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.

September 21, 2016, 4:28 PM

Ross Aviation Buys Top-rated AirFlite FBO

The fledgling FBO chain made a big splash with word of its purchase of highly-regarded L.A. area service provider AirFlite

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Sep 6, 2016 - 11:49 AM
The Business Aviation Expo will be held at Michigan's Oakland County International Airport on September 22.
Falcon 2000XLS
Sep 6, 2016 - 11:44 AM
Activity continued to be strong in the Part 91 and 135 segments in the first half, while the fractional industry experienced “slight growth."
Sep 6, 2016 - 11:09 AM
The company’s pilots can use Lyft for transport to and from the airport and hotel accommodations, while the expense reimbursement process is automated.
Sep 6, 2016 - 10:34 AM
The company believes there is “strong demand” in the area for its private aircraft charter offerings, particularly its JetCard product.
Sep 6, 2016 - 10:06 AM
Pereira joins the association leadership as it experiences a 20 percent growth in membership.
Sep 6, 2016 - 9:43 AM
There have been two accidents involving Bell 206s where a malfunction of the main transmission freewheel system led to a failure of the main rotor mast.
Silverhawk Aviation ramp
Sep 4, 2016 - 10:11 AM
Nebraska FBO conveniently placed for coast-to-coast flights.
Sep 3, 2016 - 1:12 PM
Industry announcements and appointments
Sep 2, 2016 - 11:22 AM
Overall, accident rate for civil helicopters declined in the U.S. for the first six months of 2016, to 3.28 per 100,000 flight hours
Sep 2, 2016 - 11:13 AM
Preliminary, final and factual reports