Business Aviation

News and issues relating to business, corporate and private aviation, primarily regarding turbine-engine-powered airplanes and helicopters. Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

January 26, 2015, 12:53 PM

Turbine-powered Diamond DA50 Makes First Flight

Two years after the aircraft concept was unveiled, a Ukrainian-built turboprop powered the maiden sortie.

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Jan 28, 2015 - 5:43 PM
With the addition of a 42,000-sq-ft hangar the facility has nearly 100,000 sq ft of hangar space.
Jan 28, 2015 - 4:43 PM
Scott Carter to oversee King Air and Citation customers.
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Jan 28, 2015 - 3:46 PM
The MRO will support B. G. Shirke Construction Technology's business jet fleet with various spare parts and components.
Jan 28, 2015 - 4:25 AM
The court "invalidated the more than $500 million of assessments, penalties and interest the IRS was attempting to collect from NetJets."
Jan 28, 2015 - 4:17 AM
Single-pilot operations produce many more accidents those aircraft piloted by a crew of two.
Jan 27, 2015 - 4:18 PM
Safety and emergency preparedness is the focus of this year’s Schedulers and Dispatchers show, which is being extended to four days for the first time.
Jan 27, 2015 - 3:38 PM
Agency has established structured arrival and departure routes for business jet operators flying in for Super Bowl XLIX.
Jan 27, 2015 - 2:25 PM
The latest approval expands the company's service offerings for Falcons.
The France-based rotorcraft manufacturer handed over 471 aircraft last year and gathered orders for 402—both 5-percent drops.
Jan 27, 2015 - 11:51 AM
Airbus Helicopters delivered 44 percent of the 736 civil and parapublic helicopters shipped worldwide last year.
Jan 27, 2015 - 11:12 AM
Company has feasibility studies under way on “four or five” business aircraft and is “narrowing the process and getting closer” to making a decision.