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.

January 26, 2015, 12:53 PM

Turbine-powered Diamond DA50 Makes First Flight

Two years after the aircraft concept was unveiled, a Ukrainian-built turboprop powered the maiden sortie.

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Jan 22, 2015 - 8:34 AM
The company is embroiled in an international corruption scandal that could limit its future access to capital markets and retard exploration projects.
Jan 22, 2015 - 8:24 AM
The oil-and-gas company is proceeding with its commitments to buy and lease new helicopters.
Jan 22, 2015 - 7:52 AM
The new Senate GA Caucus co-chairmen turn to recruiting new members and educating the Senate about the importance of the industry.
Jan 22, 2015 - 7:29 AM
Services include fault history, database analysis, pre-buy assistance and other technical support.
Jan 21, 2015 - 6:14 PM
The company's newest aircraft (the G650 and G280) will be added later this year.
Jan 21, 2015 - 3:33 PM
As crude oil continues its price slump, the effects on the price of jet fuel are beginning to be felt through the supply chain.
Jet Aviation Dubai
Jan 21, 2015 - 10:21 AM
Facility is an authorized service center for Gulfstreams and the Rolls-Royce BR725-series engines that power the G650 and G550.
Jan 21, 2015 - 10:05 AM
The FAA's lack of progress in improving its consistency and certification processes is harming businesses, Duncan Aviation's Hilkemann testifies.
G1000
Jan 21, 2015 - 9:57 AM
G1000 retrofit provides operators with enhanced capabilities that minimize pilot workload, increase situational awareness and provide NextGen capabilities.
Jan 21, 2015 - 5:05 AM
Skiers/snowboarders will board the company’s Eurocopter AS350B3e for six runs at elevations from 10,000 to 14,000 feet.