All General aviation articles – Page 6

  • e10
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    Scylax seeks €80 million for E10 all-electric aircraft

    2019-10-09T14:43:49Z

    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

    2019-10-09T13:52:29Z

    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.

  • Global 7500 Biggin
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    Global 7500 breaks business aircraft range record

    2019-10-09T08:27:53Z

    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”.

  • News

    Pilot shortage hitting UK business aviation sector

    2019-10-08T16:25:49Z

    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
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    Cessna Citation Longitude enters service

    2019-10-02T15:29:00Z

    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”.

  • 500TH ex
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    Textron Aviation delivers 500th Grand Caravan EX

    2019-10-02T13:39:00Z

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

  • SJ30i
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    SyberJet readies SJ30i for maiden sortie

    2019-10-02T10:27:00Z

    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
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    TAG Farnborough sold to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets

    2019-10-01T14:17:00Z

    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).

  • Praetor 500
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    EASA and FAA certificate Embraer Praetor 500

    2019-10-01T02:06:00Z

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

  • wHEELS UP
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    Wheels Up buys US technology firm Avianis

    2019-09-25T11:39:00Z

    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.

  • kLASjET
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    KlasJet adds refurbished 737-500 to VIP airliner fleet

    2019-09-25T11:30:00Z

    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

    2019-09-25T08:22:00Z

    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.

  • Global 6500 image
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    Transport Canada certificates Global 5500/6500

    2019-09-24T12:09:00Z

    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.

  • News

    XA42 banned from acrobatics over engine-mount concerns

    2019-09-24T11:13:00Z

    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.

  • Longitude
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    Citation Longitude secures US type certification

    2019-09-23T17:31:00Z

    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.

  • 100TH NetJets Challenger
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    Bombardier delivers 100th Challenger to NetJets

    2019-09-23T14:01:00Z

    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.

  • Global 6500 image
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    Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 secures Transport Canada certification

    2019-09-23T12:27:00Z

    Rolls-Royce has received Transport Canada certification for the Pearl 15 engine that powers the in-development Bombardier Global 5500 and 6500 business jets.

  • Cessna 208 airprox
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    Cessna 208s missed collision by 'narrowest' margin

    2019-09-22T08:16:00Z

    UK investigators believe two Cessna 208 turboprops were just 5s from an almost certain mid-air collision on final approach, after each aircraft joined a landing circuit without visual contact with the other.

  • cITATION
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    Cessna marks 50th anniversary of first Citation flight

    2019-09-18T12:33:00Z

    Textron Aviation is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the maiden flight of the original Cessna Citation business jet – the first model in what has become the largest business jet family in the world.

  • News

    US business aircraft fleet not ADS-B compliant despite looming deadline

    2019-09-17T14:53:00Z

    Almost a quarter of the US-registered business jets, and nearly half of the country’s turboprop fleet has still not been fitted with automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast (ADS-B) equipment, despite a looming deadline, according to a report from US engineering company Duncan Aviation.