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.

March 2, 2015, 9:10 AM

Airbus Helicopters To Unveil New Medium Twin, Hoping To Reverse Sluggish Sales

Financial performance close to stability in 2014, while outlines of new X4 medium twin emerge.

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Feb 23, 2015 - 12:25 PM
Aviation authorities in New Zealand and Australia grounded all of the nearly 600 Robinson helicopters based there fitted with stainless-steel main rotors.
Feb 23, 2015 - 9:53 AM
In the last 10 years, what condition has produced the greatest number of aviation fatalities?
Feb 23, 2015 - 7:45 AM
Charters, real estate flights lead gains, with growth coming in Europe, the Middle East and North America.
Feb 22, 2015 - 11:05 PM
Helicopter team tightens its focus to help maintain accident rate reduction.
Feb 22, 2015 - 10:33 PM
Investigators found nothing to connect this to any earlier GIV control malfunctions.
Feb 22, 2015 - 9:52 PM
Pilot became distracted during the instrument approach by something that has not yet been identified.
Feb 22, 2015 - 3:30 PM
Owner-pilots fly off in a nearly factory-fresh model, often for about half the cost of a new one.
Feb 22, 2015 - 1:15 AM
Working with Air Rescue 5 in 2014, volunteer SAR teams responded to 597 missions, up from 491 in 2013.
Feb 21, 2015 - 2:10 AM
Air Methods will use the helicopters in EMS operations.
NextGen
Feb 20, 2015 - 4:01 PM
Under the five-year MoU, NetJets will work with Ohio State University on analyzing airspace operations data and NextGen implementation.