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.
Gulfstream contract pilot and outspoken industry advocate Jeff Beck passed away on Tuesday in Houston, where he was undergoing treatment for leukemia.
Nelson replaces Jay Rockefeller as top Democrat on Commerce, while Thune moves over to chairman's role in new Republican-controlled Senate.
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.
Consolidation reinforces Luxembourg-based group as Europe's number-one air charter operator.
Pilot lost his job for refusing to fly an aircraft he deemed unsafe.
Students need the right frame of mind to learn what the reports are truly telling them.
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.
Initial deliveries and certification of the new medium-twin helicopter are expected in the second quarter.
The report is expected to mark the first substantive upswing for business jets since the economy ran into a storm cell in 2008.
The demonstration project will test synthetic vision, enhanced vision and other technologies for approach and landing into European airports.