VIP Completions, providers of aircraft completions and refurbishment services, announces a new project — the comprehensive interior and exterior refurbishment of a Boeing 767 VIP. Early in the process, VIP Completions consulted on the acquisition, providing expertise on budget and timeline management. The aircraft is scheduled for delivery before the end of the calendar year.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), introduces two all-new aircraft, further expanding its ultramodern, high-technology family of aircraft: the Gulfstream G800, the longest-range aircraft in Gulfstream history, and the Gulfstream G400, the first new entrant to the large-cabin class in more than a decade.
Universal Avionics (UA) sees increased interest in its InSight Integrated Flight Deck Solution among business-jet operators. In 2021, the system was certified or set on a path to certification on five different aircraft platforms, for a total of nine different STC solutions to date, testament to the technology’s adaptability. Building on UA’s Citation VII STC, an F900B STC was recently awarded and included UA’s SBAS-FMS and UniLink data communication system. Other aircraft platforms that embarked on such an upgrade in 2021 include Falcon 900B with factory FMS, Falcon 50, Falcon 20, Hawker 800A/XP and Gulfstream G-III.
Duncan Aviation MRO Locations Now Authorized Service Facilities for All Learjet, All Challenger and Global 5500 and 6500 Model Aircraft
Duncan Aviation and Bombardier sign an agreement for service facility authorizations for all three Duncan Aviation MRO locations (Battle Creek, MI; Lincoln, NE; and Provo, UT). The new agreement gives Duncan Aviation Authorized Service Facility status for all Bombardier Learjet* models, all Bombardier Challenger* models, and Global 5000/5500* and Global 6000/6500* model aircraft at all of its MRO locations. This agreement grants Duncan Aviation the ability to perform warranty work in the form of service bulletins or new aircraft warranty for all the approved models.
Duncan Aviation Aircraft Sales & Acquisitions Team Gives Perspective on Unprecedented Inventory Shortage of Preowned Aircraft
Duncan Aviation is prepared to have Aviation Clean Air (ACA) portable ion-distribution units in use throughout the Duncan Aviation booth during the NBAA Convention, Oct. 12-14, in Las Vegas. These portable, electric-powered ionization units have been adapted for use in decontaminating the air and surfaces in aircraft interiors while on the ground, as well as other passenger areas, such as lounges, boarding areas and holding areas. The units will create increased air ions throughout Duncan Aviation’s booth during the show, potentially providing pathogen protection while allowing show attendees to see the units and learn about the benefits of patented bipolar ionization technology in its aircraft.
In an effort to make NBAA-BACE a more sustainable event, NBAA is offering exhibitors the opportunity to participate in the NBAA Green Pledge. Duncan Aviation embraces the opportunity and will fulfill as many of the Green Pledge practices as possible in the company’s booth set-up and show activities.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announces that Dr. Sian Proctor, the mission pilot for the Inspiration4 all-civilian spaceflight launched on Sept. 16, 2021, will be a Day 2 keynote speaker at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). NBAA-BACE takes place Oct. 12-14 in Las Vegas, NV, where Proctor will join an inspiring roster of visionaries, heroes and leaders.