Also: Gogo AVANCE L5, Sandel Avionics, Safran And Uber, Qantas Completes Record Flt
Embraer is celebrating a massive purchase agreement with Flexjet. The deal comprises a fleet of Embraer bizjets including the recently certified Praetor and Phenom 300. Valued at up to $1.4 billion, deliveries will start this year. With this purchase agreement, Flexjet becomes Embraer’s Praetor Fleet Launch Customer. The partnership between Embraer and Flexjet dates back to 2003, when Flight Options, which merged with Flexjet in 2015, became the first fractional ownership program to introduce the Legacy Executive jet into its fleet. Bombardier has announced a range increase for its latest Global 5500 business jet … with the aircraft now boasting a range of 5,900 nautical miles at Mach 0.85. “We are thrilled to offer this extended range to our customers,” said David Coleal, president, Bombardier Aviation. “The rigour and innovation behind our Global 5500 aircraft design and test program have allowed us to deliver enhanced performance without compromise. Not only are we standing by our commitment of certifying and bringing to the market an exceptional aircraft on time, we are exceeding expectations along the way.” The single-engine turboprop wars are beginning to heat up in earnest… and Textron had more than a few things to say about the progress of their new Denali program… now coming together among the aero-wizards in Kansas. With first flight delayed til after the first of the year, the program is nonetheless proceeding at high-speed… and on the heels of that, Textron’s new Twin-Engine Skycourier is also readying for its flight test program in 2020. All this — and MORE in today’s episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 10.23.19 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019… Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Sophie Hurlock. Sophie is supported by ANN Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, as well as ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell. This episode covers:
Embraer Signs $1.4 Billion Business Jet Deal With Flexjet
Bombardier Announces 5,900 Nautical Mile Range For The Global 5500 Aircraft
Textron Readies for First Flights of Denali and SkyCourier
FAA Approves Gogo AVANCE L5 For In-Service Phenom 300 Jets
Sandel Avionics Announces Executive Appointments
Safran And Uber Exhibit Full Scale eVTOL Mock Up At NBAA-BACE
Qantas Completes Record-Breaking Direct New York To Sydney Flight
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