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.

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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Apr 15, 2014 - 11:45 AM
Arrangements are also being finalized to position two unspecified NetJets aircraft in China to support its charter business.
Apr 15, 2014 - 11:15 AM
In-development business jet has already achieved its full performance envelope is on schedule for certification in 2015.
Apr 15, 2014 - 11:00 AM
New lighting and cabin management system technology are providing more affordable options for upgrading private aircraft cabins.
Apr 15, 2014 - 10:45 AM
As announced at ABACE 2014, the two G450s and a new G550 will be based in Hong Kong.
Apr 15, 2014 - 10:32 AM
Deal covers 60 super-midsize and large-cabin Gulfstreams and 10 Bombardier Challenger 350s.
Apr 15, 2014 - 10:30 AM
Lack of charter stats, activity impacts business aviation forecasting ability
Apr 15, 2014 - 10:20 AM
China had 189 general aviation firms at the end of last year, a 41-percent increase over 2012, while the fleet increased 23.4 percent to 1,654 aircraft.
Apr 15, 2014 - 10:20 AM
Minsheng Financial Leasing confirmed yesterday that it had placed big orders with both Gulfstream and Bombardier in the fourth quarter of last year.
Apr 15, 2014 - 10:15 AM
Nextant Aerospace is currently developing the G90XT, a modified King Air 90 twin turboprop with new GE H80 engines and Garmin G1000 avionics.