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.
Van Tine will retire in June after a 35-year career with the company.
Industry announcements and appointments
Bizleiners will be fitted with CFM Engines and are slated to be delivered green starting in 2019.
Snecma has given a new certification schedule to Dassault, and they are working together to come up with an updated development timeline for the 5X.
More than 6,000 business aircraft based in Europe will need to meet higher safety standards effective August 25, 2016.
The FAA determination was made last December, and it requires the city of Santa Monica to keep its airport open through 2023.
Battle lines continue to be drawn as House prepares to introduce FAA reauthorization proposal shortly.
Preliminary, final and factual reports
The accident provides a good reminder: fly the airplane. Troubleshoot on the ground.
The 27th edition of the annual show set new records for attendance and exhibitors.