Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en Aviation Week & Space Technology, June 25, 2018 http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/2018-06-25 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><strong>June 25, 2018 Volume 180&nbsp;Issue 25</strong></p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2018-06-25</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 180 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 25 </div> </fieldset> Mon, 25 Jun 2018 04:00:00 +0000 1774791 at http://aviationweek.com Elbit To Buy Weapons Maker IMI http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/elbit-buy-weapons-maker-imi <div class="node-body article-body">Elbit Systems will buy state-owned IMI Systems, the weapons maker once known as Israel Military Industries, for about $495 million up front, confirming a long-expected consolidation of Israeli defense companies.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/elbit-buy-weapons-maker-imi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/elbit-buy-weapons-maker-imi#comments AWIN ONLY Business AWIN Middle East Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:06:00 +0000 1810971 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-939 <div class="node-body article-body">KONGSBERG has NOK220m ($27m) contract from Norwegian Defense Materiel Agency to adapt Naval Strike Missile (NSM) for Germany. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-939" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-939#comments AWIN ONLY SpeedNews Defense & Space AWIN Global Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:02:00 +0000 1810961 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-938 <div class="node-body article-body">KONGSBERG has NOK220m ($27m) contract from Norwegian Defense Materiel Agency to adapt Naval Strike Missile (NSM) for Germany. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-938" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-938#comments AWIN ONLY SpeedNews Defense & Space AWIN Global Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:02:00 +0000 1810951 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-937 <div class="node-body article-body">KONGSBERG has NOK220m ($27m) contract from Norwegian Defense Materiel Agency to adapt Naval Strike Missile (NSM) for Germany. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-937" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-937#comments AWIN ONLY SpeedNews Defense & Space AWIN Global Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:02:00 +0000 1810941 at http://aviationweek.com Top Western Transport Helicopter Deliveries-Retirements 2018-2027 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/top-western-transport-helicopter-deliveries-retirements-2018-2027 <div class="node-body article-body">AVIATION WEEK NETWORK forecasts that over the next 10 years, 2,230 newly built, Western-designed helicopters performing transport missions will be delivered and 1,692 will be retired. At the same time, 847 transport helicopters will be remanufactured into new types. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/top-western-transport-helicopter-deliveries-retirements-2018-2027" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/top-western-transport-helicopter-deliveries-retirements-2018-2027#comments AWIN ONLY Aviation Week Forecasts AWIN chart North America Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:00:00 +0000 1810911 at http://aviationweek.com American Airlines Fuel Cost 2016-2017 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/american-airlines-fuel-cost-2016-2017 <div class="field-byline"> Bureau of Transportation Statistics </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2018/06/21/avd_06_22_2018_cht.pdf">View the American Airlines Fuel Cost 2016/2017 chart in PDF format.</a></p> </div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/american-airlines-fuel-cost-2016-2017#comments AWIN ONLY Industry Data AWIN chart North America Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:13:00 +0000 1810581 at http://aviationweek.com Global Jet Fuel Prices As of June 21, 2018 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/global-jet-fuel-prices-june-21-2018 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2018/06/21/avd_06_22_2018_fuel.pdf">View the FuelWatch: Global Jet Fuel Prices As of June 21, 2018 chart in PDF format.</a></p> </div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/global-jet-fuel-prices-june-21-2018#comments AWIN ONLY FuelWatch AWIN chart Global Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:13:00 +0000 1810571 at http://aviationweek.com Republic Airways To Open Flight Training Academy In Indianapolis http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/republic-airways-open-flight-training-academy-indianapolis <div class="node-body article-body">Republic Airways recently announced it will open a “Leadership in Flight Training Academy” in Indianapolis and equip the school with 50 Diamond Aircraft DA40 NG and DA43-VI training aircraft. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/republic-airways-open-flight-training-academy-indianapolis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/republic-airways-open-flight-training-academy-indianapolis#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810641 at http://aviationweek.com Air BP Becomes National Partner Of Royal Flying Doctor Service http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/air-bp-becomes-national-partner-royal-flying-doctor-service <div class="node-body article-body">Australia's Royal Flying Doctor Service has announced that Air BP has become its third national partner. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/air-bp-becomes-national-partner-royal-flying-doctor-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/air-bp-becomes-national-partner-royal-flying-doctor-service#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Asia Pacific BCA photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810481 at http://aviationweek.com TAG Aviation To Open FBO In Macau http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/tag-aviation-open-fbo-macau <div class="node-body article-body">Hong Kong-headquartered TAG Aviation Asia has agreed to a six-year agreement with the Macau Airport Authority to provide a full-service facility operating 24/7.