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.

June 29, 2015, 9:00 AM

Pilot Report: Embraer Legacy 500

Fly-by-wire comes to midsize aircraft, and it is a smooth transition.

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Jun 29, 2015 - 1:39 PM
Seventy percent of the current new business jet demand will be replacement aircraft in the North American market.
U.S. Customs at Cobb County Airport
Jun 29, 2015 - 1:38 PM
Beechcraft Premier I was the first aircraft to use the Customs facility, flying directly from Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau.
quiet flying procedures
Jun 29, 2015 - 12:31 PM
The new program supplants the original 1967 noise abatement procedure.
Jun 29, 2015 - 10:39 AM
The Senate would increase the FAA's budget in fiscal 2016, with an emphasis on certification improvements and ADS-B.
Embraer Legacy 500 in flight
Jun 29, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Fly-by-wire comes to midsize aircraft, and it is a smooth transition.
Mechanic working on aircraft, using iPad as resource
Jun 28, 2015 - 12:01 PM
The manufacturers of business jets employ various technologies to make maintenance more efficient and thereby reduce operating costs for customers.
Ka-226T on the ground at airshow
Jun 27, 2015 - 9:15 AM
The Ansat, another light twin, is now also certified for commercial passenger operations.
Jun 26, 2015 - 3:12 PM
The requirement for an oxygen mask above 41,000 feet might create more problems than it solves, say some pilots.
Fiona Horne
Jun 26, 2015 - 2:30 PM
A rock star’s transformation into the world of aviation.
Jun 26, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Senate Appropriations Committee members said they would reject measures to put parts of FAA on "funding autopilot."