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.

February 16, 2017, 11:11 AM

First Global 7000 Logs 100 Hours; FTV2 To Fly Soon

The Global 7000 remains on track for entry into service in the second half of 2018.

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Feb 20, 2017 - 11:20 AM
Online portal allows drone owners and operators to purchase an annual insurance policy online and pay securely via credit card.
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
Feb 20, 2017 - 10:14 AM
Bell holds more than 400 letters of intent for the 505 and is in the process of converting them into firm orders.
Apex Executive Jet Center at Melbourne, Fla.
Feb 20, 2017 - 9:55 AM
Baer Air, a service provider at Florida's Melbourne International Airport will now be known as Apex Executive Jet Center.
Feb 20, 2017 - 9:29 AM
GE said that operating its helicopter from Signature Flight Support at Boston Logan International Airport “has been positive.”
Feb 16, 2017 - 2:22 PM
Michael Amalfitano has been named as the president and CEO of its Melbourne, Florida-based Executive Jets business unit, effective March 1.
Feb 16, 2017 - 1:01 PM
Changes range from mandated avionics upgrades to operational issues.
Feb 16, 2017 - 12:35 PM
Service costs $2,100 per seat one-way, including taxes, according to company founding partner Justin Firestone.
Feb 16, 2017 - 11:54 AM
The Canadian aircraft manufacturer expects to deliver 135 business jets this year, which is even lower than that in 2016.
Gulfstream's G650ER
Feb 16, 2017 - 11:36 AM
The announcement adds to the large-cabin, ultra-long range pair's growing list of country approvals.
Feb 16, 2017 - 11:34 AM
Jubilant Enpro will serve as Textron's authorized sales representative for King Air aircraft, Caravan turboprops and Citation bizjets.