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 9, 2016, 11:28 AM

Quest Aircraft Gears Up for More Growth

Quest Aircraft delivered 32 Kodiak 100 turboprop singles last year, two more than in 2014.

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HeliOffShore eye-tracking research
Jan 25, 2016 - 12:29 PM
Twenty-six pilots participated in the first phase of observational study, which seeks to improve pilot performance in the cockpit.
Jan 25, 2016 - 12:07 PM
The simulators, housed at comapny's Wichita East learning center, are equipped with Garmin G1000 and Garmin G600 avionics.
Airbus Helicopters H175
Jan 25, 2016 - 11:18 AM
A bright spot was the H175 super-medium twin helicopter, which received 36 orders last year.
Jan 25, 2016 - 11:02 AM
delay is partially due to testing of its emergency recovery parachute during the fourth quarter, which took longer than expected.
Phenom 300 delivery ceremony
Jan 23, 2016 - 3:57 PM
The Phenom 300 showed its capabilities during a delivery flight from Brazil to Florida.
Jan 22, 2016 - 3:31 PM
Acquisition will provide a range of new component repair capabilities.
The Pay-It-Forward Clothing Drive at NBAA's SDC 2106
Jan 22, 2016 - 9:05 AM
A new food drive joined the show’s annual Pay It Forward clothing donations.
Dorette Kerr and Ed Bolen
Jan 22, 2016 - 8:55 AM
Dorette Kerr worked to expand training opportunities to NBAA Schedulers & Dispatcher members.
G550 in flight
Jan 21, 2016 - 12:49 PM
The latest UBS Business Jet Market Index has reached its lowest point since late 2009.
Bell 525 in flight
Jan 21, 2016 - 11:54 AM
Collectively, the first two flight test vehicles have accumulated 78 hours.