Eviation is gearing up for the first flight of its all-electric Alice prototype in the coming months having completed ground testing earlier in May.
Rolls-Royce is accelerating testing of its Pearl 10X business aviation engine for the Dassault Falcon 10X as it closes in on certification for the Gulfstream G700-powering Pearl 700.
A quick glance at the conference sessions at this year’s EBACE leaves visitors in no doubt about the topic of the day: sustainability. About half of all the sessions have a green focus ranging across strategy, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), carbon offsetting, efficiency, standards, and training.
The head of the Brazilian airframer’s executive jets division has high hopes for Europe as its best-selling types continue to thrive in the fractional market and elsewhere
As the European business aviation convention returns for the first time in three years, many believe prospects for the sector are stronger than at any time since 2007.
Lilium’s new chief executive says the start-up remains confident that it can obtain European certification in 2025 for its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) jet.
German start-up Lilium has completed the first full transition from hover to wing-borne flight at 100kt (185km/h) using its Phoenix 2 unmanned demonstrator aircraft.
Bombardier has opened a new service centre at Essendon Fields Airport in Melbourne, Australia, adding to its support footprint in the Asia-Pacific.
Eyeing a lucrative gap in the market for a 4,200nm-range jet with large-cabin comfort, Gulfstream has embarked on its G400 development with lofty expectations.
UK start-up Vertical Aerospace is among a small group of pioneers driving the development of eVTOL platforms for market entry later this decade – but can it maintain momentum?
An upbeat trend in business aviation usage is continuing as the community prepares for its annual US get together at the National Business Aviation Association’s BACE event in Orlando.
Divergence between supply and demand has left manufacturers of large-cabin business jets with flush backlogs – and plenty of problems that need solving.
Silicon Valley-based air taxi developer Kittyhawk has decided to close its doors after more than 10 years.
A private jet crashed into San Diego Bay on 9 September after attempting to land at a nearby airfield.
Kazakhstan’s Dala Air has ordered a pair of Pilatus PC-12 NGX single-engined turboprops to perform air ambulance missions.
Latvian authorities have confirmed that a Cessna Citation II crashed off the country’s coast after continuing to fly out-of-contact for some 2h beyond its destination.
US regulators have approved the use of a 100-octane unleaded fuel in all spark-ignition aviation engines, a move the general aviation industry says will help its transition away from leaded fuel.
Business aviation must do more to educate users and owners of private aircraft about sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), if it is to avoid punitive government regulation, according to a panel of industry experts.
The US government is seeking to seize a Boeing 737 business jet owned by Moscow-based oil and gas company Lukoil due to alleged violations of US-imposed sanctions against Russia.
Operators of Dassault Falcon 7X and 8X executive jets have been instructed urgently to amend the aircraft’s flight manual, owing to a technical issue relating to slats.
Airport disruption is prompting more first-class airline passengers to switch to private aviation, continuing a trend that began during the pandemic.
Eviation is tracking towards a first flight, likely next month, of its all-electric Alice aircraft and is running ground tests of the prototype at its Moses Lake test base.
Canadian training specialist CAE will join Piper Aircraft to develop a conversion kit for the popular Archer trainer aircraft, and bring an electric variant option to market.
Gulfstream has an impressive line-up of business jets at this year’s Farnborough air show, and has its latest and largest business jet, the G800, parked nearby at the company’s Farnborough airport service centre.
Engine maker Rolls-Royce is contemplating a move into to the super-midsize business jet market, which it is likely to address with a new powerplant family.