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 - 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 - 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.
Jet Aviation Zurich
Jan 27, 2015 - 9:24 AM
Business jets carrying approximately 2,500 heads of state and business leaders descended upon Zurich Airport for the annual World Economic Forum.
Jan 26, 2015 - 6:32 PM
The MRO now services Gulfstream, Beechcraft, Hawker, Bombardier, Cessna and Embraer models.
Jet Aviation Geneva
Jan 26, 2015 - 6:19 PM
Canada, Azerbaijan, San Marino and Guernsey authorize the facility as a repair station.
Jan 26, 2015 - 5:53 PM
The company guarantees it will install a G1000 suite in 15 working days.