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Bell Helicopter and Turbomeca Team Up On New SLS
Bell Helicopter's new five seat, short light single engine helicopter will be powered by Turbomeca's Arrius 2R engine.
Abelag Integrates with Luxaviation
Belgium-based Abelag is to merge in a take-over deal with Luxembourgish Luxaviation.
Cessna Launches Discover Flying Challenge
Cessna is offering an internship called the Discover Flying Challenge for six aviation students from a field of applicants for a summer-long excursion across the US.
NRC Launches Alternative Avgas Research
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has launched a concentrated research effort to find an appropriate high octane gasoline alternative for 100LL (low lead) aviation gasoline (AVGAS).
Bombardier Releases Annual Market Forecast
Bombardier forecasts 24,000 business jet deliveries over the next 20 years, at a value of 650 billion, according to the company’s latest annual 20-year forecast.
100,000th Hour of Simulator Training Logged by Helisim and Eurocopter
Helisim has topped the 100,000th hour for flight simulator sessions in its training of pilots on Eurocopter helicopters.
The Life of Lear
With a mind that raced at an average speed of Mach .2, William "Bill" Powell Lear was one of a kind. A technical genius, a legendary inventor and as straightforward as heck, Bill Lear was a guy that would sell his...
Entry Level Jets Boom in the US
Avinode has released a statement in which it states that the number of Entry Level Jets (ELJ) flights, has increased significantly in the US over the last four years.
Duncan Aviation Receives IS-BAO Stage 1 Certification
Duncan Aviation’s Flight Department has received an IS-BAO (International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations) Stage 1 Certification, alongside an ARGUS Gold Certification.