Business Jets 2020
The Lockheed JetStar, seating ten passengers and two crew, first flew on 4 September 1957. A total of 204 aircraft were produced from 1957 to 1978 powered by several different engines. The smaller, 17,760 pounds (8.06 t) MTOW North American Sabreliner first flew on 16 September 1958. Powered by two Pratt & Whitney JT12 turbojet engines then Garrett TFE731s, more than 800 were produced from 1959 to 1982.
HAI Heli-Expo 2020
Staged from 28 to 30 January at the Anaheim Convention Centre, California, HAI HELI-EXPO represented the largest helicopter exhibition in the world, dedicated to helicopter equipment, parts, accessories and services. The show brought together the leading manufacturers, suppliers, buyers and engineers in the industry.
Rand Airport 2020
The rise of eCommerce is resulting in shifting patterns of land use. In particular, there is an increased demand for light warehousing which Rand Airport’s new development is ideally suited to provide. The shift in consumer and buying behaviour is driving the transformation of land usage in South Africa and the world and directly affects the patterns of property development. More warehousing and distribution space are required by retailers and suppliers. As a result, even some of the oldest players in industry are recognising the need to transform their approach.
Rand Airport, which has been in operation since 1931, recently partnered with Aerospace Developments and the Currie Group (founded in 1887), to develop the land surrounding the airport. The aim is to unlock the value of the 140 hectares of land on offer, whilst still allowing all aviation activities to continue uninterrupted. Rand Airport commercial precinct will soon be positioned to accommodate logistics and distribution facilities with airside access as well as light manufacturing, commercial office and showroom facilities.