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.

August 26, 2015, 6:59 PM

Russian Helicopters Showcases New Mi-38-2 Twin

The Mi-38-2 features Russian Klimov engines and will soon be offered with a VIP interior.

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Aug 16, 2015 - 1:39 PM
The aircraft was conducting an air ambulance flight when it crashed on August 16.
Aug 16, 2015 - 12:35 PM
The event is aimed at helping business aviation professionals refresh or enhance their weather operational knowledge of charts.
Aug 16, 2015 - 9:15 AM
An overhaul shop makes sense for the company as the fleet size in the U.S. grows.
Jefferson County Aviation ramp
Aug 16, 2015 - 9:15 AM
Jefferson County opened a 4,800-sq-ft terminal at Watertown International Airport.
Aug 15, 2015 - 10:40 AM
The companies are seeking an STC to be aimed at the retrofit market, for type owners and operators seeking to take advantage of airborne Wi-Fi.
PlaneSense PIlature PC-12 on the ground
Aug 15, 2015 - 9:00 AM
The turboprop operator is adding jets to the mix.
Aug 15, 2015 - 5:45 AM
The study’s goal is to improve efficiency and reduce the amount of time and money spent reworking aircraft discrepancies.
Aug 15, 2015 - 5:36 AM
Leading Edge failed to conduct drug-and-alcohol tests for employees in safety-sensitive positions, contends the FAA.
Aug 15, 2015 - 5:28 AM
Changes will be required to installations of Part 121, 125 and 135 SatVoice systems by November 2016.
Aug 15, 2015 - 4:02 AM
Astra Aviation will be among the first companies to use FBO One to support airline and cargo operations, in addition to executive charter.