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.

April 28, 2016, 11:08 AM

Bizjet Deliveries Down, Sales Up at Bombardier

Shipments of business jets at Bombardier decreased 31 percent during the first quarter, while sales soared 111 percent.

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Apr 28, 2016 - 10:24 AM
Fixed rates in Piaggio Avanti IIs and Hawker 800XPs will be available from several Florida airports, as well as New York's JFK.
Apr 28, 2016 - 10:21 AM
The STC adds both ADS-B OUT and IN for operators of the Hawker 750, 800XP, 850XP and 900XP.
Apr 28, 2016 - 10:00 AM
The flight test in Gogo's Challenger showed that multiple sessions of movie and audio streaming are possible on the upcoming Gogo Biz 4G service.
Quest Kodiak 100
Apr 28, 2016 - 9:39 AM
About 20 percent of the Kodiak fleet is in operation with humanitarian organizations.
Rocket Bob
Apr 28, 2016 - 9:39 AM
Being in the right place at the right time has its benefits.
Apr 28, 2016 - 8:53 AM
The incentives provide a credit toward upgrading to a Universal Avionics SBAS-FMS.
Bell 525 FTV3
Apr 27, 2016 - 12:28 PM
Two more test vehicles are scheduled to join the program this year—FTV4 in August and FTV5 in September.
Apr 27, 2016 - 12:19 PM
TRO filed after Flight Options offered voluntary separation agreement to pilots against union wishes.
Apr 27, 2016 - 11:26 AM
The aircraft's registry had expired at the end of January.
Gulfstream G650
Apr 27, 2016 - 11:17 AM
Gulfstream delivered 27 completed jets (19 large-cabin, eight midsize) in the first quarter versus 32 (25 large-cabin, seven midsize) in 1Q 2015.