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May 19, 2014 - 3:30 PM
Piaggio Aero has launched a new version of its iconic Avanti twin turboprop. The EVO features a host of improvements.
Gulfstream’s Mark Burns, president of product support; Scott Neal, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing; and president  Larry Flynn officially unveil the G650ER yesterday at EBACE. (Photo: Mark Wagner)
May 19, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Gulfstream launched a new member of its successful family yesterday in the shape of the G650ER. Extra fuel has boosted range to 7,500 nm
May 19, 2014 - 2:20 PM
Nine HondaJets are now under assembly, with four already mated to their wings and empennages. Type certification is expected in the first quarter 2015.
May 19, 2014 - 2:15 PM
Eclipse and Jeppesen announce a new web-based data delivery method for customers
May 19, 2014 - 1:20 PM
Bizav market guru predicts high-end bizjets will continue to be successful, while the market for smaller jets will remain more or less stable.
May 19, 2014 - 12:30 PM
Business aviation safety in Europe was on the face of it better last year than 2012.
May 19, 2014 - 6:01 AM
Eric Trappier, CEO, said he would like to see a more active market, especially in the U.S.
Dassault executives celebrate the launch of their newest model, the Falcon 8X. Left to right: Laurent Dassault, vice chairman and CEO of Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault; Charles Edelstenne, retired chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation; Loïk Segalen, COO Dassault Aviation; John Rosanvallon, president and CEO of Dassault Falcon Jet; launch customer Serge Dassault, chairman and CEO Groupe Dassault; and Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO, Dassault Aviation. (Photo: Mark Wagner)
May 19, 2014 - 6:00 AM
The new Falcon 8X, a derivative of the 7X, features a 6,450-nm range and an extra 3.6 feet in cabin length.
Saab Grippen EF
May 19, 2014 - 4:30 AM
Switzerland chose the Gripen after a thorough and protracted evaluation, and a framework agreement worth about $3.5 billion was signed in February 2013.
May 19, 2014 - 1:00 AM
Bizav forecasts suggest more flying in Europe, but less interest in purchasing new aircraft.