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 9, 2016, 11:28 AM

Quest Aircraft Gears Up for More Growth

Quest Aircraft delivered 32 Kodiak 100 turboprop singles last year, two more than in 2014.

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Jan 14, 2016 - 11:12 AM
Aviation safety focus areas on this year’s list include fatigue, distraction and loss of control in flight (LOC-I).
Jan 14, 2016 - 10:36 AM
Three-hour eLearning CPDLC scenario-based course familiarizes pilots with CPDLC/ADS-C operations in normal and abnormal situations.
Cessna Citation Longitude
Jan 14, 2016 - 9:30 AM
The decision to locate final assembly of the Longitude at the East Campus comes as Textron Aviation further integrates Cessna Aircraft with Beechcraft.
Jan 14, 2016 - 9:26 AM
Embraer large jet shipments drove gains in overall business jet shipments in 2015.
Jan 13, 2016 - 4:56 PM
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is expected to immediately turn to FAA reauthorization with the March 31 deadline looming.
Jan 13, 2016 - 11:49 AM
Business aviation flight activity in North America ended 2015 on a positive note, climbing 2.6 percent last month versus December 2014.
Rep. Pompeo town hall meeting
Jan 13, 2016 - 10:28 AM
Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) hosted the meeting that drew nearly two dozen industry leaders and eight other lawmakers.
Jan 13, 2016 - 9:31 AM
In line with this change, Bombardier and TAG Aeronautics have “amicably elected” to end their contractual agreements.
Jan 12, 2016 - 5:04 PM
The additional hangar will be dedicated to maintenance projects and wide-body projects.
Jan 12, 2016 - 5:00 PM
The installation meets Eurocontrol's requirement for Tcas 7.1.