Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en Honeywell Improves Long-Term Market Outlook Despite Short-Term Dip http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/honeywell-improves-long-term-market-outlook-despite-short-term-dip <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_10_20_2014_honeywell.pdf">/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_10_20_2014_honeywell.pdf</a></p> <p>Despite a dip in near-term purchase expectations, Honeywell Aerospace believes new aircraft models and long-term regional growth will help create a market for 9,450 new business jets valued at $280 billion through 2024.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/honeywell-improves-long-term-market-outlook-despite-short-term-dip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/honeywell-improves-long-term-market-outlook-despite-short-term-dip#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Forecasts/Industry Data chart Global Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205841 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream G500 and G600 Specifications http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-g500-and-g600-specifications <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_10_20_2014_gulfstream.pdf">/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_10_20_2014_gulfstream.pdf</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-g500-and-g600-specifications#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Forecasts/Industry Data chart North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205831 at http://aviationweek.com Upcoming Events http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-109 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong style="font-size: 13px;">Oct. 21&ndash;23</strong><span style="font-size: 13px;">&mdash;NBAA 2014 Business Aviation Convention &amp; Exhibition (NBAA2014), Orlando, Fla., (703) 783-9000, (703) 783-9000, www.nbaa.org</span></p> <p><strong>Oct. 22-24</strong>&mdash;20th Annual Cargo Aircraft Sysmposium, Fontainbleau Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, <a href="http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1418087" title="www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1418087">www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1418087</a></p> <p><strong>Oct. 27-29</strong>&mdash;23rd AVSEC World, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington, D,C., <a href="http://www.iata.org/events/Pages/avsec.aspx" title="www.iata.org/events/Pages/avsec.aspx">www.iata.org/events/Pages/avsec.aspx</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-109" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-109#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Calendar Global Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205821 at http://aviationweek.com Appointments http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-22 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>HERB CHAHAL</strong> has joined <strong>Jet Aviation Singapore</strong> as sales director, Asia. Chahal is a 38-year industry veteran, the past 20 of which were spent with Bombardier. There he helped plan, establish and develop regional offices in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, India and Australia. Most recently he was regional manager for Bombardier Business Aircraft &ndash; Customer Support in the Asia and Australasia regions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-22#comments AWIN ONLY Appointments AWIN North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205811 at http://aviationweek.com Advertisement: Publisher / Sales Director -- Publisher / Sales Director http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/advertisement-publisher-sales-director-publisher-sales-director-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Publisher / Sales Director</strong></p> <p><em>Business &amp; Commercial Aviation</em> is currently seeking a Publisher / Sales Director to lead this prestigious brand. Contact Frank Craven at&nbsp;frank.craven@penton.com&nbsp;or (913) 967-1729.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/advertisement-publisher-sales-director-publisher-sales-director-0#comments AWIN ONLY advertisement Advertisement AWIN North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205801 at http://aviationweek.com Airworthiness Directives http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-22 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>AIRBUS HELICOPTERS</strong> Model EC130B4 helicopters [Docket No. FAA-2014-0757; Directorate Identifier 2014-SW-030-AD; Amendment 39-17988; AD 2014-20-15] &ndash; supersedes AD 2012-02-13, which required inspecting certain areas of the tailboom/Fenestron junction frame for a crack. This AD retains the requirements of AD 2012-02-13, expands the inspection area of the junction frame, and reduces the repetitive inspection interval.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-22#comments AWIN ONLY Airworthiness Directives AWIN Global Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205791 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: ICG Wins FAA OK For eRouter On Falcon 900 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-icg-wins-faa-ok-erouter-falcon-900 <div class="node-body article-body"><div> International Communications Group (ICG), working with Chicago Jet Group, secured U.S. FAA supplemental type certification for its eRouter aircraft data management system on Dassault Falcon 900 aircraft. ICG was additionally awarded parts manufacturing authority for the ERT-120 eRouter. The eRouter provides connections for electronic flight pages, personal computers, tablets and smart phones, providing access to numerous communications networks such as Inmarsat, Swift Broadband and Iridium. The eRouter also provides 4GLTE GSM (global system for mobile) cellular service.</div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-icg-wins-faa-ok-erouter-falcon-900" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-icg-wins-faa-ok-erouter-falcon-900#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205781 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: Nextant Aerospace Delivers First 400XTi To U.K. Customer http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-nextant-aerospace-delivers-first-400xti-uk-customer <div class="node-body article-body"><div> Nextant Aerospace delivered its first 400XTi to a customer in the U.K. The aircraft will be operated by SaxonAir in Norwich. The aircraft is the seventh to be delivered to Europe, and is averaging in excess of 80-90 hr. per month in charter operations there. Nextant is hoping to capitalize on a growing interest in remanufacturing in the U.K. The company estimates that the value of the remanufacturing industry in the U.K. has reached &pound;2.4 billion, with the potential of growing to &pound;5.6 billion.&nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-nextant-aerospace-delivers-first-400xti-uk-customer#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Europe Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205771 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: Clay Lacy Aviation Seeks Certification For FANS On Challenger 601-3A/Rs http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-clay-lacy-aviation-seeks-certification-fans-challenger-601-3ars <div class="node-body article-body"><div> Clay Lacy Aviation is hoping to achieve certification early next year on a modification to equip Challenger 601-3A/R aircraft for FANS. The package will bring the aircraft in compliance with the FANS mandate for North Atlantic crossings. The STC package will incorporate key components of FANS 1/A+ including CPDLC, ADS-C with provisioning of Link 2000+.</div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-clay-lacy-aviation-seeks-certification-fans-challenger-601-3ars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-clay-lacy-aviation-seeks-certification-fans-challenger-601-3ars#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205761 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: AAC Receives First Boeing 787-8 For Completion http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-aac-receives-first-boeing-787-8-completion <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Associated Air Center (AAC) recently took delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 aircraft for completion. AAC won the completions contract for a head of state customer in January, and has since been planning, staffing, training, and conducting design, engineering and facility changes to accommodate the work. AAC has already completed monuments and furnishings for the interior configuration. They will be installed once supporting structure, wiring, plumbing and sound insulation is installed.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-aac-receives-first-boeing-787-8-completion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-aac-receives-first-boeing-787-8-completion#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205751 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: FAA’s Chicago En Route Center Back Online Oct. 13 After Outage http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-faa-s-chicago-en-route-center-back-online-oct-13-after-outage <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FAA&rsquo;s Chicago En Route Center came back online early Oct. 13, ending a 17-day outage that required creative approaches using adjacent facilities to keep traffic flowing and led FAA to stand up a review of air traffic center interruption contingency plans. A full shift of air traffic controllers returned to Chicago Center late Oct. 12 in preparation for the cutover, which started shortly after midnight. During the outage, caused by a fire deliberately set in the Aurora, Illinois, facility on Sept.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-faa-s-chicago-en-route-center-back-online-oct-13-after-outage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-faa-s-chicago-en-route-center-back-online-oct-13-after-outage#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205741 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: Turbomeca Wins EASA OK For 2B2plus Arrius Turboshaft Engine http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-turbomeca-wins-easa-ok-2b2plus-arrius-turboshaft-engine <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Turbomeca received European Aviation Safety Agency approval for its 2B2plus Arrius turboshaft engine. Designed for light single and twin helicopters, the engine powers the Airbus Helicopters EC135 T3. Airbus is slated to begin delivery of the helicopter shortly. The 2b2plus will provide a 6% power increase in hot and high over the previous 2B2, giving the T3 more than 440 lb. in extra payload. The 2B2plus has a 4,000-hr. time between overhaul.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-turbomeca-wins-easa-ok-2b2plus-arrius-turboshaft-engine#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Europe Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205731 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: Quest Aircraft Reaches China Dealership Agreement For Kodiak http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-quest-aircraft-reaches-china-dealership-agreement-kodiak <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Quest Aircraft Company </strong>has moved to build a presence in China with a dealership agreement and framework for limited assembly and eventual manufacturing of its Kodiak single-turboprop. Under the agreement, SkyView Aircraft (Jiangsu) Industry Company will serve as the exclusive dealer for Kodiak in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. SkyView initially will take delivery of Kodiaks from Quest&rsquo;s Sandpoint, Idaho factory. After two-three years, plans call for SkyView to buy partially assembled aircraft kits, which would undergo final assembly in China.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-quest-aircraft-reaches-china-dealership-agreement-kodiak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-quest-aircraft-reaches-china-dealership-agreement-kodiak#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Asia Pacific Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205721 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Registered and Non U.S. Registered Business Jet and Turboprop Accidents/Incidents http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-registered-and-non-us-registered-business-jet-and-turboprop-accidentsincidents <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_10_20_2014_cht1.pdf">/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_10_20_2014_cht1.pdf</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-registered-and-non-us-registered-business-jet-and-turboprop-accidentsincidents#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Forecasts/Industry Data chart North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205711 at http://aviationweek.com Turboprop Operators Mark Safety Improvement http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/turboprop-operators-mark-safety-improvement-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Turboprop operations marked a notable safety improvement worldwide in the first nine months of this year, with fewer accidents overall and fewer fatal accidents.</p> <p>At the same time, though, the safety record for business jets did not fare as well with more accidents and fatal accidents involving non-U.S. aircraft, according the latest safety data from Robert E. Breiling Associates (RBA).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/turboprop-operators-mark-safety-improvement-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/turboprop-operators-mark-safety-improvement-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Safety/Training Global Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205701 at http://aviationweek.com Chinese Helicopter Operators Select AgustaWestland http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/chinese-helicopter-operators-select-agustawestland-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>LONDON &mdash;</strong> Another major order for helicopters has emerged from China, this time for AgustaWestland models.