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.

July 1, 2015, 7:52 PM

Bell's 525 Relentless Logs First Flight

The new super-medium twin features sidestick fly-by-wire controls.

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Jun 5, 2015 - 10:59 AM
The Transportation Department watchdog begins audit as the FAA readies requirements for next contract bid for Future Flight Service Program.
Jun 5, 2015 - 10:23 AM
The consequence is reduced production of medium and heavy helicopters.
Jun 5, 2015 - 9:47 AM
As the new president of product support, Zimmerman is stepping into a role that has been a path to the top slot at Gulfstream.
Jun 5, 2015 - 6:00 AM
Having two pilots yields only a slight safety advantage.
Aircelle thrust reverser for Global 7000
Jun 4, 2015 - 12:05 PM
Shipset for Comac C919 includes an inlet, fan cowl, O-Duct, inner fixed structure, electrical thrust reverser actuation system, exhaust and engine mounts.
2015 Collier Award goes to Gulfstream
Jun 4, 2015 - 11:37 AM
National Aeronautic Association awarded Gulfstream Aerospace the prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy on June 3 for its development of the G650.
Jun 4, 2015 - 10:43 AM
Remanufactured aircraft are beginning to enter resale market as the Nextant fleet has grown to 60 aircraft.
Flaris LAR 1
Jun 4, 2015 - 10:33 AM
Very light jet was originally fitted with a 1,460-pound-thrust Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F.
runway incursion
Jun 3, 2015 - 1:54 PM
Risk-based decision-making initiative follows “significant progress” in improving runway safety at U.S. airports over the past 15 years,
Jun 3, 2015 - 1:04 PM
The company operated the twin turboprop on at least 300 flights when the aircraft was not in compliance with the FARs, the agency contends.