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 18, 2011 - 3:57 PM
The world’s fastest business jet–the wide-cabin Gulfstream G650–received provisional type certification from the FAA.
BJT December 2011/January 2012 cover
Nov 18, 2011 - 8:05 AM
et’s talk about the exciting year we’ve just experienced at BJT.
Nov 17, 2011 - 4:40 PM
JetFlite International of Long Beach, Calif., has launched an aircraft “refinishment” program that repairs and refinishes existing components and materials
Nov 17, 2011 - 4:39 PM
Signature Flight Support recently acquired a majority stake in Arrindell Aviation Services, an FBO at St. Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport.
Nov 17, 2011 - 4:37 PM
Arabian Jets of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and CAE signed a long-term agreement for pilot training services on eight business aircraft types yesterday at the Dub
Nov 17, 2011 - 4:35 PM
EASA certified the Turbomeca Arrius 2G1 turboshaft that powers the Kamov Ka-226T light twin, Kamov parent company Russian Helicopters announced this week.
Nov 17, 2011 - 4:33 PM
Piaggio Aero Industries delivered the 100th Avanti in the U.S., the manufacturer announced on Tuesday.
Nov 17, 2011 - 3:52 PM
Jean-Pierre Dubreuil, an expert with the French Air and Space Academy and a Eurocopter retiree, is questioning several features of the new Quest Helicopter
Nov 17, 2011 - 3:49 PM
The Transportation Security Administration suffers from bureaucratic morass and mismanagement, according to a staff report from two congressional committee
Midsize jet flying decreased by 1.5 percent last month
Nov 17, 2011 - 3:41 PM
For the second continuous month, business aircraft flight activity in the U.S. fell slightly from a year ago, decreasing 1.5 percent last month