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Aerion reveals new board of directors

Aerion reveals new board of directors

Supersonic jet manufacturer Aerion has reshuffled its board of directors – just two weeks after making four new executive hires. Aerion has added two Boeing executives to its board following that manufacturer’s partnership and investment in Aerion at the beginning

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Bombardier restructures debt

Bombardier restructures debt

Bombardier has issued US$2 billion in senior notes at a comparatively high-yield to finance tender offers due in 2020 and 2021. The Canadian jet manufacturer initially targeted an issue of $1 billion but announced shortly after that it doubled the

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Boeing invests in Aerion

Boeing invests in Aerion

Boeing has made a “significant investment” in budding supersonic-jet manufacturer Aerion, tapping into the re-emerging supersonic jet market. Lockheed Martin partnered with Aerion in 2017 to develop the AS2 supersonic business jet. Lockheed is no longer working on the project

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Viva La Revolution!

Viva La Revolution!

From Monday to Tuesday last week, the Grand Hyatt hotel in San Francisco hosted around 300 people — from tech start-ups to serial investors and aviation entrepreneurs — to talk about some of the most exciting upcoming developments in aviation.

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The UK will seek to remain a third-party member of EASA

The UK will seek to remain a third-party member of EASA

The United Kingdom will seek to remain a third-party member of EASA when it formally leaves the European Union on 29 March 2019. In the Government’s The United Kingdom’s exit from, and new partnership with, the European Union White Paper,

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The US wants to make it easier to certify supersonic jets

The US wants to make it easier to certify supersonic jets

Civil supersonic flight is coming closer to becoming a reality — again. US regulators are looking to expand aircraft noise regulations to accommodate the certification of new supersonic aircraft. The US Department of Transportation (DoT) is working to update 14

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JetSuite is the launch customer for the hybrid electric Zunum Aero

JetSuite is the launch customer for the hybrid electric Zunum Aero

Charter operator JetSuite is set to be the first in its field to use the upcoming hybrid-electric Zunum Aero jet, having just placed an order for up to 100 aircraft. The 12-seater Zunum Aero aircraft will start delivery in 2022

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Gulfstream delivers 300th G650

Gulfstream delivers 300th G650

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently delivered the 300th aircraft in the Gulfstream G650 family. This milestone comes just over five years after the aircraft entered service in December 2012. “The continued popularity and demand for the G650 affirms its position as the

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Jetcraft appoints 8020 communications as its corporate PR firm

Jetcraft appoints 8020 communications as its corporate PR firm

Aviation, travel and transport PR specialist 8020 Communications is announcing its appointment by Jetcraft, global leader in business aircraft sales and acquisitions, to manage the company’s B2B and corporate PR. 8020 Communications has been tasked with building Jetcraft’s existing profile within the

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Embraer releases fourth quarter and full year 2017 results

Embraer releases fourth quarter and full year 2017 results

Embraer has released its fourth quarter and full year results for 2017. The Brazilian manufacturer delivered 23 commercial jets and 50 executive jets (32 light / 18 large) in the fourth quarter, and in 2017 delivered 101 commercial jets and

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