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Business aviation is turning to Blockchain for secure record keeping

Business aviation is turning to Blockchain for secure record keeping

The chances are that you have already heard about Blockchain. But whilst it is often mentioned in the same breath as BitCoin, Blockchain is not another currency. It is a secure and comprehensive keeper of records. The new world of

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Bahamas Government has stated its commitment to ratify Cape Town, plans enhanced aircraft register

Bahamas Government has stated its commitment to ratify Cape Town, plans enhanced aircraft register

As The Bahamas debates its next fiscal budget it has stated its commitment to ratify the Cape Town Convention and is moving towards enhancing its aircraft register with a view to competing with other offshore registries. Although the Bahamas does

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First production Global 7500 enters completion centre

First production Global 7500 enters completion centre

Bombardier’s first production Global 7500 recently entered the company’s completion centre in Montreal. Renamed the Global 7500 from the Global 7000 in May to fit in with the company’s latest aircraft naming convention, the Global 7500 is expected to gain

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JetSmarter opens shuttle flights to non-members

JetSmarter opens shuttle flights to non-members

JetSmarter, the US-headquartered private-jet membership scheme, has opened up its jet shuttle flights to non-members. Shuttle flights operate on regularly scheduled routes using business jets. Although JetSmarter is based in the US, flights also connect cities in Europe and the

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Portside, inside and outside

Portside, inside and outside

When Alek Vernitsky and Alek Strygin sold their company, GetGoing, their original investors approached them with a question. As owners of jets themselves, the investors were frustrated that they were unable to get a deeper understanding of the financial and

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Michimasa Fujino’s dream of seeing the HondaJet in Japan has just moved one step closer

Michimasa Fujino’s dream of seeing the HondaJet in Japan has just moved one step closer

From the moment he first started sketching out his HondaJet, Honda Aircraft Company CEO and president Michimasa Fujino set himself the goal of seeing the aircraft flying in his home country of Japan. But there was a problem. Not with

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German CJ2+ damaged in landing accident

German CJ2+ damaged in landing accident

A German registered Citation CJ2+ was damaged on June 6 after coming off the runway in St Tropez, France. Built in 2013, Cessna Citation CJ2+ MSN 525A-0514 / D-IULI was operating a positioning flight from Figari at the time with

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Aviaa wants to buy everything for you

Aviaa wants to buy everything for you

A new membership club formed by Aviaa wants to simplify how aircraft owners buy services. And it’s claimed it will save them money in the process. Co-founded by former Hangar8 founder Dustin Dryden and group-purchasing expert Jim Hall, Aviaa was

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The new Viasat satellites will each have a capacity of 1,000 gigabits per second

The new Viasat satellites will each have a capacity of 1,000 gigabits per second

In the world of communications, one gigabit is a lot. Data is measured in bytes, and a gigabit is roughly equal to one billion bytes. Times the gigabit by one thousand and you’ll have the capacity per second of the

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You’ll be able to buy a new Pilatus PC-24 in 2019

You’ll be able to buy a new Pilatus PC-24 in 2019

If you visited the European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva recently and were thinking about buying a Pilatus PC-24, then you’re out of luck. Well, at least for another year that is. When Pilatus unveiled the aircraft

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