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.

October 21, 2016, 10:31 AM

End of an Era: Gulfstream To Cease G450 Production in 2018

Move comes as it prepares for service entry of its new fly-by-wire G500 in early 2018, the same time it is scheduled to deliver the final G450.

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Dassault Falcon 8X first delivery
Oct 5, 2016 - 10:33 AM
The 6,450-nm/11,945-km Falcon 8X—a stretch derivative of the 7X—was certified by the EASA and U.S. FAA in June.
JetSupport's Amsterdam facility
Oct 4, 2016 - 5:37 PM
Schiphol-based JetSupport has filled in a gap in its Dassault service offerings.
Oct 4, 2016 - 2:52 PM
The Piper M600 expands Piper’s reach into the market for pressurized single-engine turboprops.
Oct 4, 2016 - 12:33 PM
Air charter firm has main offices in Los Angeles and Singapore, as well as sales and support offices in New York, London, Beijing and Shanghai.
Ace interior
Oct 4, 2016 - 12:32 PM
Phenom upgrade only the beginning
Oct 4, 2016 - 11:26 AM
FlightSafety provides training for all current-production Falcon aircraft using a fleet of 26 full flight simulators at its learning centers.
Saab remote tower
Oct 4, 2016 - 11:25 AM
A mobile tower will be based on the ramp of JYO while the remote tower demonstration there continues.
Oct 4, 2016 - 11:21 AM
Wichita was the “center of pain” during downturn.
Oct 4, 2016 - 10:39 AM
Its products include towbars, towbarless tugs, wheel chocks, aircraft jacks, lavatory servicing carts, ground power units and aircraft tooling.
Oct 4, 2016 - 10:13 AM
The upgrade addresses pending regulatory and obsolescence issues, in addition to offering a “cost effective” platform.