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BABCOCK AUSTRALIA has shipped two Airbus Helicopters H175s to Australia for offshore operations from Dili in Timor Leste. The helicopters arrived in Darwin aboard a chartered Antonov An-124 freighter on November 2017 and are the first of their type to operate in Australia. The super medium H175s will be operated from Dili by Babcock Offshore Services Australasia on contract.
BOMBARDIER ANNOUNCED on December 6, 2017 that two of its Challenger series of business jets had notched up significant delivery milestones in the past few months.
BOMBARDIER ANNOUNCED on December 6, 2017 that two of its Challenger series of business jets had notched up significant delivery milestones in the past few months.
AT THE 2017 Dubai Air Show in November, Embraer announced enhancements to its mid-size Legacy 450 and 500 business jets, including a revised cabin attitude of 5,800ft (1,768m). The Brazilian aircraft manufacturer says that the new lower cabin altitude will make them the best in their respective classes in this regard.
Assembly work on the initial Airbus A330-800neo is underway in Toulouse ahead of its planned mid-2018 first flight.
CHINA'S XINHUA news agency has reported that the Harbin AC312E helicopter has completed altitude testing on the Tibetan Plateau, in the country's Yunnan Province.
LEONARDO HELICOPTERS announced orders for both its AW139 and AW169 helicopters during the 2017 Dubai Air Show.
BABCOCK AUSTRALIA has shipped two Airbus Helicopters H175s to Australia for offshore operations from Dili in Timor Leste. The helicopters arrived in Darwin aboard a chartered Antonov An-124 freighter on November 2017 and are the first of their type to operate in Australia. The super medium H175s will be operated from Dili by Babcock Offshore Services Australasia on contract.
This is the first A321 to have ACF, which removes Door 2 just ahead of the wing and adds new over-wing exit
PILATUS ACHIEVED type certification for its new PC-24 business jet from the European Aviation Safety Agency and the US Federal Aviation Administration on December 7, 2017, clearing the way ahead for deliveries to begin later in the month.
FedEx Express has ordered up to 100 newly launched Cessna SkyCourier 408s as it continues a fleet modernisation strategy.
In passenger configuration the SkyCourier 408 will be able to seat 19 passengers, with a separate passenger exit door designed to allow fast turnaround.
The resemblance to the 787 is evident from newly released images of the 777X flight deck.