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.

February 15, 2018, 10:24 AM

Bombardier Chief Bullish on Business Jet Market

The 140 business jet deliveries last year at Bombardier Aerospace were up five units from the company’s 2017 outlook, but fell 16.4 percent from 2016.

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Feb 16, 2018 - 12:01 PM
Even will replace Guillaume Faury, effective April 1. Faury is leaving Airbus Helicopters to run Airbus's commercial aircraft division.
Feb 16, 2018 - 11:51 AM
Rep. Brat's bill would change the reduce the mandatory U.S. ownership requirement for U.S. air carrier from 75 percent to 51 percent.
Feb 16, 2018 - 11:07 AM
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Feb 16, 2018 - 11:06 AM
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is continued to push its ATC proposal, distributing the WSJ editorial.
Feb 16, 2018 - 9:39 AM
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Feb 15, 2018 - 12:48 PM
This eliminates previous variability in closing the customs office prior to the TFR, while allowing enough time for Secret Service to do a security sweep.
Feb 15, 2018 - 12:24 PM
The program covers inspections and first-year scheduled maintenance, plus operational support for qualified pre-owned aircraft.
Feb 15, 2018 - 12:14 PM
The first reported EMAS save was in May 1999 and involved a Saab 340 that overran a runway at JFK Airport.
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Feb 15, 2018 - 11:20 AM
Daher delivered 57 TBMs in 2017, marking the second-best commercial year in the French aircraft manufacturer’s history.