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The Weekly of Business Aviation, November 11, 2019

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Programs

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FAA Certifies Epic Aircraft’s E1000 Six-Seat Turboprop

Nov 08, 2019
Epic Aircraft has earned FAA type certification for its $3.25 million Epic E1000 aircraft, ending a seven-year effort.The six-seat high-performance ai...
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Bye, Oxis Working To Extend Flight Time Of Electric Aircraft

Nov 07, 2019
Bye Aerospace and Oxis Energy have developed a 12-month research program aimed at increasing the flight time of Bye electric aircraft from a single ba...
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Turboprop Type Certificate, Drawings, Aircraft For Sale

Nov 05, 2019
Interceptor Aircraft Co. has placed for sale the FAA type certificate, drawings, jigs, tooling and blueprints of the Interceptor 400, a pressurized si...
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UPS, CVS Make First Prescription Deliveries By Drone

Nov 05, 2019
Package carrier UPS and pharmacy giant CVS on Nov. 5 said they completed the first moneymaking deliveries of medical prescriptions to customers by dro...
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Volocopter, Deere To Demo Crop-Spraying Heavy Drone

Nov 07, 2019
Volocopter is cooperating with agricultural equipment manufacturer John Deere to demonstrate its VoloDrone heavy-lift unmanned cargo aircraft equipped...

Associations

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NBAA, IBAC Rebut Calls To Restrict UK Airport Access

Nov 08, 2019
Business aviation trade associations are denouncing calls by some British political leaders to ban private jets from landing at UK airports as early a...

Intelligence

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Business Aircraft Equippage Reaches 85%

Nov 09, 2019
According to FlightAware, 85% of turbine-powered business aircraft registered in the U.S. are ADS-B equipped to meet the FAA’s Jan. 1 deadline, ...

Suppliers

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Thrush Aircraft Completes Restructuring With New Ownership

Nov 05, 2019
Thrush Aircraft, based in Albany, Georgia, has completed a 10-week restructuring and has new ownership and leadership.In August, the company announced...
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GKN To Supply Key Parts Of Gulfstream G700

Nov 07, 2019
Gulfstream Aerospace has selected GKN Aerospace as a key supplier for the company’s new $75 million flagship, the G700 ultra-long-range business...
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Desktop Metal Expands Into Carbon-Fiber 3D Printing

Nov 01, 2019
Desktop Metal, a U.S. startup that produces low-cost, high-speed metal 3D printers for rapid prototyping and mass production, has introduced a system ...
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Embraer And Triumph To Flight-Test Thermoplastic Structure

Nov 04, 2019
Aerostructures supplier Triumph Group is to cooperate with Embraer to demonstrate a thermoplastic primary structure in flight. Triumph has developed a...
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Safran Aircraft Engines Boss To Lead Safran Group

Nov 09, 2019
MUNICH, Germany—Safran’s board has chosen the head of Safran Aircraft Engines, Oliver Andries to be group CEO from January 2021.Andries, 5...

Regulatory/Legislative

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FAA Readies Opt-Out Plan For Real-Time Flight-Tracking

Nov 07, 2019
The FAA has developed a plan to allow operators of aircraft equipped with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) equipment to opt out of r...

Aerospace Services

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Textron Subsidiary Enters 737NG Landing Gear Business

Nov 06, 2019
Textron Aviation, through subsidiary Able Aerospace Services, has entered the Boeing 737NG landing gear aftermarket business with the modification, up...

Forecasts/Industry Data

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Report: After Decline, European Business Aviation Leveling Off

Nov 07, 2019
Business aviation activity in Europe in October was flat compared to a year ago with 74,420 departures, although charter activity rose for the first t...
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Analyst: Business Jet Recovery ‘Still Up In The Air’

Nov 04, 2019
Jefferies predicts manufacturers to deliver 648 business jets in 2019, up 11% from a year ago, followed by 642 deliveries in 2020 and 659 in 2021.The ...

