SKYLEADER 500’s first flights in Russia

The first flights of SKYLEADER 500 (produced by Jihlavan Airplanes s.r.o.)  in Russia proved high market value of the product. The Russian distributor Aviatexim Ltd.(www.aviatexim.ru) based at Novinki Airfield (www.abn.aero/airfield) situated near Moscow has tested the aircraft there in a view to start showing it to prospective buyers and to take decision on its use asMore »

New ZLIN Z143 LSi FLIR achieved more than 13 hours in the air

The first test flight of new aircraft ZLIN Z143 LSi FLIR was successfully conducted on August 12, 2013 started at 8:45 p.m. CET at company’s factory airport in Otrokovice (LKOT). The aircraft was 13 hours and 13 minutes in the air (flying more than 2,500 kilometres in total with 30 litres of fuel per flight hour, which isMore »

GE Aviation signed agreement for H80 family authorized service center in China

China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co., Ltd. (CAIGA) signed an agreement with GE Aviation to become the first Authorized Service Center for the H80 turboprop engine family  in China. With this agreement, CAIGA Customer Service Center can perform line maintenance inspections and routine engine maintenance, including removal and replacement of H75, H80, and H85 engines andMore »