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Gulfstream eyes a happy home for its G600

Gulfstream senior regional vice-president for sales Roger Sperry says the business jet maker’s soon-to-be-certified G600 should find a happy home in Australia. The G600 is on display at this week’s Avalon Airshow alongside the G550 and G650ER. Sperry said the new technology embedded in the G600’s flightdeck, such as active control side sticks and fly-by-wire

Airbus wins South Pacific A220 boost

Air Vanuatu signed a firm order for four A220s and purchase rights for a further four aircraft at the 2019 Avalon Airshow on Tuesday. It is the first time the carrier has purchased Airbus aircraft.

Waterproof drone nominated for innovation prize

A waterproof drone designed by RMIT University engineers in conjunction with Defence Science & Technology (DST) Group has been nominated for a National Defence Innovation Award at the airshow.

Avalon Airshow kicks off for 2019

From advanced military hardware to corporate jets to the hundreds of trade exhibitors, the 2019 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition has something for everyone.

ATR shrugs off threat from new regional jet

ATR expects the recent decision by Bombardier to launch a 50-seat regional jet will have little impact on that segment of the market.

Debut for a new aircraft and a new look

The RAAF Roulettes team is scheduled to include the new Pilatus PC-21 as part of its displays at this year’s Avalon airshow.


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