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.

August 3, 2015, 12:24 PM

GAMA: 1H Business Aircraft Deliveries, Industry Billings Down

Volatile global markets and energy sector struggles played a role in decreased industry deliveries, billings, GAMA said.

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Jul 17, 2015 - 1:02 PM
Equipment manufacturer targets small cockpits.
Jul 17, 2015 - 12:57 PM
The landing area the pilot selected was near several light poles.
H130 in flight
Jul 17, 2015 - 11:31 AM
More expensive than the EC130B4, the H130 targets operators that mix aerial work and passenger transportation.
Jul 17, 2015 - 11:12 AM
The bill will contain dozens of provisions covering certification, regulatory consistency, unmanned aircraft systems and FAA training among other issues.
Jul 17, 2015 - 7:22 AM
Safety group plans to keep the focus on further reducing accident numbers.
Jul 16, 2015 - 3:31 PM
Christopher Martino joins HAI following a 30-year career with the U.S. Coast Guard, where he led Aviation Forces.
Jul 16, 2015 - 2:59 PM
Fractional company adds luxury service.
Jul 16, 2015 - 2:38 PM
Fractionals move to larger and longer-range aircraft while membership companies remain happy with small aircraft.
Jul 16, 2015 - 2:32 PM
Airplane hit a near-vertical rock face in a nose-high, wings-level attitude at an elevation of 1,600 feet msl and came to rest upright on steep terrain.
AW169
Jul 16, 2015 - 12:39 PM
AW169s are equipped with a variable speed main rotor, which improves efficiency and reduces the external noise.