Michelin sponsors Melanie Astles, the first female pilot competing in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship
Melanie Astles is the five-time French aerobatics champion and has finished several times in the top 10 of the world and European Aerobatics championship ranking. Now, as the Challenger Cup pilot, she enters history as the first woman to compete in the Red Bull Air Race, the ‘must-see’ event in aerial aerobatics.
Avioparts, Authorized distributor of Michelin Aircraft Tires since 2006 is proud to be part of this historic event, which sees the first ever Embraer 190-E2 aircraft to be built and delivered in to revenue service in the world, supported by Avioparts.
Michelin Aircraft Tire has announced that the all-new Bombardier CS100 Michelin Aircraft Tire has announced that the all-new Bombardier CS100 aircraft has entered service with MICHELIN® Radial NZG Technology tires. The maiden commercial flight by CS100 launch operator Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) on July 15, 2016 went from Zurich (Switzerland) to Paris (France).
On February 16, 2018 the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officially certified Boeing 737 MAX 9 for commercial use by issuing it an amended type certificate (ATC). The certificate confirms that overall aircraft performance, as well as its handling and systems, comply with required aviation regulations.