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Leading the Cessna Citation Excel Eagle refurb program are Cessna chairman emeritus Russ Meyer Jr., Russ Meyer III, and former Cessna CEO Gary Hay.
Aerion is expanding its sales effort with the return of Sean McGeough and padding its AS2 order book with the addition of Set Jet as a launch customer.
Data acquisition and recording systems from Latitude Technologies are helping operators of older Cessna Citations extend engine overhaul intervals.
As more producers join the fray, production of SAF is poised to take a dramatic jump through 2025 to at least 1 billion gallons annual output.
Five entities from three continents have made it to the final bidding process to acquire Piaggio Aerospace, with offers to purchase due on March 5.
Oriens Aviation has also received EASA Part 145 certification.
Two former pilots and an executive with Turkish charter operator MNG were found guilty of smuggling indicted auto executive Carlos Ghosn out of Japan.
Duncan Aviation's internal communications app is aimed at quickly identifying the type of AOG and locating the appropriate Rapid Response Team to dispatch.
Business jets took the biggest hit in 2020, down 20.4 percent to 674, while overall GA fixed-wing deliveries were down 9 percent and billings 14.8 percent.
West Star's Perryville facility is the last of four primary sites to receive FAA approval as a Class 4 repair station.