The number of accidents and fatalities for business jet and turboprop operations worldwide increased substantially in the first nine months, compared with the same period last year. According to statistics gathered by AIN, U.S.-registered business jets suffered 22 accidents in the first three quarters versus 11 mishaps in the same period a year ago.
AINalerts » October 6, 2011
The FAA faces significant challenges in achieving the vision of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), government and industry panelists told the House aviation subcommittee yesterday.
Nextant Aerospace received FAA STC approval for the 400XT–the model name for its remanufactured Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP–yesterday.
News Corp./News America chief Rupert Murdoch’s Boeing Business Jet was recently listed for sale, not long after AIN’s page-one story on the sybaritic wanderings of the airplane and the hypocrisy of the proprietor of The Wall Street Journal.
The flow of aircraft, people and exhibit booth material is accelerating toward Las Vegas in preparation for the NBAA’s 64th Annual Meeting & Convention, which starts on Monday.
Rockwell Collins is moving aggressively into the light jet and turboprop market with a new version of Pro Line Fusion targeted at smaller aircraft.