All General aviation articles – Page 6

  • Global 5500

    Bombardier bumps up 5500's range


    Bombardier marked NBAA’s opening with the announcement that the Global 5500 large-cabin business jet has 200nm (370km) more range than previously advertised, bringing the Rolls-Royce-Pearl 15-powered 5500’s reach to 5,900nm.

  • News

    Wheels Up pledges to expand membership and drive global growth


    US membership-based private aircraft firm Wheels Up has returned to NBAA reiterating its commitment to grow its membership from 6,000 to 10,000 members within two years, and deliver on-demand private aviation to world as soon as possible.

  • News

    Tuvoli launches mobile quoting and payment platform


    ​A mobile quoting and payment platform designed to “empower” charter operators and brokers was inaugurated at the show yesterday.

  • News

    SyberJet SJ30i touches down in Las Vegas


    SyberJet is showcasing its SJ30i for the first time at NBAA, with the arrival of the light business jet at the static display coming just over a week after it made its maiden flight.

  • News

    Flexjet places $1.4 billion order for Embraer jets


    Flexjet affirmed its commitment to long-term supplier Embraer at the show this morning by placing a $1.4 billion order for 64 Phenom 300Es, Praetor 500 and 600 business jets.

  • News

    VistaJet to add first Global 7500 in January


    ​Luxury private jet operator VistaJet is planning to introduce the first Bombardier Global 7500 to its fleet in January, from a 2012 order with the Canadian airframer for an undisclosed number of the ultra-long-range type.

  • News

    Bullish Comlux returns to NBAA with ACJ319


    Aviation services provider Comlux is returning to NBAA in a bullish mood, with activity robust across its charter, management and maintenance, repair and overhaul business units.

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    The worst fatal accidents of 2018 and 2019 so far


    We put them under the spotlight.

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    How business aviation safety is stuck in a rut


    Human factors trump technical fixes when it comes to improving safety performance

  • g500

    Europe certificates Gulfstream G500


    Gulfstream has secured European certification for the G500, clearing the way for deliveries of the super-large-cabin business jet to begin to customers on the continent.

  • News

    RAF Northolt set to reopen on 31 October after six-month closure


    RAF Northolt, the fourth-largest airport in the London area for business aviation traffic, is to reopen on 31 October after completing a six-month renovation to the runway at the Ministry of Defence (MOD)-owned site.

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    Flexjet opens European corporate HQ and plots expansion


    US fractional ownership operator Flexjet has opened a European corporate headquarters and "customer experience centre" in London – a move it describes as “integral” to its expansion on the continent.

  • Inmarsat Jet ConneX

    Can in-flight wi-fi match the at-home experience?


    In-flight connectivity providers are unanimous in their belief that fast, reliable wi-fi tops the priority list for business aviation users. Passengers increasingly expect airborne internet connections to be as good as those on the ground, and providers are responding by increasing the speed and capacity of their solutions.

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    US business aviation market riding growth wave


    The US business aviation market has been experiencing solid growth for some years now, thanks to a healthy domestic economy and a strong pipeline of innovative products and services ready to stimulate an eager customer base.

  • Josh Wheeler

    INTERVIEW: Becoming a hacker's worst enemy


    As cybersecurity threats on business aviation increase, Josh Wheeler, senior director entry into service and cybersecurity solutions at Satcom Direct leads the battle against the invisible attacks.

  • TBM 940

    TBM 940 secures US certification


    Daher has secured US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification for its TBM 940, and customer deliveries of the upgraded single-engined turboprop to local owners and operators are now under way.

  • sj30i

    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.

  • News

    ​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.

  • News

    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.