Aviation International News » November 2011

November 1, 2011 - 9:00am

StarPort, an Orlando Sanford International Airport FBO known for its avionics capability, has teamed with Rotortech Services. Under the terms of the agreement, StarPort will establish an avionics repair and installation shop at Rotortech Services’s helicopter service center at Palm Beach International Airport.

November 1, 2011 - 9:00am

Sikorsky is to cut 540 jobs–about 3 percent of its global workforce–in the U.S. and Poland, the company said late in September, citing as the reasons,  U.S. and international economies and their impact on customers.” 

November 1, 2011 - 9:00am

The British Isles, Eurocopter’s first market for civil helicopters, presents significant opportunity for the helicopter manufacturer, according to Eurocopter UK managing director Markus Steinke. 

November 1, 2011 - 9:00am

Dodson International recently acquired the only Falcon 900 in the world currently being dismantled for parts and spares.” This aircraft was the one that Dassault used for its 900EX EASy brochure. She was a beauty until she got crushed at Dulles during the snowstorm.

November 1, 2011 - 9:00am

During the China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin, Turbomeca announced its Arriel 2B1A engine is to power the Avicopter AC311. 

November 1, 2011 - 9:00am
Heli Air Design

At Helitech 2011, two French companies, Hélicoptères Guimbal and Heli Air Design, exhibited light two-seaters they claim bring new technology to a market dominated by the Robinson R22.

November 1, 2011 - 12:02am
Charter and Fractional customer

In last month’s issue of AIN, in Part 1 of the charter/fractional special report, we covered the current state of the charter and fractional share segments, both in the U.S. and worldwide.

October 31, 2011 - 3:48pm

Clearly impatient with the way the company’s plan for its nationwide broadband Internet project is becoming further and further delayed by opposition from the GPS user community, several federal government departments, members of Congress and, reportedly, within the FCC bureaucracy itself, a LightSquared

October 31, 2011 - 3:43pm

This year’s NBAA annual convention was bigger and better than last year’s, not because there were more attendees and exhibitors at the recent Las Vegas show, but because there was a significantly higher number of attendees from outside the U.S. According to NBAA figures, international registration climbed by 23 percent over last year’s show, and nearly 4,000 people f

October 31, 2011 - 3:33pm

Las Vegas, the site of the 64th Annual NBAA Convention and Exhibition, is always a strong draw, and this year’s show was no exception, with 7 percent more attendees registering during the three-day event from October 10 to 12.