Coming just one month after it announced receipt of the supplemental type certificate (STC) for installation of its Broad Band Multi-Link (BBML) high-speed data system in the G500 and G550, Gulfstream Aerospace announced at EBACE it had received approval for installation of the hig
Dassault launched FalconCare at EBACE, the French OEM’s new “pay as you go” fixed-cost maintenance program. The six-year renewable program covers scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for both parts and labor costs.
Averitable order bonanza totaling an estimated $420 million, a new attendance record (7,667) and some industry surprises were the highlights of the fifth annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, held May 18 to 20 in Geneva.
1. Don’t overinsure or underinsure your aircraft. Hull insurance policies are stated-value policies. In case of a total loss the insurance company pays the stated value of the policy. Be sure to know your aircraft’s true replacement cost and insure the aircraft for that amount.
After being forced into retirement at age 60, some former airline pilots turn to corporate aviation to continue their flying careers. It can become a problem for operators to obtain hull and liability coverage when these older corporate pilots reach age 70.
It’s an unusual fact that, unlike just about any other marketable items, very light jets (VLJs), alcohol and tobacco share one unique characteristic. Even if you have the money, the seller can refuse to sell them to you if you’re not qualified.
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