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 16, 2017, 11:11 AM

First Global 7000 Logs 100 Hours; FTV2 To Fly Soon

The Global 7000 remains on track for entry into service in the second half of 2018.

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Feb 9, 2017 - 11:43 AM
“Try and Fly” promotion waives the landing fee, halves parking fees for up to a week and offers a fuel dicsount for first-time users of the airport.
Feb 9, 2017 - 10:36 AM
The new FBOs are located in California, Australia, Singapore, Texas and South Carolina.
Global 6000
Feb 9, 2017 - 10:20 AM
Aspen/Pitken is listed among the most challenging airports to operate at with steep approaches.
Feb 9, 2017 - 10:16 AM
Operators can see price reductions of as much as 18 percent.
Feb 9, 2017 - 9:38 AM
Rule allows pilots of airplanes with enhanced flight vision systems to fly certain IFR approaches all the way to landing “in lieu of natural vision”
Feb 9, 2017 - 9:19 AM
While the 12-month trend is slightly positive, flying is still trailing the pre-crisis 2008 benchmark by more than 15 percent.
Feb 9, 2017 - 4:42 AM
Pilot training is entering a new era thanks to rapid advances in technology and lower cost training tools.
Norteast Air Portland FBO
Feb 8, 2017 - 4:55 PM
The Maine-based FBO completed a 2-year expansion project on its terminal and hangar areas.
Feb 8, 2017 - 12:02 PM
Results by operational category were positive across the board, with Part 135 and fractional activity each climbing by 4 percent from a year ago.
NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen
Feb 8, 2017 - 11:53 AM
The Battle for ATC privatization is expected to resume according to NBAA head Ed Bolen.