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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Jan 19, 2016 - 11:38 AM
Gama Aviation employees to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds to put in new water infrastructure for Kiomboi hospital in Tanzania.
Jan 19, 2016 - 11:29 AM
During the 2015 World Economic Forum, from January 20 to 24, a total of 1,174 movements were recorded at four nearby airports.
Textron Single-engine Turboprop
Jan 19, 2016 - 11:13 AM
Facility is expected to open in 2020 to develop and manufacture new turboprop engines in the 1,000 to 2,000-shp range.
Jan 19, 2016 - 10:12 AM
Airport/FBO view provides an analysis tool for companies providing or looking to provide operational support at a specific airport.
Air Method Bell 407GXP
Jan 19, 2016 - 9:33 AM
This is the first of what could be up to two hundred 407GXPs delivered by Bell to Air Methods over the next decade.
Jan 19, 2016 - 9:17 AM
Two each to the California Highway Patrol and Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, and one each to the Los Angeles and Ontario Police Departments.
Jan 19, 2016 - 9:06 AM
A CitationJet pilot told controllers that his autopilot had failed, along with other instruments, shortly before the aircraft crashed Monday in Utah.
Gerald Tobias
Jan 18, 2016 - 12:45 PM
Tobias landed one of the largest military contracts of the time and launched the first privately financed medium-lift commercial helicopter.
Jan 18, 2016 - 12:16 PM
In addition, Zhuhai Airport officials also approved operations of smaller general/business aviation aircraft.
Jan 18, 2016 - 11:38 AM
Pilot recency requirements reduced to reflect “continuing advancements” in flight training, avionics, maintenance and safety management.