Satcom Direct Plane Simple™ Antenna System qualified on Intelsat FlexExec Network
Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, is celebrating the qualification of the Satcom Direct Plane Simple™ Antenna System on the Intelsat FlexExec network
Global AVX launches dedicated aviation online auction platform with first sale to be held 10 December 2020
Global AVX, the digital auction platform for transparent aircraft transactions, has begun preparations for its first online aircraft auction on 10 December 2020
Second Saudi International Airshow welcomes Women in Aviation for the first time
Saudi International Airshow 2021, to be held February 16th to 18th in Riyadh, is proud to announce the inaugural participation of the Women in Aviation Middle East Chapter, a non-profit association dedicated to providing opportunities to women striving for careers in the aviation industry
Flying Colours completes trio of corporate shuttles for North American customer
Flying Colours Corp., the North America-headquartered refurbishment, completions and MRO specialist, has redelivered a third modified Bombardier Challenger 850 to an undisclosed Fortune 500 company
Satcom Direct (SD) ratifies exclusive connectivity agreement with Avcon Jet
Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, has signed a deal making it the sole connectivity supplier for Avcon Jet, the Austria-headquartered aircraft management and charter operator
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Satcom Direct signs exclusive supplier agreement with International Jet Management
Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, has inked an exclusive supplier agreement with Austria-based aircraft management and charter operator International Jet Management GmbH (IJM)
Vertis Aviation launches VA Footprints as it pledges to offset carbon for all customers
Vertis Aviation, the Switzerland-based boutique charter company, is introducing a new carbon offset programme which commits to offsetting 100% of carbon emissions generated by charter flights it arranges
Keeping it Plane Simple™, SD develops modular antenna portfolio
SD, the business, military, and government aviation solutions provider, is expanding its hardware portfolio with the launch of a new tail-mounted antenna series.
Return of the Black Sea Knights
By: Carlo Kuit & Paul Kievit/ Bronco Aviation
Romania's Navy (Fortele Navale Române/FNR) is small comparing to other naval forces in the Black Sea region and within NATO. Though having a number of frigates, corvettes and minesweepers the size of the naval aviation component is limited tothreeIAR.330 ‘Puma Naval’ locally designed and built helicopters serving in a variety of tasks.
Boboc the cradle of Romanian Air Force aviation
Turkish Coast Guard Aviation
Carlo Kuit & Paul Kievit/ Bronco Aviation
Adnan Menderes International Airport at Izmir is the main hub for the Turkish Coast Guard (TCG/ Sahil Güvenlik Komutanlığı/ SGK) aviation operations. Opened in 2001 it functions are training, maintenance facility and being one of the four Mission Coordination Centers of the Coast Guard besides Ankara, Antalya and Samsun.
“Izmir Cougars”- Turkish Army Aviation
Carlo Kuit & Paul Kievit/ Bronco Aviation
“Our primary mission is to provide aviation support to our Land Forces at specific places and at specific times, as an Army Aviation Regiment under the control of Army Aviation Command focusing on the west part and especially middle of the west and southwest of Turkey” as Lt. Col. Baysan starts to explain the tasks of the 3rd regiment (3ncü Kara Havacilik Alayi) based at Izmir-Gaziemir. Lt. Col Baysan graduated as an Army pilot in 1998 and is currently one of the instructors for the AS532 “Cougar” helicopter fleet.The Army Airbase of Gaziemir is located just northwest of the International Airport of Izmir, Adnan Menderes. The history of the 3rd regiment (3ncü Kara Havacilik Alayi) dates back to 1975 when the Aegean Army Command was established in Izmir.
Carlo Kuit and Paul Kievit/ Bronco Aviation
Since 1986 Kotroni Naval Air Base has been the heart of Hellenic Naval Aviation. The small airport is situated south of Marathon village in Greece. Itis home to the fleet of SikorskyS-70s and Augusta Bell AB-212ASW’s currently in use with the Hellenic Naval Aviation (EllinikoPolemikoNaftiko). The two Alouette III’s on strength are currently withdrawn from use (since Summer 2013)and are awaiting their fate. In 2012 additional flight training was conducted on this type to bridge the gap for 2013-2014 in which no new student pilots will be trained. In 2015 flight training on the Alouette III will commence or the decision will be made to join forces with the Hellenic Army Flight Schoolat Stefanovikio Air Base for initial flight training.
Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN)European Port Call
Carlo Kuit and Paul Kievit/ Bronco Aviation
During 26-30 January 2015 the Port of Rotterdam hosted a Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Task Force. This has been a historical visit and first visit to a port in the Netherlands. Heading the 18th escort task group fleet comprises three ships: the amphibious dock landing ship ‘Chang Bai Shan’, the guided missile frigate ‘Yuncheng’ and the supply ship ‘Chaohu’. In addition, there are three helicopters (Z-8J and Z-9), and the crews consist of nearly 100 special operations members and more than 800 officers and sailors.
Aviation Fuel - 2014. The largest annual conference and exhibition in Russia and CIS countries will take place on February 13th-14th, 2014 in Moscow
On February 13th-14th, 2014 the Third International Conference "Aviation Fuel - 2014" will take place in Moscow. "Aviation Fuel - 2014" is the only annual and the largest professional industry event, which is a forum for discussing the burning issues of aviation fuel supply, place for presenting new technologies and equipment.
flydubai begins flights to Rostov-on-Don
Rostov-on-Don, Russia; 14 October 2013: flydubai’s inaugural flight from Dubai to Rostov-on-Don was held this weekend, opening a direct route between the two cities. Rostov-on-Don is the airline’s eighth destination in Russia and is due to become one of the first to offer flydubai’s new Business Class service.
The largest annual conference on development of regional air transport in Russia and CIS will take place on October 16th-17th, 2013 in Moscow
The Third International Conference “Regional Aviation of Russia and CIS – 2013” will take place on October 16th-17th, 2013, in Moscow.“Regional Aviation of Russia and CIS – 2013” is the largest professional industry event, during which the key issues of developing regional and commuter aviation are discussed on the level of state and business.
The defence-industry complex must remain the pride of our country
On 13th March 2013 a military-industrial conference dealing with the subject “Topical questions of the development of the defence-industry complex of the Russian Federation” was held in the House of the Government of Russia. The magazine carries the texts of the speeches held at this event by Dmitriy Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Dmitriy Rogozin, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, and Mikhail Abyzov, Minister of the Russian Federation.
Those who are reluctant to feed their own army shall feed a foreign army
Dmitriy Rogozin, Deputy Premier of the Government of the Russian Federation, analyses the present situation if the defence industry. He pays much attention to the problems of the state defence procurement the law on which entered into force on 13 January 2013. The strategic task with which Russia’s defence industry is faced is to fulfil the state defence procurement contracts and to implement the provisions of the state weapons procurement programme covering the period up to 2020. Much emphasis will be made on the modernisation of the defence industry enterprises on the basis of efficient partnership between the state and the private business.
Civil aviation in the turmoil of changes and problems
This article is devoted to the present state of airspace management and air traffic control in the Russian Federation. The author mentions some erroneous decisions that have been taken in this field in the course of the last two decades; on this background he expresses his opinion about the need for adapting the existing legal base in these matters to the present-day realities.
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft JSC – Through Hardships to the Stars
Activities of the SCA Сompany aimed at implementing the Sukhoi SuperJet 100short-haul airliner programme always attract the attention of mass media and the general public.On 28 January 2013 Vladimir Prisyazhnyuk, President of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft JSC (succeeded by Andrey Kalinovskiy from 1st February 2013) gave his account of the programme’s progress and of the ongoing deliveries of the SSJ100 airliner to customers.
The United Aircraft Corporation must become one of the leaders of the world aircraft manufacturing
On 19th December 2012 Mikhail Pogosyan, President of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), held a press-conference at the premises of ITAR-TASS. In the course of the press-conference he gave an account of the results of the Corporation’s work in 2012 and of the plans for 2013 and answered the questions of journalists. The magazine publishes the text of the presentation made by Mikhail Pogosyan and the contents of his answers.