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    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.

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    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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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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.

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    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”.