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 26, 2015, 11:03 AM

Bell Helicopter Adds Second Jet Ranger X to Test Fleet

Since fligth testing began in November, the helicopter program has quickly progressed, performing additional tests and numerous practice autorotations,

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Feb 18, 2015 - 1:26 PM
As part of the refurbishment, the aircraft are stripped, repainted and corrosion-proofed, and new wheels, brakes and tires are installed.
Transmission test stand
Feb 18, 2015 - 12:30 PM
The new stand, installed at the company's Philadelphia facility, can be used for testing intermediate and tail rotor gear boxes.
SF50 Vision Jet
Feb 18, 2015 - 12:18 PM
60,000 square-foot SF50 completion center and paint shop would be built at Duluth International Airport.
Gulfstream G500 and G600
Feb 18, 2015 - 11:00 AM
During testing, the PW800 engines logged more than 3,300 hours, including more than 350 flight hours on P&WC's Boeing 747SP flying testbed.
Feb 18, 2015 - 10:03 AM
Airline delays and cancelations cost travelers billions, while business aviation can save executives several hours each flight, KlasJet chief says.
Feb 17, 2015 - 1:33 PM
India's civil aviation ministry says new bizav-friendly aviation policy will be issued within a month.
Feb 17, 2015 - 10:58 AM
Quest will remain in Sandpoint, Idaho under the current leadership team.
Feb 17, 2015 - 10:44 AM
The company will provide engine and module MRO services as well as component and accessory exchange services, field support and warranty administration.
Feb 17, 2015 - 10:15 AM
The service disbanded its aviation unit in 2009.
Feb 17, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Bristow has purchased an 85-percent stake in Australia’s Airnorth.