Angus Batey

As the business aviation sector works to bounce back when COVID-19 travel restrictions begin to lift, in Britain, the industry has a significant additional hurdle to overcome. 
 
John Morris

Spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, Rolls-Royce launched what it believes is the first travel-free, fully immersive virtual reality training course for its business jet engines on May 4, 2020.
 
From Gulfstream and NBAA reducing their workforces to AirVenture Oshkosh 2020 being cancelled, it has been another big week for the business aviation market dealing with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Take a look at the weekly bizav roundup.
 
With over 40,000 airports around the world, the amount of runways is considerably higher. Using AC-U-KWIK's most accurate and up-to-date airport / FBO directories, can you recognise these British runways?
 
 
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Engine Assurance Defers Minimum Flight Hours Requirements During COVID-19 Crisis
Engine Assurance Program (EAP), an alternative to traditional hourly engine maintenance programs, will defer its minimum flight hour requirement of 75 hours for the program until 2021. The procedure was changed to assist operators who may be flying fewer hours due to the coronavirus pandemic. EAP will waive flight hour minimums for 2020 if operators fly 150 hours by the end of 2021.

Piedmont Propulsion Offers Support For Model 568F Propeller On ATR Turboprops
Piedmont Propulsion Systems (PPS), a subsidiary of First Aviation Services, has added complete major inspection support for the Model 568F propeller installed on the Next-Gen ATR family of turboprop aircraft. This includes the removal and re-application of the blade compression wrap, which are available to all operators, either as part of a PPS propeller maintenance contract or on an ad hoc basis. The company worked with the FAA to pursue the release of the process which was previously restricted to OEM-licensed facilities.
 
 
 
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