Piper Archer DX powered by Centurion 2.0S.

Posted on September 3, 2016

Piper Aircraft launched early 2014 a diesel version of the Archer at the Aero Friedrichshafen in Germany which is powered by a Continental / Centurion 2.0S JET-A compression-ignition engine. Since receiving it’s EASA STC in Europe several aircraft have been delivered to various flight schools in Europe. more:  archer-dx-report NeBeSci inc. / Manila / SMS […]

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Piaggio Aerospace: first airplane produced at the new plant in Villanova d’Albenga takes off

Posted on August 30, 2016

Villanova d’Albenga August 30, 2016 Less than one year after aircraft production was moved from the Genoa site, last Thursday the first Piaggio Aerospace airplane produced in the new Villanova d’Albenga plant took off from the adjacent runway of the international airport Clemente Panero. The aircraft, an Avanti EVO due to be delivered in September, […]

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How to Manage Automation and Handle the Unexpected

Posted on August 20, 2016

by Julie Boatman Filucci / Flying  August 12, 2016 Aircraft and avionics manufacturers and industry experts are trying to identify the best ways to trickle down Fourth Generation airliner advances in automation to appropriate levels for GA flying. Modern commercial aviation marvels us daily with its enviable safety record. Pioneers such as Donald Douglas, William […]

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North Carolina Aviation Company to Bring the Dornier 228 to the North American Market

Posted on August 10, 2016

AMC Aviation, LLC, a subsidiary of Legacy Warbirds, LLC in Raleigh, NC, has been named by RUAG Aviation, a Swiss-based OEM and multi-brand system supporter, as an official Authorized Service Center and North America Dornier 228 reseller. AMC Aviation will provide essential services in the introduction of the new-production model Dornier 228 aircraft in the […]

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Aurigny orders its second Dornier 228

Posted on August 3, 2016

August 3 2016 Aurigny has placed a firm order with manufacturer RUAG for a second Dornier 228 aircraft. Aurigny took delivery of its first new Dornier, registered as G-OAUR, ahead of schedule in December 2015, and it has been used commercially since late January. The second aircraft will be delivered to Aurigny in the third […]

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Boeing says 30K new pilots needed every year to keep up with travel growth

Posted on July 30, 2016

Boeing says 30K new pilots needed every year to keep up with travel growth Have you ever dreamed of flying a $350 million plane through beautiful open skies? Well, throw on your captain’s hat, because the airline industry is looking for pilots…a lot of them. On July 22, Boeing (BA) released its pilot and technician […]

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Constant Speed Prop Basics – Tips for getting the most out of your constant speed propeller

Posted on July 22, 2016

Source: http://www.flyingmag.com/technique/tip-week/constant-speed-prop-basics?con=TrueAnthem&dom=fb&src=SOC&utm_campaign=utm_content=581490aa89b983  00076d806d&utm medium=&utm source=  By Stephen Pope July 2, 2014 Pilot Proficiency Tips for getting the most out of your constant speed propeller. Chances are you’ve come across descriptions of how constant-speed propellers work, oh, about a thousand times since your piloting days began. Instead of rehashing how they operate, let’s talk about tips […]

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Turkish Chamber orders 328

Posted on July 20, 2016

Source: http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/turkish-chamber-orders-new-328s?NL=ATW-04 Jul 11,2016 Istanbul Chamber of Commerce has signed a letter of intent (LOI) at the Farnborough Airshow to buy 10 TRJ328s, the updated, re-engined version of the former Dornier 328 regional jet that Turkey intends to use as the basis of a commercial aircraft industry. When it announced the program at last year’s […]

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FARNBOROUGH: RUAG launches Do228 into North American market

Posted on July 16, 2016

11 July, 2016   BY: Ellis Taylor RUAG is embarking on a new sales push for Do228 utility and special missions turboprop in the USA. Having recently received US Federal Aviation Authority certification for the latest variant of the workhorse turboprop, the Swiss manufacturer has appointed North Carolina-based AMC Aviation as its authorised distributor and service […]

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FARNBOROUGH: AirAsia selects Leap-1A for A321neos

Posted on July 14, 2016

  14 July, 2016 AirAsia has selected the CFM International Leap-1A engine to power its 100 new Airbus A321neos recently ordered at the Farnborough air show. CFM says the order, which expands the airline’s Leap fleet to nearly 730 engines, is valued at $2.7 billion at list price. “This order for the larger A321neo is […]

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