Business Aviation

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March 23, 2017, 10:22 AM

Turbine Aircraft, Ops Driving Gains in New FAA Forecast

The general aviation fleet is expected to increase a modest 0.1 percent a year through 2037, with turbine deliveries offsetting a drop in piston aircraft.

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Garmin
Feb 21, 2017 - 6:57 AM
Garmin's ADS-B solutions for older jets can save owners and operators tens of thousands of dollars.
Feb 20, 2017 - 2:31 PM
Textron added multilingual support for English, French and Spanish customers and improved capabilities during peak hours in Europe.
Feb 20, 2017 - 12:25 PM
The Mid-Canada Mod Center STC adds Fans 1/A+ capability to the Challenger 604 as a standalone upgrade.
Feb 20, 2017 - 12:00 PM
The Traffic Flow Management Convective Forecast will have a look and feel that is similar to the CDM Convective Forecast Product that it is replacing.
Feb 20, 2017 - 11:27 AM
Reorganization puts Michael Thacker, Kryia Shortt, Brad Thress and Rob Scholl into new roles.
Feb 20, 2017 - 11:20 AM
Online portal allows drone owners and operators to purchase an annual insurance policy online and pay securely via credit card.
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
Feb 20, 2017 - 10:14 AM
Bell holds more than 400 letters of intent for the 505 and is in the process of converting them into firm orders.
Apex Executive Jet Center at Melbourne, Fla.
Feb 20, 2017 - 9:55 AM
Baer Air, a service provider at Florida's Melbourne International Airport will now be known as Apex Executive Jet Center.
Feb 20, 2017 - 9:29 AM
GE said that operating its helicopter from Signature Flight Support at Boston Logan International Airport “has been positive.”
Feb 16, 2017 - 2:22 PM
Michael Amalfitano has been named as the president and CEO of its Melbourne, Florida-based Executive Jets business unit, effective March 1.