The "One Week Wonder" project, a hugely popular attraction in which a complete airplane is built over a seven-day period, is returning to EAA AirVenture in 2022. It will again feature the Pick the Paint poll where aviation enthusiasts and AirVenture attendees have the opportunity to vote on the aircraft's final paint design and scheme.
The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) announces that $3 million was approved in the Florida State Budget for a new combined hangar and classroom facility for Charlotte Technical College’s (CTC) FAA-certified Aviation Maintenance Technician School. The budget was approved by Governor DeSantis on June 2, 2022.
IBAC Presents Leo Knaapen with the First François Chavatte Award for Lifetime Service to Business Aviation
Bii.aero, a provider of aircraft parts and services for the commercial aviation sector, acquires a significant portion of Aircraft Finance Germany’s (AFG) inventory of enhanced Boeing spares, many of which are interchangeable between Boeing 747-8, 767 and 777 aircraft types. The material, including high-ticket rotable components, will be integrated into Bii’s stock following full inspection and fresh tags.
Lilium N.V. (NASDAQ: LILM) (“Lilium”), developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet, announces that its technology demonstrator, Phoenix 2, has achieved main wing transition. This means it is the first-ever full-size electric jet aircraft to transition from hover to wing-borne flight. This is a landmark moment for Lilium and for electric aviation as a whole.
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) highlight the official launch of the ambitious program called S.T.A.R.S. — Standards & Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability — at the 2022 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2022) in Geneva, Switzerland.
StandardAero is celebrating 25 years of providing maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support for the Rolls-Royce AE 3007 turbofan, which powers the Embraer ERJ regional jet family, the Cessna Citation X business jet, the Northrop Grumman RQ/MQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and the Boeing MQ-25 Stingray UAS. Since inducting its first AE 3007 in 1997, StandardAero’s Maryville, TN, facility has processed over 6,500 engines for operators worldwide.
Aeronautix is awarded an FAA STC for its aural warning and annunciation system (AWAS) which the company is manufacturing and installing on the Beechcraft King Air 300 and 350 series aircraft. The system, designed to integrate with the Collins Pro Line 21™ avionics suite, improves situational awareness by giving aural voice warnings to pilots, avoiding potential engine damage due to over-temp or over-torque conditions.