</p> <p>The &euro;400 million ($510 million) order from the Beijing Automotive Industrial Corporation (BAIC) is a multiyear contract for up to 50 AgustaWestland twin-engine helicopters including the AW169, AW139 and AW189.</p> <p>The deal, signed in Rome on Oct. 14, sees deliveries beginning in mid-2015 through 2019 and also includes spare parts, training and technical support.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/chinese-helicopter-operators-select-agustawestland-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/chinese-helicopter-operators-select-agustawestland-1#comments AWIN ONLY Airframers/Suppliers AWIN Asia Pacific Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205691 at http://aviationweek.com BizAv Flight Ops Headed For 11th Straight Gain In October http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bizav-flight-ops-headed-11th-straight-gain-october-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Business jet flight operations in the U.S. and Canada are poised to improve again in October, building on the strongest September since the economic downturn in 2008, according to the latest data from business aircraft research specialist Argus.</p> <p>Argus, which tracks serial-number specific aircraft arrival and departure information on all IFR flights in the U.S. and Canada, reports that September marked the 10th consecutive month that flights were up year over year, showing more signs of sustained growth.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bizav-flight-ops-headed-11th-straight-gain-october-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bizav-flight-ops-headed-11th-straight-gain-october-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Forecasts/Industry Data North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205681 at http://aviationweek.com Embraer’s Business Jet Deliveries Soften In 3Q http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/embraer-s-business-jet-deliveries-soften-3q-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As the company prepared to hand over its first Legacy 500, Embraer&rsquo;s business jet deliveries ebbed in the third quarter, with just 15 Phenoms shipped.</p> <p>But at the same time, military and commercial orders pushed Embraer&rsquo;s backlog to a record $22.1 billion by the end of the third quarter. This was up from $18.1 billion at the end of the second quarter.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/embraer-s-business-jet-deliveries-soften-3q-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/embraer-s-business-jet-deliveries-soften-3q-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airframers/Suppliers AWIN Latin America/Caribbean Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205671 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream Displays ‘Real’ 500 With Orders In Hand http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-displays-real-500-orders-hand-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>SAVANNAH, Georgia &mdash;</strong> Gulfstream Aerospace&rsquo;s new G500, which rolled out before an audience of 3,000 under its own power Oct. 14 alongside the mockup of the G600, is already capturing significant orders and options, including from the former Bombardier-owned Flexjet.</p> <p>Fractional ownership provider Flexjet, in a major departure from its all-Bombardier fleet, is turning to rival Gulfstream to launch Gulfstream&rsquo;s all-new G500 aircraft. The Flexjet sale includes orders and options for up to 50 G450s, G500s and G650s and a long-term support agreement.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-displays-real-500-orders-hand-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-displays-real-500-orders-hand-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airframers/Suppliers AWIN North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205661 at http://aviationweek.com Hurley Joins Hawthorne’s Board http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/hurley-joins-hawthorne-s-board <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hawthorne Global Aviation Service is bringing in industry veteran David Hurley to serve as vice chairman of the board of directors as the company makes strides on its vision to create a national chain of fixed-base operations.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/hurley-joins-hawthorne-s-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/hurley-joins-hawthorne-s-board#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Services/FBOs North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205651 at http://aviationweek.com Gecas To Buy Helicopter Lease Firm Milestone http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gecas-buy-helicopter-lease-firm-milestone-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>GE Capital Aviation Services (Gecas) has announced it plans to acquire helicopter-leasing specialist Milestone Aviation Group in a takeover valued at $1.775 billion.</p> <p>The deal, announced on Oct. 13, is likely to shake up the fledgling helicopter-leasing business that was essentially re-booted in 2010 by the formation of Milestone, led by former NetJets CEO Richard Santulli.</p> <p>The takeover is subject to closing conditions and regulatory approvals, but both parties hope to close in 2015.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gecas-buy-helicopter-lease-firm-milestone-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gecas-buy-helicopter-lease-firm-milestone-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Services/FBOs Global Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205641 at http://aviationweek.com Beechcraft Acquisition, New Jets Continue Gains At Textron Aviation http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/beechcraft-acquisition-new-jets-continue-gains-textron-aviation-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Textron&rsquo;s Aviation segment continues to reflect the gains from the Beechcraft acquisition with revenues up $487 million in the third quarter, $398 million of which comes from the former rival manufacturer.</p> <p>But the costs of the acquisition are still being felt with a $13 million in reductions from acquisitions of Beechcraft inventory and company restructuring.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/beechcraft-acquisition-new-jets-continue-gains-textron-aviation-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/beechcraft-acquisition-new-jets-continue-gains-textron-aviation-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airframers/Suppliers AWIN North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205631 at http://aviationweek.com NBAA Foresees Another Strong Convention In Orlando http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/nbaa-foresees-another-strong-convention-orlando <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>The National Business Aviation Association</strong> is preparing for its annual Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition this week in Orlando, Florida, that it believes will be &ldquo;every bit as strong&rdquo; as last year&rsquo;s event in Las Vegas, Nevada. More than 1,000 exhibitors will be present at the show, which will feature the first indoor static display of aircraft ever at the Orlando Convention Center.