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.

February 4, 2016, 11:16 AM

HondaJet Nominated for 2015 Collier Trophy

The recently FAA-certified HondaJet was likely chosen for its unique over-the-wing mounted engines.

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Jan 12, 2016 - 11:26 AM
Quest is beginning to seek Chilean validation for the Kodiak single-turboprop, which already has received 21 approvals in 31 countries.
Jan 12, 2016 - 11:11 AM
Business aircraft activity in Europe climbed 1.7 percent last month, to 51,563 departures, but full-year flying was down by 0.6 percent, said WingX.
Jan 12, 2016 - 10:18 AM
Online private charter booking site Stratajet now has more than 500 Europe-based aircraft available.
Daher TBM 900
Jan 12, 2016 - 8:32 AM
Last year, the U.S. continued to be the strongest market for the TBM 900 with 44 deliveries, followed by Latin America with seven and Europe with four.
Jan 11, 2016 - 3:04 PM
An annual tradition now in it's sixth year, S&D's "Pay It Forward looks to benefit needy in this year's host city.
Jan 11, 2016 - 12:47 PM
The FAA's Notam system is still broken, and for safety's sake it needs to be fixed.
Jan 11, 2016 - 11:09 AM
Correction makes it easier for operators to raise the safety bar by voluntarily complying with the more rigorous training requirements of Part 121.
Jan 11, 2016 - 10:55 AM
Caucus members expressed concern by attempts to close facilities or restrict access.
Jan 11, 2016 - 9:45 AM
When completed, the transaction will give the global aviaiton services provider its third FBO, joining locations in Glasgow, Scotland and Sharjah, UAE.
Jan 11, 2016 - 9:05 AM
Pompeo voices concerns that a recent draft of U.S. FAA reauthorization legislation would place an unfair funding burden on GA.