All Business Jets articles – Page 11

  • Longitude
    News

    Cessna Citation Longitude enters service

    2019-10-02T15:29:00Z

    Textron Aviation has delivered the first Cessna Citation Longitude business jets, with the shipments in early October signalling what the US airframer describes as “the start of a new dimension in business travel”.

  • 500TH ex
    News

    Textron Aviation delivers 500th Grand Caravan EX

    2019-10-02T13:39:00Z

    Textron Aviation has delivered the 500th Cessna Grand Caravan EX, around six years after the single-engined turboprop entered service.

  • SJ30i
    News

    SyberJet readies SJ30i for maiden sortie

    2019-10-02T10:27:00Z

    SyberJet is readying the first SJ30i for its maiden sortie in the coming weeks, and will debut the aircraft, along with a full-scale interior mock-up at the National Business Aviation Association convention and exhibition in Las Vegas from 19-21 October.

  • tag FARNBOROUGH
    News

    TAG Farnborough sold to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets

    2019-10-01T14:17:00Z

    TAG Aviation is continuing down the divestment trail with the sale of the UK’s only dedicated business aviation airport, TAG Farnborough, to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA).

  • Praetor 500
    News

    EASA and FAA certificate Embraer Praetor 500

    2019-10-01T02:06:00Z

    The European Union Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration have granted a type certificate to Embraer’s Praetor 500.

  • wHEELS UP
    News

    Wheels Up buys US technology firm Avianis

    2019-09-25T11:39:00Z

    US membership-based private aircraft firm Wheels Up has acquired technology company Avianis Systems, in a move designed to strengthen its digital offering to a growing North American customer base. The transaction is expected to close later by the end of September.

  • kLASjET
    News

    KlasJet adds refurbished 737-500 to VIP airliner fleet

    2019-09-25T11:30:00Z

    Lithuanian business aviation services provider KlasJet has refurbished a Boeing 737-500 and added the VIP-configured aircraft to its six-strong fleet of corporate jets.

  • News

    ​US clears sale of IR countermeasures for Qatari BBJ 747-8Is

    2019-09-25T08:22:00Z

    The US Department of Defence has cleared the possible sale of a Northrop Grumman missile defence system to Qatar, which will potentially be installed on a pair of Boeing BBJ 747-8Iss.

  • Global 6500 image
    News

    Transport Canada certificates Global 5500/6500

    2019-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Bombardier’s Global 5500 and 6500 have been awarded Transport Canada certification, clearing the way for the airframer to begin delivering the re-engined and re-winged business jets.

  • Longitude
    News

    Citation Longitude secures US type certification

    2019-09-23T17:31:00Z

    Textron Aviation has secured Federal Aviation Administration type certification for the Cessna Citation Longitude, clearing the way for customer deliveries of the super-midsize business jet to begin.

  • 100TH NetJets Challenger
    News

    Bombardier delivers 100th Challenger to NetJets

    2019-09-23T14:01:00Z

    Bombardier has delivered the 100th Challenger-series business jet to fractional ownership company NetJets. The handover of the Challenger 350 comes around five years after the Columbus, Ohio-headquartered operator took delivery of the initial example of the super-midsize jet.

  • Global 6500 image
    News

    Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 secures Transport Canada certification

    2019-09-23T12:27:00Z

    Rolls-Royce has received Transport Canada certification for the Pearl 15 engine that powers the in-development Bombardier Global 5500 and 6500 business jets.

  • cITATION
    News

    Cessna marks 50th anniversary of first Citation flight

    2019-09-18T12:33:00Z

    Textron Aviation is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the maiden flight of the original Cessna Citation business jet – the first model in what has become the largest business jet family in the world.

  • News

    US business aircraft fleet not ADS-B compliant despite looming deadline

    2019-09-17T14:53:00Z

    Almost a quarter of the US-registered business jets, and nearly half of the country’s turboprop fleet has still not been fitted with automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast (ADS-B) equipment, despite a looming deadline, according to a report from US engineering company Duncan Aviation.

  • Citation Encore
    News

    Atlas Air Service buys Stuttgart-based rival out of insolvency

    2019-09-17T11:02:00Z

    Germany’s Atlas Air Service has acquired insolvent operator Stuttgarter Flugdienst (SFD) in a move that will broaden its share of the country’s charter and management market and give the business aviation services provider its first foothold in the country’s fourth-largest city.

  • Savannah MRO
    News

    Gulfstream expands Savannah MRO facility

    2019-09-16T12:52:10Z

    Gulfstream has completed a $55 million expansion of an MRO facility at its Savannah, Georgia headquarters.

  • Flying Colours new Peterborough hangers 090519
    Analysis

    Flying Colours charts more growth as finishing work builds

    2019-09-13T10:19:00Z

    Two partly completed aircraft hangars tower over a plot of land beside the municipal airport in Peterborough, Ontario, an outlying suburb of Toronto.

  • Dassault 6X
    News

    Brexit uncertainty contributes to Falcon sales slump

    2019-09-11T12:08:20Z

    Brexit uncertainty coupled with low demand from the traditionally strong markets of Europe and China contributed to a slump of more than 60% in orders for Dassault Falcon business jets in the first half of 2019, dropping from 18 to just seven aircraft.

  • pEGASUS VBJ
    News

    Callen-Lenz to partner on Pegasus One flight control system

    2019-09-10T12:09:47Z

    South African firm Pegasus Universal Aerospace has appointed UK engineering consultancy Callen-Lenz to assist with the design and development of the flight-control systems for its Pegasus One vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) business jet.

  • jetcopter
    News

    Jetcopter targets funding for innovative VTOL design

    2019-09-10T11:59:07Z

    Lithuanian start-up Jetcopter is seeking investment of around $60 million to bring to market a six-seat vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, which it describes as a low-cost alternative to medium-class rotary- and fixed-wing types.