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 19, 2017, 11:37 AM

Robinson Deliveries Down, but Hopes Are Up for 2017

While delivery numbers were down, the average unit price sold increased substantially thanks to customer-specified options.

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Dec 16, 2016 - 5:41 PM
Huerta announced the release of the Part 23 rule, which culminated a nearly decade-long effort, saying it represents a fundamental shift in certification.
Dec 16, 2016 - 7:53 AM
The agency attributes a number of accidents to pilots' failure to follow checklists.
Dec 15, 2016 - 2:28 PM
Passengers from both companies will receive special benefits
Dec 15, 2016 - 1:14 PM
The facility is expected to have four simulators by the end of next year.
Dec 15, 2016 - 1:03 PM
CPDL-C improves communication capabilities in areas that usually require third-party HF communication relay, such as oceanic and en route airspace.
Bombardier Global 7000
Dec 15, 2016 - 12:33 PM
The new Global 7000 is expected to drive up Bombardier Business Aircraft’s revenues by $3 billion between its service entry in 2018 and the end of 2020.
Dec 15, 2016 - 11:12 AM
At 2,326, the number of pre-owned business jets available for sale at the end of last month was roughly unchanged from a year ago.
Dec 15, 2016 - 10:09 AM
89 percent of avionics shops expect their businesses to grow in the next 12 months, up from 81 percent in last year’s survey.
Dec 15, 2016 - 9:08 AM
This follows an order for 25 AW119Kx singles from Sino-US placed earlier this year.
Dec 15, 2016 - 8:20 AM
U.S. FAA holding a briefing on December 16 on new rule.