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  1. A pilot shortage is increasingly preventing the use of business jets in Europe, warns London-based aircraft broker Colibri Aircraft. Lack of available aircrew has become a difficulty in seven out of every 10 business jet sales that it handles, the company said. SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2018-09-19/european-pilot-shortage-harming-bizjet-ops-says-broker
  2. Gulfstream conducted steep-approach trials of its G650 flagship earlier this week at London City Airport (LCY). SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2018-09-20/gulfstream-g650-conducts-steep-approach-trials-lcy
  3. Top government leaders painted a “sobering picture” of the future of the aviation workforce, with a need for thousands of new pilots in the next couple of decades at a time when interest in the industry appears to have ebbed. SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2018-09-18/workforce-symposium-spotlights-urgency-pilot-shortage
  4. Luxembourg-based fractional operator Jetfly took delivery of its first of four Pilatus PC-24s on September 17. The company hired French designer Philippe Starck to conceive the livery and interior of its PC-24s. (Photo: Pilatus Aircraft) SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2018-09-19/pilatus-pc-24-lands-jetfly
  5. Enlarge Lockheed Martin offered letters of intent to 800 people Monday to work at its Fort Worth factory. Liz Kaszynski SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2018/09/19/lockheed-martin-fort-worth-hiring-event.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo
  6. Gulfstream test aircraft MSN 6001 landing at London City for the first time (Image courtesy of Bob Holland) SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://corporatejetinvestor.com/articles/exclusive-g650-lands-at-london-city-587/
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  8. The Airbus Perlan glider soars above the peaks of the Andes in Argentina. SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/experimental-glider-smashes-record-high-altitude-flight-ncna907586
  9. Glenn Gonzales and Vishal Hiremath first met whilst working in the sales support department of Gulfstream Aerospace. At the time, Gonzales was a demonstration captain, whilst Hiremath was a business development manager looking after Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://corporatejetinvestor.com/articles/jet-it-offers-hybrid-fractional-program-457/
  10. Spike Aerospace is working to make its Mach 1.6 business jet compliant with Stage 5 engine noise and emissions requirements. (Photo: Spike Aerospace) SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2018-09-04/spike-aims-stage-5-compliant-supersonic-bizjet
  11. NORDAM filed a motion in federal court on Tuesday asking a judge to approve a deal that would end its bankruptcy proceedings much earlier than anticipated and allow it to restart a key production line. SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : http://www.newson6.com/story/39020940/nordam-reaches-deal-to-end-bankruptcy-early-restart-production
  12. Boeing estimates the aviation industry will need 754,000 new aircraft technicians over the next 20 years. About 30 percent of the current ranks of aircraft mechanics are at or near retirement age and they're retiring faster than they're being replaced, the Aviation Technician Education Council said. Young mechanics can quickly earn $72,000 a year. SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/03/airlines-search-for-young-mechanics-as-retirement-wave-looms.html
  13. Soon after Mriya's first successful flight the firm decided to build a second AN-225 - which currently lies in pieces in a warehouse on the outskirts of Kiev SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6122145/Hidden-twin-worlds-biggest-aircraft-225-lying-unfinished-nearly-25-years.html
  14. The Airbus Perlan Mission 2 recently achieved a glide above a pressure altitude of more than 62,000 feet, thanks to stratospheric mountain waves in El Calafate, Argentina SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2018-08-30/perlan-glider-crosses-62000-feet-over-patagonia
  15. The Rifton system uses the PC-12's large cargo door as the point of entry for a wheelchair-bound passenger. (Photo: Matt Thurber) SOURCE INFO DEVELOPER POST LINK : NEWS SITE ARTICLE LINK : https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2018-08-24/rifton-device-lifts-handicapped-passengers-pc-12
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