David Coleal, most recently president of Bombardier Aviation, has been named group CEO of Incora, a provider of supply chain management services to aerospace, defense and other industries, effective Nov. 30.
Flexjet Adds First Embraer Praetor 600 To European Fleet
Embraer has delivered the first of a fleet of Praetor 600 super midsize business jets to Flexjet for operations in Europe. Flexjet, the launch customer for the Praetor fleet, received the first-ever Praetor 500 in December 2019.
Aéro Montréal Calls For More Support, Outreach To Aerospace Supply Chain
Aéro Montréal said the Canadian government has not reached out enough to the country’s aerospace supply chain, although a recent $1 billion investment pledge over two years to assist regional air transportation and airports is a good signal.
Thales, StandardAero Test Four-Axis Light Helo Autopilot
Thales and StandardAero are flight testing a four-axis autopilot for use in light helicopters. Four-axis autopilots—the fourth axis controlling the collective—are developed for medium and heavy helicopters because of their complexity and cost.
From Textron Aviation launching the King Air 260 turboprop upgrade to Flexjet adding its first Embraer Praetor 600 to their European fleet, the market continues to show signs of recovery following the pandemic. Take a look at our roundup of this week’s business aviation stories.