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.

January 26, 2015, 12:53 PM

Turbine-powered Diamond DA50 Makes First Flight

Two years after the aircraft concept was unveiled, a Ukrainian-built turboprop powered the maiden sortie.

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Nov 30, 2011 - 10:50 AM
GE Aviation will oversee the design and construction of Emirate’s new engine overhaul shop to be built in Dubai.
Nov 30, 2011 - 10:28 AM
Wichita-based BCX Software, a recently established electronic data management firm, is developing Airworthiness Management System.
Nov 29, 2011 - 5:15 PM
Pilatus Business Aircraft delivered the 1,100th Pilatus PC-12 turboprop single last week during a ceremony at its facility in Broomfield, Colorado
Nov 29, 2011 - 5:14 PM
The Bell 407GX earned EASA certification yesterday, following similar approvals by Transport Canada and the FAA earlier this year.
Nov 29, 2011 - 5:11 PM
Aviation Partners received STC approval from Transport Canada for its high-Mach, blended winglets on 900-series Dassault Falcons last week.
Nov 29, 2011 - 5:08 PM
Inmarsat Global Xpress announced today it had named Aircell as a distribution partner for Inmarsat's airborne broadband service for business aviation.
Nov 29, 2011 - 5:06 PM
Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports, yesterday said he sustained four broken ribs, a broken clavicle and a concussion when his seat broke loose
Nov 29, 2011 - 4:35 PM
Seeing a need for on-demand business transportation in two specific locations, data-storage entrepreneur and pilot Moshe Yanai is now in operation
Nov 29, 2011 - 4:23 PM
Signature Flight Support at Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA) logged 33 business aviation operations on November 16, its largest tally since
AgustaWestland Finalizes Civil Tiltrotor Purchase
Nov 29, 2011 - 4:15 PM
The long-troubled partnership between AgustaWestland and Bell Helicopter to develop a civil tiltrotor is officially over.