Latest News

November 6, 2006, 12:01 PM

Connecticut-based Magnum Jet confirmed an order placed several months ago with Adam Aircraft for 101 A700 very light jets (VLJ) for planned management and air-limo services.

November 6, 2006, 11:57 AM

On August 8 Honda Motor Co. launched a new company, Honda Aircraft, which will certify the very light HondaJet in three to four years.

November 6, 2006, 11:56 AM

Embraer selected UK-based Priestman Goode to design the interior of the Lineage 1000, the ultra-large executive jet the Brazilian OEM launched in May. The company also chose DeCrane Aircraft in Georgetown, Del., to install and complete the interiors of the new jet.

November 6, 2006, 11:41 AM

Cessna’s Web site now offers a Caravan cold-weather operations course, a series of five self-paced training modules, taking an estimated two to three hours to complete.

November 6, 2006, 11:39 AM

When Embraer decided to enter the business jet market after the successful launch of a family of regional airliners in the 1990s, the company’s chief executive had a clear vision for the future.

November 6, 2006, 11:35 AM

It was always going to be a close race, but in the end Cessna became the first manufacturer to obtain full FAA certification of a very light jet (VLJ), the new breed of compact business airplane that holds the promise of changing the industry forever.

November 6, 2006, 11:24 AM

The HondaJet officially went on sale at last month’s NBAA Convention in Orlando, racking up orders for “more than” 100 airplanes by the end of the three-day event.

November 6, 2006, 11:22 AM

For the fourth consecutive year readers gave Gulfstream the highest marks for both newer business jets (less than 10 years old) and older business jets (10 years or older) in the 2006 Product Support Survey conducted by Aviation International News.

November 6, 2006, 11:20 AM

Business jets were involved in 18 nonfatal accidents and three fatal accidents during the first nine months of this year, compared with 16 nonfatal accidents and one fatal accident in the same period last year, according to safety analyst Robert E. Breiling Associates of Boca Raton, Fla.

November 6, 2006, 11:17 AM

A Cessna Citation VI owned by a prominent Irish businessman was caught up in a major drug bust on September 26, when Belgian police impounded the aircraft at Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport and arrested its crew.