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.

August 26, 2015, 9:24 AM

Cirrus SF50 Jet Gets FAA Type Inspection Authorization

TIA allows Cirrus to move forward with FAA conformity inspections and certification flight-tests with an FAA pilot on board the aircraft.

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Aug 7, 2015 - 6:43 PM
The acquisition of ICG adds new Iridium satcom capabilities to the Rockwell Collins product line.
Aug 7, 2015 - 5:43 PM
Textron Aviation is installing the TCAS II Change 7.1 software at its factory-owned service centers.
Aug 7, 2015 - 5:40 PM
Four died in the overrun accident at Blackbushe airport.
Helicopter Training and Simulator Center in Rio de Janeiro
Aug 7, 2015 - 4:00 PM
Airbus subsidiary Helibras has finished construction of its Training and Simulator Center in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 7, 2015 - 3:00 PM
New business aircraft finance group Global Jet Capital was launched in 2014 with an initial $2 billion fund.
PC-24 flying
Aug 7, 2015 - 3:00 PM
Swiss manufacturer sees excellent potential for future sales of the PC-12NG and the new PC-24 inLatin America.
AgustaWestland helicopter
Aug 7, 2015 - 2:30 PM
The European helicopter manufacturer believes its prospects are good, including for the AW609 tiltrotor.
Cirrus flying
Aug 7, 2015 - 1:30 PM
SF50 will gain FAA certification late this year, followed by EASA and Brazilian approvals next year.
Two passengers looking at electronic devices
Aug 7, 2015 - 1:15 PM
The U.S. communications provider offers equipment to make the most of satellite connectivity.
Dassault Falcon 5X being rolled out
Aug 7, 2015 - 1:00 PM
French manufacturer believes its new aircraft are set for solid sales in South and Central America.