Monday, July 15, 2024

BelugaXL awarded Type Certification by EASA

The European Aviation Safety Agency has awarded the BelugaXL with Type Certification, paving the way for entry-into-service by early 2020. The BelugaXL offers 30% extra transport capacity than its predecessor, the BelugaST due to being seven metres longer and one metre wider. It can carry two Airbus A350XWB wings compared to one in the BelugaST, […]

Hybrid Air Vehicles gets closer to take off with DOA certificate

Hybrid Air Vehicles has passed an important milestone with the European Aviation Safety Agency awarding the Airlander 10 Design Organisation Approval (DOA) certificate. Being granted a DOA gives HAV the ability to undertake a full flight test programme towards the type certification of Airlander 10. HAV previously operated the prototype under both CAA and EASA […]

Egyptair Cargo takes delivery of EFW A330-200P2F

Egyptair Cargo has taken delivery of an Airbus A330-200 Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) converted aircraft from Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW). The aircraft completed test flights in June and was awarded Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) in July. The A330P2F programme was launched in 2012 and is […]

Virgin Atlantic gives CSafe RAP containers the thumbs up

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has become the first UK airline to approve the use of CSafe’s RAP container for temperature-sensitive life-enhancing healthcare products. Under the terms of its Master Lease Agreement with CSafe, Virgin is now accepting bookings for the RAP containers, which have received approval from both the US Federal Aviation Administration and the European […]

CSafe RAP container receives approval from the EASA

CSafe Global’s new RAP temperature-controlled container has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval, three months after getting the thumbs up from the Federal Aviation Administration. The RAP utilises innovative heating and compressor driven cooling technologies together with advanced ThermoCor VIP insulation to eliminate the risk to payloads associated with extreme ambient temperature conditions and […]

Unilode moves to larger facility in Singapore

Unilode Aviation Solutions has moved its unit load device (ULD) and galley cart repair centre in Singapore into a larger facility near the Changi Airfreight Centre. The repair station has a 800 m2 warehouse, 250 m2 of office space and an extensive outside storage area. It holds the certification of the Civil Aviation Authority of […]

Envirotainer and CHEP extend contract for three years

Envirotainer and CHEP Aerospace Solutions have extended their unit load device (ULD) repair, handling, transportation and storage contract for a further three years. CHEP provides the services including repairs for Envirotainer’s containers across 21 global service centres, which are approved to issue certificates of release to service under the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the […]

CHEP Aerospace Solutions awarded US and European repair certification

CHEP Aerospace Solutions has been awarded Part 145 certification for repair and maintenance of aviation equipment from both the Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency. The company says the certification will enable it to reduce fuel costs and its carbon footprint by repairing containers, pallets and galley carts at the station where […]