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 14, 2020, 5:13 PM

Gulfstream G700 Begins Flight Testing

The new Gulfstream G700 achieved first flight on February 14, starting the flight-testing phase for the company's new five-living-area flagship.

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Feb 14, 2020 - 11:57 AM
Business aircraft flights in North America and Caribbean last month dipped 0.5 percent YOY, as gains in jets were more than offset by turboprops.
Feb 14, 2020 - 10:00 AM
Insurance and crew training, such as the Loft programa are key areas where Aviaa has targeted to build economies of scale for its members, Aviaa said.
Feb 14, 2020 - 9:54 AM
Twenty-eight-year Textron Aviation veteran Brad Thress retires, resulting in new senior leaders for customer support and parts and programs.
Feb 14, 2020 - 9:17 AM
The Subaru Bell 412EPX contract builds on Astronautics' contract to provide Badger Pro+ displays for new production Bell 412EPXs and 429s.
Feb 13, 2020 - 5:08 PM
Pilots should tread carefully when asked to provide the FAA with documentation to facilitate review of medical conditions of potential aeromedical concern.
Feb 13, 2020 - 4:25 PM
Duncan Aviation's Aaron Hilkemann will move into semi-retirement while Jeff Lake takes over as president.
VistaJet with Ferrari
Feb 13, 2020 - 1:31 PM
VistaJet will serve as an official supplier of private jet travel to the Scuderia Ferrari race team.
Bombardier Global 7500
Feb 13, 2020 - 11:36 AM
Bombardier is projected to deliver about 154 business jets this year, up from 142 aircraft last year, as it continues to ramp up Global 7500 production.
CitationJet with Tamarack winglets on ramp
Feb 13, 2020 - 11:29 AM
The milestone was marked by a ceremony at the company's Sandpoint, Idaho headquarters.
aircraft on ramp
Feb 12, 2020 - 6:37 PM
Charter operators and providers say they are seeing a growth in numbers from a younger demographic.