Friday July 25, 2014

Ryan Campbell joins Aeromil Pacific

Ryan Campbell joins Aeromil Pacific

‘Teen World Flight’ adventurer Ryan Campbell has been given an opportunity to professionally develop his love of aviation through a sponsorship opportunity with Aeromil Pacific. Campbell, who last year circumnavigated the globe solo in a Cirrus SR22... [Continue reading]

Zodiac Aerospace demonstrates new ice detection probe

Zodiac Aerospace demonstrates new ice detection probe

Zodiac Aerospace Australia (ZAA) says it has conducted a successful series of trials of its new in-flight ice detection probe. The flights were conducted on a modified King Air which was equipped for atmospheric research flights and operated by Air Affairs... [Continue reading]

Mahindra re-brands Airvan designations

Mahindra re-brands Airvan designations

With the GippsAero brand now all but gone in favour of Mahindra Aerospace, the company has rebranded its GA8 an GA10 Airvans as the Airvan 8 and Airvan 10. The rebranding has also seen the company adopt new logos for the two aircraft which it says is... [Continue reading]

Australian Airports Association 2014 conference dates announced

Australian Airports Association 2014 conference dates announced

The annual Australian Airports Association National Conference and exhibition will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from November 23-27 2014. The AAA expects more than 600 delegates to visit the conference to hear speakers drawn... [Continue reading]

Centenary of airmail flight completed

Centenary of airmail flight completed

Pilot, prolific author and Australian Aviation contributor Owen Zupp completed a flight to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first airmail service in Australia on July 14. Flown in a Jabiru J-230 and escorted by various classic and vintage aircraft... [Continue reading]

Australian developed ‘GO Light’ to improve aviation safety

Australian developed ‘GO Light’ to improve aviation safety

An Australian pilot has invented a system that could help solve the problem of spatial disorientation. Russell Crane has received a provisional patent for the Green Orientation Light (GO Light) which he says will give pilots a constant reference point... [Continue reading]

Bombardier releases business and commercial market forecasts

Bombardier releases business and commercial market forecasts

Bombardier Aerospace has released its annual business and commercial aircraft market forecasts on the eve of the 2014 Farnborough Airshow in the UK. The company says that, while the world economy has grown as a slower rate than previously predicted, there... [Continue reading]

Australian Helicopters orders six AW139s

Australian Helicopters orders six AW139s

After being awarded the Victorian Government air ambulance contract earlier this year, Australian Helicopters has signed a contract for six new AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters to fulfil the contract. The aircraft will be based at Essendon, Bendigo, Latrobe... [Continue reading]

Airbus Helicopters signs for 123 sales in China

Airbus Helicopters signs for 123 sales in China

The sales of 123 Airbus Helicopters to Chinese interests have been confirmed during the state visit to China of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The three contracts were signed with Fujian Xinmei General Aviation Co. (GAC), Guangdong Baiyun GAC and Yunnan... [Continue reading]

ASAC names 2013 Air Sports Gold Medal recipient

The Air Sport Australia Confederation (ASAC) has awarded its Air Sports Gold Medal for 2013 to Chris Callow. The ASAC Air Sports Gold Medal is Australia’s highest air sport award, and recognises an outstanding contribution to aviation generally or to... [Continue reading]

Restored B-24 Liberator to be recognised at Werribee

Restored B-24 Liberator to be recognised at Werribee

A restored former RAAF B-24 Liberator and a new hangar will be unveiled at the Werribee Satellite Aerodrome on July 13. The Liberator Memorial Restoration Australia organisation has been recognised by Engineers Australia under their Heritage Recognition... [Continue reading]

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