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Metrojet completes Global 5000 60-month inspection

Metrojet completes Global 5000 60-month inspection

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited, a business aviation service provider with presence throughout Asia Pacific, is pleased to announce that its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Facility (MRO) in Hong Kong has recently supported a 60-month inspection on a Bombardier Global 5000.

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Embraer can now begin delivering Praetor 500s to Brazilian customers

Embraer can now begin delivering Praetor 500s to Brazilian customers

Embraer can now start delivering its new Praetor 500 midsize jets in Brazil, after the country’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC—Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) gave the aircraft its type certificate. The type certificate was handed to Embraer at a ceremony

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Integris shifts focus to serve family offices and small flight departments

Integris shifts focus to serve family offices and small flight departments

Integris Aviation Consultancy, the US-based business aviation consulting and acquisition services specialists, will shift its focus to serve the needs of family offices and small-scale flight departments. The company made the announcement on the first day of the Latin America

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JetSuiteX rebrands as JSX Air

JetSuiteX rebrands as JSX Air

JetSuiteX, the US-based business jet operator that flies Embraer 135s between select cities on the US West Coast, has rebranded itself as JSX Air. As well as a new name, the company has launched a new website and advertising campaign.

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Gulfstream delivers first G600

Gulfstream delivers first G600

Gulfstream has handed the keys of the first G600 to the plane’s new owner. The delivery took place during a special ceremony at the airframer’s Savannah home-base on August 8. The first delivery comes just a month after the aircraft

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Business aircraft flights in Europe drop in July

Business aircraft flights in Europe drop in July

According to the latest WINGX Advance Insight report, European departures by business aircraft dropped by -2.5% in July 2019 when compared to the same period last year. The report says that’ overall, flight activity was 1.8% lower in the seven

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You’ll soon be able to spot B-HondaJets

You’ll soon be able to spot B-HondaJets

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has given a type certificate to the HondaJet. With the certification now in place, deliveries of the $5.28 million light jet can begin. Honda first showed a HondaJet in China during the 2017

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Equity Bank launches aircraft finance division

Equity Bank launches aircraft finance division

Equity Bank, the Wichita, Kansas-based community bank, has launched an aircraft finance division. The new division is being set up by Morgan Littell, who joins Equity Bank from UMB Financial. Equity Bank, a wholly owned banking subsidiary of Equity Bancshares,

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Bombardier Business Aviation backlog up $1 billion in first half

Bombardier Business Aviation backlog up $1 billion in first half

Bombardier Business Aviation delivered one more aircraft in the second quarter of 2019 when compared to the same period of 2018. The 35 aircraft delivered included two of the company’s new Global 7500. Its backlog, the number of aircraft on

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DHS issues warning about CAN bus hacking in small aircraft

DHS issues warning about CAN bus hacking in small aircraft

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a warning about vulnerabilities on an aircraft’s CAN bus, that could allow the aircraft to be hacked. The CAN (Controller Area Network) bus is a serial communications protocol. It allows different systems

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