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.

May 29, 2020, 6:38 AM

Electric-powered Grand Caravan Makes 30-minute First Flight

Magnix is partnering with AeroTec to re-engine the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan single turboprop with an electric propulsion system.

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Belen Regional Airport.
Jun 2, 2020 - 12:47 PM
Belen Regional Airport in New Mexico is proceeding with its long-planned new general aviation terminal.
Flexjet
Jun 2, 2020 - 12:40 PM
Flying at Flexjet has doubled over the past three weeks as the fractional provider recovers post-Covid-19, while sale inquiries are "off the charts."
Jun 2, 2020 - 12:36 PM
The March acquisition of Sky Night gave flyExclusive three Gulfstream GIV-SPs and the ability to expand its international flying to Europe and Asia.
Jun 2, 2020 - 11:38 AM
Luxaviation UK co-founder George Galanopoulos is taking on the CEO duties, in addition to serving as European head of charter for the Luxaviation Group.
Jun 2, 2020 - 10:07 AM
In its educational campaign against illegal charter, the FAA released a letter outlining potential traps that could lead to unauthorized flights.
Jun 2, 2020 - 8:39 AM
The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating what had been a challenging marketplace for the aviation insurance industry.
MySky app
Jun 1, 2020 - 12:29 PM
MySky's founders say that artificial intelligence can deliver financial transparency to private aviation, which is wasting 20 percent of its cost base.
Jun 1, 2020 - 12:00 PM
The FAA extended earlier exemptions surrounding Part 135 air carrier crew training and checking requirements at the request of NATA.
Jun 1, 2020 - 11:30 AM
FSF is using remote monitoring and video conference to keep BARS program moving forward during Covid-19 pandemic.
Jun 1, 2020 - 9:19 AM
Tom Chatfield is CEO of Camber Aviation Management and Markus Haggeney secretary-general of FAI.