OEMs/Suppliers

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Study: Data Pushing Embraer To Consider Turboprop Market

Oct 28, 2019
Brazilian manufacturer Embraer, while occupied with shopping its 146-seat E195-E2 jet, is indicating it will consider reentering the turboprop market ...
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Helicopter Operator Bristow Emerges From Chapter 11

Nov 07, 2019
Texas-based helicopter operator Bristow Group has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.The company, which provides helicopters for oil-and-ga...
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Chinese eVTOL Leader Ehang Plans U.S. Public Offering

Nov 01, 2019
Chinese urban air mobility (UAM) company Ehang plans to launch an initial public offering of shares on the U.S. Nasdaq stock exchange.In a filing with...

Airports

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Maine Airfield Under Consideration For Closing

Nov 05, 2019
Officials of the town of Dover Foxcroft, Maine, are considering whether to close the Charles A. Chase Jr. Memorial Airfield and use the site for a sol...

FBO/Services

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Skyservice Expands Maintenance Services

Nov 04, 2019
Canadian business aviation services provider Skyservice has purchased the Muskoka Aircraft Center hangar and Part 145 approved maintenance organizatio...

Training

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High School STEM Symposium To Train Educators To Promote Careers

Nov 05, 2019
Hundreds of high school educators plan to attend a two-day aviation STEM symposium in Denver to help build aviation curriculum and promote aviation ca...

Research/Development

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NASA Looks For X-59 Sonic Boom Measurement System

Nov 05, 2019
As it gears up to measure the public acceptability of reduced sonic booms, NASA is seeking proposals for an audio system capable of capturing high-res...

Business Aviation Briefs

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BAA Training Inaugurates New China Facility

Nov 09, 2019
BAA Training Aviation Academy has begun construction of a 5,000-m2 training facility in Zhengzhou, China. The facility, to be called BAA Training Chin...
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Jet Edge Selects STACK.aero To Support Growth

Nov 09, 2019
Jet Edge International, an aviation management company, has selected STACK.aero, a web-based automated business operations system, to provide the tech...
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NBT Bank Adds Small-Aircraft Financing

Nov 09, 2019
NBT Bank has hired Doug Place as vice president and senior commercial banking relationship manager to head its new small-aircraft financing division. ...
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Life Flight Networks To Add Eight Bell Aircraft To Fleet

Nov 09, 2019
eFlight Network plans to add four Bell 429 and four Bell 407 GXi helicopters to its emergency medical services fleet. The company signed a purchase ag...
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West Star Aviation Partners To Host Apprenticeship Event

Nov 09, 2019
West Star Aviation has partnered with the Madison County Career and Technical Education Office and Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) to host a &ldq...
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Vertis Aviation Adds Global 5000 To Charter Fleet

Nov 09, 2019
Vertis Aviation, headquartered in Switzerland, has added an ultra-long-range Bombardier Global 5000 to its fleet for charters in North America, the Mi...
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Clay Lacy Adds Three New Jets To Northeastern U.S. Charter Fleet

Nov 09, 2019
Clay Lacy Aviation has added three new jets for charters to its Northeast U.S. fleet. Based at Waterbury-Oxford Airport in Oxford, Connecticut. The ad...
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LA Fire Department Updates Helicopter Fleet

Nov 09, 2019
The Los Angeles County Fire Department has selected Becker Avionics’ ADS-B transponders to update its Bell B412 and Sikorsky S-70 helicopters. T...
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Extra Aircraft Earns EASA Certification For Next-Gen Aircraft

Nov 09, 2019
Extra Aircraft, based in Dinslaken, Germany, has received EASA type certification for its new Extra Next Generation (NG) aerobatic aircraft. The certi...
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Volocopter And Deere To Demo Crop-Spraying Heavy Drone

Nov 09, 2019
German startup Volocopter is working with agricultural equipment manufacturer John Deere to demonstrate its VoloDrone heavy-lift unmanned cargo aircra...

Airworthiness Directives

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Clone of Airworthiness Directives

Nov 08, 2019
TEXTRON AVIATION INC. (Type certificate previously held by Beechcraft Corp.) Airplanes [Docket No. FAA-2019-0853; Product Identifier 2019-CE-036-AD; A...

Business Aviation Appointments

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Appointments

Nov 09, 2019
 Antonio Garcia has been elected chief financial officer of Embraer. Garcia replaces Nelson Salgado, who will serve as chief operations officer. ...

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Nov 09, 2019
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