All General aviation articles – Page 6

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    Diamond DA50 takes flight with retractable gear


    Austria's Diamond Aircraft flew its retractable landing gear-equipped DA50 for the first time on 28 October, and says the new Continental CD-300-powered high-end piston-single remains on track to secure European certification and enter service in the third quarter of 2020.

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    Brazilian air force receives first Phenom 100EVs


    Brazil’s air force has received a pair of Embraer Phenom 100EV light business jets for use by its 6th air transport squadron.

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    Workshop overload threatens ADS-B fitting race


    Aircraft owners seeking ADS-B upgrades face last-minute capacity crunch

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    A wrap-up of the big news at NBAA 2019


    Our final video from NBAA 2019 covers the major developments from the second business day of the convention, including our exclusive interview with Tom Vice, president of supersonic business jet developer Aerion, who outlines his plans for a first flight of the AS2 in 2024.

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    Aerion chief executive hits back against supersonic sceptics


    Supersonic business jet flight will happen in the next five years, will carry sustainable alternative jet fuel, and will fly in a noise envelope acceptable not just to regulators but also the public at large.

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    Piaggio secures Evo order and mulls corporate shuttle launch


    Piaggio is planning to launch a corporate shuttle version of the P180 Avanti Evo, opening up a new market for twin-pusher turboprop programme. Speaking at the show this morning Andrea di Fede, Piaggio's head of sales, said the Italian airframer – which is currently in administration – has evaluated the ...

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    Inmarsat Aviation celebrates over 600 installations of Jet ConneX inflight wi-fi


    ​Global satellite communications company Inmarsat Aviation has returned to the show to highlight the rapid uptake of the its Jet ConneX  inflight Wi-Fi solution, which, since its introduction in 2016 has been installed and activated on over 600 business jets worldwide.

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    Constant launches special offer to mark Nextant 604XT milestone


    US maintenance repair and overhaul company Constant Aviation has now carried out more than 20 Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion flightdeck upgrades for the Bombardier Challenger 604 business jet. To mark the success of the modification programme – known as the Nextant 604XT – the Cleveland, Ohio-based company is offering ...

  • News

    Epic nears E1000 type certification and service entry


    ​Epic Aircraft is displaying a cabin mock-up of its E1000 single-engined turboprop at the show, leaving the test fleet at its base in Bend, Oregon to complete certification testing.

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    Latest from Las Vegas as NBAA 2019 gets underway


    Day one proper of the NBAA convention in Las Vegas began today with attendees digesting some big news, including last night’s announcement by Gulfstream of its largest business jet yet, the G700.

  • News

    Executives insist air taxis will fly soon


    ​As the buzz around urban air mobility (UAM) has intensified in recent years, so too has scepticism about the concept.

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    Vision Jet duo raise awareness of Cirrus brand


    Cirrus Aircraft is showcasing a pair of Vision Jets at the static display, as it seeks to raise awareness of the single-engine jet and the Cirrus brand in the corporate and commercial aviation community.

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    Image gallery from the 2019 NBAA convention


    All the best images from on the ground at the 2019 NBAA show.

  • News

    Daher completes acquisition of Quest Aircraft


    Daher returns to NBAA following US Federal Aviation Administration certification for the TBM 940 with the announcement that it has completed its purchase of Quest Aircraft from Japan’s Setouchi Holdings.

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    Pilatus launches third-generation PC-12


    Pilatus has taken the wraps of its third-generation PC-12, which it describes as “the most advanced and versatile single-engine turboprop ever”.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.