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Textron unveils new large-utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier Textron Aviation has announced its new twin-engine, high-wing, large-utility turboprop - the Cessna SkyCourier 408. FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and longtime Textron Aviation customer, has signed on as the launch customer for up to 100 aircraft, with an initial fleet order of 50 cargo aircraft and options for 50 more. read
ATR 72-500 gets certification to operate in Canada Turboprop manufacturer ATR has announced that its ATR 72-500 aircraft has received certification from Transport Canada, enabling Canadian airlines to operate ATR 72-500s either in passenger or cargo configuration. read
Bombardier ramps up hiring in Montreal as it inaugurates Centre of Excellence for Global 7000 interior completions Bombardier Business Aircraft has inaugurated its state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence, where high-precision completion work for the segment-defining Global 7000 business jet will take place. read
Embraer introduces 5,800 ft cabin altitude on Legacy 450 and 500 Embraer has announced the enhancement of the flight experience aboard its Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 mid-cabin business jets. read
Piper's deliveries and revenue soar in Q3 2017 Piper Aircraft, Inc. has announced its aircraft sales and delivery results for the third quarter of 2017, ending September 30th. read
PC-24 Super Versatile Jet: Certification imminent Development of Pilatus'  PC-24 Super Versatile Jet has now entered its final phase and the company expects to obtain certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in December 2017. read
Record turnout at this year’s TBM Owners and Pilots Association annual convention in Texas The 2017 TBM Owners and Pilots Association (TBMOPA) convention brought together an all-time high of 117 TBMs for this year’s event, underscoring the annual gathering’s importance, as well as the growing number of Daher-built very fast turboprop aircraft in operation worldwide. read
Embraer launches the new Phenom 300E business jet Embraer unveiled the Phenom 300E light jet, its newest business aircraft, during a press conference at the 2017 National Business Aviation Association’s Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (NBAA- BACE), in Las Vegas, Nevada. read
Daher rolls-out the 200th TBM 900-series very fast turboprop Daher has announced the roll-out of its 200th TBM 900-series very fast turboprop aircraft since the introduction of this upgraded family in March 2014. read
Raisbeck receives STC approval for composite five-blade swept propellers Raisbeck Engineering has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the FAA for its new Composite five-blade Swept Propeller for the Beechcraft King Air 350. read
Bombardier delivers its first Learjet 75 to a Brazilian customer Bombardier Business Aircraft has delivered its first Learjet 75 aircraft to a Brazilian customer. The aircraft joins Bombardier's business jet fleet of 685 Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft in Latin America. read
Daher enhances its footprint in Mexico while supporting Airbus Helicopters’ metallic aerostructures activities Daher has inaugurated its newest logistics and industrial facility, which supplies Airbus Helicopters’ facility in Querétaro, Mexico, dedicated to metallic aerostructures activities. read
Bombardier delivers its first Challenger 350 in Argentina Bombardier Business Aircraft has delivered the first Challenger 350 aircraft to be based in Argentina, joining Bombardier's fleet of 122 Challenger aircraft in Latin America. read
The end of an era: Pilatus discontinues production of the legendary Pilatus Porter PC-6 It brought fame to the Pilatus name worldwide - the Pilatus Porter PC-6. This multi-role aircraft has been produced at Stans without interruption since 1959, currently in small numbers, i.e. ten machines per year at most. The PC-6 is one of the world's longest-running production stories in the aviation industry. read
Daher to offer Garmin G1000 NXi flight deck retrofit for G1000-equipped TBM 850s and 900s Daher will offer avionics kits that upgrade all TBM models equipped with the Garmin G1000 - which includes TBM 850, TBM 900 and some modernized TBM 700 - to the G1000 NXi next-generation integrated flight deck configuration. read
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