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.

May 24, 2016, 12:05 PM

Certification-chasing PC-24 Does EBACE Touch and Go

Pilatus jet is on track for certification at the end of next year.

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Thierry Fournier, general manager of Air Culinaire Worldwide Paris; Steven Roberts, senior v-p of global operations, Air Culinaire Worldwide; Paul Schweitzer, senior v-p of global sales and marketing, Air Culinaire Worldwide
May 23, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Located at Paris Le Bourget Airport, the new facility is halal certified as well as CE certified.
The cabin of Bombardier’s light Learjet 75 can now have the look and feel of a much larger aircraft with the new option of a pocket door separating the cockpit and galley from the rest of the cabin. Besides adding privacy, it also reduces noise by up to 8 dB.
May 23, 2016 - 2:30 AM
Bombardier says that the Lear 75’s new pocket door bulkhead extends its advantage at the top of the light jet sector.
May 23, 2016 - 12:01 AM
New iOS app and web-based version will be available for use in pilot, maintenance technician and flight attendant courses.
May 23, 2016 - 12:01 AM
Added will be the Cessna Citation CJ3; Gulfstream G450 and G650; Beechcraft King Air 350; and Pilatus PC-12.
May 22, 2016 - 6:00 PM
FlightSafety will offer training for Honeywell engines, auxiliary power systems, avionics, satcoms and environmental control systems
Jeppesen has added several new features to its Mobile FlightDeck electronic flight bag (EFB). The added features benefit instrument pilots, but also those flying under visual flight rules (VFR) in Sweden, Finland and Norway.
May 22, 2016 - 3:33 PM
Flight data specialist adds a European slant to its recent announcements
RTI Forensics, a forensics investigation firm audited by Wyvern, uses the DJI Inspire 1 quadcopter in its operations.
May 22, 2016 - 3:01 PM
The aviation risk management and safety auditing firm provides accreditation standards to burgeoning new unmanned segment.
building
May 22, 2016 - 2:55 PM
Texas-based DAS specializes in composite repairs for business aircraft.
May 22, 2016 - 12:39 PM
There are opportunities… but most agree the hotter markets are to the west.
helicopter
May 22, 2016 - 12:15 PM
Marenco Swisshelicopter has logged around 90 letters of intent for its new SH09 single-engine helicopter.