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September 20, 2017

Guy Leitch chats to Absolute Aviation Group CEO, Neil Howard, and new Commercial Director for Group Sales in Africa, Paolo Fra.

Hi Paolo, let’s start with you as you are new to the Absolute Aviation Group, and indeed to aviation. You used to sell Lamborghinis, which mus...

September 20, 2017

After 60 years, Pilatus will cease production of the PC-6 Porter in 2019.

While not valued for its looks or speed – the 550-hp turboprop maxes out around 125 knots – the unique Porter is unbeatable in its niche. It is known for its terrific short and unimproved field pe...

September 20, 2017

ALSIM has been developing and manufacturing FAA and EASA certified FNPT II, FNPT II MCC and AATD flight simulators since 1994. They have more than 265 devices installed worldwide, and more than 190 customers. One of their most recent installations was an Alsim ALX for...

September 20, 2017

A number of studies have emerged showing that Africa’s economic growth is hindered by its poor air transport connectivity.

Africa is large – about three times bigger than the United States – and the vast distances are compounded by the poor land based infrastructure. Du...

September 20, 2017

In last month’s edition of FlightCom, I highlighted the first flight of the second AHRLAC prototype and discussed some of the unique aspects and features that have made the programme so fascinating. Without any doubt, launching a brand-new military aircraft in South Af...

September 20, 2017

In a year of challenging economic conditions, Denel, like many South African government owned companies and parastatals, received negative publicity due to alleged links with the Guptas – a joint venture with VR Laser Asia. On 25 August, at the company’s annual financi...

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