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 7, 2017, 12:18 PM

At NBAA Forum, Bolen Urges Action Ahead of ATC Vote

With a vote on the latest measure aimed at privatizing the nation's air traffic control system slated for next week, the time to act is now, he said.

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Aug 29, 2017 - 12:32 PM
While its blades are made from aerospace grade composite material and “incredibly durable,” Hartzell notes that they “are not entirely immune to damage.”
Aug 29, 2017 - 12:21 PM
Nearly half of the fuel management-related accidents involve pilots holding commercials or air transport pilot certificates.
Aug 29, 2017 - 11:51 AM
According to Constant, the ADS-B upgrades were completed in conjunction with maintenance events, interior refurbishments and avionics installations.
Aug 29, 2017 - 11:44 AM
The association filed complaints over pricing at three Signature Flight Support facilities and called out practices at two other FBOs.
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Aug 29, 2017 - 11:21 AM
Three of the top-five business aircraft used to travel to totality airports were turboprops, according to Argus’ data.
Aug 29, 2017 - 10:05 AM
The operator anticipates daily Zurich flights by October.
Aug 29, 2017 - 9:34 AM
The most recent events were held last week in Portland and Seattle.
InSight
Aug 28, 2017 - 3:47 PM
The new integrated flight deck solution comes with a host of features including Next Generation Synthetic Vision, electronic charts and broadcast weather
Aug 28, 2017 - 12:54 PM
More than 115 G280s are in service, and through July 2017 the fleet had achieved a dispatch reliability rate of 99.90 percent,
Aug 28, 2017 - 12:21 PM
Sealed in June, the 100-ship order is worth approximately $300 million and finalizes a framework agreement the company entered with Shaanxi in 2016.