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Oct07
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Daher’s first TBM 900 for French charter operations is received by Strasbourg-based AltiJet

Tarbes, France, October 7, 2015 – A new TBM 900 has been delivered to Strasbourg-based AltiJet, positioning it to become the first French charter operator with Daher’s latest version of the TBM very fast turboprop aircraft family. Created by Jean Gay, a 24 year-old pilot, AltiJet initially will offer private transportation services to local companies,...

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Sep28
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Daher appoints Exec Aero as the U.S. TBM Service Center for Central Florida

September 28, 2015 – Daher today announced the appointment of Orlando, Florida-based Exec Aero LLC as the TBM Service Center serving TBM customers based in Central Florida, and for all visiting TBM aircraft to the world’s “capital city” of entertainment parks. Exec Aero was created by former employees of Flight Express Inc., a cargo and...

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Sep22
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FLYING Smart’s new UK base supports its role as a Daher TBM authorized distributor

Biggin Hill, UK, September 22, 2015 – Daher today congratulated FLYING Smart on the opening of its new operations base at London-Biggin Hill Airport in the United Kingdom, which will serve the company’s role as a recently-appointed authorized distributor for Daher’s TBM family of very fast turboprop aircraft. The facility’s inauguration was held in conjunction...

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Sep16
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ENAC receives its 37th upgraded TB 20 training aircraft from Daher, completing a glass cockpit enhancement program

Tarbes, France, September 16, 2015 – Daher’s Aircraft Business Unit has delivered the 37th TB 20 Trinidad upgraded for the French National Civil Aviation School (ENAC), concluding an enhancement program for these aircraft single-engine aircraft used by trainee pilots from French and foreign airlines. The upgrade contract was awarded to Daher in 2011, and involved...

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Aug11
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Around the world in their TBM

  Tom and Diann Baumann left on May, 12, 2015 from Quebec City to travel to destinations including, Reykjavak, Iceland; Paris, France; Ibiza, Spain; Santorini, Greece; Istanbul, Kapadoyka and Bodrum Turkey; Luxor, Egypt; Dubai, UAE; Agra, India; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Bali, Indonesia; Singapore; Cambodia; Laos; Hanoi, Vietnam; Hong Kong; Taipei; Nagoya & Kyoto, Japan; Anadyr, Russia...

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Jul20
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Daher showcases its TBM 900 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh as deliveries reach the 76 aircraft mark

AirVenture Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 20, 2015 – Daher is showcasing two TBM 900s at this year’s EAA AirVenture: a 2014 model owned by Dr. Ian Fries’ (SN 1012); and a brand new 2015 model (SN 1075), the 76th TBM 900 delivered. In addition, 40 owners of TBM 700s, TBM 850s and TBM 900s have scheduled...

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Jul20
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Daher partners with the Southern AeroMedical Institute for high-altitude hypoxia training

AirVenture 2015, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 20, 2015 – A realistic high-altitude chamber program for pilots of high-performance aircraft is now available through a partnership of Daher and the Southern AeroMedical Institute (SAMI), with this teaming announced at the AirVenture 2015 aviation gathering in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. By equipping SAMI’s automated hyper/hypobaric chamber in Melbourne, Florida with...

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Jul20
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Recipients of the EAA/Daher International Scholarships attend AirVenture 2015

AirVenture, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 20, 2015: The recipients of the 2015 EAA/Daher International Scholarships – Dana Atkins and Mitchell Rufer, both students at the University of North Dakota – are attending this week’s EAA AirVenture as part of their aviation experience. The joint internship program is now in its ninth year, with each recipient receiving...

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Jul20
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Daher appoints Flying Smart as its authorized TBM distributor for the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands

AirVenture Oshkosh, WI July 20, 2015 – Daher today announced the signature of an agreement naming Flying Smart – a new company headquartered at Biggin Hill Airport near London – as the authorized TBM distributor for the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands. This agreement will be effective by year-end and includes a purchase order...

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Jul10
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Daher, partner to the Airbus Group’s E-Fan program, salutes E-Fan 1.0’s Channel Crossing

Paris, July 10, 2015– Daher, the manufacturer of the TBM, today salutes the successful Channel Crossing made by the E-Fan 1.0 technology demonstrator, part of the E-Fan all-electric aircraft program, developed by Airbus Group subsidiary Voltair. For Daher, this was a tip of the hat to aviation history, since the engineer Raymond Saulnier, from whom...

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Jun15
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Daher wins a new contract to continue its full operational support for the French Ministry of Defense’s TBM 700 fleet

Paris Air Show, June 15, 2015 – Daher today announced the renewal of its full operational support contract for the French Ministry of Defense’s TBM 700 fleet, covering the airframe, engine and propeller on these very fast turboprop aircraft. This contract, from the French military procurement agency’s SIMMAD maintenance organization applies to an inventory of...

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Jun12
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TBM owners meet on a German island for the TBMOPA’s annual European convention

Tarbes, June 12, 2015 – Europe’s chapter of the TBM Owners and Pilots Association (TBMOPA) – the user organization for Daher’s family of very fast turboprop aircraft – held its annual convention this month on the island of Sylt, Germany, bringing together 60 participants and 22 TBMs. The gathering included a full day of technical...

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