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.

July 30, 2015, 10:08 AM

Global 7000 Faces Two-Year Delay

Bombardier is pushing back entry-into-service date of its flagship Global 7000 as it slows production of its in-production Globals by roughly 30 percent.

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Jul 22, 2015 - 5:51 PM
The company recently finalized its purchase of Danbury Aerospace, marking the fourth acquisition in the last 24 months.
Jul 22, 2015 - 4:46 PM
Bills would repeal the state’s decade-old tax exemption on the sale of aircraft, maintenance and parts.
Jul 22, 2015 - 2:12 PM
Notice is based on findings from an FAA/industry working group, recent and upgraded bird-strike statistics, and NTSB recommendations made in 2009.
diesel Skyhawk
Jul 22, 2015 - 7:55 AM
The company is resuming production of normally-aspirated 182 and moving ahead of diesel Skyhawk, but plans for Skylane remain unclear.
Able Flight Wings presentation at OSH
Jul 21, 2015 - 5:04 PM
Able Flight provides scholars for persons with disabilities to help them achieve their goal of becoming a pilot.
Jul 21, 2015 - 2:57 PM
Lack of training erodes oversight capability, say watchdog groups.
Jul 21, 2015 - 2:09 PM
The Beijing-based company provides design, engineering, certification and installation services for business jets.
Jul 21, 2015 - 1:04 PM
The seminar is intended to provide useful, practical information about precisely what equipment operators need to comply with the coming mandates.
Jul 21, 2015 - 12:36 PM
Order is the result of a framework agreement signed in December between the two companies that could see Rosneft take up to 160 AgustaWestland helicopters.
Jul 21, 2015 - 11:58 AM
Danniel Hoose returned cylinders to use without properly testing them.