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 4, 2016, 11:16 AM

HondaJet Nominated for 2015 Collier Trophy

The recently FAA-certified HondaJet was likely chosen for its unique over-the-wing mounted engines.

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G500
Feb 4, 2016 - 11:50 AM
The new Gulfstream family is on track for G500 certification in 2017, followed by the G600 in 2019.
Feb 4, 2016 - 11:34 AM
An exemption from user fees fails to convince GA groups from backing Rep. Bill Shuster's Independent ATC proposal.
HondaJet
Feb 4, 2016 - 11:16 AM
The recently FAA-certified HondaJet was likely chosen for its unique over-the-wing mounted engines.
Feb 4, 2016 - 10:54 AM
LABACE 2016 will take place August 28 to September 1, two weeks later than the usual mid-August date,
Liberty Helicopters
Feb 4, 2016 - 10:03 AM
Reductions will begin in April, with an elimination of all Sunday flights, followed by 20 percent cuts each in June and October and 10 percent in January.
Feb 4, 2016 - 9:05 AM
The New York company is seeing increasing demand for interior refurb projects as owners keep their airplanes longer.
Feb 3, 2016 - 10:03 PM
The company's paint specialists will evaluate any countertop repair project and discuss solutions.
reps at ATC conference
Feb 3, 2016 - 12:49 PM
Part 91 business and general aviation would be exempt from user fees.
Dornier Seastar
Feb 3, 2016 - 11:27 AM
Diamond will build the fuselage and one-piece wing at its Ontario factory and deliver the components to Dornier's facility in Germany for final assembly.
Airbus Helicopters H225
Feb 3, 2016 - 10:28 AM
Airframer drops improved Turbomeca Makila 2B engine, thus limiting weight increase.