Press Release Category: Aviation

Thales and AURA AERO to Develop Connected Avionics Solutions for Regional Aviation

AURA AERO signed an agreement with Thales to collaborate on the development of a new connected avionics solution for electric and hybrid-electric regional aircraft. (Photo: AURA AERO) AURA AERO signed an agreement this month with Thales to collaborate on the development of a new connected avionics solution for regional aviation. These efforts will help to

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Two B-52s Fly Over Tallinn For Estonia Independence Day

File photo of a B-52 during a flyover (Image credit: USAF) The scheduled flyover sent the social media on a frenzy. On Feb. 24, 2023, two B-52 Stratofortress bombers assigned to 5th Bomb Wing from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, carried out a low approach flyby over Tallinn, Estonia. The appearance of the strategic

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Pre-Loaded Bombs Installed On B-1B Lancer Bomber For First Time In 30 Years

The Launcher Load Frame sits outside of a B-1 B Lancer prior to loading at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 9, 2023. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Josiah Brown) (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Josiah Brown) Weapons Loaders at Dyess Air Force Base revived a capability unused for three decades.

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Embraer Delivers Newly Certified Phenom 300MED to Launch Customer GrandView

The Phenom 300MED, pictured above, has received the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). (Photo: Embraer) Embraer Executive Jets has delivered the first Phenom 300MED to Middle River, Maryland-based GrandView Aviation after the aircraft received its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC). Both the US Federal Aviation Administration

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BAA Training Vietnam and Bamboo Airways Launch the First MPL Program in Vietnam

Photo: BAA Training Reading Time: 2 minutesOn January 12, 2023, the MPL (Multi-Crew Pilot License) program of Bamboo Airways and BAA Training was officially approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV), becoming the first and only program of such type in Vietnam. BAA Training Vietnam, a leading pilot training center, and Bamboo Airways, a 5 star-oriented

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Challenges and Opportunities for Electric Aviation

A review published in a recent issue of the Transportation Engineering journal discusses the challenges of sustainable aviation and the technological advancements that are necessary to make electric aviation a viable option. (Photo: Airbus) As the aviation industry continues to grow, emissions related to aviation also increase. Working towards net zero emissions is a key

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From The Cockpit: C-2A COD Pilot Performs His First ‘Shit Hot Break’

Main photo: file image of a C-2A Greyhound (U.S. Navy photo); in the boxes: three screenshots of the video by Rob Roy. Did you know even C-2 Greyhound aircraft perform the famous “Shit Hot Break”? The “break” is the tight turn performed by aircraft recovering aboard a carrier to enter the downwind leg of the

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Q&A With Chief Operating Officer of UMILES Next

Óscar Lara, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at UMILES Next, discusses the company’s collaboration with TECNALIA and the recent test flights conducted with the Concept Integrity eVTOL prototype. (Photo: UMILES Next) In late October, the electric air taxi prototype Concept Integrity performed its second successful test flight. The electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft

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Take A Look At These Photos Of An F-35 Flying With The ALE-70 Towed Decoy Door Open

A quite rare sight: an F-35 flying with the flare and ALE-70 towed decoy dispenser doors open. (All images: Steve Fortson) The ALE-70 towed radio frequency countermeasure is stored under a hatch next to the dual infrared countermeasures dispenser doors, that appear to be open too. The images in this post were taken last week

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Integrating Advanced Air Mobility Operations into Tomorrow’s Flight Department

Kristen Costello of DroneUp, Paul McDuffee of Supernal, and Charlton Evans of End State Solutions discussed the challenges facing business aviation flight departments as the advanced air mobility industry takes off. The panel discussion was moderated by Toni Drummond of Global Aerial Management Group. (Photo: Jessica Reed) ORLANDO, Fla. — Business aviation flight departments need

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First Production AW609 Tiltrotor Takes Flight

The first production AW609 tiltrotor, designated AC5, during the maiden flight. (Photo: Leonardo) This maiden flight brings the world’s first commercial tiltrotor closer to certification and delivery to the first customers. The Leonardo AW609 tiltrotor recently reached a new milestone, with the maiden flight of the first production aircraft from the company’s facilities in Philadelphia

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