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.

June 22, 2017, 11:33 AM

Fourth Test Gulfstream G600 Takes Flight

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.

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May 23, 2017 - 7:36 AM
New capabilities bring potential for increased charter flying.
May 23, 2017 - 7:25 AM
The 604XT is being announced first as an avionics retrofit package, with more details to come in October about other potential improvements.
May 23, 2017 - 7:21 AM
The aircraft management company added two Falcon 7Xs and a Challenger 604 to its Middle East division listing in Dubai.
May 23, 2017 - 7:18 AM
Advent's anti-skid braking system for the PC-12 was certified in April and is now available for installation by Advent dealers.
May 23, 2017 - 7:16 AM
Embraer appointed Moscow-based JF Service as its new authorized service center for Legacy 450s and 500s in Russia.
May 23, 2017 - 7:00 AM
Combined with other Jetex facilities around the world, this additonal 15 brings the total number of Jetex locations in Europe to 25.
Jet Aviation president Rob Smith
May 23, 2017 - 7:00 AM
At EBACE 2017, Jet Aviation is celebrating the company's 50th anniversary as it embarks on its new "One Jet" initiative.
May 23, 2017 - 6:48 AM
The business aviation fleet in the Middle East and Africa region has doubled in the past 10 years.
May 23, 2017 - 6:46 AM
According to Gentex, the new electrochromic-based windows are 100 times darker than Gen One windows.
Pilatus PC-24
May 23, 2017 - 6:29 AM
The company has an initial order for six PC-24s, but plans to place an add-on “significant order” as soon as Pilatus reopens the order book next year.