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/nbaa-foresees-another-strong-convention-orlando" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/nbaa-foresees-another-strong-convention-orlando#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Intelligence North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205621 at http://aviationweek.com Fractional Operators’ Orders Driving Gains In Honeywell Aerospace’s 2014 Outlook http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/fractional-operators-orders-driving-gains-honeywell-aerospace-s-2014-outlook <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Orders from fractional aircraft operators</strong> are helping drive gains in Honeywell Aerospace&rsquo;s 2014 outlook. Honeywell market analyst Charles Park notes that the return of fractional orders, which have amounted to billions stretched over the next decade, are providing a &ldquo;meaningful boost&rdquo; to backlogs and anticipated productions levels. Flight activity for fractional ownership also &ldquo;appears to be doing relatively well in the U.S.,&rdquo; Honeywell notes.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/fractional-operators-orders-driving-gains-honeywell-aerospace-s-2014-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/fractional-operators-orders-driving-gains-honeywell-aerospace-s-2014-outlook#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Intelligence North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205611 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream’s G500, G600 Incorporate Several Firsts http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-s-g500-g600-incorporate-several-firsts <div class="node-body article-body"><p>For its latest large-cabin, long-range business jets, the G500 and G600, Gulfstream has moved away from its long-time engine supplier, Rolls-Royce, and left behind its original fuselage cross-section, as it did for the flagship ultra-long-range G650. The new aircraft were unveiled ahead of the industry-showcase National Business Aviation Association convention this week in Orlando, Florida <em>(see related story on Page 7)</em>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-s-g500-g600-incorporate-several-firsts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-s-g500-g600-incorporate-several-firsts#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205601 at http://aviationweek.com EU Health Ministers Differ On Ebola Screening At European Airports http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/eu-health-ministers-differ-ebola-screening-european-airports-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>France and the Czech Republic have decided to follow the U.K.&rsquo;s policy and will begin screenings of passengers who arrive from Ebola-affected countries, but other European Union (EU) member states are not convinced the procedures are necessary or effective and are steering away from temperature checks at their airports.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/eu-health-ministers-differ-ebola-screening-european-airports-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/eu-health-ministers-differ-ebola-screening-european-airports-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Policy Europe Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:41:00 +0000 1205591 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Cuts A330 Production Rate http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airbus-cuts-a330-production-rate-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Airbus will cut A330 production rates ahead of the transition from the current model to the A330neo, the manufacturer said Friday.</p> <p>The manufacturer will reduce monthly output to nine aircraft, from 10, in the fourth quarter of 2015. It raised production to 10 in 2013.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airbus-cuts-a330-production-rate-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airbus-cuts-a330-production-rate-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN North America Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:41:00 +0000 1205581 at http://aviationweek.com Lion Group Taps CFM For CFM56 Support http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/lion-group-taps-cfm-cfm56-support <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Lion Group and CFM signed a material support agreement for the airline&rsquo;s CFM engines and a consultancy agreement to support Lion Air&rsquo;s planned engine maintenance and overhaul center in Indonesia. The agreement will cover nearly 1,000 CFM engines in service or on order and includes repair and replacement of life-limited and non-life-limited parts. It also provides Lion Air with technical data for component repairs and engine overhaul to assist its MRO operation.</span></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/lion-group-taps-cfm-cfm56-support#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN In Brief North America Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:41:00 +0000 1205571 at http://aviationweek.com Austrian To Decide On Fokker Replacement Soon http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/austrian-decide-fokker-replacement-soon-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Austrian Airlines is turning its attention toward major fleet investments now that it has resolved a long-standing dispute with its pilots and cabin crew.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/austrian-decide-fokker-replacement-soon-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/austrian-decide-fokker-replacement-soon-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN Europe Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:41:00 +0000 1205561 at http://aviationweek.com United Announces It Will Add Wi-Fi To Large Regional Jets http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/united-announces-it-will-add-wi-fi-large-regional-jets-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>United Airlines will add Gogo&rsquo;s ATG-4 air-to-ground Internet and entertainment service to more than 200 large regional jets operated by its United Express partners starting later this year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/united-announces-it-will-add-wi-fi-large-regional-jets-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/united-announces-it-will-add-wi-fi-large-regional-jets-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN North America Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:41:00 +0000 1205551 at http://aviationweek.com