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.

June 22, 2017, 11:33 AM

Fourth Test Gulfstream G600 Takes Flight

G600 departed Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport on a 1 hour 18 minute flight, during which it climbed to 51,000 feet and reached Mach 0.925.

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Jun 5, 2017 - 11:22 AM
Company president and CEO Kelly Ortberg remains hopeful that business aviation will bottom out sometime next year.
Jun 5, 2017 - 10:47 AM
ICAO adoption of the new phraseology signaled international acceptance of “climb/descend via” clearances that the FAA implemented in 2014.
Jun 5, 2017 - 4:04 AM
Nordam restructures, Tim White to lead JetAviva as president and John Goglia becomes chairman of PAMA.
Jun 4, 2017 - 12:12 PM
Preliminary and final reports
Jun 2, 2017 - 4:09 PM
The engine marks a shift away from the P&WC PW600 family.
Learjet75
Jun 2, 2017 - 3:22 PM
Leggett & Platt accepted the milestone business jet, making it the second Learjet 75 in its fleet.
Jun 2, 2017 - 1:46 PM
Russia's state-owned Vnesheconombank will finance the new light multipurpose helicopter along with other areas of Russian Helicopters business.
Jun 2, 2017 - 7:42 AM
Both controllers and pilots could do more to ensure that operators have the most relevant, up-to-date information.
Stratos 714 in flight
Jun 1, 2017 - 12:24 PM
FAA lifted initial restrictions on flight-test program.
Jun 1, 2017 - 11:53 AM
The most recent UBS Business Jet Market Index fell just below the breakeven demarcation that would indicate a growing market.