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.

February 4, 2016, 11:16 AM

HondaJet Nominated for 2015 Collier Trophy

The recently FAA-certified HondaJet was likely chosen for its unique over-the-wing mounted engines.

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Dassault Falcon 5X
Feb 1, 2016 - 11:32 AM
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.
Feb 1, 2016 - 10:48 AM
More than 6,000 business aircraft based in Europe will need to meet higher safety standards effective August 25, 2016.
Landing
Feb 1, 2016 - 10:14 AM
The FAA determination was made last December, and it requires the city of Santa Monica to keep its airport open through 2023.
Feb 1, 2016 - 9:20 AM
Battle lines continue to be drawn as House prepares to introduce FAA reauthorization proposal shortly.
Feb 1, 2016 - 7:40 AM
Preliminary, final and factual reports
Feb 1, 2016 - 3:00 AM
The accident provides a good reminder: fly the airplane. Troubleshoot on the ground.
Jan 31, 2016 - 6:04 AM
The 27th edition of the annual show set new records for attendance and exhibitors.
Jan 28, 2016 - 11:40 AM
The expansion of U.S. service center capabilities marks another milestone the integration of all three brands under the Textron Aviation umbrella.
Jan 28, 2016 - 11:39 AM
The 10-year-old on-demand charter provider also is investing in fleet refurbishment and improvements to its digital platforms.
NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen
Jan 28, 2016 - 10:58 AM
Bolen fears ATC privatization would cede control of airspace and airport access to the airlines, limiting business aviation's access.