All General aviation articles – Page 6

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    SyberJet launches SJ30i flight-test campaign


    SyberJet Aircraft has launched the flight-test campaign for its SJ30i, with the light business jet (N50SJ) making its maiden sortie on 9 October from the airframer’s San Antonio, Texas base.

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    ​CAAC certificates WZ16 turboshaft for AC352


    The Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) has certificated the WZ16 turboshaft that will power the AVIC AC352 7t multi-role helicopter.

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    Boeing partners with Porsche on flying taxis


    German automaker Porsche is forming a team with Boeing to analyze demand for vertical takeoff flying taxis designed to ferry people around cities and over gridlock traffic as it aims to stay in step with the next generation of travel.

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    INTERVIEW: Maggie Appleton chief executive Royal Air Force Museum


    Maggie Appleton is chief executive of the Royal Air Force Museum, a role that encompasses her vision to inspire the public about the service’s activities using personal testimony and immersive exhibitions.

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    Scylax seeks €80 million for E10 all-electric aircraft


    German start-up Scylax Aircraft is developing a 10-seat all-electric aircraft designed to provide sustainable, regional transport for “environmentally conscious” business, commercial and utility aircraft operators. It is now seeking funding of around €80 million ($88 million) to bring the aircraft to market by 2027.

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    Bombardier to debut Learjet 75 Liberty cabin at NBAA


    Bombardier will debut a full-scale cabin mock-up of the Learjet 75 Liberty at the forthcoming National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition as it prepares the modified light business jet for service entry next year.

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    Global 7500 breaks business aircraft range record


    Bombardier’s Global 7500 has completed an 8,225nm (15,230km) nonstop flight, which the manufacturer bills as “the longest city-pair flown by a purpose-built business aircraft”.

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    Pilot shortage hitting UK business aviation sector


    A growing shortage of business jet pilots in the UK is hitting aircraft sales and creating challenges for local owners and operators who are struggling to source crews.

  • Longitude

    Cessna Citation Longitude enters service


    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”.

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    Textron Aviation delivers 500th Grand Caravan EX


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

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    SyberJet readies SJ30i for maiden sortie


    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 sold to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets


    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).

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    EASA and FAA certificate Embraer Praetor 500


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


    Wheels Up buys US technology firm Avianis


    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.

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    KlasJet adds refurbished 737-500 to VIP airliner fleet


    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


    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.

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    Transport Canada certificates Global 5500/6500


    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.

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    XA42 banned from acrobatics over engine-mount concerns


    European safety regulators have banned aerobatic activity with XtremeAir XA42 single-engined sports aircraft over concerns that the engine could break away from the airframe.

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    Citation Longitude secures US type certification


    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.

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    Bombardier delivers 100th Challenger to NetJets


    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.