The TBM 940 includes a painted rose on the exterior in honor of the flower worn daily by one of its co-owners, a doctor, in honor of his patients. Credit: Daher
Daher celebrated delivery of its 300th TBM 900-series turboprop aircraft. The aircraft, a TBM 940, was delivered to Ian Blair and Susan Fries. It was the couple’s fourth TBM aircraft in the past 20 years.
Dassault has completed the critical design review of its next business aircraft, the long-range, widebody Falcon 6X twinjet, and is closing in on the preliminary design of the advanced low-noise follow-on.
In the next 10 years, the business aircraft fleet in Asia is expected to grow 2.5% a year from 1,360 aircraft in 2020 to nearly 1,395 by 2029, according to Aviation Week Network’s 2020 Business Aviation Fleet & MRO Forecast.
Collins Aerospace Names New President In Series Of Moves
Greg Hayes - Credit: UTC
Collins Aerospace has named Stephen Timm as president in place of Kelly Ortberg, who is leaving his CEO role to become a special advisor to the chief executive of United Technologies Corp. (UTC) as it merges with Raytheon.
Andrew Nichols, Yingling Aviation President, and Jerry Pickett, vice president of business development, inside one of the company’s new hangars. Credit: Molly McMillin
Yingling Aviation, a Wichita fixed base operator and maintenance, repair and overhaul provider, is in the final days of an expansion that includes a dedicated business jet maintenance hangar, paint support and interior completions facility and additional hangar and office space as it works to meet demand.