Business Aviation

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July 19, 2017, 11:49 AM

Textron Delivers More Bizjets, Fewer King Airs in 2Q17

The division recorded a $54 million profit in the second quarter versus $81 million a year ago, primarily due to lower volume and mix.

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Embraer comes to EBACE this year as it prepares to start deliveries of the new Legacy 450 and 500 models.
Pilatus PC-24 twinjet
May 19, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Launch customers for the Pilatus PC-24 twinjet begin signing purchase agreements today at the EBACE show.
Aerion is seeking an engine supplier now that it has switched to a trijet configuration for the “AS2” supersonic bizjet.
May 19, 2014 - 6:00 PM
The first flight of Aerion’s revamped SSBJ is expected in late 2018 or early 2019, with certification anticipated in 2021.
May 19, 2014 - 3:45 PM
Wheels Up announced plans to begin offering charter flights to its members in Europe in the first half of next year.
May 19, 2014 - 3:40 PM
Bringing together Cessna and Beechcraft under one umbrella seems to have been handled well by Textron.
May 19, 2014 - 3:30 PM
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May 19, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Spares parts supplier revamps reward program, gives away tablet
May 19, 2014 - 2:50 PM
Haitec will dedicate a 46,000-sq-ft hangar to business aircraft maintenance in Erfurt.
May 19, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Users can share notes with their colleagues, customize results and printouts, save and schedule reports and add their own data fields.
Gulfstream’s Mark Burns, president of product support; Scott Neal, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing; and president  Larry Flynn officially unveil the G650ER yesterday at EBACE. (Photo: Mark Wagner)
May 19, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Gulfstream launched a new member of its successful family yesterday in the shape of the G650ER. Extra fuel has boosted range to 7,500 nm