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Continental Motors acquires F406 type certificate

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

Continental Motors has partnered with ASI Innovation of Reims, France, to acquire the Type Certificate, inventory and manufacturing rights for the F406 twin engine turboprop formerly produced by Reims Aviation of Reims, France. Continue Reading →

Diamond twin-engine diesel makes show debut

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by

A new diesel twin-engine DA42-VI — known as the Dash-6 — is making its 2014 show debut at this week’s SUN ’n FUN. Continue Reading →

Piper delivers 550th Meridian

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft today delivered the company’s 550th new Meridian to a Swedish customer who purchased the first new Meridian to enter service in that Northern European country. Continue Reading →

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First flight: Cirrus Vision SF50 certification jet

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by

Cirrus Aircraft has achieved a milestone in its Vision SF50 personal jet program with the successful first flight of certification aircraft “C-Zero” (C0). Continue Reading →

Viking celebrates completion of 50th Twin Otter 400

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

VICTORIA, British Columbia — Viking recently recognized the completion of its 50th production Series 400 Twin Otter at two separate events for employees held at the company’s corporate headquarters in Victoria and the aircraft assembly facility in Calgary, AB, Canada. Continue Reading →

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First Eclipse 550 delivered

Posted on March 20th, 2014 by

Eclipse has made the official delivery of the first Eclipse 550 jet. “With the Eclipse 550, we’ve built a high performance light jet that includes advanced technologies and safety features that have traditionally been found only on much larger commercial... Continue Reading →

TBM 900 unveiled

Posted on March 18th, 2014 by

DAHER-SOCATA has unveiled the newest member in its TBM family of single-engine turboprop business aircraft – the TBM 900. Continue Reading →

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Hartzell TBM prop earns STC

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

Hartzell Propeller has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its swept airfoil structural composite five-blade propeller to be installed on TBM 700/850 aircraft. Continue Reading →

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Cessna Citation fleet passes 30 million flight hours

Posted on February 23rd, 2014 by

Cessna reports that the fleet of Citation Jets is passing the 30 million flight hour mark. Continue Reading →

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Cirrus 2013 deliveries drive strongest performance in five years

Posted on February 22nd, 2014 by

DULUTH, Minn. — Cirrus Aircraft reports that in 2013 it delivered 276 new aircraft, nearly a 10% increase over 2012, marking its best aircraft shipment performance since 2008. With these results, Cirrus Aircraft’s annual market share has grown to an... Continue Reading →