Gulfstream Aerospace enhances its aircraft redesign program

This article was published on: April17,2021 10:38 AM

Gulfstream Aerospace has enhanced its aircraft redesign program. In as little as 30 business days, any Gulfstream aircraft can be redesigned with the assistance of a dedicated designer. “No one knows a Gulfstream aircraft like we do,” said Derek Zimmerman, president, Gulfstream Customer Support. “Our award-winning expertise, quality craftsmanship and superior materials make Gulfstream theRead More

Bombardier’s demonstration aircraft operations team earns highest accreditation for enhanced safety culture

This article was published on: April17,2021 10:37 AM

Bombardier announced recently that its demonstration aircraft operations team has once again earned the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 3 accreditation for its ongoing commitment to the implementation of a robust safety culture. Stage 3 designation is the highest level of recognition issued by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), and thisRead More

GlobalX gears up to receive its 1st Airbus A321

This article was published on: April17,2021 10:36 AM

Startup airline GlobalX is gearing up to receive its first Airbus A321. The plane is due to arrive in Miami in April. It is another small step forward for the airline. The announcement comes just two months after GlobalX took delivery of its first Airbus. GlobalX continues to work towards FAA certification. Subject to FAARead More

WestJet outlines plans to restart suspended routes affected by Covid-19

This article was published on: April17,2021 10:35 AM

Canadian airline WestJet has recently outlined plans to restore its Canadian network in full by late June. The airline had suspended services to five airports in the east of Canada due to the pandemic but will gradually rebuild its network to its pre-COVID state. It’s been many months since some Canadian communities saw the arrivalRead More

Arianespace successfully launches another 36 satellites into space, making a total count of 146

This article was published on: April17,2021 7:49 AM

Arianespace successfully launched another 36 satellites for low Earth orbit broadband operator OneWeb, bringing its total in-orbit constellation to 146 satellites. The mission marks the second launch for OneWeb under its new owners, the British government and Indian telecom company Bharti Global, which bought the venture out of bankruptcy in November. It is also theRead More

Airbus to build Superbird-9 spacecraft for JSAT

This article was published on: April17,2021 7:48 AM

Japanese satellite operator Sky Perfect JSAT has ordered a spacecraft from Airbus for the first time, choosing the European aerospace giant to build Superbird-9 for a launch in 2024. Superbird-9 will be based on Airbus’ reconfigurable payload platform OneSat, which can steer and reassign beams for different customers and services. JSAT said the geostationary (GEO)Read More

Brown to attract young people to the air and space industry as the 1st ENGAP UK Envoy

This article was published on: April17,2021 7:46 AM

Aviation youth charity worker and University of Hull student Michelle Brown, has been named as the first ENGAP UK Envoy with a mission to attract young people to the air and space industry. ENGAP (Engaging the Next Generation of Aviation Professionals) is building a team of role models to promote environmental sustainability and addressing theRead More

1st female civilian pilot to become a Qualified Flying Instructor for the military

This article was published on: April17,2021 7:44 AM

Flying instructor Christine Draycott is the first ever civilian pilot to become a Qualified Flying Instructor (QFI) for the military. Christine, who has extensive experience as a commercial pilot but has never flown for the military, embarked on the specialist training course last year, run by Babcock. Now, after seven months of intensive training andRead More