Search continues for missing plane with 6 on board; Air Force plane crash kills 2 

THE CIVIL Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said a Cessna single-engined general aviation aircraft went missing after departing Cauayan Airport in Isabela on Tuesday afternoon.   RPC1174, a Cessna 206 type aircraft, took off from the Cauayan Airport at 02:15 p.m. on Jan. 24 and was expected to arrive at an airport in Maconacon, Isabela […]

US, South Korea to partner on advanced air mobility dev’t

WASHINGTON — The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Saturday it had agreed to partner with the Korea Office of Civil Aviation (KOCA) future Advanced Air Mobility aircraft development and operations. The two nations signed a declaration to collaborate and share information on advanced air mobility projects and work together to promote the safety […]

Marcos says PHL needs to boost defense capability amid geopolitical tensions

SCREENGRAB FROM PAF AVP PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on Tuesday said the government will continue to boost its defense capability against a backdrop of geopolitical tensions in the Asia Pacific region.  “With terrorism and external security threats brought by geopolitical tensions looming around us, around the Asia Pacific region, and around the world, it […]

Honda Aircraft Company Reveals Latest Aircraft – the HondaJet Elite II

Orlando, Florida, Oct 18, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Aircraft Company today revealed the “HondaJet Elite II” at the 2022 National Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), a new upgraded aircraft that features a host of key advancements in performance and comfort. The company also announced the introduction of automation technologies. HondaJet […]

MHI to Expand the MHIAEL Nagasaki Plant for Manufacture of Aircraft Engine Combustors

TOKYO, Apr 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has decided to expand Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines, Ltd. (MHIAEL) Nagasaki Plant, an aircraft engine component factory located in MHI’s Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works. Demand for engine components for short and medium range commercial aircraft manufactured at this […]

Light utility aircraft Bell 429 seen popular among PHL customers

AEROSPACE company Philjets Aero Services on Monday said the Bell 429, a light helicopter, continues to gain appeal among corporate customers in the Philippines. “Bell Textron, Inc. together with its independent representative in the Philippines, Philjets Aero Services, [recently] delivered the 10th Bell 429 to a corporate customer in the country,” the Philippine-based aerospace company […]

The HondaJet is the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the Fifth Consecutive Year

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb 24, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Aircraft Company announced today that in 2021, the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class for the fifth consecutive year, based on data provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). During 2021, Honda Aircraft Company delivered 37 aircraft to customers […]

Zephyr High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) achieves connectivity in trial conducted by Airbus and NTT DOCOMO

TOKYO, Nov 15, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Airbus and NTT DOCOMO, INC. have demonstrated the ability to use its solar-powered Zephyr High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) to deliver future wireless broadband connectivity. The trial took place in the United States in August, when the Zephyr S aircraft undertook approx. 18-day stratospheric flights […]

Honda Aircraft Company Unveils HondaJet 2600 Concept in NBAA 2021

LAS VEGAS, NV, Oct 13, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Aircraft Company today unveiled the “HondaJet 2600 Concept”, at a special event hosted by Honda Aircraft Company at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). Presented as the next generation of business jet, Honda Aircraft displayed a mockup of the […]

Honda Aircraft Company Unveils the HondaJet Elite S

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 27, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Aircraft Company today revealed a new upgraded aircraft, the “HondaJet Elite S,” at its first ever virtual product launch event themed “Innovation Continues: Elite S.” The HondaJet Elite S features several upgrades that expand operational capability and improve flight operation. With an increased […]