Textron Aviation delivers first Cessna SkyCourier Combi

Textron Aviation today announced the delivery of the first Cessna SkyCourier twin-engine utility turboprop equipped with a Combi interior conversion option. The aircraft was delivered to Everts Air, an Alaskan-based Part 135 operator serving passenger, cargo and charter needs throughout Alaska. ...

Bombardier positions Challenger 3500 business jet mock-up in Olbia, Italy, for customer viewings

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Airbus H160 enters into service in the U.S. with PHI Aviation

Airbus has delivered the first H160 in the U.S. to PHI, marking the beginning of H160 operations in the country. This is the first of the initial four H160 helicopters that PHI will operate for offshore transportation in the Gulf of Mexico. Prior to beginning commercial operations, the helicop...

EHang delivers 27 units of EH216-S to Wencheng County

EHang Holdings Limited announced it has received full payment for the initial batch of 30 units of EH216-S passenger-carrying pilotless aircraft and has delivered 27 units to Wencheng County Transportation Development Group Co., Ltd. in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province. On June 22, the EH216-S pilotles...

Archer announces infrastructure deal with Signature Aviation

Archer Aviation Inc. and Signature Aviation today announced the signing of an MOU focused on electrifying Signature’s industry-leading network of over 200 airport terminals, giving Archer access to takeoff and landing sites in major metropolitan areas across the U.S. and globally, including New Yo...

Cessna Citation Ascend test program soars ahead

Textron Aviation today announced the successful flight of its second Cessna Citation Ascend flight test article (P1) as certification momentum builds for the newest Citation business jet. The milestone flight follows the Ascend prototype, which completed its first flight in 2023 marking the P...

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