Author Archives: Lindsey Oliver

Russia and Ukraine – How could the current crisis affect owners, lessees and operators of aircraft?

Tweet In recent months protests and demonstrations across Ukraine have gained momentum resulting in violent clashes between the opposition and the government and tragically the loss of life. Now the focus is on the stand-off developing between Russian and Ukrainian … Continue reading

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BBGA member Rockwell Collins announce enrollment of open for EASA 147 approved Hawker Beechcraft 200 B2 (theory only) course.

Tweet   Rockwell Collins UK is an approved EASA Part 147 Maintenance Training Organisation (MTO) and is currently approved by the UK CAA to conduct B2 (Avionics) theoretical ‘aircraft type’ rated training. The Hawker Beechcraft Beech 200 B2 (Theory Only) … Continue reading

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BBGA member GAMA Aviation join with AIR BP to double GA fuel sales at Sharjah Airport

Tweet Air BP, the leading international aviation fuel supplier will use this year’s Abu Dhabi Air Expo, February 25 – 27, the only dedicated general aviation air show in the region,  to showcase its UAE offering and mark its growing … Continue reading

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BBGA member Bombardier Learjet 85 aircraft FTV1 has successfully completed APU, engine runs and low-speed taxi tests

Tweet Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Learjet has obtained the first flight test permit from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Learjet 85 aircraft Flight Test Vehicle 1 (FTV1). In addition, engine run testing and low-speed taxi testing have … Continue reading

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BBGA member TAG Farnborough Airport Commence Public Consultation on Airspace Change Proposal

Tweet TAG Farnborough Airport has started the public consultation on its Airspace Change Proposal (ACP), a formal UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) process that would enable TAG to introduce a new airspace design in the vicinity of the airport. The … Continue reading

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BBGA member ReturnJet.com have launched

Tweet www.returnjet.com We are live! We have softly launched with a significant element of the UK charter fleet on board, including Hangar8, London Executive Aviation, Centreline, SaxonAir Charter, Executive Aviation Services, Flairjet, Catreus, Dragonfly, Finesse, 2xcell Aviation, Catreus, Capital Air Charter, Jota and others. … Continue reading

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BBGA member MedAire release advice ahead of Sochi Winter Games

Tweet Tempe – January 30, 2014 – As Russia prepares to welcome the international community to Sochi, there is much speculation and uncertainty surrounding the safety of visitors attending the event. Ahead of the Games, MedAire, an International SOS company, … Continue reading

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ICAO Confirmation: Aircraft designations for Learjet 70, 75 and 85

Tweet The International Civil Aviation Organization, or ICAO, has confirmed that its Aircraft Type Designator Study Group (ATDSG  has assigned the following designators for our new Learjet 70, Learjet 75 and Learjet 85 business jet aircraft.   The Models 70 and … Continue reading

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Aviation Taxes in Europe

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BBGA member FlightSafety increase the number of qualified simulators

Tweet Five of FlightSafety International’s (FlightSafety) simulators have been qualified to Level D by EASA and the FAA. The company expects three additional VITAL 1100 equipped simulators to receive Level D qualification in the next few months.  

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