All General aviation articles – Page 14

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    PICTURE: SD Aviation expands with Phenom 300 delivery

    2019-03-26T11:06:26Z

    French business aircraft services provider SD Aviation has taken delivery of its first Embraer Phenom 300, which will join its charter operation and shared-ownership programme at the end of March.

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    Ostend-Bruges airport poised to open first FBO

    2019-03-25T20:19:58Z

    Belgian company North Sea Aviation Center (NSAC) is preparing to open the first fixed-base operation (FBO) at Ostend-Bruges International airport.

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    PICTURE: Comlux takes delivery of its first ACJ320neo

    2019-03-25T11:28:30Z

    Switzerland-based Comlux Aviation has taken delivery of its first Airbus ACJ320neo from a February 2016 order for three of the re-engined narrowbodies.

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    INTERVIEW: On a well-chartered career path

    2019-03-21T17:44:04Z

    Steady progress landed Sarah Wightwick her marketing manager, Europe role at Luxaviation Group, where she is responsible for helping to promote the region's largest business aviation services provider.

  • Flaris
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    Metal Master wins permission for LAR 1 flights

    2019-03-19T16:09:57Z

    Poland's Metal Master has been given the go-ahead from the country's civil aviation regulator to begin flight testing its Flaris LAR 1 personal jet, and is now preparing the first prototype for its maiden sortie early next month.

  • G550
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    Gulfstream makes first sustainable fuel sale

    2019-03-19T12:31:41Z

    Gulfstream has made its first direct sale of sustainable alternative jet fuel, with the owner of a G550 becoming the customer.

  • Praetor 600
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    Embraer closes in on Praetor 600 certification

    2019-03-19T12:21:16Z

    Embraer's Praetor 600 has entered the final phase of its flight-test campaign, and remains on track to secure US type approval and enter service early in the second half of the year.

  • Faradair runway impression c Faradair
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    UK start-up promises hybrid-electric regional flight by 2025

    2019-03-14T14:26:41Z

    A UK start-up has declared its intention to fly by 2022 an 18-seat hybrid-electric aircraft – with certification following by 2025.

  • Learjet crash
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    'Multiple errors' contributed to fatal Teterboro Learjet crash

    2019-03-14T12:45:11Z

    US accident investigators have determined that the fatal crash of a Bombardier Learjet 35A at Teterboro airport on 15 May 2017 was caused by the aircraft stalling at low altitude after the pilot failed to perform a go-around when the approach became unstable.

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    VIDEO: Epic nears E1000 type certification

    2019-03-13T12:04:16Z

    Epic Aircraft says US type certification of the E1000 is “very close”, and claims that the introduction of performance upgrades which have delayed the arrival of the single-engined turboprop by around three years “far outweigh the schedule trade-off".

  • Alice - Eviation Aviation
    Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Electric air taxis will transform aviation - one day

    2019-03-11T20:00:00Z

    A memorable scene from the 1967 coming-of-age cinema classic, The Graduate, has Benjamin Braddock – played by a fresh-faced Dustin Hoffman – taken aside for “one word” in private by a middle-aged guest at a party thrown by his parents to mark the eponymous university graduation. That one word, of ...

  • Interview

    INTERVIEW: Safe landings at London Biggin Hill

    2019-03-11T12:30:24Z

    Shanice Woodman is an air traffic controller at London Biggin Hill airport – a role she relishes because of the wide variety of aircraft types that visit the facility on a daily basis

  • TBM 940
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    Daher launches TBM 940

    2019-03-08T17:12:45Z

    Daher has unveiled the next iteration of the TBM 900, some 28 years since the first generation of the high-speed aircraft series, the TBM 700, entered production.

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    PICTURES: PAL-V shows limited edition Liberty flying car

    2019-03-06T16:31:18Z

    With urban air mobility currently flavour of the month, Dutch developer PAL-V hopes to capitalise on the trend by unveiling a limited edition of its Liberty flying car.

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    PICTURES: Global 7500 sets business jet range record

    2019-03-06T09:28:05Z

    Bombardier's Global 7500 has completed an 8,152nm (15,100km) non-stop flight, which the manufacturer bills as the world’s “longest mission ever flown by a purpose-built business jet.”

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    Eviation picks Siemens motors for all-electric Alice

    2019-03-05T17:12:20Z

    Israeli start-up Eviation Aircraft has selected Siemens as the first of at least two suppliers of motors for its Alice all-electric business and commuter aircraft, which is scheduled to make its debut sortie in early June. A second provider could be announced later this year.

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    Luxaviation launches 'industry first' helicopter alliance

    2019-03-04T15:46:22Z

    Luxaviation, one the world’s largest fixed-wing charter and management companies, is seeking to become a dominant player in the international VIP helicopter charter market through a newly formed alliance with other rotorcraft operators.

  • Aerion AS2 640 c Aerion
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    ANALYSIS: Supersonic projects speed towards Concorde's successor

    2019-03-01T18:32:00Z

    Almost exactly 20 years after the Aerospatiale/BAC Concorde's final revenue flight from New York touched down in London in October 2003, a commercial jet will once again cross the Atlantic at speeds faster than sound. At least that is the ambition of Tom Vice, chief executive of Aerion, one of ...

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    ​AVALON: Canberra leases eight DA40 NGs for cadets

    2019-03-01T03:37:20Z

    Canberra has announced a deal to lease eight Diamond DA40 NG light aircraft, for use by Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) cadets.

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Business jet shipments rise, but performance mixed

    2019-02-27T17:39:07Z

    The business jet market experienced a modest hike in shipments in 2018. While performance across each segment was mixed, there is a widespread consensus that the industry has finally turned a corner, aided by a strong US economy, and the introduction of a plethora of new, innovative and reinvigorated aircraft ...