Aviation International News March 2009

Feb 27, 2009 - 8:09 AM
Rolls-Royce last month launched the RR500 turboshaft, a 475-shp derivative of the RR300 that powers the in-development Robinson R66.
Feb 27, 2009 - 8:07 AM
As concern for the environment gathers urgency, a number of manufacturers are studying the use of biofuels, which they consider a low-CO2 alternative to pe
Feb 27, 2009 - 8:02 AM
It seems unlikely that new engine architectures such as the geared turbofan or the open rotor will make it to business aviation in the near or even mid ter
Feb 27, 2009 - 7:59 AM
Turbofan engine makers active in business aviation– such as General Electric, Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rolls-Royce and Snecma– all have their han
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:13 AM
Four years after a Challenger 600 operated by Platinum Jet Management crashed on takeoff from Teterboro Airport, resulting in a major FAA investigation of
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:11 AM
NetJets Europe has agreed to acquire Egelsbach Airport near Frankfurt, Germany’s financial center, for an undisclosed sum.
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:09 AM
An FAA policy memo issued last month highlights the potential safety hazards associated with the rechargeable lithium batteries in electronic flight bag (E
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:08 AM
Prosecutors in Brazil are appealing the dropping of some accusations in the 2006 midair between a Gol Airlines Boeing 737-800 and an ExcelAire Embraer Lega
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:07 AM
The Burbank-Glendale Airport Authority last month delivered to the FAA the first-ever application for airport access restrictions that would apply to Stage
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:06 AM
The first nine new pilots to complete NetJets Europe’s ab initio training program joined the company’s flight-crew roster in November and December, followi