Bill Lear

The first production Learjet (S/N 23-003) being readied for delivery to Cincinnati’s Chemical and Industrial Corp. in 1964.
Oct 7, 2013 - 5:00 AM
Dec 29, 2009 - 9:29 AM
<i>Piper Aircraft</i> has announced several leadership changes.
Aug 11, 2008 - 7:20 AM
“Five hundred years from now, you’ll want to be able to pop open something on the aircraft and see how it worked,” noted David Hahn, acting collections man
May 28, 2008 - 8:14 AM
Moya Lear, wife of aviation visionary Bill Lear and a visionary in her own right, died December 5 at her home in Verdi, Nev., just outside Reno.
Mar 19, 2008 - 6:16 AM
With 600 now in service, the Bombardier (née Canadair) Challenger is assured a place in history 25 years after its first flight on Nov.
Nov 2, 2007 - 11:29 AM
Learjet–arguably business aviation’s most enduring brand name–turned 40 last month.
Oct 11, 2007 - 6:34 AM
When Bill Lear visited Switzerland more than 40 years ago, he was introduced to the P-16 fighter and became especially captivated with the wing design.
Jan 31, 2007 - 9:48 AM
In the January issue of AIN (page 39), we recounted the origins of the Learjet, complete with references to the well worn tale of the Swiss fighter connect
Jan 26, 2007 - 10:50 AM
Bill Lear possessed the soul of a true inventor.