Aircraft

March 27, 2012 - 9:26pm

China’s newest charter operator–AllPoints Jet–ordered a pair of Gulfstream jets yesterday. The long-range G450 and G550 aircraft will be delivered in the first quarter of 2013 to the company’s base at Chengdu International Airport, from where AllPoints provides charter, management and maintenance.

March 27, 2012 - 3:15pm

Beijing-based EarthView Image signed an order for a special-mission Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90GTx today at Abace. The company will use the turboprop twin for aerial mapping. Yesterday at Abace, the Wichita aircraft manufacturer logged orders for three C90GTxs from Xinjiang Tianxiang Aviation College and the Civil Aviation University College of China. Both plan to use the King Airs for multi-engine training.

March 27, 2012 - 3:13pm

Avidyne is nearing certification of an interface between its DFC90 autopilot and Aspen’s EFD1000. Avidyne and Aspen Avionics are demonstrating Avidyne’s new digital autopilot interfaced with Aspen’s EFD1000 Pro primary flight display (PFD) at Sun ’n’ Fun in two flight-test aircraft: a Cessna 182 and a Cirrus SR22. The DFC90 is currently certified in the Cirrus and the Piper PA-46 equipped with Avidyne Entegra displays.

March 27, 2012 - 9:17am
JAL 787 signing ceremony

Japan Airlines took delivery of the first two of 45 Boeing 787 Dreamliners it has ordered at a ceremony in Everett, Wash., on March 26.

March 27, 2012 - 6:02am

“The population of wealthy [individuals] and their wealth [itself] is growing rapidly in China,” said Sean McGeough, Hawker Beechcraft vice president Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, at a press conference here at ABACE yesterday. There are now 1.3 million high-net-worth individuals with a combined wealth of $4.3 trillion in China, he said.

March 27, 2012 - 5:26am

Cessna Aircraft is making an aggressive move into Asia with plans to manufacture aircraft in China in partnership with Aviation Industry Corp. of China (Avic) and the Chengdu provincial government.

March 27, 2012 - 4:30am
CAE 5000 flight simulators.

CAE is launching training services for business aircraft pilots and mechanics in Asia. From later this year and extending into 2013, the North American company will introduce programs covering the following seven aircraft: Bombardier’s Global 5000, Global Express and Global XRS; the Gulfstream G450 and G550; Dassault’s Falcon 7X; and the Sikorsky S-76C++ helicopter.

March 27, 2012 - 4:10am
Gulfstream G450

China’s newest charter operator–AllPoints Jet–ordered a pair of Gulfstream jets yesterday. The long-range G450 and G550 aircraft will be delivered in the first quarter of 2013 to the company’s base at Chengdu International Airport, from where AllPoints provides charter, management and maintenance.

March 27, 2012 - 12:45am
Embraer’s new Legacy 500.

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The first flight of Embraer’s new Legacy 500 has been delayed until the third quarter of this year, due to software problems with its fly-by-wire controls. Nonetheless, the 500 and its shorter-haul, smaller sibling, the Legacy 450, are set to shine as the latest entries in the Brazilian manufacturer’s burgeoning book of business jet offerings, which range from the entry-level Phenom 100 to the uber barge Lineage 1000.

March 27, 2012 - 12:25am
Hawker 750

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Just over three years ago, Hawker Beechcraft began delivering what is arguably the best of the venerable 125-series aircraft: the Hawker 750. Performance and price both help to make this midsize-cabin model a strong contender.

 
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