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/tag-aviation-open-fbo-macau" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/tag-aviation-open-fbo-macau#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Asia Pacific BCA photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810471 at http://aviationweek.com Ross Aviation In Anchorage Named A Gateway http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/ross-aviation-anchorage-named-gateway <div class="node-body article-body">Ross Aviation in Anchorage, Alaska, was recently named a gateway FBO through the DCA Access Standard Security Program, granting flights leaving the operation the ability to fly directly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/ross-aviation-anchorage-named-gateway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/ross-aviation-anchorage-named-gateway#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810461 at http://aviationweek.com Regional Airport Receives Repair Station Certification http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/regional-airport-receives-repair-station-certification <div class="node-body article-body">West Star Aviation's Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport location has received FAR Part 145 Repair Station Certification. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/regional-airport-receives-repair-station-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/regional-airport-receives-repair-station-certification#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence BCA North America Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810451 at http://aviationweek.com London Oxford Airport Team Receives Award http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/london-oxford-airport-team-receives-award <div class="node-body article-body">The London Oxford Airport and Oxfordjet FBO team have received the Sapphire Pegasus award for Best Business Aviation Airport for the second successive year. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/london-oxford-airport-team-receives-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/london-oxford-airport-team-receives-award#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Europe BCA Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810441 at http://aviationweek.com BBA Aviation Purchases Epic Fuels http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/bba-aviation-purchases-epic-fuels <div class="node-body article-body">BBA Aviation, parent company of Signature Flight Support, is buying Epic Fuels for $88.1 million.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/bba-aviation-purchases-epic-fuels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/bba-aviation-purchases-epic-fuels#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810431 at http://aviationweek.com Harrods Aviation Has New Automated Check-In System http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/harrods-aviation-has-new-automated-check-system <div class="node-body article-body">Harrods Aviation has a new automated check-in system for its VIP and group charter flights at its London Luton and London Stansted FBOs. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/harrods-aviation-has-new-automated-check-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/harrods-aviation-has-new-automated-check-system#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Europe BCA Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810421 at http://aviationweek.com Pentastar Aviation Joins Air Charter Safety Foundation http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/pentastar-aviation-joins-air-charter-safety-foundation <div class="node-body article-body">Pentastar Aviation has joined the Air Charter Safety Foundation.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/pentastar-aviation-joins-air-charter-safety-foundation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/pentastar-aviation-joins-air-charter-safety-foundation#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810411 at http://aviationweek.com CPDLC Now Operational At Van Nuys Airport http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/cpdlc-now-operational-van-nuys-airport <div class="node-body article-body">Controller-pilot data-link communications technology is now operational at California’s Van Nuys Airport. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/cpdlc-now-operational-van-nuys-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/cpdlc-now-operational-van-nuys-airport#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810401 at http://aviationweek.com Milestone Aviation Group Acquires Four More S-92s http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/milestone-aviation-group-acquires-four-more-s-92s <div class="node-body article-body">The recent purchase and leaseback of four Sikorsky S-92 helicopters raised Milestone Aviation Group's fleet of the type to more than 95, thus one-third of all S-92 aircraft in operation globally. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/milestone-aviation-group-acquires-four-more-s-92s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/milestone-aviation-group-acquires-four-more-s-92s#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810391 at http://aviationweek.com FAA Pushed To Embrace Innovation and Emerging Technology http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/faa-pushed-embrace-innovation-and-emerging-technology <div class="node-body article-body">FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell has called for the agency to embrace innovation and emerging technology by forming partnerships with industry and entrepreneurial organizations.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/faa-pushed-embrace-innovation-and-emerging-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/faa-pushed-embrace-innovation-and-emerging-technology#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence BCA North America Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810381 at http://aviationweek.com Gogo Avance L5 Flying On 200th Business Jet http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gogo-avance-l5-flying-200th-business-jet <div class="node-body article-body">Gogo Business Aviation has reached the second major milestone for its Gogo Avance L5 as the 200th aircraft has taken flight with the new system on board. