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 9, 2016, 11:28 AM

Quest Aircraft Gears Up for More Growth

Quest Aircraft delivered 32 Kodiak 100 turboprop singles last year, two more than in 2014.

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Jan 28, 2016 - 11:39 AM
The 10-year-old on-demand charter provider also is investing in fleet refurbishment and improvements to its digital platforms.
NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen
Jan 28, 2016 - 10:58 AM
Bolen fears ATC privatization would cede control of airspace and airport access to the airlines, limiting business aviation's access.
Jan 28, 2016 - 10:49 AM
Aernnova will collaborate on development of structural systems such as the fuselage, wing and vertical tail.
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in flight
Jan 28, 2016 - 9:18 AM
Bell 505 JetRangerX and 525 Relentless will boost Bell Helicopter next year, but shipments and revenues this year are expected to be flat.
Jan 28, 2016 - 8:00 AM
Aero Clubs aims to challenge the more established Wheels Up private aviation membership program.
EMAS landing
Jan 28, 2016 - 7:55 AM
The EMAS became operational in October.
Jan 27, 2016 - 3:04 PM
Deliveries come as company reports finishing up a strong 2015.
Cessna Citation Latitude
Jan 27, 2016 - 1:24 PM
Citation deliveries could near 200 in 2016, while revenues are projected to climb to $5.1 billion.
Gulfstream G450/500 production
Jan 27, 2016 - 12:43 PM
Shipments of “green” Gulfstreams will decrease by about 6 percent this year, though revenues are expected to climb thanks to a better mix.
Jan 27, 2016 - 12:14 PM
A Norsk Luftambulanse pilot has invented a sensing unit comprising three cameras, a thermometer and a barometer.