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Volume 30, Number 21e, May 26, 2023
First-Quarter Aircraft Shipments Up Across Most Segments
Aircraft deliveries have risen across most segments during the first quarter (Q1) of the year, according to the First Quarter 2023 General Aviation Aircraft Shipments and Billings Report (PDF) published by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) on Thursday. Compared[…]   Read this article
FAA Proposes Rule To Remove Instructor Certificate Expiration Date
The FAA has proposed a rule that would remove the 24-month expiration date on flight instructor certificates and instead establish 24-month recent experience requirements. According to a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) published on Tuesday, the methods of demonstrating recent[…]   Read this article
Gogoair 'New era for in-flight wi-fi
Bad Mojo No Mo
Airplane owners are caretakers, according to the more philosophical among us. Each man leaves his mark on the plane passing through his care before he and machine separate to others, and ultimately, their destinies. Anyone doubting this might consider our[…] Read this article

Aspen 'Trading up. Paying less. Flying happy.
Pratt & Whitney Introduces PW545D Engine
Pratt & Whitney Canada introduced its new PW545D turbofan engine this week at the 2023 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland. The latest addition to the company‚Äôs PW500 family, the PW545D was designed to offer improved[…] Read this article

Lightspeed 'Delta Zulu improved
Airbus Helicopters Lands 43-Aircraft Order
Airbus announced on Thursday that Italy-based business aviation operator Air Corporate placed a firm order for 43 helicopters at the 2023 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE). The agreement includes 40 H125 and H130 single-engine helicopters along with three[…] Read this article

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