Business Aviation

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Russian Helicopters Mi-171A2 Completes First Flight

On the latest evolution of the ubiquitous Mi-8/17, a crew of two will suffice.

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Dec 1, 2011 - 4:23 PM
Pre-owned business aircraft inventories continued to decline in October, but asking prices–especially for jets–have yet to find a bottom
The debate about whether commercial pilots update databases might be moot, as se
Dec 1, 2011 - 2:20 PM
The FAA is seeking comments on a proposed rule change that will allow pilots flying under commercial operating regulations to update navigation system data
Hawker Beechcraft 900XP in production.
Dec 1, 2011 - 4:55 AM
Hawker Beechcraft gave notice of yet another round of layoffs on November 4.
AIN Aviation Finance Special Report
Dec 1, 2011 - 4:10 AM
Lenders loosen the purse strings, for the right buyer and airplane.
Dec 1, 2011 - 1:55 AM
The NTSB has an obligation not to sweep pilot error under the rug.
Hawker 4000
Dec 1, 2011 - 12:05 AM
After 15 years in development, this super-midsize delivers on its promises.
Nov 30, 2011 - 11:19 AM
West Star Aviation has named John Hayes general manager at its Dallas Love Field facility.
Nov 30, 2011 - 11:06 AM
The FAA has issued an Airworthiness Directive for the Socata TBM 700 electrical system.
Nov 30, 2011 - 11:05 AM
Chicago-based Dynomax has earned AS9100 Revision C quality certification.
Nov 30, 2011 - 11:04 AM
Smyrna Air Center has begun a flight test/data recording program with the new GE H80, 800-shp engine on the King Air 90 series.