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gogo-avance-l5-flying-200th-business-jet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gogo-avance-l5-flying-200th-business-jet#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Global BCA photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810371 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream G650ER Sets City-Pair Speed Record http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gulfstream-g650er-sets-city-pair-speed-record <div class="node-body article-body">A Gulfstream G650ER has completed a record-breaking flight over the North Pole, flying from White Plains, New York, on May 12 and arriving in Shanghai on May 13. It completed the 6,870-nm trip in 13˛hr., 40 min. at an average speed of Mach 0.86.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gulfstream-g650er-sets-city-pair-speed-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gulfstream-g650er-sets-city-pair-speed-record#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Global BCA photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810361 at http://aviationweek.com MagniX Promises Electric Motor For Cessna 208 Caravan http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/magnix-promises-electric-motor-cessna-208-caravan <div class="node-body article-body">MagniX promises to have an electric motor installed and flying on a Cessna 208 Caravan by August 2019.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/magnix-promises-electric-motor-cessna-208-caravan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/magnix-promises-electric-motor-cessna-208-caravan#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Global BCA photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810351 at http://aviationweek.com NTSB Addresses Concerns About Illegal Charter Operations http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/ntsb-addresses-concerns-about-illegal-charter-operations <div class="node-body article-body">The National Air Transportation Association has formed a group to address a growing concern among members and the industry: illegal charter operations. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/ntsb-addresses-concerns-about-illegal-charter-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/ntsb-addresses-concerns-about-illegal-charter-operations#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Global BCA illustration Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810341 at http://aviationweek.com HK Bellawings Orders Global 6500 and 7500 http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/hk-bellawings-orders-global-6500-and-7500 <div class="node-body article-body">HK Bellawings Jet plans to field up to 18 Bombardier Global 6500 and Global 7500 very-long-range jets.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/hk-bellawings-orders-global-6500-and-7500" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/hk-bellawings-orders-global-6500-and-7500#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Asia Pacific BCA photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810321 at http://aviationweek.com VistaJet And Avinode Form Marketplace Partnership http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/vistajet-and-avinode-form-marketplace-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">VistaJet and Avinode have announced a partnership that will allow brokers to request flights directly.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/vistajet-and-avinode-form-marketplace-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/vistajet-and-avinode-form-marketplace-partnership#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Global BCA photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810311 at http://aviationweek.com Gama Aviation Concerned That ADS-B Deadline Is Being Ignored http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gama-aviation-concerned-ads-b-deadline-being-ignored <div class="node-body article-body">Britain’s Gama Aviation is the latest to add its voice to the growing concern that the business aviation community is flirting with disaster if operators continue to ignore the Jan.1, 2020, deadline for equipping their aircraft with ADS-B technology. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gama-aviation-concerned-ads-b-deadline-being-ignored" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gama-aviation-concerned-ads-b-deadline-being-ignored#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Global BCA photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810301 at http://aviationweek.com Safran CEO Sees Future For Silvercrest Business Jet Engine http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/safran-ceo-sees-future-silvercrest-business-jet-engine <div class="node-body article-body">Safran CEO Philippe Petitcolin says the company still sees “a great future” for its troubled Silvercrest business jet engine program and is working on redesigning its high-pressure compressor to have a fix finalized by next spring. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/safran-ceo-sees-future-silvercrest-business-jet-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/safran-ceo-sees-future-silvercrest-business-jet-engine#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Global BCA photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810291 at http://aviationweek.com Bombardier Completes Sale Of Downsview Facility http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/bombardier-completes-sale-downsview-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Bombardier has completed the $635 million sale of its aircraft assembly operation at Downsview Airport outside Toronto to Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/bombardier-completes-sale-downsview-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/bombardier-completes-sale-downsview-facility#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810261 at http://aviationweek.com Inmarsat To Provide EAN Wi-Fi For Business Aviation http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/inmarsat-provide-ean-wi-fi-business-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">By January 2019, Inmarsat expects to offer its European Aviation Network inflight Wi-Fi services to business aircraft operators. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/inmarsat-provide-ean-wi-fi-business-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/inmarsat-provide-ean-wi-fi-business-aviation#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Global BCA photograph Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:32:00 +0000 1810201 at http://aviationweek.com