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.

April 8, 2020, 10:37 AM

Dassault Offers Falcons for France's Covid-19 Fight

In support of the French government’s efforts to stem the Covid-19 outbreak, Dassault has provided two of its business jets for its use.

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Apr 9, 2020 - 3:23 PM
Textron Aviation said the economic instability created by Covid-19 makes it difficult for customers to purchase, take delivery of, and operate aircraft.
Apr 9, 2020 - 12:17 PM
A rumor about an imminent U.S. airspace shutdown promulgated by an aviation blogger earlier this week has been debunked by NBAA.
Apr 9, 2020 - 11:19 AM
Gulfstream Aerospace is keeping open its production lines and other normal operations while also donating and making medical equipment.
Apr 9, 2020 - 11:05 AM
With FBOs pumping less fuel as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, NATA has offered guidance on fueling equipment that is seeing diminished use.
Apr 9, 2020 - 10:29 AM
Data analysts report business aviation traffic to be between 65 and 77 percent down on 2019, but fluctuations in future charter demand may be stabilizing.
Apr 9, 2020 - 10:23 AM
FlightSafety's LiveLearning online recurrent groundschool will be available for more than 20 helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft models.
Apr 9, 2020 - 9:37 AM
Tamarack Aerospace said the 3-D printed masks offer equivalent protection to the much sought-after N95 masks.
Kopter SH09
Apr 8, 2020 - 5:49 PM
Leonardo pays $185 million for Kopter, as well as bonuses to owner Lynwood if certain milestones are met over the life of Kopter’s SH09 program.
Apr 8, 2020 - 4:49 PM
Husky Corp. is still firming up its ventilator concept but hopes it could ease the country's shortage of units amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Apr 8, 2020 - 3:12 PM
Due to Covid-19, the Canadian Business Aviation Association has canceled its annual convention and exhibit, CBAA 2020, that was planned for mid-June.