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.

July 19, 2017, 11:49 AM

Textron Delivers More Bizjets, Fewer King Airs in 2Q17

The division recorded a $54 million profit in the second quarter versus $81 million a year ago, primarily due to lower volume and mix.

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Dassalt Falcon 5X
Jul 5, 2017 - 10:07 AM
Preliminary flight-test campaign will last only a few weeks to help streamline the development process; full-fledges testing will start next year.
Affinity Flight Training Services is providing and maintaining the Phenoms
Jul 5, 2017 - 9:42 AM
The contract includes firm orders for five Phenoms, support and options for follow-on aircraft.
Jul 5, 2017 - 7:46 AM
Rudy Toering, president and CEO of the Canadian Business Aviation Association, plans to retire and Bruce Byerly returns to Byerly Aviation.
Aerion AS2
Jul 3, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Both the House and Senate are focused on possibilities for changing the ban.
Jul 3, 2017 - 8:00 PM
The tests demonstrated technology that could wind up on NASA's planned low boom flight demonstration experimental airplane.
Jul 3, 2017 - 11:05 AM
The new offering, which tracks tax-related aircraft activity is aimed at customers who have multiple aircraft owner clients.
Jul 3, 2017 - 11:04 AM
UBS Business Jet Market Index is “still stuck” around breakeven level (50) following a post-U.S. election bounce late last year.
1,500 Pilatus PC-12
Jul 3, 2017 - 10:08 AM
In a ceremony at its headquarters in Switzerland, the OEM handed over the milestone speedy turboprop to Australia's Royal Doctor Flying Service.
CB SkyShare
Jul 3, 2017 - 10:07 AM
The service area is currently defined as the U.S. West Coast, but company has plans for CB SkyShares to be a national plan in a few years.
Artist rendering of new Easterwood Airport FBO
Jul 3, 2017 - 9:23 AM
University-owned Easterwood Field Airport will receive a new FBO and hangar as part of a $10 million infrastructure improvement