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.

May 16, 2017, 5:06 PM

Pilots in CL604 Upset Use Clouds for Attitude Recovery

Since the sky and the ocean were almost the same blue color, the pilot had been able to recognize the aircraft's flight attitude only with the clouds.

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Apr 29, 2014 - 2:54 PM
AW609 test aircraft made more than 70 power-off conversions from airplane to helicopter mode.
Apr 29, 2014 - 2:40 PM
AT&T’s national 4G network has download speeds ranging from 16.65 to 66.11 Mbps and upload speeds of 7.43 Mbps.
Apr 29, 2014 - 2:31 PM
The FAA said the rule was prompted by the Russian Federation’s issuance of a notam on March 28 “purporting to establish unilaterally a new FIR.”
Apr 29, 2014 - 2:05 PM
Mesinger Jet Sales will help Royal Jet with the acquisition of the newer aircraft, as well as disposal of the three older jets.
Apr 29, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Approximately 100 Chinese aviation university students were welcomed to ABACE 2014 on Student Day.
Apr 24, 2014 - 3:01 PM
Gulfstream delivered 39 completed aircraft during the first quarter, a 34.5-percent increase from a year ago.
Apr 24, 2014 - 2:45 PM
At issue was a German protectionist regulation forcing foreign operators of inbound flights from non-EU country departure points to apply for permission.
Apr 24, 2014 - 2:37 PM
Certification of the redesigned vertical bevel gear shaft for the EC225 clears the way for fleet retrofit, especially for offshore operators.
Apr 24, 2014 - 2:30 PM
Subjects to be covered include application of federal excise tax to managed aircraft flying under Part 91 and business aircraft leasing structures.
Apr 24, 2014 - 2:25 PM
Flight carried 22-year-old patient Todd Blake home to Central Florida after treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma at Columbia University in New York City.