Business Aviation

News and issues relating to business, corporate and private aviation, primarily regarding turbine-engine-powered airplanes and helicopters. Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

June 5, 2023, 11:39 AM

Cessna Citation V Drew F-16 Scramble before Crash

A Citation V made a 180-degree turn from its intended destination and flew for 50 minutes with a non-responsive pilot before crashing.

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Embraer Phenom 100 on airport ramp outside of Embraer hangar
Jun 6, 2023 - 1:43 PM
Brazil's ANAC has issued a special airworthiness bulletin for the Embraer Phenom 100 light jet following accidents in icing conditions.
Poonawalla Aviation flew its Airbus H145 aircraft using India's new GAGAN satellite-based navigation system.
Jun 6, 2023 - 10:48 AM
India is deploying its own GPS-aided Geo-augmented satellite-based navigation system, starting with low-level rotorcraft routes.
U.S. Capitol Building
Jun 6, 2023 - 10:44 AM
NBAA's Bolen asked Congress to strengthen regulations surrounding Part 135 pilot rest and duty time as part of a larger overarching aviation bill.
Aircraft fueling at Yingling Aviation
Jun 6, 2023 - 10:24 AM
AE Industrial Partners has purchased majority ownership of Kansas-based FBO and MRO provider Yingling Aviation
Cabin of business jet fitted with ATR Bespoke VIP HighLine collection
Jun 6, 2023 - 10:18 AM
ATR offers a new collection of high-end cabins dedicated to commercial and business operators.
Jun 6, 2023 - 10:10 AM
Helicopter services company Bristow has released its second annual report detailing its commitment to sustainability.
Flight deck view of Axis Challenger 650 Level D simulator
Jun 6, 2023 - 9:29 AM
Swiss rescue flight operator Rega will add Europe's first full-flight simulator for the Bombardier Challenger 650.
Jun 6, 2023 - 6:29 AM
Leonardo expects its AW09 single-engine helicopter to enter serial rate production in 2024.
Bell 407GXi helicopter in flight over mountainous region
Jun 6, 2023 - 5:25 AM
Sancak Air's CEO Mustafa Bayrak will use the GXi for private trips, piloting the single-engine rotorcraft himself and expanding the company's Bell fleet.
Artist rendering of the planned Fast Air FBO at Abbotsford International Airport near Vancouver, Canada
Jun 5, 2023 - 10:28 PM
Fast Air Executive Aviation has begun construction on a FBO at Abbotsford International Airport, a move which will give it its third location in Canada.