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.

April 28, 2016, 11:08 AM

Bizjet Deliveries Down, Sales Up at Bombardier

Shipments of business jets at Bombardier decreased 31 percent during the first quarter, while sales soared 111 percent.

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1000th Embraer delivery
Apr 19, 2016 - 3:01 PM
Milestone comes 14 years after the company began delivering a VIP version of the ERJ-135 and 11 years since forming a dedicated bizav division.
Apr 19, 2016 - 1:18 PM
The bill has wide support from general aviation groups for its many provisions, but also for the Senate's decision to leave out ATC privatization.
Apr 19, 2016 - 10:13 AM
The new service, using a Falcon 2000, is available beginning May 2.
Apr 19, 2016 - 9:55 AM
Fort Lauderdale/Miami was chosen as its U.S. office location to target a growing private jet audience in the area.
Embraer Legacy 450 at La Mole Airport
Apr 19, 2016 - 9:18 AM
To get the approval, the twinjet had to demonstrate strict performance requirements to operate on the airport’s short runway.
Apr 19, 2016 - 8:20 AM
The SmartStem system is intended to simplify important tire-pressure checks.
Apr 19, 2016 - 7:53 AM
Projects include maintenance, avionics installations and RVSM certifications.
Apr 18, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Both the pilot and passenger were not injured in the Dec. 15, 2015 accident, but the aircraft was substantially damaged.
Apr 18, 2016 - 4:47 PM
The MRO provider has a facility dedicated to the repair and overhaul of PT6A engines.
Apr 18, 2016 - 4:31 PM
The XP140 upgrade boosts the aircraft's performance to 867 shp.