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 27, 2015, 9:38 AM

VistaJet Completes $300 Million Offering

Proceeds will help VistaJet continue its global expansion plans.

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May 23, 2015 - 1:17 PM
The HMVS system seeks to actively cancel rotor-induced vibration at its source.
May 22, 2015 - 11:56 AM
A switch illuminates the master caution panel indicating “tailboom” in the event of a failure.
May 22, 2015 - 7:25 AM
Terrorist and miltant groups pose a threat to aircraft transiting the nation's airspace.
May 22, 2015 - 7:20 AM
The aircraft was landing on an unpaved strip.
May 21, 2015 - 4:56 PM
Document outlines the application process, required information and considerations for exercising the privileges of an FAA pilot certificate.
May 21, 2015 - 2:38 PM
The Brazilian Helicopter Safety Team is a partnership between the IHST Brazil Group and the nation's civil aviation authority.
May 21, 2015 - 2:30 PM
The Colombian Air Force intercepted the aircraft for operating illegally in Colombian airspace.
May 21, 2015 - 12:48 PM
Fitness-for-duty plans are crucial, and pilots need to watch out for each other to ensure the safety of the operation.
May 21, 2015 - 12:44 PM
Battery fires present a serious threat to all airplanes, and the threat is growing.
May 21, 2015 - 11:21 AM
The eRouter adds Wi-Fi connectivity to the Global Express.