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What’s in Astore?

Posted by on May 5, 2013 in NEWS | 0 comments

As part of its 65th anniversary celebrations, Tecnam has just debuted its new next-generation Light Sport Aircraft, the Astore.

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Lions and Tigers and Restricted Air

Posted by on May 4, 2013 in NEWS | 0 comments

Lion Air, who recently made the biggest ever order for planes from Airbus, has seen its plans to set up a domestic Aussie airline suffer a setback.

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Paper Tiger

Posted by on May 3, 2013 in NEWS | 0 comments

Virgin’s $35 million acquisition of Tiger Airways has now been signed, sealed, rubber-stamped and delivered by the ACCC.

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Just Over the Sea Sprite

Posted by on May 2, 2013 in NEWS | 0 comments

The Kiwis are buying 8 SH-2G upgraded Super Seasprites, 2 spare airframes, spare parts, Penguin missiles, and a training simulator.

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Targets are Down, Down, Down

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in NEWS | 0 comments

Cessna missed sales targets in the first quarter of this year, delivering only 32 jets, down from 38 in the same period last year.

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Reservations Only

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Corporate aircraft owners in Perth are protesting a new airport slot arrangement that will require them to reserve 24 hours ahead to get in and out.

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Jet Stars

Posted by on Nov 14, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

After an 8 month long application process, the Port Adelaide Aviation Museum has been one of six groups nationwide to take delivery of the flash, albeit retired, F-111 jet.

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Long Haul

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

New Zealand war hero and aerial top-dressing pioneer, Guy Robertson, has finally been recognized for his outstanding and long-standing services to aviation.

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Shell Launches VIP JET Service

Posted by on Oct 30, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Shell recently launched VIP JET, a dedicated refuelling service which provides a quick turnaround time when refuelling to any business or executive jet customer, whether they are already an exclusive customer or not. Anyone can use the service.

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GOLD COAST AIRPORT WELCOMES QANTAS FIRST FLIGHT

Posted by on Oct 28, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Gold Coast Airport has today welcomed the return of Qantas to the Gold Coast, with the first direct Sydney-Gold Coast service touching down

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A New Sherriff in Town

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Following an international search for a suitable candidate, Airservices Australia has finally appointed its new Chief Executive, Air Vice-Marshal Margaret Staib.

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More than Skin Deep

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

One of the last unrestored WWII Spitfires is being offered for sale by an aircraft broker in Omaka.

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Premium Protection

Posted by on Oct 14, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Australian carriers’ liability has been increased in new legislation just passed.

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No Longer on Ice

Posted by on Oct 14, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Three decades after 257 passengers died on board an Air New Zealand flight to Antarctica, the national carrier has announced it will be resuming the route.

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Case Isn’t History

Posted by on Oct 13, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

An aviation pundit is calling Australia's two air safety bodies a threat to public safety, in the wake of a recent programme on the Norfolk Island crash.

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As Simple as ADS-B

Posted by on Oct 12, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

The deployment of Airservices’ Automatic Dependant Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) technology continues apace with 29 ground stations now operational.

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

Posted by on Oct 11, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

An Australian VIP is the proud recipient of a high spec Bell 429 as Hawker delivered its sixth helo to Queensland.

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Opening Doors

Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

A record 162 people attended CTC Aviation’s open day in New Zealand recently.

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Commercial Break

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Commercial pilot training has now come to Bundy as part of CQ University’s Bachelor of Aviation Theory programme.

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Powered Up

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Bombardier’s first production Learjet 75 has officially conducted its first ‘lights on’ ceremony over in the States.

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Fly by Light

Posted by on Oct 7, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Millions of TV viewers around the world tuned in to London’s Paralympics Opening Ceremony to be treated to a spectacular Tecnam P2006T flying display.

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Lost and Found

Posted by on Oct 7, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

A new search has begun for Amelia Earhart’s missing plane after hearing of the discovery of an aircraft wreck by a group of Australian soldiers during WWII.

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Plastic Fantastic

Posted by on Oct 7, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Plans to fly a small private plane from Sydney to London this month, powered entirely by a sustainable fuel made from plastic waste.

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More Options

Posted by on Sep 20, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Flight Options has taken to the skies, opening a new Flight Training Academy on the Sunshine Coast.

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Fully Loaded

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

They have just taken delivery of a brand new Eurocopter AS 350 B3e: "This new B3e has been delivered with several features we haven’t seen before.”

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Kits Come of Age

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Celebrating his company’s 20th anniversary, Zenith Aircraft president Sebastien Heintz has been reminiscing and celebrating the continued improvements in recreational aviation.

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On the Down Low

Posted by on Sep 17, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

A Jetstar flight is being investigated for flying too low on approach into Queenstown by Australian authority, the ATSB.

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Aussie Honoured

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Two weeks after suffering a heart attack, an Australian developer of the modern hang glider learned he had been awarded one of aeronautics' top prizes.

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Options Open

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

Flight Options, a part of the Aeromil Group of Companies, has taken to the skies, opening a new Flight Training Academy on the Sunshine Coast.

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Open House

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in NEWS | 0 comments

CTC Aviation Training (NZ) Limited is holding an open day at its state-of-the-art Crew Training Centre in Hamilton on Saturday, 8th September.

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