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Dustin Dryden pays to settle case against Gama Aviation

Dustin Dryden pays to settle case against Gama Aviation

Dustin Dryden and business jet company Gama Aviation have settled a court case in the English High Court with Dryden handing over cash and assets. The amount paid has not been disclosed. Dryden founded Hangar8 and floated it on the

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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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AsBAA pushes importance of looking after aircraft

AsBAA pushes importance of looking after aircraft

The Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) has launched a new initiative to focus on maintaining the condition of aircraft in the region. David Dixon, president of Jetcraft Asia and vice chair of AsBAA, raised the issue at the association’s Annual

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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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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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The new HondaJet Elite is quieter and louder at the same time

The new HondaJet Elite is quieter and louder at the same time

If you weren’t concentrating fully during Honda Aircraft’s announcement of its newest Honda Jet Elite variant, you could be forgiven for thinking that the new sound system was designed by Bon Jovi. Whilst the choice of music used to demonstrate

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Serge Dassault dies in Paris, aged 93

Serge Dassault dies in Paris, aged 93

This year’s EBACE should have been an occasion for celebration. But the early positive mood turned to one of seriousness and mourning with the news of Serge Dassault’s death in Paris this afternoon. M. Dassault was one of France’s great

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Bombardier launches Global 5500 and Global 6500

Bombardier launches Global 5500 and Global 6500

Bombardier has just launched two new aircraft at EBACE – the Global 5500 and the Global  6500. Both are on track for certification and entry into service by the end of 2019. The manufacturer has been test flying the Global

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