Stobart Air recruiting
Feb26

Stobart Air recruiting

Stobart Air – formerly Aer Arran – are recruiting pilots as part of its ambitious expansion plans. At present Stobart Air provide ‘franchise’ services on UK and Ireland routes including services for Aer Lingus Regional and Flybe, operating ATR72 aircraft. Stobart are now recruiting for Embraer 195 pilots, both type-rated and non type-rated, to be based at ‘London’ Southend and Dublin. These aircraft will be operated as a Flybe...

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Civil Aviation Authority go on the road
Feb24

Civil Aviation Authority go on the road

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will be holding a number of roadshows in March and April to discuss recent and forthcoming regulatory changes affecting General Aviation (GA) organisations. The CAA say that the ‘roadshow’ programme will cover: Implementation of Part-DTO (Declared Training Organisation), Update on the efforts to reduce Airspace Infringements  Implementation of Part-SPO (Special Operations Implementation of Part-ML...

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Piper aircraft sell 50 training aircraft to China
Feb22

Piper aircraft sell 50 training aircraft to China

China Air Shuttle, based in Beijing, China, will begin to take delivery of the PA28s in the second quarter of 2017, with 30 aircraft scheduled to be delivered in the first year and the remaining 20 to follow in Q1 and Q2 of 2018. China Air Shuttle also intends to order and stock more trainers to meet what it says is the fast-growing flight training market in China. China Air Shuttle CO., Limited (CAS) was incorporated in 2015,...

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L3 confirms launch of new Gatwick training centre
Feb20

L3 confirms launch of new Gatwick training centre

L3 Commercial Training Solutions (L3 CTS) – parent company of CTC Aviation – has announced a partnership with Surrey County Council for the development and construction of a purpose-built airline training centre and production facility for airline simulators. The new training facility, to be named ‘L3 London Training Center’, is scheduled to become operational in the second quarter of 2018. The two new operations will have a combined...

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Robinson sell 12,000th helicopter
Feb18

Robinson sell 12,000th helicopter

On December 23, 2016 Robinson R66 S/N 0763 became the 12,000th helicopter to roll off Robinson Helicopter’s production line. S/N 0763 will be delivered to Hover Dynamics in South Africa, the helicopter was purchased by a new charter and tour operator, Fly Karoo Air Services. Robinson’s first two-place R22 was produced and delivered in 1979, and revolutionised the civilian helicopter training market. The four-place R44 appeared in 1993...

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ACS Aviation bought by Cloud Global
Feb12

ACS Aviation bought by Cloud Global

Perth-based ACS Aviation has be purchased by Glasgow-based Cloud Global, an aviation leasing, parts and recruitment business. The flying school and engineering business of ACS is believed to have annual sales of around £1million and has been established since 1997. Former ACS Aviation director Allan Falconer will be leaving the business, Cloud Global MD Graeme Frater will take on the additional role of ACS Aviation managing director....

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