Archive for January, 2012

Aviation Events 2012

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Airshows & Aviation Events 2012

There are many aviation related events throughout the year for trade and the general public to attend. Here are a few of the events that are happening through 2012, some of which Aviastra staff have been to and can give a real thumbs up to the events!

Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex. Event held 28th June to 1st July 2012.

The Aviation Exhibition is being held again this year after last years success. The Aviation Exhibition enables not only pilots and buyers to see and even experience the latest aviation models, innovations and technical developments but enthusiasts too!

Farnborough International Air Show

Farnborough, Surrey. Event held 9th July to 15th July 2012.

You will not be disapointed with the Farnborough International Air Show, open to the general public on the last two days of the, a chance to meet the pilots and talk to ground crew as you walk through the static displays. There’s a 4 hour display of aerobatics, vintage flying greats and some of the fastest aircraft in the sky!

Royal International Air Tattoo

RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire. 7th & 8th July 2012.

The world’s biggest military airshow attracting participants from all corners of the globes with over eight hours of flying and extensive static displays.

Bournemouth Air Show

Bournemouth, Dorset. 30th August to 2nd September 2012.

Later summer brings us the Bournemouth Air Show, this FREE four day seafront airshow is now establised as one of the countries premier seaside airshows.  

Enjoy wherever you go!

‘Embraer delivers 105 commercial, 99 executive jets in 2011′

Monday, January 16th, 2012


Embraer delivered 32 commercial and 50 business jets during the fourth quarter of 2011 (4Q11), thus closing out the year with 105 delivered to the airline market and 99 to executive aviation. Regarding new deliveries, one of the highlights in 2011 was the sale of 124 commercial jets from the E-Jets family, which represents an increase of 28% over the results of 2010. At the end of the year, the firm order backlog stood at USD 15.4 billion.

Over the last three months of 2011, Embraer signed for the sale of 45 E-Jets, 33 of which are E190s (15 to BOC Aviation, in Singapore; ten to CIT Group, in the U.S.A.; and six to GECAS, in the U.S.A. – leasing companies; and two jets to Hebei Airlines, in China) and 12 E195s (11 to Azul, in Brazil; and one to Jetscape, in the U.S.A.). Hebei Airlines became the newest E-Jets operator, when it received two E190s, in December.

In the business aviation segment, Embraer announced the sale of 13 large Legacy 650 executive jets to Minsheng Financial Leasing, in China, and the appointment of internationally acclaimed actor and philanthropist Jackie Chan as its brand ambassador. The Company’s newest product – the midsize Legacy 500 – was rolled out from the production line to begin ground testing. The special highlights for December were the opening of the new global customer center and the delivery of the first entry level Phenom 100 produced in the United States. The airplane was received by Executive AirShare, at the Melbourne plant, in the State of Florida.



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Happy 2012 from Aviastra Flight Charter

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Wishing All a Very Happy New Year from

Aviastra Flight Charter!