Midcoast Aviation announced during EBACE 2008 that it was named
an authorized distributor by Premier Aircraft LLC, a joint venture
between West Star Aviation and Yankee Pacific Aerospace, to perform
50Dash4 Performance Upgrades for the Falcon 50 business jets.
The 2008 E-rrival just finished a couple of days ago... but its
influence will be felt throughout 'jet-dom' for quite the while.
This annual gathering of pilots and owners of the Eclipse 500
pocket-rocket VLJ occurs once a year or so for the community to
talk shop, learn the latest news and enjoy the comradery of like
minded flyers... but this year was different.
Upgraded Excel Features Pro Line 21 Avionics, FADEC
Cessna reported Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA) recently granted type certification (TC) to Cessna's Citation
XLS+. With nearly 600 hours of flight testing, the XLS+ met
Cessna's certification timeline goal.
Embraer signed a contract this week for the sale of two E-190
jets to the Brazilian government for transporting official
personnel. The aircraft will be configured specifically for this
purpose and will be operated by the Special Transportation Group
(Grupo de Transporte Especial – GTE) of the Brazilian Air
Force (Força Aérea Brasileira – FAB), which
serves the President of the Republic, Ministries, Presidential
Departments, and officials from the Legislative and Judiciary
The Portland, ME Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) and
Susan Parson, Special Assistant to the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) General Aviation and Commercial Division, will
receive National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Excellence
Awards at the 2008 NATA Air Charter Summit on June 10, 2008, at the
Westfields Marriott Dulles Center in Chantilly, VA.