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De Havilland Canada to produce hybrid-electric Dash 8 aircraft demonstrator
Future of Aviation

De Havilland Canada has announced a new partnership Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) to integrate hybrid-electric technology into a De Havilland Canada Dash 8-100 flight demonstrator.

Microsoft Flight Simulator gets audio voice tours
General Aviation

The sound is AI-generated and has been created by the website Bushtalk Radio, covering locations from the Chrysler Building in New York City to the Galapagos Islands.

KLM Cityhopper welcomes first of 15 E195-E2 jets from Aircastle
Airlines

KLM regional subsidiary KLM Cityhopper took delivery of its first of 15 Embraer E195-E2 aircraft from US lessor Aircastle. The aircraft was delivered to the Dutch carrier from American lessor Aircastle’s order book with Embraer. The next E195-E2 is expected to be delivered by Aircastle before the end of April 2021. According to Aircastle, the

600th Cessna Citation CJ3 jet delivered
Business Aviation

Textron Aviation has celebrated the delivery of the 600th Cessna Citation CJ3 family jet, to an unnamed customer in North America. Jet manufacturer Textron stated its single-pilot nine-seater CJ3+ jet is its best-selling light jet, in light of its superior avionics and operating costs, as well as its best-in-class fuel efficiency. Lannie O’Bannion, Textron senior

Business jet deliveries down 20 per cent in 2020: GAMA
Business Aviation

Worldwide business jet deliveries fell 20.4 per cent in 2020, though saw an uptick in the last quarter, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic saw deliveries fall to 644 aircraft for the year, down from 809 deliveries in 2019. However, according to the association, the business jet market

De Havilland to freeze Dash 8-Q400 production
General Aviation

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada (DHC) has said it will push pause on the production of its DHC-8-Q400 this year, once all current orders are filled, in light of lowered demand for jets. Reports suggest the regional turboprop manufacturer will place its Dash 8-400 production on pause indefinitely, however will continue to build planes to

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