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  • News

    VIDEO: All the news from day 1 of EBACE 2019


    FlightGlobal's Murdo Morrison talks us through the news highlights and must-see photos from day 1 of EBACE 2019.

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Business aircraft in the works


    As recovery gathers pace across the business aircraft industry, manufacturers are working hard to bring a range of new and revamped models to market, aiming to stimulate customer demand and bolster their orderbooks. We review the state of play for the key programmes that are set to arrive on the ...

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    Honda poised to break ground on new wing assembly plant


    A year after it unveiled the latest version of its HondaJet, called the Elite, Honda Aircraft has returned to EBACE to announce that it is poised to expand the footprint of its headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina, in expectation of rising sales for its light business jet.

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    Embraer Praetor 600 secures European and US certification


    Embraer announced at the show this morning that the Praetor 600 has secured European and US certification. The airframer is now preparing to deliver the first example late in the second quarter to a US owner.

  • Pilatus PC-24

    Pilatus re-opens PC-24 orderbook


    ​Pilatus has re-opened the orderbook for the PC-24 business jet, five years after the initial batch of 84 aircraft sold out within 36h. The superlight business jet has also secured European and US steep-approach certification, allowing owners and operators of the Williams International FJ44-4A-powered aircraft to perform landings under ...

  • News

    K5 picks Gogo 2Ku solution for ACJ319neo


    Gogo Business Aviation's 2Ku satellite-based in-flight connectivity solution will be installed on an Airbus ACJ319neo for the first time this summer.

  • News

    Cirrus Aircraft to open new service facility in Texas


    Cirrus Aircraft is poised to open a new service centre at McKinney National airport in Texas, as it prepares to ramp up production of its Vision Jet single-engined business aircraft.

  • News

    Valcora gives customers the chance to help save the world


    Swiss aviation fuel supplier Valcora is offering business jet operators the chance to help save endangered species and contribute to reforestation efforts through a new wildlife conservation initiative announced at the show.

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    Pegasus One lands at EBACE


    Pegasus Universal Aerospace has arrived at EBACE to formally launch its vertical take-off and landing business jet (VBJ), known as the Pegasus One.

  • News

    EASA awards certification to TBM 940


    Daher has secured European certification for the TBM 940, with the paperwork from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) formally handed over to the French airframer at the show this morning.

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    Fixed-wing general aviation shipments jumped in Q1


    Shipments of fixed-wing general aviation aircraft surged in the first quarter of 2019, continuing a period of healthy growth despite a sag in deliveries of rotorcraft.

  • News

    Investigators probe fatal DA62 crash in Dubai


    An investigation has been launched into the fatal crash on 16 May of a Diamond DA62 in Dubai.

  • TBM 940

    TBM 940 secures European certification


    Daher has secured European certification for the TBM 940, 10 weeks after launching the latest variant of its 29-year-old single-engined turboprop.

  • Mark Baier

    INTERVIEW: Taking a manual approach to flight safety


    Mark Baier is chief executive of US firm AviationManuals, where he helps to emphasise how important a formalised safety management system is to business and general aviation service providers worldwide

  • PlanseSense trio

    PICTURE: PlaneSense adds third PC-24


    US fractional ownership operator PlaneSense has taken delivery of a third PC-24 from its 2014 order for six of the superlight business jets.

  • CityAirbus

    Electric aircraft projects to top 200 by year-end: Roland Berger


    Almost 170 electrically powered aircraft programmes are currently in development, with the total set to surpass 200 by the year end, says German consultancy Roland Berger.

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    PICTURES: TriFan 600 scaled prototype takes flight


    XTI Aircraft flew a 65% scale prototype of its TriFan 600 on 8 May, marking a major milestone in the development of the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) business aircraft.

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    ANALYSIS: Tackling the scourge of illegal charter


    ​The highly-publicised fatal crash on 21 January of the Piper Malibu PA46-310P carrying Premiership footballer Emiliano Sala has propelled the practice of illegal or “grey” chartering – where aircraft that have not been approved for paying passengers are used for air taxi services – into the spotlight.

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    Sala tragedy should spur crackdown on illegal charter


    The charter industry has been battling the scourge of illegal public transport for some time, and its attempts to raise awareness of the practice – where aircraft that have not been approved for paying passengers are used for air taxi services – had been largely fruitless until the tragic death in January of footballer Emiliano Sala.

  • U-HAUL PC-24

    Pilatus eyes crucial year for PC-24 with sales to resume


    Pilatus believes that 2019 will be a crucial year, as it ramps up production of its PC-24 superlight twinjet and adds new capabilities.