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.
The airworthiness directive is intended to solve prop-shaft coupling failures.
Business aircraft flying continued its upward trend in April 2014, climbing 1.4 percent year-over-year.
The Global 7000 and 8000 are expected to enter service in 2016 and 2017, respectively.
Start-up manufacturer Marenco Swisshelicopter is testing systems on the prototype.
Falcons beyond the in-development 5X could have a composite wing.
Civil aviation administration agency ANAC announced fines of up to $40,000 and even suspension of pilot certificates for slot violations.
Improvements include specific aircraft selection and sorting with ownership and sales histories.
Facility will help company keep up with increasing client demand and enable last-minute requests in Silicon Valley.
The Arrius 2R features a Fadec and a 3,000-hour time between overhaul.