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  • Lift Air launches Cirrus SR 20/22 air taxi service

    News | 28 Jan 2015 16:06 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​US start-up Lift Air has launched an air taxi operation from its Florida base with Cirrus SR20 and SR22 piston singles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lift-Air-launches-Cirrus-SR-2022-air-taxi-service-408395/
  • Diamond sets its sights on April approval for DA62

    News | 28 Jan 2015 15:36 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Diamond Aircraft is hoping to clinch European certification for its top-of-the-range DA62 in April - two years after the launch of the seven-seat piston-twin.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Diamond-sets-its-sights-on-April-approval-for-DA62-408390/
  • Marshall Aviation Services makes first foray into FBO market

    News | 28 Jan 2015 12:28 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Marshall Aviation Services, the business aviation arm of the Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, is moving into the fixed base operator market, signing a long-term lease to run the executive aviation handling facility at Birmingham Airport The facility, which was previously run by EuroJet, will formerly open for business in the next few months operating under the Marshall Aviation Services banner.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Marshall-Aviation-Services-makes-first-foray-into-FBO-market-408377/
  • London's business airports attack RAF Northolt on safety

    News | 28 Jan 2015 12:08 | David Learmount

    ​Several airports serving the London, UK business aviation community have called for judicial clarification as to whether RAF Northolt, which encourages business flights to use it on a commercial basis, adheres to the aerodrome safety rules civil airports have to follow. The request for judicial review was rejected on a technicality, but the judge ruled that the Civil Aviation Authority, not the Military Aviation Authority, is responsible for ensuring the safety of civil aircraft that use Northolt. This reverses current assumptions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Londons-business-airports-attack-RAF-Northolt-on-safety-408351/
  • VIDEO: Parachute saves Cirrus SR22 pilot as he ditches off Hawaii

    News | 27 Jan 2015 15:34 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Another Cirrus SR22 pilot looks to have been saved by the aircraft’s parachute when he ran out of fuel 220nm (400km) from Hawaii.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Parachute-saves-Cirrus-SR22-pilot-as-he-ditches-off-Hawaii-408340/
  • Diamond's turbine-powered DA50 takes to the skies

    News | 21 Jan 2015 18:10 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Diamond Aircraft flew its turbine-powered DA50 for the first time on 19 January, less than two years after the seven-seat single was launched.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Diamonds-turbine-powered-DA50-takes-to-the-skies-408175/
  • VistaJet establishes permanent US presence

    News | 21 Jan 2015 14:53 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Swiss VIP charter operator VistaJet has established a permanent presence in the USA following a “positive reception” to its service, launched in September 2013.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VistaJet-establishes-permanent-US-presence-408159/
  • WiJet to raise investment to fund regional and international expansion

    News | 21 Jan 2015 12:16 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​French business aircraft operator WiJet is looking to raise €15 million ($17.4 million) to fund its expansion programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WiJet-to-raise-investment-to-fund-regional-and-international-expansion-408145/
  • TBM 900 sales boost Daher-Socata annual performance

    News | 20 Jan 2015 16:49 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Daher-Socata says the introduction of its TBM 900 last year, coupled with the decline in the TBM used aircraft inventory, resulted its strongest annual performance since the market peak of 2008http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/TBM-900-sales-boost-Daher-Socata-annual-performance-408112/
  • Nextant's G90XT twin turboprop takes flight

    News | 20 Jan 2015 13:17 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Nextant Aerospace's G90XT programme made a giant leap toward the finishing line on 15 January when the remanufactured Beechcraft King Air C90 flew for the first time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Nextants-G90XT-twin-turboprop-takes-flight-408102/
  • Solar Impulse unveils Si2's round-the-world solar flight route

    News | 20 Jan 2015 12:44 | Kate Sarsfield

    Solar Impulse today revealed details of the global route for its second-generation solar-powered aircraft Si2, which is set to embark on the world's first ever official round-the-world solar flight by early March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Solar-Impulse-unveils-Si2s-round-the-world-solar-flight-route-408096/
  • Luxaviation snaps up Portugal's Masterjet

    News | 15 Jan 2015 15:10 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Luxaviation Group has snapped up Lisbon, Portugal-headquartered charter and management company Masterjet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Luxaviation-snaps-up-Portugals-Masterjet-407955/
  • Bombardier pauses Learjet 85 on $1.4bn write-off

    News | 15 Jan 2015 14:27 | Stephen Trimble

    Bombardier has taken a $1.4 billion impairment charge after deciding to "pause" its Learjet 85 programme due to continued weak demand in the light jet sector.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombardier-pauses-Learjet-85-on-14bn-write-off-407950/
  • Mooney delivers first Chinese registered aircraft

    News | 14 Jan 2015 14:50 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Mooney International has delivered the first Chinese-built, “B” registered aircraft to an unnamed customer, opening up a new and potentially huge market for the high-performance, light aircraft manufacturer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mooney-delivers-first-Chinese-registered-aircraft-407898/
  • MVP Aero freezes 'triphibian' light sport aircraft design

    News | 14 Jan 2015 13:46 | Kate Sarsfield

    US start-up MVP Aero has frozen the design of its ”triphibian” light sport aircraft (LSA) and says it plans to fly the first prototype – dubbed the most versatile plane (MVP) because of its capacity to land on water, land and snow/ice – within 18 months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MVP-Aero-freezes-triphibian-light-sport-aircraft-design-407894/
  • Lockheed consolidates position to access civilian UAV market

    News | 13 Jan 2015 20:49 | Dan Parsons

    ​New Years Eve came and went without the US Federal Aviation Administration publishing a set of rules governing the operation of unmanned air vehicles within the national airspace. It would be the first step toward opening US skies to commercial application of small UAVs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-consolidates-position-to-access-civilian-UAV-market-407862/
  • Germany's Atlas hands over first Europe-based Citation M2

    News | 13 Jan 2015 16:42 | Kate Sarsfield

    German business aviation service provider and Cessna dealership, Atlas Air Service has delivered the first European-based Citation M2 to a company in Forchtenberg, south west Germany.   The handover on 12 January comes around six months after the light business jet received validation from the European Aviation Safety Authority and a year after the seven-seat twin entered service in the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanys-Atlas-hands-over-first-Europe-based-Citation-M2-407857/
  • Al Jaber prepares Sky Limo for 15 January take-off

    News | 13 Jan 2015 15:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Al Jaber Aviation's (AJA) high-end air taxi service, Sky Limo will launch operations on 15 January when its sole aircraft - a Hawker 800XP - makes its first commercial flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Al-Jaber-prepares-Sky-Limo-for-15-January-take-off-407851/
  • Nextant readies G90XT for first flight

    News | 13 Jan 2015 14:48 | Kate Sarsfield

    Nextant Aerospace is readying its G90XT twin-engined turboprop for first flight this week and says it hopes to secure US certification for the remanufactured Beechcraft King Air C90 - in the first in the first half of the year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Nextant-readies-G90XT-for-first-flight-407849/
  • Piaggio readies Avanti Evo for service entry

    News | 07 Jan 2015 04:01 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​Piaggio Aerospace is readying the first two Avanti Evos for delivery to their Indian owners this month following certification in late December by the country's civil aviation authority.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Piaggio-readies-Avanti-Evo-for-service-entry-407650/
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