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.

July 19, 2017, 11:49 AM

Textron Delivers More Bizjets, Fewer King Airs in 2Q17

The division recorded a $54 million profit in the second quarter versus $81 million a year ago, primarily due to lower volume and mix.

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Jun 22, 2017 - 12:32 PM
Plans more expansive coverage when its 215,300-sq-ft (20,000-sq-m) MRO hangar is completed later next year.
Gulfstream G600
Jun 22, 2017 - 11:33 AM
G600 departed Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport on a 1 hour 18 minute flight, during which it climbed to 51,000 feet and reached Mach 0.925.
Jun 22, 2017 - 10:42 AM
Findings concluded that there was little awareness of workforce shortages within business aviation, particularly for pilots and maintenance technicians.
Jun 22, 2017 - 10:27 AM
Upgrades include Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) approval for a weight increase on the Bell 407 cargo hook to 3,100 pounds from 2,646 pounds.
Jun 22, 2017 - 10:21 AM
Genav groups warn that "any structural and governance reforms that require protections for an important sector of users is fundamentally flawed.”
Jun 21, 2017 - 1:15 PM
Tthe changes in this year’s bill represent a series compromise designed to reach some of the most vocal critics.
Airbus Helicopters VSR700
Jun 21, 2017 - 10:55 AM
VSR700 is based on the Helicopteres Guimbal Cabri G2 and is intended to be a light military rotary-wing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle.
Jun 21, 2017 - 9:51 AM
More than half of people surveyed called “a bad idea the prospect of “shift[ing] control of the U.S. air traffic control system from the …FAA, "
Jun 21, 2017 - 9:27 AM
The Swiss company recently started flying a third prototype helicopter as it works toward European Aviation Safety Agency certification.
Jun 21, 2017 - 9:26 AM
Interiors designed and installed by the ST Aerospace division create "highly individualized cabin experience for customers."