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 31, 2015, 9:51 AM

Embraer Legacy 450 Gets FAA Nod

The Legacy 450 can seats up to nine passengers and boasts a flat-floor, stand-up six-foot-tall cabin with a six-foot 10-inch cross section.

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Aug 17, 2015 - 3:33 PM
The company is raising its credit line by $400 million with an eye to making an as yet undisclosed acquisition or acquisitions.
Aug 17, 2015 - 3:08 PM
The NYPD began taking deliveries of the 429 last year to replace its four AgustaWestland AW119 singles.
UAV in flight
Aug 17, 2015 - 2:59 PM
One Swiss helicopter operator studied and dismissed drones as a complement to its fleet.
AW609 in flight
Aug 17, 2015 - 2:35 PM
The company is on track for certification in 2017 and customer deliveries in 2018.
Aug 17, 2015 - 12:45 PM
Both engines flamed out at 44,800 feet while the crew started a descent through a maturing convective storm cell.
Aug 17, 2015 - 12:01 PM
Aircraft were attempting to land at at San Diego-Brown Field Municipal Airport when they collided.
Aug 17, 2015 - 4:34 AM
The addition of Nashville is part of a growth plan that is expected to continue over the next year.
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.
Jefferson County Aviation ramp
Aug 16, 2015 - 9:15 AM
Jefferson County opened a 4,800-sq-ft terminal at Watertown International Airport.