All Business & General Aviation articles – Page 9

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    Global 5000 maintenance revision aims to avert roll-control reversal

    2020-10-22T11:43:00Z

    Canada’s safety regulator has drawn attention to new maintenance instructions intended to avoid possible misinstallation of roll-control systems for Bombardier Global 5000 and 6000 business jets. Incorrect installation of the system has the potential to cause spoilers to deploy in directions opposite to a roll command. Transport Canada ...

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    VoltAero demonstrates hybrid-electric powertrain on testbed aircraft

    2020-10-22T09:20:00Z

    Hybrid electric aircraft developer VoltAero is to take its Cassio I concept on an 11-city tour of France next week after demonstrating the prototype’s dual-source powertrain for the first time on 21 October. At an event held at the company’s Royan-Medis base in southwest France, sparsely attended because of ...

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    Luxaviation starts adopting EASA as single safety oversight authority

    2020-10-16T09:32:00Z

    Business aircraft and helicopter specialist Luxaviation Group has transferred safety oversight of its Portuguese operation to the European Union Aviation Safety Agency. Luxaviation is aiming to shift all its European businesses to EASA regulatory supervision. EASA has been offering the opportunity for carriers to place their operations under ...

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    NetJets makes sustainable fuel promise

    2020-10-16T08:27:00Z

    Fractional giant becomes the latest big business aviation operator to declare a package of environmental commitments that could deliver a major boost for sustainable jet fuel in the sector.

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    Dassault confirms December roll-out for Falcon 6X

    2020-10-15T10:43:00Z

    Dassault is to roll-out its new Falcon 6X on 8 December, marking a key milestone for the ultra-wide-cabin business jet.

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    FAA certificates upgraded Beechcraft King Air 360

    2020-10-09T12:13:00Z

    Textron Aviation has secured US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for its upgraded Beechcraft King Air 360 and 360ER twin-turboprops.

  • Denali-Flight-c-Textron Aviation
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    GE closes on first flight of Catalyst turboprop engine

    2020-10-09T12:04:00Z

    GE Aviation is nearing a maiden sortie of its Catalyst turboprop engine, delays to which have had a knock-on impact on Cessna’s in-development Denali.

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    Technical description: How Gulfstream is going further with G700

    2020-10-06T20:01:00Z

    In launching the programme at the NBAA convention in October 2019, the US business jet manufacturer made clear its ambition: to surpass its current G650ER flagship and take on competitors like Bombardier’s Global 7500.

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    Flight test: Why HondaJet Elite is a class apart

    2020-10-06T16:05:00Z

    The latest iteration of Honda Aircraft’s innovative small jet sets new standards in range, fuel efficiency, performance and comfort – we put it through its paces.

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    Airbus A220-100 to evolve as ‘TwoTwenty’ corporate jet

    2020-10-06T08:00:00Z

    Airbus’s corporate jet division has formally unveiled an executive version of its A220-100 twinjet, which will be able to operate across a range of up to 5,650nm (10,500km). The aircraft – which will be branded the ACJ TwoTwenty, a deviation from prior corporate jet designations – will be able ...

  • Gulfstream G700 fourth test aircraft
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    Fourth G700 test aircraft operates maiden flight

    2020-10-05T02:14:00Z

    Gulfstream has operated the maiden flight of its fourth G700 test aircraft, as the company progresses testing for the new type. The 1h 56min sortie from the company’s Savannah, Georgia production facility occurred on Saturday 3 October, says Gulfstream. Source: Gulfstream The fourth G700 test ...

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    Bombardier Aviation chief Coleal departs

    2020-10-02T07:11:00Z

    Bombardier Aviation president David Coleal has been ousted as part of a top-level shake up at the Canadian aircraft and rail transportation manufacturer. Eric Martel, who became president and chief executive of Bombardier in March, and whom Coleal himself succeeded as head of the business aviation division five years ...

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    Luxury Q-Starling aircraft is designed in UK, but may be built overseas

    2020-10-01T16:11:00Z

    UK-headquartered start-up Samad Aerospace has unveiled its latest hybrid-electric aircraft development – a two-person vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) personal jet for the luxury market that is targeted for service entry in 2023. Called the Q-Starling, the all-composite aircraft will be powered by two modified turboshaft engines that double ...

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    Jet Aviation delivers first completed ACJ319neo

    2020-09-30T21:24:00Z

    Jet Aviation has delivered its first VVIP-completed Airbus ACJ319neo to an undisclosed customer.

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    Bombardier to take full control of Berlin MRO

    2020-09-30T16:30:00Z

    The Canadian airframer is buying out fellow shareholders Lufthansa Technik and ExecuJet to bring Germany-based LBAS fully into its service network.

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    VistaJet offers customers chance to buy biofuel for flights

    2020-09-25T13:57:00Z

    Charter operator launches scheme to promote the wider use of sustainable aviation fuel throughout the world, by tapping the conscience of its clients

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    ZeroAvia conducts pioneering flight with hydrogen-electric M350

    2020-09-25T06:43:00Z

    Alternative-fuel innovation company ZeroAvia is claiming to have achieved the world’s first flight of a hydrogen-electric commercial passenger aircraft, with its retrofitted Piper M350. The aircraft – under previous registration N866LP – had already been used to conduct a commercial-scale battery-electric flight in June. But ZeroAvia says it ...

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    MEBAA show takes short flight from December to February

    2020-09-17T09:01:00Z

    December’s Middle East Business Aviation Association show in Dubai is the latest event to fall victim to the coronavirus crisis. However, unlike most other air shows which had been due to take place since the pandemic began in March this year, organisers have rescheduled the biennial gathering for 22-24 February 2021 rather than cancelling outright.

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    Business and general aviation deliveries holding up despite Covid impact

    2020-09-15T17:13:00Z

    GAMA figures show shipments fell by just over one-fifth during the pandemic’s peak, but the sector has so far escaped the collapse that has hit the airliner industry.

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    Converts and corporate deserters: how Covid has impacted business aviation’s big operators

    2020-09-15T10:20:00Z

    The Covid-19 crisis has been gentler on business aviation than its commercial counterpart with some operators reporting a surge in demand from those new to the sector keen to avoid crowded airliners. However, the mood among corporate clients remains bleak, with for many, Zoom calls replacing the personal contact that drove a major proportion of private air travel