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.

January 30, 2015, 10:55 AM

Cessna Rolls Out Production Latitude

Certification of the Latitude is expected in the second quarter with deliveries following in the third.

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Jan 12, 2015 - 12:39 PM
Gulfstream contract pilot and outspoken industry advocate Jeff Beck passed away on Tuesday in Houston, where he was undergoing treatment for leukemia.
Jan 12, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Nelson replaces Jay Rockefeller as top Democrat on Commerce, while Thune moves over to chairman's role in new Republican-controlled Senate.
PC-12 climbing
Jan 12, 2015 - 11:45 AM
Traffic rose 1.6 percent year-over-year last month, while Argus projects that flying this month will increase by 1.8 percent over last January.
Jan 12, 2015 - 9:49 AM
Consolidation reinforces Luxembourg-based group as Europe's number-one air charter operator.
Jan 11, 2015 - 3:07 PM
Pilot lost his job for refusing to fly an aircraft he deemed unsafe.
Jan 11, 2015 - 3:00 PM
Students need the right frame of mind to learn what the reports are truly telling them.
Jan 11, 2015 - 2:45 PM
The chain of events that led to the June 2009 loss of an Air France A330 over the south Atlantic began when ice blocked the pitot tubes on that aircraft.
AW169 production
Jan 9, 2015 - 1:02 PM
Initial deliveries and certification of the new medium-twin helicopter are expected in the second quarter.
Jan 9, 2015 - 10:05 AM
The report is expected to mark the first substantive upswing for business jets since the economy ran into a storm cell in 2008.
Jan 9, 2015 - 8:14 AM
The demonstration project will test synthetic vision, enhanced vision and other technologies for approach and landing into European airports.