet Fuel Strategies announced today that it will join with Johnston Aviation's fuel procurement operation, forming a single operating unit.

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Aero-TV at NBAA 2010: David AND Goliath... Sikorsky Buys Into Eclipse

Surprise Agreement Could Be Start Of BizJet Powerhouse Partnership

Uh... wow. That's the collective reaction we saw and experienced as Eclipse' Mason Holland stood up in front of god and everybody and announced that mighty Sikorsky Aircraft was buying into little ol' Eclipse. This is more than a fortuitous big company/little company pairing... as Eclipse, a company with untold potential in an increasingly cost-conscious industry, brings Sikorsky on board -- a company that knows how to tap potential like few others in the history of the Aerospace world. Yup... this is a very big deal.

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Aero-TV at NBAA 2010: Ed Bolen At NBAA 2010 -- We're Here To Do Business

Ed Likes BizAv's 'Can-Do' Attitude

NBAA paints its Annual Meeting & Convention as the 'year’s most significant media event for the business aviation industry.' This event brings together business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, corporate aviation department personnel and all manner of people involved in nearly all aspects of business aviation. And the guy who oversees it all is NBAA CEO and President Ed Bolen.

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Handleman Accepts Combs Gates Award At NBAA Opening General Session

Author/Editor Of 21 Aviation Books From Air Shows To Air Combat

Noted aviation author, photographer and documentary filmmaker Philip Handleman of Birmingham, MI received the National Aviation Hall of Fame's 2010 Combs Gates Award as part of Tuesday's NBAA2010 Opening General Session.

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Europe's Flight Crew Licensing Vote Postponed Until December

European Commission Demonstrates Support of Industry Objections

The vote on the draft rules for EASA’s proposed Flight Crew Licensing (FCL) has been delayed until mid-December. The European Commission has expressed that it is not ready to support the current draft rules.

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