Economic model

December 1, 2013 - 6:00am

As the Great Recession moves into its sixth year, the market for used business aircraft remains something of a quagmire, with some models still searching for a price bottom. But there are bright spots where values have stabilized, and inventory overall is headed in the right direction.

August 29, 2011 - 7:55am

Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have created a statistical model of daily operations at general aviation airports that might uncover unusual activity that could indicate a security threat.

May 28, 2011 - 3:05pm

FlightSafety’s new Vital X simulation’s enhanced visual scenes include moving models, 3-D sea states, environmental conditions, time of day, weather effects and an oil rig “complete with lighting and articulation of the model and sea-state animations designed to enhance training realism.”

November 10, 2008 - 6:45am

Maintained properly, upgraded to comply with changing regulations, modified with more capable avionics in the cockpit, repainted outside, refurbished inside, and sometimes even equipped with newer, more powerful, energy-efficient engines, a business aircraft can fly safely and effectively for 30 or 40 years or more.

 
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