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Landmark Aviation Could be Sold for $1.7 Billion

Today it has been discussed that Carlyle Group LP could sell Landmark Aviation for up to $1.7 billion. Landmark Aviation is a business jet maintenance and leasing company headquartered in Houston, Texas, with 68 locations across the US, Canada and Europe, and cites itself as one of the largest FBO networks. 22 more words

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Onboard Internet Tech Certified by FAA

As the demand for passenger connectivity soars, Gogo have announced that it has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for its latest 2Ku satellite service. They are hoping for a successful launch later this year for commercial aircraft. 67 more words

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US DoD Announce SATCOM & Data Link Contracts Worth $880 Million

Two separate contracts worth a total of more than $880 million have been announced this week by the US’s Department of Defence, in addition to several other contract awards for ACARS, engineering and technical services, and implementation for the country’s Naval fleet. 62 more words

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Aircraft Owners Seek Review Of Charges

THE Aircraft Owners Association of Nigeria (AOAN) has called on the Federal Government to review the charges paid by its members to reduce their high cost of operations. 325 more words

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Rockwell Collins at LABACE 2015 Highlights Business Aviation Solutions

The Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE) 2015 held in Sao Paulo, Brazil is the latest showcase for Rockwell Collins’ innovations and includes flight deck, cabin and flight support services from… 106 more words

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ADS-B Equipage Mandate Privacy Proposals Explored by FAA

It has been a concern of business aviation officials that mode-S transponder transmissions can be tracked online and traced to the originator. Since most networking with ICAO addresses is now processed via the internet, reservations have been expressed throughout the aviation community and a working group was set up as part of the ADS-B Equip 2020 panel to investigate and discuss privacy concerns, and to put forward proposals for tight security for transmissions. 55 more words

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Can new business aviation models fill in the void left by regional restructuring?

U.S. mainlines and regionals restructuring has left many points that were once the bread and butter of the regional airline industry without service. In Part 3 of my series for Centre for Aviation, I discuss whether or not new shuttles and air taxi models can help small communities regain air service. 35 more words