News and developments about airplanes, helicopters and unmanned air vehicles used in all varieties of operations, including airlines, military, business, commercial, general aviation and private.

The stripes and hexagonal patterns on the Sexyjet GV appear to change color, an effect of the ChromaLusion paint, itself an unusual feature on aircraft.
Nov 13, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Refurbished GV joins the Metropolitan charter fleet
Left, the TBM 900 assembly line in Tarbes. Below, a fuselage awaits mounting of the PWC PT6. The aircraft was announced in April 2014; the 100th copy will be delivered next month.
Nov 13, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Daher has seen its latest turboprop sell well while it has successfully modernized third-party manufacturing.
FBO veteran Bob Showalter’s facility hosted the NBAA static nine times.
Nov 13, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Years of dedication to the industry honored by NBAA.
Nov 13, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Looking back at Dassault Falcon Jet
Nov 13, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Looking back at Embraer Executive Jets
Nov 13, 2015 - 3:20 AM
A multi-year buy will keep the ‘Herk’ in production; the UK has been offered an MPA conversion
A super-midsize Legacy 650 sits in front of the company’s Mesa, Ariz. service center. Embraer Executive Jets built up a network of 65 authorized service centers–26 of which are in the U.S.–and six company-owned facilities, half of them in the U.S., to keep a fleet that is approaching 1,000 aircraft flying.
Nov 13, 2015 - 2:00 AM
When the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer established the executive jets division, its goal was to “be a major player” in the business jet OEM market.
According to job placement firm Jet Professionals, hiring trained and qualified crew members is becoming increasingly difficult. Job seekers are able to pick their spots.
Nov 12, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Jet Professionals sees the business aviation job market as being an employee’s choice these days.
Nov 12, 2015 - 2:00 PM
The company is developing a single-engine turboprop, but isn’t yet revealing much beyond some basic performance parameters.
Nov 12, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Aircraft Cost Evaluator, Aircraft Performance Comparator and Life Cycle Cost are all new versions.