Elliott Aviation, a provider in business-aviation services, is again expanding its nationwide footprint. The company announces the addition of its fifth MRO location with the recent acquisition of Four Points Aero on Love Field in Dallas, TX. The acquisition increases not only capacity but Elliott’s airframe service capabilities to further include the Dassault Falcon models 900B, 900EX and 2000EX.
Robotic Skies and CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software Announce Strategic Partnership to Create Maintenance Technology Solutions for Next Gen UAS/AAM
Robotic Skies and Continuum Applied Technology, Inc., providers of CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software, announce they have entered into a global strategic partnership, combining CORRIDOR’s aviation-maintenance platform with Robotic Skies’ global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) network for next-generation unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and advanced air mobility (AAM) aircraft. The partnership will provide Robotic Skies with a customized, world-class software platform to manage its unique MRO operations while extending CORRIDOR to provide enhanced support of next-generation aircraft-maintenance activities that will help enable the emerging unmanned aerospace market.
EAA CEO and chairman, Jack Pelton, shares the statics of a record-breaking year for the 2022 EAA AirVenture held in Oshkosh, WI. “We introduced a tagline of ‘Unlike Anything Else’ for this year’s AirVenture event, and 2022’s fly-in proved to truly be unlike anything else. We had seven days of nearly perfect weather, along with this year’s programs and activities, which brought out people and airplanes in numbers that we haven’t seen before."
Duncan Aviation announces its new 5G Trendsetter promotional program that gives incentives to the first 35 owner/operators who sign up to install the new Gogo X3 5G line replacement unit. Adding the Gogo X3 5G LRU to the AVANCE L5 inflight Wi-Fi system lets passengers access the Gogo 5G network once it launches later this year.
Embraer and Collins Aerospace Demonstrate Advanced Ice Protection System Utilizing More Electric Aircraft (MEA) Technology
Embraer and Collins Aerospace collaborate on the development and testing of an innovative carbon nanotube electrothermal heating technology (CNT) for ice-protection systems, seeking to create more efficient and sustainable aircraft. The project recently achieved a major milestone by initiating a flight-test campaign at Embraer’s Gavião Peixoto unit in Brazil.
Airbus UpNext, a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus, reveals a flight-test program to study the contrails produced by a hydrogen combustion engine as part the company’s ZEROe roadmap. The project, named “Blue Condor,” will launch two modified Arcus gliders, one equipped with a hydrogen combustion engine and one equipped with a conventional kerosene-powered combustion engine, in order to compare contrails emitted at high altitudes.
Elit’Avia Launches Elit’Avia Green Card, Sustainable and Cost-effective Access to the Convenience of Private Aviation
Elit’Avia, a fully integrated provider of business-aircraft sales, leasing, charter, aircraft management and related services, introduces the Elit’Avia Green Card, an innovative jet-card program that offers carbon-neutral charter flights with the transparency of all-inclusive fees. The comprehensive service ensures the carbon neutrality of charter flights. Calculations estimate average CO2 emissions generated per flight hour for each aircraft type, then carbon-offset credits are purchased and investments are made in certified projects worldwide.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces its participation in the 2022 Farnborough International Airshow’s Pioneers of Tomorrow exhibit on Fri., July 22, an event connecting business-aviation leaders with local students. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about careers in business aviation and participate in hands-on educational activities hosted by Gulfstream employees from the Farnborough and Savannah locations.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. names Mark Bates general manager of Gulfstream’s Farnborough facility in England. In his new role, Bates will lead service center operations and continue to build on Gulfstream’s success in the region since the facility opened in 2020. Bates reports to Joe Rivera, vice president of service center operations.